There are 8 ways to get from Krabi to George Town by taxi, train, car ferry, ferry, bus, 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

Taxi, train, KTM Komuter, car ferry  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Krabi to Thung Song
  2. Take the train from Thung Song to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  5. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$97 - $162

Cheapest option

Mini Van  •  15 h 30 min

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

$37

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Ko Lanta Pier
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Lanta to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Penang

$99 - $157

Bus and ferry, Speedboat, ferry  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
  2. Take the Speedboat from Phi Phi Islands to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Penang

$114 - $166

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Krabi to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal

$42 - $62

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Krabi to George Town 303.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Krabi  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Penang (PEN) KBV - PEN

$49 - $195

Longtail Boat, ferry, Speed boat to Phuket, fly  •  8 h 6 min

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

$100 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Krabi to George Town is to Mini Van which costs ฿1232 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Krabi to George Town is to drive which costs ฿1400 - ฿2100 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between Krabi and George Town is 335 km. The road distance is 485.1 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to get from Krabi to George Town, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Krabi station to George Town. However, there are services departing from Krabi Bus Station and arriving at Penang via Khao Sok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Krabi to George Town. However, there are services departing from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi and arriving at Penang via Koh Lanta and Langkawi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Krabi, Thailand and George Town, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Krabi to George Town via Khao Sok in around 15 h 30 min. Alternatively, AirAsia, Thai AirAsia and eight other airlines fly from Krabi to George Town hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Phuket to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Krabi to Penang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thung Song to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Penang
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Ko Lanta Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Phuket Bang Rong Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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