There are 4 ways to get from Krabi to Ko Tarutao by ferry, bus, bus and ferry, taxi 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

Longtail Boat, ferry  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the Longtail Boat from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
  2. Take the ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao

$84 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Satun to Ko Tarutao

$18

2 alternative options

Bus, Mini Van, ferry  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Trang
  2. Take the Mini Van from Trang Train Station to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$28 - $30

Taxi, fly, Minivan, ferry  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Krabi to Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Hat Yai (HDY) HKT - HDY
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
  4. Take the ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao

$142 - $233

Questions & Answers

The distance between Krabi and Ko Tarutao is 178 km.

The cheapest way to get from Krabi to Ko Tarutao is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿566 and takes 10 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Krabi to Ko Tarutao is to Longtail Boat and ferry which takes 6 h 23 min and costs ฿2600 - ฿3700.

No, there is no direct bus from Krabi to Ko Tarutao. However, there are services departing from Krabi Bus Station and arriving at Ko Tarutao via Satun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct ferry from Krabi to Ko Tarutao. However, there are services departing from Krabi Town Pier and arriving at Ko Tarutao via Railay Beach and Koh Lipe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Krabi to Ko Tarutao, including transfers.

What companies run services between Krabi, Thailand and Ko Tarutao, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Krabi to Ko Tarutao. However, you can take the Longtail Boat to Railay East, take the walk to Railay Beach, take the ferry to Koh Lipe, then take the ferry to Ko Tarutao. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Krabi to Ko Tarutao via Trang, Trang Train Station, Pak Bara Pier, and Pak Bara in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Trang
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Trang Train Station to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Satun to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Lipe Ferry and Speed Boat
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Krabi Town Pier to Railay East
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pak Bara to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Ferry from Pak Bara Pier to Ko Tarutao
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
lipethailand.com
Book at
lipethailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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