Krabi travel guide

Krabi Tourism | Krabi Guide

You're Going to Love Krabi

With a population of 31.219, Krabi is the largest city in Krabi Province, Thailand by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Krabi has to offer.

When to visit Krabi

Krabi in May
Estimated hotel price
£108
1 night at 3-star hotel
Krabi in May
Estimated hotel price
£108
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Krabi in April, when the average temperature is 29 °C, and the highest can go up to 34 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 22 °C, with an average temperature of 27 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 355 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Krabi, with an average rainfall of 24 mm.

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How to Get to Krabi

Plane

When flying to Krabi, you’ll arrive at Krabi (KBV), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Krabi from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 24h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Krabi is to pick up a car hire from Phuket City, which is about 61 km from Krabi. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Drive Car Rental, among others, in Phuket City.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Krabi Krabi Bus Terminal, located 4 km from the city centre of Krabi. Krabi Wat Tham Suea (Tiger Cave Temple) is also a commonly used station, and is 7 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Krabi, you’ll arrive at Krabi (KBV), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Krabi from the United Kingdom departs from London and takes around 24h 10m.

Car

Another option to get to Krabi is to pick up a car hire from Phuket City, which is about 61 km from Krabi. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Drive Car Rental, among others, in Phuket City.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Krabi Krabi Bus Terminal, located 4 km from the city centre of Krabi. Krabi Wat Tham Suea (Tiger Cave Temple) is also a commonly used station, and is 7 km from the city centre.

Airports near Krabi

Airlines serving Krabi

Lufthansa
Good (4,696 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,558 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,610 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,296 reviews)
Air France
Good (981 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (487 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,596 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,454 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,895 reviews)
Finnair
Good (868 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (925 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,685 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (832 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (510 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,602 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (184 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (773 reviews)
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Where to stay in Krabi

From 5-star hotels such as the Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve to great affordable options like the Aonang Silver Orchid Resort, Krabi offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around £25 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to £111 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Lada Krabi Residence and City Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Krabi

Most booked hotels in Krabi

Pimalai Resort And Spa
5 stars
Excellent (9.7, Excellent reviews)
£103+
Ban Sainai Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
£62+
Panan Krabi Resort
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
£46+
Rawi Warin Resort and Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
£59+
Sea Seeker Krabi Resort
4 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£28+
Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort
5 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
£93+

Hiring a car in Krabi

Hiring a car in Krabi costs £18 per day, on average, or £92 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 11% cheaper than airport locations in Krabi.

Expect to pay £1.01 per litre in Krabi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £12.08 and £16.11. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Krabi, while also 32% cheaper than other types, on average.

Hiring a car in Krabi costs £18 per day, on average, or £92 if you want to hire it for 5 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 11% cheaper than airport locations in Krabi.

Expect to pay £1.01 per litre in Krabi (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £12.08 and £16.11. Economy (Toyota Yaris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Krabi, while also 32% cheaper than other types, on average.