There are two ways to travel from Koh Lipe to Krabi town. You can take a passenger ferry to Hat Yao Pier on the mainland and travel 127 km by road to Krabi town. The other option is to take a shorter speedboat crossing to Pakbara Pier and from there travel 250 km by road to Krabi town.
Ferry Times from Koh Lipe to Krabi
There is currently 5 direct service a day from Koh Lipe to Krabi available to book online.
|09:00||15:30||1,950 THB||Tigerline Travel|
|09:30||16:00||1,250 THB||Ploysiam Speedboat|
|09:30||15:20||1,100 THB||Thubthim Siam Travel|
|09:30||15:45||1,400 THB||Koh Ngai Camping|
|09:30||16:00||1,500 THB||Smart En Plus|
Buy Tickets from Koh Lipe to Krabi
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Koh Lipe Ferry Pier
All services from Koh Lipe to Krabi depart from Pattaya Beach during the high season.
Krabi Bus Stop
Services from Koh Lipe to Krabi terminate at several different locations including Krabi Airport, Krabi Town and Krabi Bus Terminal.
About travel from Krabi
If you have travelled from Koh Lipe to Krabi then chances are that you are planning to either travel northwards to areas on the Andaman coast or onto Bangkok, or travel East to the Gulf of Thailand.
If your intention is to travel south again from Krabi then would have been better off travelling from Koh Lipe to Hat Yai, instead of going to Krabi, as Hat Yai is the major transport hub for travel to destinations to the south of Koh Lipe and onward to Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
Travel by Train
Krabi is not on the train network. If you plan to catch a train then you need to travel 3 hours east by road to Surat Thani which is the closest train station to Krabi town.
Destinations near Krabi
Nearer to Krabi you might consider travelling to Phang Nga bay which is only 1 hour 30 minutes away by road or Khao Sok National Park, which approximately 2 hours 15 away from Krabi bus terminal.
Travel to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan or Koh Tao
For many visitors, there next destination after visiting Krabi will be islands of Koh Samui, Koh Phangan or Koh Tao. For travel from Krabi to either of these three islands you can adopt a’ do it yourself’ approach and take a very cheap minivan or bus from Krabi bus terminal to Surat Thani town and then take another bus or minivan from there to one of the ferry port in Don Sak (over 60 km from Surat Thani town) for the ferry crossing over to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan or Koh Tao.
Alternatively, you might take the much quicker, easier but slightly more expensive option of travelling from Krabi using one of the joint bus and ferry services where the same company takes you all the way from Krabi to one of these three islands. For more information about travel from Krabi to the Islands of the Samui Archipelago follow the links below:
- Guide to travel from Krabi to Koh Samui
- Guide to travel from Krabi to Koh Phangan
- Guide to travel from Krabi to Koh Tao