Khao Sok is ideally located between Thailand’s east and west coasts and easily accessible from Phuket, Surathani and Krabi by both public and private transport. We have detailed travel and transport directions making your journey planning as easy as possible.
Flying to Khao Sok
Khao Sok can be reached from all major airports with a short transfer. The closest airports, distances and drive times are as follows:
Private Transfers to Khao Sok
We can arrange private transport via car or van from anywhere in Southern Thailand including: Khao Lak, Krabi, Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi, and the Similan Islands. If you are coming directly from one of the islands we can arrange private pick up from any pier.
A car normally carries two adults and luggage, or three adults if they have small bags. For three or more people, we recommend a van.
Transport Pricing (one way)All prices are quotes in THB
|From||Hrs||Car (1-3)||Van (4-8)|
|Surathani Airport or Train Station||2||2,000||2,200|
|Don Sak Pier (To Koh Samui & Pa-ngan)||3||3,100||3,300|
|PHANG NGA & RANONG|
|Takuapa, Phang Nga||1||1,500||1,700|
|Khao Lak - Ban Nam Khem Pier, Phang Nga||1||1,600||1,800|
|Khao Lak, Phang Nga||1||1,600||1,800|
|Thadan Pier, Phang Nga||1.5||1,900||2,100|
|Kuraburi (to Koh Phratong & Koh Surin)||2,000||2,200|
|Krabi Airport, Krabi Town, Ao Nang and Piers||2.5||3,000||3,300|
|Laem Kruat (to Koh Jam)||3,500||3,700|
|Koh Lanta (with Ferry)||5,000||5,200|
|Phuket Airport, Nai Yang & Nai Thon Beach, Mai Khao Beach||3,000||3,300|
|Phuket Town, Ratchada & Bang Rong Pier, Ao Por Grand Marina||3,300||3,500|
|Phuket Beaches (Kata, Karon, Patong, Rawai and others)||3,500||3,700|
|Pak Meng Pier (to Koh Ngai)||4||4,700||4,900|
|Khuan Tung Ku Pier (to Koh Mook)||4||4,700||4,900|
|Trang Town or Train Station||4.5||5,000||5,200|
|Pakbara Pier (to Koh Lipe)||6||7,000||7,200|
|Khanom, Nakon Si Thammarat||3.5||4,000||4,200|
|Nakorn Si Thammarat Airport||4.5||5,000||5,200|
Driving or Motorbiking to Khao Sok
Driving to yourself to Khao Sok National Park is relatively easy and most roads are in good condition and well maintained. Visitors with their own vehicle can follow our GPS coordinates.
GPS: 8.9105, 98.5310 (+8° 54′ 37.8″, +98° 31′ 51.6″)
Our Jungle House rests quietly beside a river and at the base of limestone cliffs. It is part of a small cluster of guest houses and is the perfect place from which to explore the Khao Sok national park.
Note: Please be aware that during rainy season the gravel road linking Our Jungle House and Khao Sok Town can become very muddy in patches and may be more difficult for for sports bikes to get in an out of.
We have an gravel and grass uncovered parking area located beside reception.
Khao Sok Town
Khao Sok is a small town that has one main road running through it. It’s situated approximately 1.8 km from the bus station on Highway 401 and is dotted with resorts, restaurants, minimarts, coffee shops and local homes. It is a nice change of pace from the beach and easily accessible from Phuket, Krabi, and the islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phang Ngan.
Bangkok to Khao Sok
Flying from Bangkok has three airport options. Surathani Airport is the closest in distance; Phuket Airport has the most flight options; and Krabi Airport is at the same distance as PhuketFull Directions
Phuket to Khao Sok
There are multiple driving and public transport options from Phuket. Private journeys are the quickest and take approximately 3 hours. Public transport can take up to 4 hours.Full Directions
Krabi to Khao Sok
Travel time from Krabi takes approximately 3 hours. There are no direct public transport options. The most hassle free solution is to book private transfers with us.Full Directions
Surathani to Khao Sok
The closest transport hub to Khao Sok is Surathani. There are no public transport options from Surathani Airport direct. Private transfers take approximately 2 hours and offer the greatest convenience.Full Directions
The Islands to Khao Sok
We can arrange private transfers from Koh Tao, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui, picking up at Don Sak ferry. From Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi, take a boat to either Phuket or Krabi pier for pickup.Full Directions
Khao Lak to Khao Sok
Travelling from Khao Lak takes multiple public bus options with travel time varying between 2.5 - 3 hours. Private transfers take approximately 1.5 hours and offer the greatest convenience.Full Directions