There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai by plane, bus, train, night bus, night train or car

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 from Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) BKK - CEI
  2. Take the bus from บ้านดู่ Ban Du to แม่สาย Maesai

$50 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Sai

$21 - $42

5 alternative options

Fly from Don Muang, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI
  2. Take the bus from บ้านดู่ Ban Du to แม่สาย Maesai

$38 - $109

Train, bus  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sai 619

$23 - $64

Night bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Sai

$28 - $31

Night train, bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 9 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sai 619

$23 - $64

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Mae Sai 526.6 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Mae Sai, Thailand?

Sombat Tour operates a bus from Bangkok to Mae Sai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min. The Transport Company also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Train operators
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from บ้านดู่ Ban Du to แม่สาย Maesai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Sai
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Sai
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$19
Super
$22
Supreme
$29 - $31
Siam First
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Night bus from Bangkok Mochit to Mae Sai
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
siamfirst.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bangkok to Mae Sai?

The distance between Bangkok and Mae Sai is 746 km. The road distance is 843 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai?

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai is to night bus which costs ฿850 - ฿1000 and takes 14 h 41 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai?

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 7 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿4300.

How long does it take to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai?

It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Bangkok to Mae Sai, including transfers.