There are 3 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus via Chiang Rai  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai 166
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Doi Luang

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong 671

$10 - $14

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay 184.6 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Ban Houayxay, Bokèo, Laos?

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay via Chiang Rai and Doi Luang in around 5 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay?

The distance between Chiang Mai and Ban Houayxay is 223 km. The road distance is 295 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay is to bus which costs ฿250 - ฿360 and takes 5 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay is to drive which takes 4 h 43 min and costs ฿800 - ฿1200.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Ban Houayxay?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Chiang Khong. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay?

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Chiang Mai to Ban Houayxay, including transfers.