There are 7 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi by train, taxi, bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Thung Song 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - VIP Sleeper / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

$94 - $145

Cheapest option

Train, bus, Minivan  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  3. Take the Minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

$24 - $52

5 alternative options

Mini Van  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Sungai Kolok to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Krabi Bus Station

$53 - $55

Bus, ferry  •  22 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Changlun
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  4. Take the ferry from Ko Lanta Pier to Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi

$111 - $153

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Krabi 354 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Kota Bharu  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Krabi (KBV) KBR - KBV

$47 - $229

Drive to Narathiwat, fly  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Narathiwat
  2. Fly from Narathiwat (NAW) to Krabi (KBV) NAW - KBV

$89 - $209

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to train and bus and Minivan which costs RM 95 - RM 220 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to fly which costs RM 190 - RM 950 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Kota Bharu and Krabi is 426 km. The road distance is 566.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi without a car is to Mini Van which takes 15 h 10 min and costs RM 210 - RM 230.

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It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to Mini Van which takes 15 h 10 min and costs RM 210 - RM 230. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RM 190 - RM 950 and takes 6 h 9 min.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Kota Bharu Airport to Krabi Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Krabi is 1 h behind Kota Bharu. It is currently 5:31 PM in Kota Bharu and 4:31 PM in Krabi.

Map of how to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi.
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  • Distance: 266.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 50 min

What companies run services between Kota Bharu, Malaysia and Krabi, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kota Bharu to Krabi via Sungai Kolok and Khao Sok in around 15 h 10 min. Alternatively, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Bangkok Airways fly from Kota Bharu to Krabi every 2 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Narathiwat to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Mini Van
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Changlun
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Lanta Pier to Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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