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There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Lom Sak 874
  2. Take the bus from Lom Sak to Petchabun 140 / ...

$15 - $17

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Train, bus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Taphan Hin 102 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taphan Hin to Petchabun 140 / ...

$14 - $45

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Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun 304.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Phitsanulok, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phitsanulok (PHS) CNX - PHS
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak
  3. Take the bus from Lom Sak to Petchabun

$52 - $126

Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Lam Narai
  3. Take the bus from Lam Narai to Petchabun

$35 - $126

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun is to bus which costs ฿480 - ฿600 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun is to drive which costs ฿1400 - ฿2100 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Petchabun via Lom Sak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phetchabun is 350 km. The road distance is 486.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 37 min and costs ฿480 - ฿600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Phetchabun bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phitsanulok Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Phetchabun bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Petchabun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Phetchabun is 487 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun.

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  • Distance: 218.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phetchabun, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun via Lom Sak in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lom Sak
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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Bus from Lom Sak to Petchabun
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Taphan Hin to Petchabun
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Lam Narai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lam Narai to Petchabun
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com

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Thai Lion Mentari, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Phitsanulok Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Phetchabun. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs ฿20.

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