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There are 8 ways to get from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai by bus, plane, train, night bus, night train or car

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Bus to Don Muang, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI

$38 - $105

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Bus  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai 909 / ...

$24 - $38

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Train to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Lard Krabang
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) BKK - CEI

$53 - $158

Bus via Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit 921 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai 909 / ...

$28 - $40

Train, bus  •  21h 28m

  1. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$28 - $97

Bus, night bus  •  18h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Buriram
  2. Take the night bus from Buriram to Chiang Rai

$30 - $38

Train, night train, bus  •  23h 33m

  1. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$28 - $97

Drive  •  13h 42m

  1. Drive from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai 580.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai is to bus which costs ฿750 - ฿1300 and takes 16h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai is to bus and fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿3500 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai. However, there are services departing from Aranyaprathet and arriving at Chiang Rai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 27m.

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The distance between Aranyaprathet and Chiang Rai is 747 km. The road distance is 928.5 km.

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The best way to get from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai without a car is to bus which takes 13h 34m and costs ฿900 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai bus services, operated by Aran, depart from Aranyaprathet station.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Rai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Chiang Rai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai is 929 km. It takes approximately 13h 42m to drive from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai.

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  • Distance: 467 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Aranyaprathet, Thailand and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Aranyaprathet to Chiang Rai via Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet and Bangkok Mochit in around 13h 34m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Lard Krabang
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus operators
Air Aran Pathana
Phone
037 247 574
Email
airaran@hotmail.com
Website
airaran.co.th
Bus from Rongkleu Market Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
airaran.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$27 - $30
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Aran
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Buriram
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Rai Airport.

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There are 307+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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