Ao Nang is conveniently located a short taxi ride from Krabi Town and about half an hour’s drive from Krabi Airport. Therefore getting to Ao Nang is very easy from Bangkok
How To Get To Ao Nang By Air – Flights To Ao Nang
Ao Nang is conveniently serviced by Krabi International Airport (airport code: KBV), which is about 20 km from Ao Nang. Thai Airways and Air Asia fly daily direct to Krabi Airport from Bangkok. Bangkok Airways operate flights to Krabi Airport direct from Koh Samui. Air Asia has daily flights to Krabi from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Tiger Airways flies to Krabi from Singapore four times a week. Check Skyscanner for exact flight times and to compare prices between airlines.
You can book a private taxi or minivan transfer from Krabi Airport to your Ao Nang hotel online, so the driver is waiting for you on arrival.
There is an air conditioned airport bus service from Krabi airport to Krabi Town, Ao Nang and Noppharat Thara Beach. Buses to all destinations meet all flight arrivals.
How To Get To Ao Nang By Train
Ao Nang, like the rest of Krabi, does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station is at Surat Thani, after which you need to get a minivan. It is about 3 hours drive from Surat Thani to Ao Nang.
How To Get To Ao Nang By Bus – Buses From Bangkok To Ao Nang
From Bangkok buses depart to Krabi from Bangkok’s Southern Bus Terminal on the west side of the Chao Phraya River. The journey takes about 12 hours. In Krabi, buses arrive/depart from the bus terminal at Taladkao, about 5km north of town. Buses also run to all regional destinations from the same place. White-coloured songthaews also run from Krabi Town to Ao Nang and Noppharat Thara Beach. They run every ten minutes during the day and every 30 minutes after 6.00pm. In Krabi, songthaews depart from in front of the 7-Eleven on Maharat Road.
How To Get To Ao Nang By Bus – Driving To Ao Nang
Krabi is located just off them main north-south Highway 4. It is 946km from Bangkok and, 180km from Phuket (although only 70km by boat). There are a range of car rental outfits inside the arrivals terminal at Krabi airport renting out a range of vehicles with pickup trucks being the cheapest.
Getting From Krabi Town To Ao Nang
White songthaews take you to and from Ao Nang to Krabi Town.
In Krabi Town, the songthaews stop and pick up opposite and two hundred metres up from from the pier. There is also a stop directly opposite the police station on Maharaj Road Soi 7.
In Ao Nang, the songthaews follow the beach road and then turn left at the main corner where the road turns and climbs the hill on the road to Krabi town. You can pick up anywhere along this route by sticking your arm out.
In Ao Nang there are also plenty of misnamed ‘tuk tuks’ that are actually small motorcycles with covered sidecars. Although the drivers here are like saints compared to their rapacious brethren on Phuket, one still needs to haggle hard since Ao Nang is a touristy place where inflated prices are the norm.
Motorcycle Hire In Ao Nang
Motorcycle hire places are ubiquitous and, although you must be extremely careful, the roads hereabouts are not as lethally fast, crowded and peopled with complete psychos as those on Phuket.
Ao Nang to Koh Lanta Private Speedboat Transfer
The quickest and most exclusive way to get from Ao Nang to Koh Lanta is by private speedboat transfer. Guests are picked up on Ao Nang beach and then taken direct to Koh Lanta on an exhilarating and beautiful 1 hour speedboat ride across Phang-Nga Bay. Once the speedboat arrives at the pier in Saladan town on Koh Lanta, guests are transferred to a minivan and taken direct to their chosen hotel. Book the Ao Nang to Koh Lanta Private Speedboat Transfer online.
Ao Nang Express Transfer to Koh Lanta
A more affordable but still speedy way to get from Ao Nang to Koh Lanta is by the Ao Nang – Koh Lanta express transfer, combining a speedboat and luxury minivan. Transfer from Ao Nang to the speedboat pier (approx 1.5 hour’s drive) and then take the speedboat from the pier direct to Koh Lanta – a beautiful 15 minute ride. Guests are then transferred to a songthaew taxi on Koh Lanta and taken direct to their Koh Lanta hotel. Book the Ao Nang – Koh Lanta express transfer online.
Ao Nang Ferries
Unsurprisingly there are numerous ferries going to and from Ao Nang daily to different islands in Krabi. Below are the Ao Nang ferry times for the major island destinations
- Ao Nang to Railay Beach Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Phi Phi Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Lanta Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Phuket Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Ngai Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Kraden Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Mook Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Lipe Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Langkawi Ferry Timetable
- Ao Nang to Koh Yao Ferry Timetable
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