Travel from Khao Sok to Krabi

The easiest and fastest way to travel by public transport from Khao Sok National Park to Krabi is to book a direct minivan service. From Krabi you can take a ferry to Koh Phi Phi.

Minivan times to Krabi

There are 4 daily minivan services from Khao Sok National Park to Krabi which are available to book online.

Khao SokKrabiCostCompany
08:0012:00500 THBHat Yai World Tour
09:0012:30600 THBKrabi Airport Shuttle
12:0015:00400 THBRamon Transport
14:0017:30600 THBKrabi Airport Shuttle

  • The journey time is 3 to 4 hours depending upon which service you take.

Buy Tickets to Krabi

Use the Search Box to buy your tickets from Khao Sok National Park to Krabi.

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As well as Krabi Town there are also services available which travel direct to Ao Nang and Krabi Airport.

Departure from Khao Sok

  • All services commence with a pick up from any hotel or resort close to the Western entrance to Khao Sok National Park.

Google Map of Khao Sok National Park Headquarters

Arrival in Krabi

  • All services terminate in Krabi Town. You can decide which hotel or guesthouse in Krabi Town you want to be dropped off at.

Google Map of Krabi Town

About Krabi Town

Krabi Town doesn’t have a beach and is not as popular a tourist destination as nearby Ao Nang, Railay or islands in the province such as Koh Phi Phi. What Krabi does have is lots of character, some interesting places to visit nearby and some very lively markets. The major tourist attraction in the area is Wat Tham Suea, which means Tiger Cave Temple. Wat Tham Suea has a fantastic hill top shrine which takes some effort to reach, but that effort is worth it for the fantastic views of the local countryside. The temple also has some interesting caves, from which its name is derived. Wat Tham Suea is located 9.3 km by road from Krabi Town centre.

Riverside sculpture in Krabi Town
Riverside sculpture in Krabi Town

The town itself has a wonderful riverside area with several boat piers and a sculpture garden. The best time to visit is the early evening as the sun is setting, just after which a lively night market opens near the riverside where you can enjoy a drink and an inexpensive meal with a mixed crowd of tourists and locals. Krabi has other fantastic markets as well. The Maharaj Food Market, in the centre of town, is the largest fresh food market in Southern Thailand. It opens early every morning of the week and has a large seating in between rows of stalls selling cooked foods. This is a popular place for local people to go for breakfast as well as to shop. If you are luck enough to be in Krabi Town on Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening then definitely head to the Walking Street Market which opens from 16:00. As well as plenty of souvenir and clothing stalls, there is a stage with live music and lots of places to buy a wide range of inexpensive food and drinks, including beer and cocktails.

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