How to Get Ferry to Phi Phi from Krabi
KohLanta is a beauful archipelago of about 52 enchanng islands. It’s a popular tourists’ desnaon thanks to its lovely beaches, great snorkeling spots, amazing water life, and serene environment. The islands are beaufully laid out in the sea with great geographical features such as hills, forests, and cliﬀs that make for a sight to behold when viewed from the sea. This makes a ferry trip to KohLanta even more magical.
Being an island, KohLanta is perfectly placed for ferry travel. In fact, you can get your ferry to KohLanta from a number of other islands in the Andaman Sea including the Krabi mainland. For anyone traveling from outside Thailand the easiest way to access KohLanta is to ﬂy to the Krabi airport then take a Ferry to Phi Phi from Krabi through Andaman Ferry Service (hp://www.andamanferryservice.com/phi-phi-island.php) . You can book your ferry cket from any travel agent and the fee will be inclusive of your pick up from the hotel that you are staying.
If you want to see some of the Krabi countryside and its beauful views then you can get your ferry at the AO Nang pier. This is some distance from Krabi and will take some me to reach the pier if you stay in a Krabi hotel. Ferries operate between Ao Nang and KohLanta during the high season picking and dropping oﬀ passengers at the Railay Beach. Usually, the Ao Nang-KohLanta ferry departs at 10:30 am and takes about two hours to reach KohLanta.
The Andaman Sea is doed with several other beauful islands that are popular with tourists. If you are holidaying in Phi Phi during the high season.Other than the ferry, there are high-speed boats that operate between Phi Phi and KohLanta and oﬀer an alternave to the ferry especially if you are in a hurry to catch your next ﬂight.
Another place to catch a KohLanta bound ferry is the Phuket Island. Here ferries to KohLanta depart the Ratchada Pier at 8:00 Am and return at 13:00 pm. You can get a ferry from Phuket to KohLanta throughout the year although there are addional ferries that only operate the route during the high season.
If you are on other islands such as KoJum, Ko Si Biya or Ko Yao Noi then you will have to take a connecng boat to an island with a direct ferry to KohLanta. For example, if you are on Ko Yao Noi, then you will have to take a boat to Ao Nang or Phuket. Alternavely, you will have to use a high-speed boat to KohLanta. It is important to remember that high-speed boats are quite expensive especially when traveling on a budget.
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KohLanta is very popular with tourists during the high season. Traveling during this me you are guaranteed to get a ferry to the island. However, during the low season ferries to the island are limited and it’s always important you check if there is a ferry to the island before making your arrangement. The me of travel is also very important. Most ferries operate between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm. beyond these hours you should seek alternave means of transport such as speed boats.