There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing by plane, train, night bus, 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 to Beijing  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Beijing (PEK) CNX - PEK

$154 - $284

Cheapest option

Fly to Tianjin, train  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Tianjin (TSN) CNX - TSN
  2. Take the train from Tianjin West to Beijing South

$110 - $153

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Beijing West

$314 - $369

Bus, train via Wuhan  •  43 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Wuhan
  4. Take the train from Wuhan Station to Beijing West

$277 - $331

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Beijing West

$311 - $433

Bus, train China Railways K-Class  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Luang Prabang Laos
  2. Take the bus from Naga Express Travel Luang Prabang to Kunming Yunnan
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Beijing

$170 - $172

Drive  •  40 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Beijing 2347.9 miles

$330 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing is to fly and train which costs ฿3600 - ฿5500 and takes 10 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing is to fly which costs ฿5000 - ฿9500 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Beijing is 2879 km. The road distance is 3756.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Beijing, China?

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Beijing hourly.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Seoul
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Tianjin West to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$160 - $190
1st Class Seat
$270 - $310
Business Class Seat
$500 - $600
Train from Kunming South to Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$95 - $120
1st Class Seat
$160 - $190
Business Class Seat
$300 - $360
Train from Wuhan Station to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $90
1st Class Seat
$120 - $140
Business Class Seat
$230 - $270
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Ayutthaya to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
43 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$47 - $49
Hard Sleeper
$85 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$135 - $145
Bus operators
Sueksa Tour
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Orsuksa Tour
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
easybook.com
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Luang Prabang Laos
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Naga Express Travel Luang Prabang to Kunming Yunnan
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
12go.asia

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