Travel from Chumphon to Krabi

There are several ways to travel from Chumphon to Krabi. You could take a train south to Surat Thani and then a bus to Krabi, however, a faster option is to take a direct minivan service from Chumphon to Krabi.

Bus Times from Chumphon to Krabi

There is currently 1 direct minivan service a day from Chumphon to Krabi available to book online.

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Chumphon Bus Stop

Fame Tour services from Chumphon to Krabi depart from the Fame Tour office on the Saladang Road in Chumphon.

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Krabi Bus Station

Fame Tour services from Chumphon to Krabi terminate at Krabi Bus Terminal.

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About Krabi

Once you have arrived in Krabi you have a wide variety of different options in terms of where to stay and what to do.

Attractions in Krabi

Krabi Town itself has no beach, but is a really pleasant place with some interesting attractions in the town itself and nearby. The most famous of these is Wat Tham Suea (Tiger Cave Temple) which is 9 km by road from Krabi Town. Wat Tham Suea has a hill top shrine with fantastic views and some caves from which the temple gets its name.

Krabi Town itself has a picturesque riverside park, some great markets, including the massive Maharaj Market, and excellent places to eat, along with a wide range of good value accommodation.

For nearby beaches you can try the massively overdeveloped Ao Nang beach, 18 km from Krabi Town, or the more beautiful Railay Beach which you need to take a boat to get to.

Tiger Cave Temple in Krabi
Tiger Cave Temple in Krabi
Island hopping from Krabi

Another more popular option for travellers to Krabi is to go island hopping. From Klong Jilard Pier, near Krabi town, there are frequent direct ferry services to Koh Phi Phi. Koh Phi Phi is very beautiful but also massively overdeveloped, especially the part of the island where most people stay near Tonsai Pier.

From Koh Phi Phi you are likely to want to move on quite quickly to Koh Lanta, also easily accessible by ferry from Koh Phi Phi. Koh Lanta is a large and beautiful island with lots of good beaches with accommodation spread out along the island’s West Coast. In many respects Koh Lanta is one of Thailand’s last underdeveloped island paradises.

From Koh Lanta it is worth making the long speed boat journey even further south to Koh Lipe. The quality of the coastal seas around the tiny island of Koh Lipe is staggering. The island is often described as the ‘Maldives of Thailand’ for good reason.

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