The best way to reach Ko Poda is by a speedboat or a tail boat from Ao Nang (6 kilometres from the island). It takes about 20 minutes to reach the island from Ao Nang. One can take a bus or a cab ride to reach Ao Nang directly in the town of Krabi. Krabi also has an Airport (Krabi International Airport). Tourists can take a flight to reach the town from any of the major cities in Thailand. The airport is located 30 kilometres away from Ao Nang and can be accessed by the roadways via Rural Road. Upon reaching Ao Nang, one can hire a tail boat or a speed boat to reach Ko Poda.