Krabi International Airport is the main hub for flights to Krabi, and it is located only 15 km from the centre of Krabi Town. It is a full-service airport with several VIP lounges, shops, cafés, and a medical office. There are banking services including foreign currency exchange and an ATM. Passengers waiting for Krabi flights in the Royal Silk lounge can enjoy massage chairs and use Internet terminals or access the Internet via free Wi-Fi on their own devices. It is fairly easy to find cheap flights to Krabi, since a number of low-cost airlines offer discounted flights there.
It is always a good idea to arrange for a limo ride or rental car for your arrival when you book airfare to Krabi, as this saves you time and stress. However, there is a reasonably priced, air-conditioned airport bus that will take you into town. You can also take a taxi or one of the local songthaews, which are pick-up trucks that are modified with extra benches for passengers. These are very common public transportation all over Thailand, and they are quite cheap. There is no train in Krabi, but you can ride comfortably for longer distances in buses.
One of the most popular attractions in Krabi is Khao Kanab Nam, which is a natural rock formation that is a special symbol to the Thai people. Guests can take a tour of this spot via longtail boat. Wat Kaew and Tiger Temple are two prominent temples in Krabi, with Tiger Temple being one of the most renown in the Southern part of the country. If you are interested in cultural venues you can also view the exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum of Krabi. Many visitors like to indulge themselves in a vigorous and healthful massage at the Dhara Massage and Spa, where highly trained masseuses work out knotted and tense muscles for a very reasonable fee.
Visitors love shopping in Krabi because the prices are significantly lower than at typical tourist resorts. You can enjoy a couple of interesting night markets, and you can check out the weekend "walking market" that is open in the evening until 10 PM. The night markets are also great places to find cheap and delicious Thai cuisine and fresh produce. There are many international eateries you can visit for variety as well. Just like the food, drinks are very inexpensive. You can find plenty of cafés and bars in the centre of Krabi, and many of these places offer live musical performances.