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How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
There are three ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai: by plane, by train and by bus. Book online and receive your e-tickets by email, ready for boarding.
How far is Chiang Mai from Bangkok?
The travel distance from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is 683 km. You have three options to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai: taking a flight, a train or a bus.
How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
It takes 1 hour and 15 minutes to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by plane, 14 hours by train or 10-11 hours by bus.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled. The plane and the train usually departs and arrives on time.
What types of airlines operate the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
There are six domestic airlines operating the route Bangkok to Chiang Mai: Thai Smile Airways, Bangkok Airways, Thai Lion Air, Air Asia, Nok Air, and Thai VietJet Air.
How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by plane?
The price of the flight ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai varies depending on the airline and how long you book in advance. It starts from 967 THB.
Full-service carriers are more expensive but usually depart on time. Meanwhile, low-cost carriers are cheaper but often suffer delay.
For more information about travelling by flight, please read our Flight Guide in Thailand.
What types of trains operate the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
There is one type of train service running the route Bangkok to Chiang Mai that is managed by State Railways of Thailand (SRT).
State Railways of Thailand : operates the passenger coaches on SRT Northern Line train, which consists of sleeper and seating passenger cars. Passenger cars are divided in multiple classes: First class Sleeper in compartments for 1-2 passengers, Second class Sleeper, Second class Seat and Third class Seat.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Thailand.
How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by train?
The train ticket with State Railways of Thailand costs from 291 THB for Third class seat, 461 THB for Second Class seat, and 851 THB for Second class berth.
Where does the train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai depart?
Trains on the SRT Northern Line depart from Bangkok Hua Lam Phong Railway Station, 191 Rong Mueang Rd, Khwaeng Rong Muang, Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
What types of buses operate the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
There is only one type of bus running the route Bangkok to Chiang Mai.
Seated Bus: single-deck coaches equipped with seats and capacity for 40–46 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Thailand.
How much does it cost to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It starts from 582 THB.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Thailand increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai depart?
Most buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai depart from Mo Chit Bus Terminal (Chatuchak), 798 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Khwaeng Chatuchak, Khet Chatuchak, Bangkok or from the representative offices of the bus companies located in 23 Samsen Rd, Khwaeng Ban Phan Thom, Khet Phra Nakhon, Bangkok; 169 Chakrabongse Road, Chana Songkhram, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok; Sombat Office, 23, 21 Vibhavadi Rangsit 13 Alley, Lat Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok; 11 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai arrive?
Most buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai arrive at Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 2, 165, Soi 5, Kaeonawarat Road, Tambon Wat Ket, Chiang Mai, or the representative offices of the bus companies located Nakhonchai Air, 177/ Thung Hotel Soi 1/1, Chiang Mai.
Where to travel next from Chiang Mai?
From Chiang Mai, you can go by bus to Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son, Pai, Chiang Rai, Chiang Khong, Mae Sai, Lampang, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Mae Sot, Surin, Rayong, continue traveling to Ayutthaya by train, or fly to Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, and Phuket.