Krabi Bus Terminal is the main bus station of Krabi province. Bus station is located about 4 km north of Krabi Town, near the junction between Utarakit Road and Krabi Airport Road. Krabi Bus Terminal is serviced by buses and minivans running to various destinations in Southern Thailand as well as a number of daily buses going to Bangkok.
Krabi Bus Terminal Facilities
Krabi Bus Terminal is not a large one but you can still find the main facilities there. There are paid toilets as well as few stalls where you can grab some food, snacks and beverages for your trip.
There are two rows of ticket counters at Krabi Bus Terminal. The names of destinations are written in English so it won't be difficult to choose the right counter for buying a ticket.
Krabi Bus Terminal Tickets
In most cases you can just buy a ticket from the counters at Krabi Bus Terminal. Arriving half hour before the time of bus departure is normally enough.
However, if you are planning to take a long distance bus to Bangkok, booking a ticket in advance is recommended. Booking a ticket in advance for the night buses during the high season and all buses during holiday periods such as New Year and Songkran Festival in April, is almost mandatory as buses quickly fill up.
Book your bus tickets for buses departing from Krabi Bus Terminal by using this form.
Buses & Minivans
At Krabi Bus Terminal, you will find bus ticket counters of governmental bus company 999 bus, also called “Bor.Kor.Sor.” in Thai, and private bus and minivan companies.
Tickets for the buses of the governmental company can be booked here: Bus 999 Tickets
There are 3 types of buses operating at Krabi Bus Terminal: VIP Air-Conditioned Buses with less seats , 1st Class Air-Conditioned Buses offering direct service and 2nd Class Air-Conditioned Buses that generally have frequent stops to pick up passengers so the journey on such a bus might take a bit longer.
There are also minibuses departing from Krabi Bus Terminal to the destinations in Southern Thailand. On some of the routes you will find both buses and minibuses going to the same destination. Minibuses in most cases are faster than regular buses but their security records are not that good.
Krabi to Bangkok Bus
Bus tickets on this route can be booked online here: Krabi to Bangkok Bus Tickets
Other companies also operate buses between Krabi and two stations in Bangkok (Southern and Northern). There are morning buses departing around 08:00 but most of the buses from Krabi to Bangkok depart from 16:00 to 17:30 as taking an overnight bus is the most popular option for covering this route.
The journey from Krabi to Bangkok takes about 12 hours.
Krabi to Phuket Bus
There are many bus and minivan routes connecting Krabi Bus Terminal and Phuket. Buses and minivans from Krabi to Phuket depart frequently from 06:00 to 18:00.
Krabi to Phuket bus timetable can be found and bus tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Bangkok Bus Tickets
Krabi to Koh Lanta
Minivans from Krabi Bus Terminal to Koh Lanta depart roughly every hour from 07:00 to 17:00.
Krabi to Koh Lanta van timetable can be found and van tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Koh Lanta Tickets
Krabi to Khao Lak
Minivans from Krabi Bus Terminal to Khao Lak depart every 2 hours from 07:30 to 16:00.
Krabi to Khao Lak van timetable can be found and van tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Khao Lak Tickets
Krabi to Khao Sok
Minivans from Krabi Bus Terminal to Khao Sok National Park depart every 2 hours from 07:30 to 16:00.
Krabi to Khao Sok van timetable can be found and van tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Khao Sok Tickets
Krabi to Surat Thani / Koh Samui / Koh Phangan
Krabi to Surat Thani van timetable can be found and van tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Surat Thani Tickets
You can also book transportation from Krabi all the way to the islands:
Krabi to Ranong Bus
Bus tickets on this route can be booked online here: Krabi to Ranong Bus Tickets
Krabi to Trang Bus
Air-conditioned buses from Krabi Bus Terminal to Trang run every hour from 07:30 to 17:20. Minivans from Krabi to Trang also depart every hour, starting from 06:00 to 17:00. From there you can take a ferry to Koh Muk, Koh Kradan and Ko Ngai.
Krabi to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Buses and minivans from Krabi Bus Terminal to Nakhon Si Thammarat run from 07:00 to 17:00. There are plenty of departure times to choose from.
Krabi to Hat Yai Bus
Air-conditioned buses from Krabi Bus Terminal to Hat Yai run every hour from 09:00 to 15:20. Minivans also depart hourly from 07:00 to 17:00.
Krabi to Hat Yai van timetable can be found and van tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Hat Yai Tickets
Krabi to Satun
Buses and minivans from Krabi Bus Terminal to Satun depart every 2 hours, from 11:00 to 15:30.
Krabi to Satun transportation tickets can be booked online here: Krabi to Satun Tickets
Krabi Bus Terminal Timetable
Old Krabi Bus Terminal timetable can be seen here.
Krabi Bus Terminal to Ao Nang
From Krabi Bus Terminal to Ao Nang you can travel by a songtaew that departs every 15 minutes. The fare to Ao Nang is 60 THB per person.
If you are not keen on taking public transportation of this type, pre-book taxi from Krabi Bus Terminal to Ao Nang.
Ao Nang to Krabi Bus Terminal
From Ao Nang to Krabi Bus Terminal you can also go by taking the same songtaew on the main street of Ao Nang. There are songthaews departing roughly every 15 minutes and the fare is 60 THB per person.