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There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

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Recommended option

Fly Chiang Mai to Phuket, Speedboat  •  6 h 59 min

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

$81 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry Songserm  •  28 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$52 - $63

6 alternative options

Fly Chiang Mai to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 32 min

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

$63 - $228

Fly Chiang Mai to Trang, ferry  •  9 h 21 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

$135 - $230

Bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Phuket, Speedboat  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย-2 Chiang Rai Bus Station 2
  2. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Phuket (HKT) CEI - HKT
  3. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier

$94 - $320

Bus, Speedboat  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  2. Take the Speedboat from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier

$64 - $90

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

$66 - $75

Bus Sombat Tour, bus and ferry  •  41 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin to Ko Tao
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 767.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don. However, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Phuket, take the bus to Central Big C, take the taxi to Phuket Rassada Pier, then take the Speedboat to Ko Phi Phi Don. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Krabi, take the bus to Ao Nang Pier, then take the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Avg. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Utapao
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Avg. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Khon Kaen, Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Koh Samui
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok Don Muang
Avg. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Bangkok
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย-2 Chiang Rai Bus Station 2
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Avg. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bangkokbusline.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $26
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Avg. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$20
Super
$23
Supreme
$30 - $33
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Avg. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
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
Avg. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Seatran Discovery
Website
seatrandiscovery.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Tao to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Avg. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
seatrandiscovery.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Chaokoh Ferry
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phi Phi Islands
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phi Phi Islands
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿1900 and takes 28 hours 2 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don is to fly and Speedboat which takes 6 hours 59 minutes and costs ฿4000.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Ko Phi Phi Don?

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center and arriving at Phi Phi - Ton Sai via Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Lomprayah Ticket Office Hua Hin and Ko Tao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 hours 24 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don?

It takes approximately 6 hours 59 minutes to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi Don, including transfers.