Krabi by By Plane
Krabi has an international airport with daily domestic flights connecting Krabi to Bangkok, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai. International destinations are Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Stockholm, Moscow (Russia), China and Poland.
Regional Airlines serving Krabi Airport are: Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways (Koh Samui), Nok Air, Lion Air and Air Asia. Most of their flights go to Bangkok but there are also daily Flights to Koh Samui and Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur & Singapore. In October 2017 there are 21 flights daily between Bangkok and Krabi.
International: Scandinavian Tour operators have some chartered flights from Finnair, Novair and Tuifly Nordic coming in on a weekly basis.
Since December 2016, Qatar Airways flies directly to Krabi from Doha and thus connects all other European countries with Krabi (via Stopover in Doha).
Scoot Air has daily Flights from Singapore and TUI flies direct to and from London (Gatwick). During the high Season (Nov. - Apr.) there might also be some russian Airline flights to Krabi.
If you arrive in Krabi Airport, you might have a pickup service from you hotel available but if not, you can take a taxi for 600,- Baht or a Mini Bus for 150,- Baht to Ao Nang. Please contact the corresponding counter in the arrival hall at the airport.
Krabi - Ao Nang By Train
Krabi or Ao Nang are not connected to the Thai Railway system. However, you can take a train from Bangkok or Hat Yai to either Surathani (180 km) or Tungson and use a bus or taxi to get to Krabi or Ao Nang. Please be aware that in both cases it will be a 2 to 3 hours bus trip before you get to Ao Nang.
Krabi - Ao Nang By Bus
Thailand has a very good system of bus connections. You can travel by bus to basically any town in Thailand in a comfortable and cheap way. From Krabi Bus Station, busses go to Bangkok, Phuket, Ranong, Hat Yai, Trang and Satun and serve of course any city located between those destinations. If you have to go over long distance by bus in Thailand, you may want to use the VIP Buses, 24 Seater with really nice sleeping chairs, just like business class in an airplane.
Ao Nang By Boat
During the season, from November till April, there are daily "Express Boats" going from Ao Nang directly to and from: Phi Phi Island, Phuket and Koh Lanta. Please check with the local travel offices for the exact schedule and prices. Other Boats going to Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi from the pier in Krabi Town.