Krabi International Airport Guide (KBV)

Airport info
Code: KBV
Nuea Khlong, Krabi, 81130, Thailand

Krabi International Airport is located about 15km (9 miles) from the city centre.


No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +66
+66 75 636 541
Krabi International Airport map

Krabi International Airport serves Krabi and nearby resort towns including Haad Yao, Ao Nang, Rai Leh and Koh Lanta in southern Thailand. The airport welcomes worldwide visitors to the region’s famous limestone cliffs, verdant forests and clear waters. Our Krabi International Airport guide includes airport contact details and information relating to terminal facilities, public transport options and nearby hotels.


Airport news

 An expansion plan is being considered by the authority.


There are two terminals at Krabi International Airport connected by a walkway. Terminal 1 serves international flights, while Terminal 2 is for domestic flights. Each terminal has an information desk to answer questions regarding flights or other services. Terminal 1’s information desk can be found on the lower floor. Terminal 2’s information desk is located on the left side of the exit gates at arrivals.


Transfer between terminals

The two terminals are located within the same building and are connected by a small walkway.


Driving directions

From Krabi town, take Phetkasem Road (Route 4) and follow the airport sign. The journey time is around 20 minutes.


Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: An official airport bus connects the airport with Krabi town centre and Ao Nang.

Prices vary from 100 Baht to 150 Baht per person. Tickets can be bought from a transport booth inside the terminal. Bus leaves every 8 to 10 minutes depending on the number of passengers.

Local buses known as Songthaews operate from the main road (Phet Kasem) to Krabi town centre. The fare is about 50 Baht per person.

Taxi: Taxi booths are located in the arrivals hall. All airport taxis are prepaid and run at a flat rate of 600 Baht.


Terminal facilities


Currency exchange facilities can be found in Terminal 1 at arrivals. ATMs are available in both terminals. 


Wi-Fi internet access is available at coffee shops and restaurants at the airport. There are several lounges operated by airlines which offer Wi-Fi internet access.



Cafes are available in both terminals before and after security. There is also a restaurant on the top floor serving tasty Thai dishes and hamburgers.



There are a handful of souvenir shops located at both terminals. Duty-free shopping is available in the luggage collection area.



There is a left-luggage facility available in the international terminal. Luggage is charged per item.



There is a prayer room on the walkway above the international departures gate. Krabi Airport also offers baggage wrapping machines. 

Airport facilities

Disabled facilities

The airport is wheelchair accessible. Contact the airport service (tel: +66 75 636 541) or your airline for specific assistance.


Car parking

A large car park is found directly outside Terminal 1 while Terminal 2 has a smaller parking area.


Car rental

Car hire companies represented at Krabi International Airport include Hertz, Budget, National Car Rental, Thai Rent A Car and SIXT.



There are no hotels onsite at Krabi International Airport. However, there are some close by and many options in the centre of Krabi.


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Centra by Centara Phu Pano Resort

+66 75 607 888

About 30 minutes from the airport, this luxury resort offers 158 spacious rooms in a beautiful setting. For business travellers, there is a boardroom and a 160m2 venue suitable for meeting and function.

879 Moo 2, Soi Ao Nang, 81180, Krabi, Thailand

Palmari Boutique Hotel

+66 89 988 3203

Located 15 minutes from Krabi town and only 5 minutes away from the airport, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free parking. Each room is fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen satellite TV, electric kettle and telephone. A wide range of Thai cuisine is served in the hotel’s restaurant.


285 Moo 2 Phetkasem Road, Krabi, 81130, Krabi Airport, Thailand

Srisuksant Urban

+66 75 816 357

This boutique hotel is a short 5-minute drive from the airport. All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and private balcony. Other facilities include free parking on site and free Wi-Fi.


98 moo 2, Nua Khlong, 81130, Krabi, Thailand

Funky Crab Hotel

+66 61 215 7954

Funky Crab hotel in Krabi Town is located 8km (5 miles) from the airport and offers many amenities including a shared lounge, a bar, free Wi-Fi and proximity to attractions. The hotel offers a free airport shuttle.


1 Maharatch Soi 9, Mueang, 81000, Krabi, Thailand

Sai Rung Resort

+66 83 692 4479

This simple hotel is within 10 minutes’ drive from the airport and it offers airport shuttle, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and an outdoor pool. The rooms are basic but clean.


185 Moo 3 Huay Yung, Nua Klhong, 81130, Ban Huai Yung, Thailand

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