There are 5 ways to get from Bangkok to Mae Sot by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot

฿350 - ฿800

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Taxi  •  6h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Bangkok to Mae Sot 492.8 km

฿3500 - ฿4300

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Mae Sot 492.8 km

฿1300 - ฿2000

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai, bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Sukhothai (THS) BKK - THS
  2. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Mae Sot

฿2860 - ฿5332

Fly Don Muang to Phitsanulok, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Phitsanulok (PHS) DMK - PHS
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Mae Sot

฿780 - ฿1910

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sot is to bus which costs ฿350 - ฿800 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sot is to taxi which costs ฿3500 - ฿4300 and takes 6h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Mae Sot. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Mae Sot is 389 km. The road distance is 492.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Mae Sot without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs ฿350 - ฿800.

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The bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot takes 7h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Bangkok to Mae Sot bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Sukhothai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Bangkok to Mae Sot bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Mae Sot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Mae Sot is 493 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Bangkok to Mae Sot.

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  • Distance: 389.4 km
  • Duration: 7h

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

The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot every 2 hours. Tickets cost ฿350 - ฿600 and the journey takes 7h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3400
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿1100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿1300
Bus operators
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿505
Schedules at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sukhothai to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿180
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿170 - ฿240
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Bangkok to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿4300
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
GoodTaxiThai
Phone
+66 85 046 6356
Website
goodtaxithai.com
All Thai taxi
Phone
+66 2 018 9799
Website
allthaitaxi.com

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Sukhothai Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Mae Sot. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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