How to get Krabi to Phuket speedboat or ferry?
You can transfer from Phuket to Krabi by speed boat/ferry from Nopparat Thara Pier, Ao Nang(Krabi) to either Bang Rong Pier(Phuket) or Rassada Pier(Phuket). Basically, there two ways you can choose Speed boat direct from Krabi to Phuket.
- Online booking
- Offline/Direct booking
Online booking, Krabi to Phuket by speedboat or fast ferry
Actually, there are 10’s of online booking websites options you can pick however, price is on the expensive side. If you are traveling on a budget but still looking for a Krabi to Phuket speedboat ride, for saving time or just for fun then, go offline because you can save at least 20-35% by doing that.
Although, if you want a worry-free transport from Krabi to Phuket then, there are online websites you can use for booking speedboat or ferry,
Offline booking, Krabi to Phuket by speedboat or ferry
There are 2 options you can enter into Phuket from Krabi by speed boat:
- Bang Rong Pier, Phuket
- Rassada Pier, Phuket
You can travel from Nopparat Thara Pier, Ao Nang, Krabi to either Bang Rong Pier, Phuket or Rassada Pier in Phuket.
Ao Nang Beach to Nopparat Thara Pier is 3.2 km(2 miles)
Ao Nang service boat club, where you can get tickets directly for Krabi to Phuket speedboat travel. However, there are other boats available from Krabi to other Islands like Poda Island, Chicken Island, Hong Island, and boat charter private boat with your own driver is available as well.
Nopparat Thara, Krabi to Bang Rong Pier cost
Fare fluctuate due to high season and low season so, expect an expensive ticket in high season(Sep-Feb) and least expensive in low season(Mar-Aug). I would suggest, travel in the shoulder season if you’re a budget traveler.
Nopparat Thara, Krabi to Rassada Pier, Phuket
Same reason, fare fluctuates due to the high/low season. Better choose high season otherwise this ride won’t be comfortable because of heat and humidity. However, you can ask different vendors for a better price, sometimes due to low crown, they offer cheaper seats. You never know, when you get lucky.
How to get from Phuket to Krabi by Speedboat?
Actually, you can easily transfer from Phuket to Krabi by ferry or speedboat, just follow the above detail travel plan in the backward direction. However, Phuket to Krabi by speedboat will be expensive than traveling by ferry so, plan accordingly as per your budget. And, Phuket to Krabi speedboat fare will be around $23-29/adult and $16-19/child.
How long from Phuket to Krabi by ferry?
Generally, ferry from Phuket to Krabi or Krabi to Phuket takes around 1hr-30min to 2hrs depends on weather and what type of ferry you are option-slow ferry or ‘fast ferry’.
It’s up to you, choose online or offline, make sure you book after reaching Krabi/Phuket, Thailand. So that you can compare the prices you’ll get from different boats/ferry vendors in Krabi or Phuket. Also, don’t listen to anyone, who says, there are not many options or there is no more option. Basically they are scamming you. Thailand is the world’s most famous tourist place, simply look for another option which I’m sure you’ll find.
Bargain, if you are looking for a Krabi to Phuket speedboat or ferry on your own, you may even get cheaper than the quoted price online for sure. That’s how I could travel Thailand under $500 for 12 days including Flight fare, Food, Accommodation, and Sightseen/Activities. However, I also got a cheap flight deal from Skyscanner.
I hope I could help you. Do comment for suggestions or queries.