The best and most convenient way to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui is by bus and ferry combo booking service. Budget flight and train have good route coverage in Thailand, but unfortunately they both do not cover Krabi to Koh Samui route.
There are actually many bus companies and travel agents offer combo bus and ferry service from Krabi to Koh Samui. However, if one is looking for an established and reliable service provider, Lomprayah is the choice.
For Lomprayah bus and ferry combo service, the first half of the journey is by bus or van from Lomprayah Krabi office to Donsak Pier (also called Raja Ferry Port). The land journey takes about 2 to 2.5 hours depending road condition. Please note that the choice of bus or van is depending on the travelling passengers on that day.
At Donsak Pier, passengers are required to transfer to Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran for another 2 hours seas journey. Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran is well-known for its stability in rough sea and high speed. Hence, with Lomprayah High Speed Catamaran, passengers could enjoy their journey to Koh Samui. Please note that the arrival pier at Koh Samui is Nathon Pier.
The fare for Lomprayah combo bus and ferry service from Krabi to Koh Samui is reasonably priced at 650 Baht. Daily departures provided by Lomprayah are at 0700, 0900 and 1230. Please note that Lomprayah Krabi office is located at Krabi town, which is about 25 minutes driving distance from Ao Nang. If passenger is staying at Ao Nang resort, passenger needs to take the public bus connecting Ao Nang and Krabi town to check in at Lomprayah Krabi office.
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