Tuk-tuks are a popular mode of transport in Thailand, especially in urban areas. They are three-wheeled motorized vehicles that can be hailed on the street for short trips.
BUS: There are regular direct bus services between Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal (map) and Krabi (~500 baht / 2019), but probably the best option is to take a VIP bus, which for 250 baht more makes the 10 hour ride much more comfortable.
Transport Co., Ltd. (Public Bus Services) intercity bus services in Thailand. + Green Bus Corporation • Nakhonchaiair Co., Ltd. • Phetprasert • Sombat Tour Co., Ltd.
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TRAIN: The nearest train stations are in Surat Thani and in Trang. Surat Thani (map) – 3-4 hours away from Krabi by bus. Trang (map) – 2-2.5 hours away from Krabi by bus.
State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has a 4,000-km network covering most of the country, from Chiang Mai in the north all the way to (and beyond) the Malaysian border in the south. Compared to buses, most trains are relatively slow and prone to delays, but safer. Tickets may be purchased on-line from Thairailwayticket.com.
AIRPORT: Airports of Thailand: The official website of AOT provides information on airports in Thailand.
Bangkok has two major airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport which is the main airport and serves most full-service carriers, and the smaller Don Mueang International Airport which primarily serves low-cost carriers.
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