Boats depart Phuket (Bang Rong Pier & Chianwanich Pier), Krabi and Phang Nga for Ko Yao Noi & Ko Yao Yai daily. There is only one ferry a day from Krabi town to Ko Yao islands. Regular transfers run from Krabi Thalen Pier which is about 27 km West of Krabi town. To get to Thalen Pier you can either take a bus from Krabi Talat Kao bus station or a songthaew (small open minibus) from Krabi town. Taxi from Krabi town to Thalen Pier will cost you around 500-800 bahts. Taxi from Ao Nang to Ao Thalen will cost you around 600 baht (2013 price).