Krabi Airport

Airlines that fly directly to Krabi, Thailand make traveling a breeze

Now that the Krabi International Airport is open and more and more people are looking to Krabi, Thailand as a destination to spend their holiday, there are certain airlines that now provide direct flights. This information is important as it gives visitors the ability to plan vacations more conveniently.

What airlines fly to Krabi, Thailand?

There are several airlines that schedule flights to Krabi, Thailand, with more being added all of the time. Below is a list of airlines that currently schedule direct flights. Please check with the individual airline for flight time information and bear in mind that the number of direct flights is subject to change.

The following airlines provide direct round trip flights to and from Bangkok and Krabi, with a flight time of only 60 minutes:

The following airlines also provide direct round trip flights from other cities to and from Krabi:

  • Tigerair: 1-2 direct flights to/from Singapore and Krabi daily
  • Air Asia: 1 direct flight to/from Chiang Mai and Krabi daily; 2 direct flights to/from Kuala Lumpur and Krabi daily
  • Malaysia Airways: 2 direct flights to/from Kuala Lumpur and Krabi daily
  • Bangkok Airways: Weekly flights to/from Chiang Mai, Chian Rai, Samui, Udon Thani, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Singapore and Krabi

Finnair, based in Helsinki, recently announced they would schedule flights to Krabi beginning December 10, 2014.

Where is the airport in relation to Krabi and other nearby areas?

The Krabi International Airport, located on Highway 4, a major thoroughfare, is 8 kilometers (5 miles) to Krabi Town, 27.4 kilometers (17 miles) to Ao Nang, and approximately 64.4 kilometers (40 miles) to Ko Lanta.

How to get to and from Krabi International Airport

There are several ways for visitors to get to and from Krabi International Airport.

  • Car Rentals: There are international car rental companies right inside the arrival hall of the airport. They include Budget, Avis, and National. (Pre-booking before you arrive at the airport can save you a lot of time and money.)
  • Hotel Pick-Up: Many of the larger hotels and serviced villas companies in Krabi provide free transfer services to and from the airport as long as you let them know the time of your arrival and departure. Check ahead of time with your hotel to see if this service is available.
  • Regulated Taxis: Taxis at the airport have fixed rate fares and you will need to purchase a coupon inside the terminal at one of the taxi booths.


  • Airport Bus: Air-conditioned airport buses provide service to Ao Nang and Krabi Town. The buses are modern and comfortable, and easy on your wallet.
  • Ferries: Regular ferry service is available from the mainland if you are staying on one of the Krabi islands. You can catch a ferry at Krabi Town and Ao Nang to Ko Jum, Ko Lao, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Lanta and Railay.

With the increase in direct flights and the excellent ground transportation services in Krabi, your trip should be a piece of cake – a prelude to a wonderful, exciting and relaxing holiday.