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How to get to Phi Phi Island

Phi Phi Island (or Ko Phi Phi) is located around 160km (100mi) southwest of Phuket on the west coast of Thailand, roughly 814km (505mi) south of Bangkok.

The most convenient route to Ko Phi Phi is by air to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK), with a connecting flight to either Krabi Airport (KBV) or Phuket Airport (HKT), followed by a boat ride to the island.

Ko Phi Phi can be reached by regular ferry services from Phuket, Krabi and Koh Lanta, all of which are less than 48km (30mi) away.

Ferries to Ko Phi Phi's Tonsai Pier leave from Krabi's Ao Nang Pier four-times daily (1 hr 30 min), from Ko Lanta's Saladan Pier five-times daily (30 mins) and from Phuket daily with several operators offering several options from twice daily (45 mins) to once daily (2hrs) ferry trips.


Flight times to Krabi

Within Thailand: Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways and Thai Smile offer daily flights from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK).

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer daily flights from Don Muang Airport (DMK).

Bangkok to Krabi is 1 hr 20 min, direct flight


Flight times to Phuket

Within Thailand: Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways and Thai Smile offer daily flights from Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK).

Bangkok to Phuket is 1 hr 25 min, direct flight


Flight times to Bangkok

The following are the most convenient flights to Bangkok, Thailand.

From the United States: British Airways, Thai Airways International, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Philippine Airlines, American Airlines and United Airlines offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Atlanta to Bangkok is 20 hrs 25 min, with connecting flightˆ
Boston to Bangkok is 19 hrs 25 min, with connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Bangkok is 19 hrs 55 min, with connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Bangkok is 21 hrs, with connecting flightˆ
New York to Bangkok is 19 hrs 55 min, with connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Bangkok is 19 hrs, with connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Bangkok is 18 hrs 50 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Canada: Air Canada, Thai Airways International, Korean Air and Cathay Pacific offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Toronto to Bangkok is 19 hrs 10 min, with connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Bangkok is 19 hrs 40 min, with connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Bangkok is 17 hrs 35 min, with connecting flightˆ


From Australia: Thai Airways International, Qantas, Singapore Airlines and Emirates offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Adelaide to Bangkok is 10 hrs 45 min, with connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Sydney to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Melbourne to Bangkok is 9 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Perth to Bangkok is 7 hrs, direct flight


From New Zealand: Thai Airways International offers the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Auckland to Bangkok is 12 hrs 15 min, direct flight


From Singapore: Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International and Jetstar offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Singapore to Bangkok is 2 hrs 20 min, direct flight


From the United Kingdom: British Airways and Thai Airways International offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

London to Bangkok is 11 hrs 15 min, direct flight


From France: Air France and Thai Airways International offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Bangkok.

Paris to Bangkok is 11 hrs 15 min, direct flight

(ˆincludes layover time.)


Flying in

Krabi Airport (KBV) is located 18km (11mi) east of Krabi Town.

Phuket International Airport (HKT) is located in the north of Phuket Island, 32km (20mi) from Phuket City.

Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) (known unofficially as Bangkok Airport) is located at Samat Prakan, around 30km (18mi) east of Bangkok.


Entry requirements

A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 30 days.


Getting around

On foot – there are no roads on Phi Phi Don. If you wish to visit a remote beach, long-tails and speedboats can be chartered at Ao Ton Sa or via your resort.


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Latest update: How to get to Ko Phi Phi 24 May, 2019


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