Details for Getting to Phi Phi
Phi Phi Island Transport | Details on How to get to Phi Phi including transfers ferries
Travel inside and outside Phi Phi Thailand is particularly easy with the most remote areas having Travel Agencies that can give you information in English and show you brochures about your next destination. The main routes to the Phi Phi Thailand are from Phuket, Krabi, Ao Nang and Koh Lanta.
The basic routing's to and from Phi Phi Thailand are described below and a quick visit to your travel agent in your hotel will set you on your journey in no time at all! If you wish to book online this website has a full selection of routes at the transfer page.
Getting to Phi Phi inside Thailand
Phuket Phi Phi; Phuket Airport Take a taxi to the Rasada Pier in Phuket Town for 08.30 or 13.30, see Airport Pick Up and Ferry Schedule
Krabi Phi Phi; Krabi Airport Take a taxi to "Krabi Town Pier" for 10.30, 14.30 and 16.00 see ferry schedule
Railey Beach see Ferry Schedule
Ao Nang see Ferry Schedule
Koh Lanta see Ferry Schedule
Hat Yai Take the bus at 07.00,11.00 or 15.00 to Krabi Town from any travel agent and then take the ferry to Phi Phi Island see Ferry Schedule
Satun Take the buses from any travel agent to Hat Yai and change bus
Samui There aer 2 flights a day to Phuket International Airport. Buy the ticket from any travel agency. Overland; Take the ferry boat from Samui to Surat Thani, change to the bus for Krabi and then the boat to Phi Phi island.
Koh Phangan Take any of the 3 ferries from Koh Phangan to Samui and then follow description from Samui. Ferries depart from Haad Rin (site of full moon party) and Thong Sala.
Koh Tao Take the ferry to Samui and then get a ticket from there as described above.
Bangkok Plane: There are 12 flights per day to Phuket Airport starting at 08.00 and the last service is as 20.00 Bus:There are many buses, route via Krabi (not Phuket). The government VIP buses are the best. Trains; There are many trains per day to Surat Thani. From there get a 3 hour bus to Krabi, followed by the ferry to Phi Phi Island.
Kanchana Buri Go by train or Bus to Bangkok before going south.
Chiang Mai Planes: There are 8 planes a day to Bangkok Bus: Routing is through Bangkok Train: Change at Bangkok
Getting to Phi Phi from outside Thailand
Singapore Planes;2 Flights Daily to Phuket Airport see above. Train: Through Malaysai to Hat Yai in Thailand. Change see above for routes from Hat Yai. Bus: Change at Kuala Lumpur and Hat Yai.
Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia Planes;1 Flights Daily to Phuket Airport see above. Train: Through Hat Yai in Thailand. Change see above for routes from Hat Yai Bus: Change at Hat Yai
Penang, Malaysia Planes;1 Flights Daily to Phuket Airport see above. Train: Through Hat Yai in Thailand. Change see above for routes from Hat Yai. Bus: Change at Hat Yai.
Availability for transport getting to Phi Phi Island.
On Thai holidays the transport system is running at capacity. Check your travel dates against the Thai festival dates. Planes and Buses are busy during December and January. Trains get booked up fast in high season so book 4 days ahead. Ferries to Phi Phi Island can be crowded on Thai Festivals. Arrive at the pier early for a seat. Note: the Chinese New Year is very busy especially in Malaysia ad Singapore, book ahead for routing's south.
Phuket Phi Phi
By far the largest number of boats cruises, ferries leave from Phuket to Phi Phi Island. This is a dominant way to get to the island. The standard Sea Angel Tour is an excellent way to get to see the best of Phi Phi in a great day out. The One day speedboat tours are also highly popular.
On Phi Phi Island Thailand
Siam UK (not part of Siam UK trading Co Ltd, hotelatm.com or phi-phi.com) which is 70 meters from the pier in the main part of Phi Phi island village has been organizing travel within Thailand and in the South East Asian Region for the last 12 years. It is a reputable travel agent under British Management.
Source: Government website
Last Updated: 22 Nov 2011