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 Krabi Airport, Krabi, Thailand

Krabi Airport (KBV) is an important aviation hub for any traveller wanting to explore the Krabi Province. There are lots of things to see here; including Krabi’s fascinating main town, the region’s lush national parks, and the famed Ko Lanta and the islands of Phi Phi that are lapped by the azure waters of the Andaman Sea. Though the airport is fairly compact for an international facility, it sees millions of passengers each year wanting to discover the charms of Thailand’s western coast.

Guests of this airport will find that though the amenities aren’t extensive, they do cover all practical transit needs. You will find cash machines, bureau de change counters, and car hire booths. For eating, you have options of a Subway, Dairy Queen, the Yellow Orchid restaurant run by Thai Airways, and a few coffee shops. For shoppers, there are a few souvenir counters, and small gift shops, but no duty-free areas.

Krabi is very well connected to Australia, and there are several carriers that will fly you to this side of the country. Look for flights with AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways, China Eastern, Scoot, Emirates, and SilkAir.

Travel Information

· Within the airport you will find car rental agencies like Hertz, Sixt, Avis, Budget and National where you can hire a vehicle, or alternatively book ahead of time online, where you can usually find better rates. The drive into the centre of town is roughly 12km, and should take 15 minutes without traffic. Head southwest to join Route 4, which you stay on for 8km, then turn left onto Route 411, which will bring you into the centre of Krabi Town.

· For public transport, there is an airport bus to Krabi Town that operates around 10 services per day between 8am and 8pm. You can buy tickets in the Arrivals Hall, for about 150THB ($5.70) per person. If you’d like to have your airport transfer arranged before you land, this can be organised through Skyscanner’s search tool.

· Taxis into Krabi Town are all pre-paid services, and you must buy a coupon within the airport Arrivals Hall before getting into a taxi car. The rates are pretty fare, with a typical journey coming to 600THB ($23) for Krabi Town. Expect rates to double if you are planning to take a taxi to the coast.

Please note that information is correct as of August 2016

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 Krabi Airport

Driving hide 

Car rentals may be rented from car rental counters operated by well-known companies such as Avis, National and Budget. Travellers are encouraged to making a booking in advance via their respective websites to enjoy discounts.

Buses hide 

The official airport bus service travels to Ao Nang and Krabi Town. Bus fares are very affordable and range between 90 to 150 Thai baht per person. Travellers at the airport will be able to board one of the five buses daily, though waiting times vary as buses will only proceed on their journey when full. Travellers can also arrange for their hotel to provide transfers between the airport and hotel.

Taxi hide 

Travellers can purchase a ticket at the arrival hall of both terminals before proceeding outside to the taxi ranks. All taxi fares are flat-rate depending on the destination. No unauthorized taxis are allowed to operate within the airport grounds to prevent drivers from over-charging travellers.

 Who flies to Krabi

 Location Details

Longitude:98° 59' 6'' E
Latitude:8° 5' 59'' N
IATA code:KBV
ICAO code:VTSG

 Airport Location

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