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There are 8 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi by train, taxi, bus, car, plane or ferry

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

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Train, taxi  •  9h 50m

  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

$89 - $140

Cheapest option

Train, bus, minivan  •  10h 39m

  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

6 alternative options

Mini Van  •  15h 10m

  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  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Changlun
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

$25 - $28

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Krabi 354 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Sultan Ismail Petra to Krabi  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Krabi (KBV) KBR - KBV

$47 - $229

Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Krabi  •  7h 53m

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

$89 - $209

Fly Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Phuket (HKT) KBR - HKT
  2. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
  4. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier

$93 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Krabi is to bus which costs RM 100 - RM 120 and takes 17h 27m.

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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 5h 34m.

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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 15h 10m and costs RM 210 - RM 230.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m 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 15h 10m and costs RM 210 - RM 230. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RM 190 - RM 950 and takes 5h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Krabi Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 5m and has one stopover.

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Krabi is 1h behind Kota Bharu. It is currently 1:16 PM in Kota Bharu and 12:16 PM in Krabi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kota Bharu to Krabi is 566 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Kota Bharu to Krabi.

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Bangkok Airways, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Krabi Airport.

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

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 15h 10m. Alternatively, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Bangkok Airways fly from Kota Bharu to Krabi every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Narathiwat to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
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)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
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 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Mini Van
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Changlun
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Ferry operators
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Phone
087- 2747701
Email
info@rocknrowthailand.com
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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There are 806+ hotels available in Krabi. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs RM 16 - RM 20.

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