Krabi International Airport (KBV) is the only airport of Krabi province is located 15 km from Krabi Town center. Flying to this airport is a very convenient option if you are planning to spend your holidays in Krabi province and visit Ao Nang, Railay beaches or islands like Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta or Koh Lipe. The number of international flights received by Krabi International Airport is rising significantly giving you better chances to reach Krabi and its islands without a connection in Bangkok.
International Flights from/to Krabi Airport
Thailand has international flight connections with a vast number of destinations worldwide. Krabi Airport is not a big airport but still receives plenty of flights from full-service airlines and low-cost carriers.
Krabi International Airport is served by international flights from/to:
Domestic Flights from/to Krabi Airport
You can reach other cities in Thailand by using domestic flights from/to Krabi Airport:
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Tickets for domestic and regional flights to/from Krabi Airport can be booked by using this search form.
Thailand Visa at Krabi Airport
The information you find online about getting Visa on Arrival at Krabi International Airport might be confusing as it's not included in the official list of Thailand’s Immigration Checkpoints providing facilities for issuance of Visa on Arrival. However, you can get Thai Visa on Arrival at Krabi International Airport!
You can get your visa at Krabi Airport only if you are flying there directly without a connection in Bangkok. If you need to change flights in Bangkok, you must get your Visa on Arrival at the airport in Bangkok – Suvarnabhumi (BKK) or Don Mueang (DMK). In such a case check:
- Bangkok Visa on Arrival - Thai Visa at Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
- Thai Visa on Arrival at Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK)
If you hold a passport that lets you enter Thailand on Free visa-exempt stay or you've acquired your Single Entry Tourist Visa / Multiple Entry Tourist Visa from Thai embassy or consulate in your home country, you just need to fill Thailand Arrival Card and proceed to the immigration. Your passport will get stamped and you will be allowed to enter Thailand. Thailand Immigration control procedure at the airport is briefly described here: Thailand Immigration Control Procedure for Foreigners.
If you’re a citizen of one of the countries eligible to obtain Thai Visa on Arrival and decided to get your visa at Krabi Airport, you will first need to apply for Thai visa there. For more details about getting Thai visa at Krabi Airport check: Thailand Visa on Arrival at Krabi International Airport.
Thailand SIM Card at Krabi Airport
There are counters of all Thailand mobile network providers at Krabi Airport. If you are willing to save some money, you can book Thailand 4G SIM Card online and pick it up at the airport as it will be significantly cheaper.
Book a discounted Thailand 4G SIM Card and pick it up at the airport: [SALE] 4G SIM Card for Thailand (KBV Airport Pick Up).
Taxi from Krabi Airport to Hotel
The most convenient option for getting from Krabi Airport to your hotel in Ao Nang, Krabi Town or Klong Muang is by a private transfer. When choosing this type of transportation, you will be met by the driver who will be waiting for you at the airport. It's definitely the most comfortable way to reach the hotel in Krabi.
Private transfer from Krabi Airport to the hotel can be booked here: Private Krabi Airport Transfers (KBV) for Krabi & More.
You can also book a private transfer from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta.
Private transfer from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta can be booked here: Private Krabi Airport Transfers (KBV) for Hua Hin Pier (Koh Lanta).
Public Transport from/to Krabi Airport
To Krabi Town
Krabi Airport is located about 15 km from Krabi Town. There is an Airport Bus running from Krabi Airport to Krabi Town. Airport Bus fare is 100 baht per person. The trip from the airport to Krabi Town takes about 25 minutes.
To Ao Nang
Krabi Airport is about 28 km from Ao Nang. There is an Airport Bus running from Krabi Airport to Ao Nang. Airport Bus fare is 150 baht per person. The trip from the airport to Ao Nang takes about 45 minutes.
To Koh Lanta
Krabi Airport is about 60 kilometers from Koh Lanta. There is a direct minivan service from Krabi Airport to Koh Lanta that takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Where to Stay in Krabi
The most popular place to stay in Krabi is Ao Nang as here you can find many restaurants and places to stay so you will definitely find something for yourself here. If you are looking for a place to stay in Krabi, check the list of 15 Best Hotels in Ao Nang.