There are 4 ways to get from Cambodia to Chiang Rai by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Siem Reap (REP) to Chiang Rai (CEI) REP - CEI

$81 - $294

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Bus Sombat Tour  •  22 h 27 min

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

$34 - $58

2 alternative options

Bus Tara Tour and Travel  •  28 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Rai

$57

Drive  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Phnom Penh to Chiang Rai 838.7 miles

$110 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambodia to Chiang Rai. However, there are services departing from Phnom Penh and arriving at Chiang Rai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 27 min.

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The distance between Cambodia and Chiang Rai is 891 km. The road distance is 1342 km.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Chiang Rai without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Cambodia to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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Cambodia to Chiang Rai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phnom Penh station.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Chiang Rai is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Siem Reap Airport to Chiang Rai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambodia to Chiang Rai is 1342 km. It takes approximately 19 h 36 min to drive from Cambodia to Chiang Rai.

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Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Siem Reap Airport to Chiang Rai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cambodia to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 557 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

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

Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and Thai Smile fly from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phnom Penh to Chiang Rai via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit in around 22 h 27 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Siem Reap to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$28 - $30
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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There are 256+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambodia to Siem Reap Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs .

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