There are 8 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi by train, taxi, bus, ferry, bus and 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. 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - VIP Sleeper / ...

$94 - $145

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 39 min

$24 - $52

6 alternative options

Mini Van  •  14 h 40 min

$54 - $57

Bus, ferry, busferry  •  16 h 37 min

$98

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. 354 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Kota Bharu to Krabi  •  6 h 9 min

  1. KBR - KBV

$47 - $229

Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Krabi  •  9 h 3 min

  1. NAW - KBV

$89 - $209

Fly Kota Bharu to Phuket, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  7 h 46 min

  1. KBR - HKT

$89 - $287

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 14 h 40 min. Alternatively, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines 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
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
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
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
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
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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 - $8
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
bus
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
$29
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Langkawi to Krabi Town
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Yai to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kota Bharu and Krabi is 426 km. The road distance is 566 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to train and bus which costs RM 90 - RM 210 and takes 10 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs RM 180 - RM 950.

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