Koh Jum Transport: how to get there?

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Koh Jum Transport: how to get there?

All the transportation information you need to reach Koh Jum, including timetables, ports, various options, and our advice for a worry-free trip.

Exploring Koh Jum - Essential Transport Tips

Discover the best ways to reach Koh Jum and navigate its stunning surroundings with our comprehensive transport guide. From Krabi to Koh Jum, Koh Lanta, and beyond, we’ve got you covered.

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The little port of Koh Jum.

Transport Options from Krabi to Koh Jum

For a convenient journey to Koh Jum from Krabi, the Laem Kruat pier is the preferred departure point . Multiple crossings are available each day during both high and low seasons. The journey is conducted on small boats. On sunny days, it’s advisable to dress warmly, as the number of covered areas is limited—a precaution that also applies on rainy days.

The boat ride typically lasts around 35 minutes (duration may vary based on boat conditions) and costs approximately 70 baht per person.

Alternatively, you can embark from Krabi Town using the Klong Jilad Pier, with the journey taking approximately one hour.

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Boat shuttle between the mainland and Koh Jum.

Getting to Laem Kruat Pier

If you’re traveling from Ao Lang Beach to Laem Kruat, the most economical option is to take a songthaew. Typically, the route and stops are indicated on the songthaew, making it easy for you to identify the correct one. Simply read the markings and signal for the vehicle to stop. While it may not be the fastest mode of transportation, it is practical because songthaews operate throughout the day, extending their route to Laem Kruat Pier.

Alternatively, for a faster option, you can take minibuses from Ao Nang Beach or Krabi Town bus station. Taxis provide an even quicker mode of transportation. You can book a taxi here, and for van reservations, click here.

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Laem Kruat to Koh Jum Boat Timetable

Please note that the following timetables are provided for informational purposes only and are subject to change based on weather conditions and the season

Departure for Koh Jum09:0010:0011:3012:0013:0014:3016:0017:3018:00
Departure from Koh Jum06:3007:1507:4008:0008:3010:3013:3014:3016:00

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Boats from Koh Lanta to Koh Jum

To reach Koh Jum from Koh Lanta, there are three primary transportation options. The main departure pier for Koh Jum is located at Saladan Pier

By Speedboat

The journey is swift. As is customary, speedboats excel in high speed but provide relatively modest comfort, with potential noise and jolting.

By Public Boat

The public boats are repurposed fishing vessels, relatively small, with a capacity of around thirty passengers. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes, and tickets can be bought at the port. Timetables are subject to change based on the season.

By Private Longtail

Longtail boats, traditional Thai watercraft, can carry around twenty passengers. Booking a private longtail boat for a specific time is a convenient option, especially for larger groups. Hotels or travel agencies can assist with such bookings.

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