甲米 is a vibrant town with a population of about 25,000 people. Located along the Chao Fa River, it has no beaches and many tourists us it as a stopping point for Phi Phi, Ao Nang, Railay, and Lanta. The main pier to AoNang and Railey as well as Phi Phi and Lanta are here, there is an airport and bus station with departures all day. 甲米 usually gets a visit along your travels, so relax and enjoy your time and see what the city has to offer.
How to get to/from 甲米:
By Boat: The passenger port in 甲米鎮 is at Klong Jilard Pier (Tel. 0 7562 0052) about 3 km outside 甲米鎮, ask any taxi, tuk-tuk or motorcycle to take you. Boat 時間表 to Phi Phi from 甲米 to Ao Nang, Tonsai, Railey, 普吉岛, Koh Lanta, Phi Phi and Koh Lipe can be found on our Boat 時間表 page.
By Bus: The main bus terminal is on the outskirts of 甲米鎮. If you want to go to the bus Station after visiting or going to Phi Phi or Lanta, you would have to take one of the many Tuk-Tuks or taxis that seem to be everywhere and tell them your destination or hotel. Bus 時間表 to/from 甲米.
甲米 International Airport (KBV) is about 15 km from the center of 甲米鎮, 20 km from the pier to Phi Phi, 40km from Ao Nang and 23km from Had Yao.
There are air-conditioned airport buses that will be waiting at the terminal to take you to 甲米鎮, Ao Nang or Noppharat Thara Beach. Fares are about 90baht to town, and 150 baht to Ao Nang/Noppharat Thara. There are sometimes silly issues with the taxi 'mafia' and turf wars tend to be solved non-violently, but something that ultimately will leave you scratching your head and dragging your bags around looking for a ride, you may have to walk along along the main road to 甲米, about 400m.
If you are in a hurry, or don't want to deal with it, Contact Us for flight options or private taxi to anywhere in 泰國 and Malaysia.
Recommended 甲米 酒店 and Hostels
These 酒店 or guesthouses were chosen because of location and style. They are within easy walking distance to the Night Market, Weekend Market, bars & restaurants and the main shopping area of 甲米鎮.
Cheap and comfortable accommodation overlooking the river, and free direct pick-up to the piers and other destinations. Easy walking distance to the night market and main town. Rooms go for 150 to 300 THB
Located on Chao Fa Rd, just minutes from the center of town and the night market. Good and clean rooms at a reasonable price. Great place to get clean and not very far from anywhere in 甲米 to get things done. Book early and get great Discounts!
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