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There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach by plane, ferry, taxi, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Krabi, Longtail Boat  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Krabi (KBV) BKK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach

฿1090 - ฿3402

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Bus, Longtail Boat  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East

฿717 - ฿984

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Fly Don Muang to Krabi, Longtail Boat  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Krabi (KBV) DMK - KBV
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach

฿910 - ฿2600

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Phuket, ferry  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Phuket (HKT) BKK - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach

฿2145 - ฿4872

Fly Don Muang to Phuket, taxi, ferry  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phuket (HKT) DMK - HKT
  2. Take a taxi from Thalang Temple to Ao Po Pier, Phuket
  3. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach

฿2065 - ฿4770

Train, taxi  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Thung Song 41 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Railay Beach

฿1623 - ฿3405

Bus and ferry  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach

฿1200

Bus, Longtail Boat via Bangkok Khao San Road  •  16h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East

฿850

Drive  •  11h 17m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Railay Beach 779.6 km

฿2100 - ฿3200

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach is to bus and Longtail Boat via Bangkok Khao San Road which costs ฿850 and takes 16h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach is to fly and Longtail Boat which costs ฿1000 - ฿3400 and takes 4h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hua Lamphong station station and arriving at Railay Beach. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Railay Beach is 664 km. The road distance is 779.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach without a car is to train and taxi which takes 12h 50m and costs ฿1600 - ฿3400.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Railay Beach bus services, operated by Paradive Travel, depart from Hua Lamphong station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bangkok to Railay Beach bus services, operated by Paradive Travel, arrive at Railay Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Railay Beach is 780 km. It takes approximately 11h 17m to drive from Bangkok to Railay Beach.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Railay Beach.
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  • Distance: 663.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Railay Beach, Thailand?

Paradive Travel operates a vehicle from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach once daily. Tickets cost ฿1200 and the journey takes 15h 30m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3100
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿8500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿6000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿8000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿5500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿10000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿10000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿2800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿3700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3300
Flights from Don Muang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿220 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿220 - ฿300
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿440 - ฿650
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Bus operators
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1200
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
฿100
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1200
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿150
Other operators
Taxi from Thalang Temple to Ao Po Pier, Phuket
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿650
Phuket Taxi Meter
Phone
+66 81 958 2791
Website
phuket-taxi-meter.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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Thai Smile, Thai Airways International, Thai Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 768+ hotels available in Railay Beach. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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