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Results from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai on Wednesday, 29 September 2021
How to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
The easiest way to travel from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is by bus.
How far is Chiang Mai from Chiang Rai?
The travel distance from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is 185 km by road. The only way to travel between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai is by taking a bus.
How long does it take to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai?
It takes 4 hours to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by bus.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled.
What types of buses operate the route from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai?
There is only one type of bus running the route Chiang Rai 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 Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It starts from 291 THB.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Thailand increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai depart?
The bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai departs from Chiang Rai Bus Terminal 1, Prasopsook Road, Wiang, Chiang Rai.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 30-60 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 Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai arrive?
The bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai arrives at Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3, Wat Ket, Chiang Mai.
Where to travel next from Chiang Mai?
From Chiang Mai, you can go by bus to Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son, Pai, Phayao, Chiang Khong, Mae Sai, Lampang, Nan, Phrae, Mae Sot, Surin, Rayong, continue traveling to Ayutthaya by train, or fly to Bangkok, Khon Kaen, Ubon Ratchathani, and Phuket.