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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun by plane, bus, train, taxi, night bus or car

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  3h 11m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) BKK - CEI

฿920 - ฿2892

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai

฿739 - ฿1379

5 alternative options

Fly from Don Muang  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI

฿1190 - ฿2690

Bus via Bangkok Tara Travel  •  13h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Rai

฿980 - ฿1020

Train, bus, taxi  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
  2. Take the bus from Chang Phueak Bus Terminal to Wiang Kalong Bus Station
  3. Take a taxi from Wiang Kalong Bus Station to Wat Rong Khun

฿1084 - ฿2656

Night bus  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai

฿758 - ฿945

Drive  •  11h 2m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun 767.3 km

฿2100 - ฿3100

Bangkok → Wat Rong Khun
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Wat Rong Khun is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wat Rong Khun is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wat Rong Khun is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun is to bus which costs ฿700 - ฿1400 and takes 12h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun is to fly which costs ฿900 - ฿2900 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Wat Rong Khun is 680 km. The road distance is 767.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun without a car is to bus which takes 12h 12m and costs ฿700 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun is to fly which takes 3h 11m and costs ฿900 - ฿2900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿1400 and takes 12h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Rai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun is 767 km. It takes approximately 11h 2m to drive from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun.

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Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Rai Airport.

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There are 283+ hotels available in Wat Rong Khun. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun.
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  • Distance: 679.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Wat Rong Khun, Thailand?

Thai Vietjet Air and Thai Smile fly from Bangkok to Wat Rong Khun 5 times a day. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai twice daily. Tickets cost ฿550 - ฿850 and the journey takes 12h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿2700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿2700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿4100
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿5500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿4500
Train operators
Bus operators
Siam First
Phone
02-9543601-7 Press 1
Email
info@siamfirst.co.th
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿738
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿646
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿1200
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿590
Super
฿675
Supreme
฿932
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿800
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Chang Phueak Bus Terminal to Wiang Kalong Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿50
Schedules at
chiangmaitraveller.com
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿750
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wiang Kalong Bus Station to Wat Rong Khun
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿1000

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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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