How to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai

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Recommended option

Train to Khon Kaen, fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 38 min

  1. KKC - CNX

$52 - $139

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 42 min

$15 - $23

6 alternative options

Train to Udon Thani, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 8 min

  1. UTH - CNX

$60 - $184

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 28 min

  1. DMK - CNX

$37 - $123

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 51 min

  1. BKK - CNX

$43 - $135

Train to Khon Kaen, fly to Lampang, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. KKC - LPT

$69 - $215

Train  •  17 h 36 min

  1. 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC
  2. 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$35 - $104

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. 399.4 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Chaiyaphum, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai via Ban Lueam and Don Mueang in around 17 h 36 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Khon Kaen to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ban Lueam to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Ban Lueam to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
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 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Train from Ban Lueam to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Train from Don Mueang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Thian Chai Air
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Chaiyaphum to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chaiyaphum and Chiang Mai is 463 km. The road distance is 639 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai is to night bus which costs ฿490 - ฿750 and takes 9 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai is to train and fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs ฿1600 - ฿4500.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Chaiyaphum and arriving at Chiang Mai. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai, including transfers.