Travelling from Koh Samui to Krabi consists of the ferry and bus or van services. Deployment of bus or van is depending on number of passengers on the travelling date. Both Koh Samui and Krabi are the popular island and beach attractions in Southern Thailand, drawing thousands of visitors annually. Taking ferry and bus services provided by either Lomprayah or Seatran Discovery is the most convenient and popular choice to travel from Koh Samui to Krabi.
Travelling from Koh Samui to Krabi has two portions of journey.
The first part is by ferry from Nathon Pier Koh Samui to mainland Raja Ferry Port (also called Donsak Pier), taking about 1.5 hours to 2 hours. The ferry is large and it is stable even at the rough sea conditions. Those ferries undergo regular safety checks by the Thai Royal Navy.
Once the ferry terminates at the Raja Ferry Port (Donsak Pier), passengers need to transfer to bus or van to Krabi, taking about 2 to 2.5 hours.
Please note that ferry service might be cancelled due to weather condition and then reopen when the weather improves.
Phantip Travel is a bus operator that provides the bus service from Koh Samui to Krabi. The departure time is 7:30am.
The fare for combo service of ferry and bus/van from Koh Samui to Krabi is THB 500 to THB 700, depending on your arrival point.
The boarding point in Koh Samui is located at Koh Samui Bus Terminal.
The arrival point in Krabi is Ao Nang or Krabi Sea Pearl.
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you would rather not do that, you can visit www.busonlineticket.co.th and book your seat within 5 minutes.
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Thailand by logging on to the official website of BusOnlineTicket which is https://www.busonlineticket.co.th/. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.