There are 10 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chiang Mai to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$63 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus, busferry  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Khao San Road
  2. Take the busferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier

$52 - $58

8 alternative options

Fly Chiang Mai to Phuket, ferry  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$76 - $261

Fly Chiang Mai to Trang, ferry  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trang (TST) CNX - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$120 - $205

Fly Chiang Mai to Surat Thani, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Surat Thani (URT) CNX - URT
  2. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$73 - $263

Bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Phuket, ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai
  2. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Phuket (HKT) CEI - HKT
  3. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$87 - $326

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  2. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai Sirilanta / ...

$58 - $97

Train, bus and ferry  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$54 - $89

Bus, bus and ferry, Minivan  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Chumphon
  3. Take the Minivan from Chumphon to Khao Sok
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$74 - $94

Train, ferry  •  32 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Kantang
  3. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$96 - $193

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don is to bus and busferry which costs ฿1700 - ฿2000 and takes 26 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don is to fly and ferry which takes 6 h 54 min and costs ฿2500 - ฿9000.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Ko Phi Phi Don is 1228 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai Old City and arriving at Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier via Bangkok Khao San Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Chiang Mai to Phi Phi Don. However, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Krabi, take the walk to Krabi Airport, take the bus to Ao Nang, then take the ferry to Phi Phi Don. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Tesco Lotus Phuket, take the taxi to Phuket Rassada Pier, then take the ferry to Phi Phi Don.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Utapao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Kantang
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus and ferry
Bus and ferry from Khao Sok to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$19
Super
$22
Supreme
$29 - $31
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Hin to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Ao Nang to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Chaokoh Ferry
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com

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