Travel from Krabi to Surat Thani

To get from Krabi to either Surat Thani Train Station, Surat Thani Airport, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui you first need to travel by bus to Surat Thani City. Phantip Travel have regular and inexpensive bus services from Krabi town to Surat Thani City. See below for information about onward travel from Surat Thani City to the airport, the train station and the ferry ports for Koh Samui and Koh Phangan.

Bus Times from Krabi to Surat Thani


There are currently 6 daily direct services Krabi to Surat Thani available to book online.

KrabiSurat ThaniTicket PriceCompany
09:0012:00฿ 310Phantip Travel
10:3013:30฿ 310Phantip Travel
12:0015:00฿ 310Phantip Travel
13:3016:30฿ 310Phantip Travel
15:0018:00฿ 310Phantip Travel
16:3019:30฿ 310Phantip Travel
  • Bus services to Surat Thani depart from Krabi Bus Terminal.
  • The journey time from Krabi to Surat Thani by bus is 3 hours 00 minutes.

Buy Tickets from Krabi to Surat Thani


Use the Search Box below to buy your tickets from Phuket to Surat Thani.

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Services from Ao Nammao Pier (boat from Railay) to Surat Thani are also available to book online.

Welcome to Surat Thani
Welcome to Surat Thani

About travel to Surat Thani


Bus services to Surat Thani City depart from Krabi Bus Terminal which is located 5 km to the North of Krabi Walking Street in the centre of Krabi Town.

  • Location of Krabi Bus Terminal:

Google Map of the Krabi Bus Terminal

The bus from Krabi terminates at the Talad Kaset (2) bus station which is on a side street off the Talad Mai Road in the centre of Surat Thani City.

  • Location of the Phantip Travel office in Surat Thani:

Google Map of the Phantip Travel office in Surat Thani

For onward travel to either Surat Thani Train Station, which is located 16 km from Surat Thani city centre, or to Surat Thani Airport, which is located 27 km from Surat Thani city centre, walk to the main road (the Talad Mai Road) from the Talad Kaset Bus Terminal (2) and cross over that road to the Phantip Travel Office and enquire about the next departure to either the train station or the airport. If you have booked the 250 THB ticket from Krabi to Surat Thani through the Search Box above then the cost of the transfer to Surat Thani Train Station is included in the ticket price. For transfers to the airport you will need to pay extra.

  • Location of Surat Thani Train Station:

Google Map of Surat Thani Train Station

Travel from Surat Thani City to Surat Thani Airport


You can travel from Surat Thani City to Surat Thani Airport by taxi or by bus:

  • Taxi: You can easily flag down a taxi either on the Talad Mai Road or at the Talad Kaset Bus Terminal (2) where there are normally taxis waiting. The cheapest taxis are the small blue taxi vans which will cost 400 to 600 THB. The taxi cars are often more expensive. They sometimes refuse to use the meter and ask you pay around 600 to 800 THB.
  • Public Minivan: The Phantip Travel Company operates shared minivan services to Surat Thani Airport from their office on the Talad Mai Road. They cost 120 THB per person booked in advance online and depart at 06:00, 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, and 18:00.

For more information and advance booking see our guide to travel from Surat Thani City to Surat Thani Airport.

Travel from Surat Thani to Koh Phangan and Koh Samui


You can also travel to the Islands by joint bus and ferry services from the Phantip Travel Office on the Talad Mai Road:

  • Koh Phangan: Joint bus and ferry services to Koh Phangan depart from the bus stop by the Phantip Travel Office at 08.30, 10.30, 12.30, 14.30 and 16.30. The journey to Koh Phangan takes 4 hours and cost 380 THB booked online.
  • Koh Samui: Joint bus and ferry services to Koh Samui also depart from the bus stop by the Phantip Travel Office at 08.30, 09.30 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30 and 16.30. The journey to Koh Samui takes 3 hours 30 minutes and costs 280 THB booked online.

Thairungruang Backpackers Suratthani


If you want somewhere cheap to stay for the night near to the Talad Kaset (2) bus station in Surat Thani City Thairungruang Backpackers Suratthani. From the Talad Kaset (2) bus station its a 350 metre walk to the Thairungruang Backpackers Suratthani.

Side entrance to the Thairungruang Backpackers Suratthani
Side entrance to the Thairungruang Backpackers Suratthani

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