how to get to koh phi phi



Phi Phi might be a typical tropical island paradise but you still have to get there to enjoy it. Phi Phi is 46km from Phuket and roughly the same distance from Krabi. To get to Phi Phi there are basically two options; ferries and speedboats. Ferries take 90 minutes and speedboats 45 minutes.  


Koh Phi Phi Islands are a main attraction to Krabi and Phuket Island, and are widely considered to be a typical tropical island paradise and the most beautiful islands in the world. Despite the high number of visitors here, the island is still quite stunning, and the surrounding ocean and islands are still spectacular, although Maya Bay does get a bit overcrowded during Peak Season. The main island of Phi Phi Don is the place where you will arrive  when coming by ferry from Phuket, Krabi, Ao Nang, Lanta, and even Koh Lipe. 


Ferry To Koh Phi Phi Islands

The cheapest and most reliable way to get from Phuket or Krabi to Phi Phi is by ferry. The journey takes about two hours from the mainland to Phi Phi Islands. The ferry services operate between between Rassada Pier in Phuket and Tonsai Pier in Phi Phi, as well as between Klong Jilad Pier in Krabi Town and Tonsai Pier in Phi Phi. Other ferries are available from Sea Angel Pier in Phuket, Laem Thong in Phi Phi, Ao Nang (Nopparat Thara Pier) and Koh Lanta (Saladan Pier) in Krabi. Large and comfortable, the ferries linking the mainland to Koh Phi Phi feature air-conditioned indoor areas, outdoor decks with plastic chairs and benches, and a stall selling fresh and hot drinks, as well as snacks. 


Speedboat to Koh Phi Phi islands

Speedboat to Phi Phi Private speedboat transfer is the most popular way of getting to Koh Phi Phi. It is a private charter of a speedboat so departure and drop-off points are a little more flexible and you can go right up to the front of your chosen resort which can save a lot of time. Again, most of the year the ride is flat but it's advisable to avoid speedboats in September and October as things can get a little bumpy.



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