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Ao Nang at a glance

High season

Jan - March
Current weather
26.93°
Place you can't miss
Princess cave
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A usual situation goes as follows: you open your computer and feel tired of seeing the usual scenery on your desktop wallpaper. It all feels so menial and you wish to, finally, escape the overworked feelings of your day-to-day. What could sound better than booking a journey to Ao Nang, Thailand? This place is spectacular and will bring your island-themed computer screen to life. There are azure waters that will envelop you warmly, ones that sparkle during all hours of the day. Tour the surrounding areas by boat and explore deep into thousand year old cave formations.
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About the ride from Krabi to Ao Nang

     Krabi is a popular arrival point for travelers and holiday makers making their way to the resort town of Ao Nang. You’ll arrive at Krabi - either at the airport or the pier depending on your route -  and from there it’s a short journey of 17km (10.5 miles) to the beautiful beaches of Ao Nang. 

     It’s a short journey, and you can book a seat on a minivan - which will take about 1.5 hours to go from Krabi to Ao Nang - or you can book a private car which will get you to your accommodation in about 40 minutes. 

     Ao Nang is in the province of Krabi, and is a popular destination for people looking to hit the beach, rest and recharge, so whether this is your holiday or you’ve been traveling and want to enjoy a more chilled out pace of life for some time, it’s an easy, comfortable journey.

     Once in Ao Nang you can enjoy the beautiful Andaman Sea, enjoy the vibrant nightlife and food in the evening, and explore the markets and shopping. You can even go island hopping, with the beautiful island of Koh Poda being just 25 minutes away by boat, or go hiking and ziplining in the nearby adventure parks. 

 

What to see when traveling from Krabi to Ao Nang

     It’s a short drive from Krabi to Ao Nang, as you look out the window you see the holiday feeling begin to grow. Highways give way to small, palm tree-lined roads, as the beautiful sea comes into view. 

     You’ll see local life going on around you, from local markets, roadside fruit stalls, not to mention scooters zooming in and out of traffic as people go about their lives. 

     As you arrive in Ao Nang you can expect to see a bustling resort town, complete with stores, restaurants, beaches, and hotels. You have arrived!

 

What is the fastest way to get from Krabi to Ao Nang?

     Whether you’re coming from the airport or the pier, the fastest way to get to Ao Nang from Krabi is to take a private car, which will get you from Krabi Airport to your accomodation in about 40 minutes, or from Klong Jirod pier to your accommodation in about 25 minutes. The cars are comfortable and feature A/C.

     From the airport you can choose between a Standard car, which starts at $22 and can accommodate up to 2 passengers, or an Economy car which starts at $23 and can take up to 3 passengers. 

     From the pier you can take an Economy car for up to 3 people, and starting at $19. 

 

What is the cheapest way to get from Krabi to Ao Nang?

     The cheapest way to get from Krabi to Ao Nang is to go by minibus, taking the Airport Shuttle. From the airport you can book a seat on a minibus for $8, which will drop you off at your hotel. 

     If you’re traveling in a group you can also book a private minivan for up to 9 people, starting at $22 from Krabi Airport, and $20 from Klong Jirod pier.

     The minivans are comfortable and feature air conditioning. 

     Please note there is no shared minivan from Klong Jirod pier, only private booked ones.  

How to get from Krabi to Ao Nang

Taking a minivan to Ao Nang from Krabi 

     Taking a minivan from Krabi to Ao Nang is a great option if you’re traveling in a group. The minivan is comfortable, has A/C, and will take you directly to your accommodation. 

     The journey time depends on your starting point, and whether you hire a private minivan or join the Airport Shuttle minivan. From Krabi airport a private minivan will take about 40 minutes, whilst the Airport Shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. 

     The Airport Shuttle is the cheapest option, and a good option if you’re traveling alone or are on a budget, whilst hiring a minivan for up to 9 people is a great choice if you’re traveling ina  group. 

     From Klong Jirod pier you can take a private minivan which will take to your accommodation in about 35 minutes. There is no shuttle minivan from the pier. 

 

Collection points to take you from Krabi to Ao Nang

Departing from:

  • Krabi Airport (Airport Shuttle and private minivan)
  • Klong Jirod pier (private minivan only)

Arriving at:

  • Your accommodation

 

Taking a private car to Ao Nang from Krabi

     You also have the option of taking a comfortable, air conditioned private car, which can accommodate up to 3 people. This is great if you are in a small group, or traveling alone and want the privacy of a private car (or need the space if you have a lot of luggage!).

     The journey time is about 40 minutes from Krabi Airport and about 25 minutes from Klong Jirod pier. 

     It’s a very easy journey, and your driver will meet you at the airport or pier, and drop you off at your accommodation.  

 

Collection points to take you from Krabi to Ao Nang

Departing from:

  • Krabi Airport 
  • Klong Jirod pier 

Arriving at:

  • Your accommodation

 

Which operators can I book with for a ride from Krabi to Ao Nang?

Krabi to Ao Nang minivan operators

  • Krabi Airport Shuttle
  • Krabi Airport Taxi
  • Andaman Taxi

 

Krabi to Ao Nang car operators

  • Krabi Taxi
  • Andaman Taxi 

How many departures from Krabi to Ao Nang are there each day?

     There are multiple departures from Krabi to Ao Nang, with 6 scheduled Airport Shuttle departure times, and hundreds of private minivans and taxis leaving the airport and pier each day. 

     The Airport Shuttle begins at 9am and runs until 8pm, and the private cars and minivans have flexible pick up times depending on what you arrange, running at 24 hour service.