Krabi province has a great public transport system.
Along the coast and to islands, ferries and water
taxis operate. On land, open air buses, converted pick
up trucks, motorcycle taxis, all relatively cheap
(average 20 Baht for local trips in Ao Nang Beach) run
very efficiently and regularly around Krabi town and
the beach areas.
taxis, local longtail boats
Is one of the most important harbours of the
region. Besides long-tail boats, operating regular
services to small islands across the Krabi River and
to Railay and Phra Nang Beach, fast ferries operate to
Phi Phi Island, Jum Island and Lanta Island.
Some services stop during the monsoon season
(May-October) and are substituted by a combined bus
and long-tail boat system which operates from small
harbours along the coast. If you don't want to use
this system, a private transfer is the only choice for
Lanta Island. The 2 car ferries, which connect the
island to the mainland operate from 07:00 to 19:00.
Transfer time from Krabi about 2 hours.
Local "longtail" boats provide a taxi
service along the coast from Ao Nang Beach (just go to
the seafront) to Railay, Phra Nang and Krabi town.
Fares average around 20 - 30 Baht depending on your
destination. The boats offer regular services and are
a great way to get around. You can also catch the
ferry service from Krabi town to Ko Lanta and Phi Phi
Island and Phuket (via Phi Phi Island)