There are 7 ways to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Khon Kaen, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Lueam to Khon Kaen
  2. Fly from Khon Kaen (KKC) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KKC - CNX

$51 - $138

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Night bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai

$15 - $22

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Train to Udon Thani, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Lueam to Udon Thani
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTH - CNX

$59 - $183

Bus to Don Muang, fly  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaiyaphum to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

$36 - $122

Bus to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaiyaphum to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

$42 - $134

Train  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ban Lueam to Ayutthaya 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$34 - $99

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai 399.4 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai is to train and fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿4500 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai without a car is to train which takes 16 h 15 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿3300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Chaiyaphum station.

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The quickest flight from Khon Kaen Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai is 639 km. It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to drive from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Khon Kaen Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 289.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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 Ayutthaya in around 16 h 15 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
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
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
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 Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 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 Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $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
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Chaiyaphum to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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