There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chiang Mai to Don Muang  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK

$25 - $110

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Don Mueang 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$13 - $55

5 alternative options

Train to Lampang, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Don Muang (DMK) LPT - DMK

$43 - $218

Fly Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport

$31 - $122

Bus The Transport Company  •  10 h 17 min

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

$18 - $29

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal

$21

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) 416.6 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia fly from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) hourly. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 48 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Lampang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
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 Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Chiang Mai to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bangkokbusline.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $26
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The distance between Chiang Mai and Don Muang Airport (DMK) is 569 km. The road distance is 667 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to bus which costs ฿671 and takes 13 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK) is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs ฿750 - ฿3500.

Is there a direct train between Chiang Mai and Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Don Mueang. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK). However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Bangkok Don Muang Airport via Bangkok Bus Terminal and Kasetsart University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK)?

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Chiang Mai to Don Muang Airport (DMK), including transfers.