Koh Phangan to Krabi

After spending a wonderful time in Koh Phangan, I travelled to Krabi from Koh Phangan with Lomprayah. It is a ferry cum bus combo service with advance booking at www.busonlineticet.co.th. Here are the details descriptions of my journey from Koh Phangan to Krabi with Lomprayah. The whole journey from Koh Phangan to Krabi takes about

1. Check in at Lomprayah counter at Koh Phangan Jetty
2. Proceed to Koh Phangan Jetty shelter to wait for boarding
3. Boarding the High Speed Catamaran Ferry for Surat Thani Donsat Pier.
4. Arrival at Surat Thani Donsat Pier
5. Arrival at Lomprayah Krabi Office
6. Boarding van for Ao Nang

 
 
1. Check in at Lomprayah counter at Koh Phangan Jetty
The schedule for High Speed Catamaran Ferry is at 12 noon. Therefore, 30 minutes advance check in is required at Lomprayah counter at Koh Phangan Jetty.
Note: Please do not check in at Lomprayah Office at Koh Phangan main road.
Lomprayah Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier check in
I was given a ferry ticket and brown sticker to tag on my luggage. This is for Lomprayah to recognise the passenger luggage while loading and unloading at island jetty. For other destination like Surat Thani and Phuket would have different colour sticker.
Another voucher is for transfer service from Lomprayah Krabi Office to Ao Nang hotel.
Lomprayah Fery Ticket and Brown Sticker

2. Proceed to Koh Phangan Jetty shelter to wait for boarding
After check in, you need to carry your luggage to go further out of Koh Phangan Jetty shelter to wait for boarding.
Waiting Shelter at Koh Phangan Thong Sala Pier

3. Boarding the High Speed Catamaran Ferry for Surat Thani Donsat Pier.
Ferry arrived sharp at 12pm for passenger boarding. The journey will take about 2 hours, so passengers can rest in the High Speed Catamaran
Inner View of High Speed Catamaran Ferry

4. Arrival at Surat Thani Donsat Pier
At 2pm, ferry arrived at Surat Thani Donsat Pier, where Lomprayah bus already waited there for passengers boarding.
Note: Please note that there will be few Lomprayah buses going to few destinations. You are required to check the card board at each bus stating the destination. For my case is Krabi. So I looked for bus with Krabi card board.
Lomprayah bus is high deck with 4 seats in a row layout
Lomprayah Bus Inner View

5. Arrival at Lomprayah Krabi Office
After 3 hours bus journey, I finally arrived at Lomprayah Krabi Office from Surat Thani Donsat Pier at 5pm
Alighting at Lomprayah Krabi Office
Gathering at Lomprayah Krabi Office for Transfer

6. Boarding van for Ao Nang
After about 15 minutes waiting, passengers will be assigned to respective van for transfer to Ao Nang hotel. The driver will drop you in front of your hotel in Ao Nang.
I finally arrived at Ao Nang hotel at 530pm
Boarding Van Transfer to Ao Nang