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There are 10 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.

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Fly to Beijing Capital  •  7 h 23 min

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

$155 - $285

Cheapest option

Fly to Tianjin Binhai, train  •  10 h 42 min

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

$116 - $159

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Fly to Beijing Nanyuan  •  10 h 6 min

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

$231 - $1,001

Fly to Shijiazhuang Zhengding, train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Shijiazhuang Zhengding (SJW) CNX - SJW
  2. Take the train from Zhengding Airport to Beijing West

$153 - $308

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 Station

$310 - $365

Bus, train via Zhengzhou East  •  44 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani 876
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  3. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Zhengzhou East
  5. Take the train from Zhengzhou East to Beijing West

$277 - $345

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 Station

$308 - $430

Bus, train China Railways Z-Class  •  3 days 10 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 West

$160 - $180

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 - $173

Drive  •  40 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Beijing 2347.9 miles

$330 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing is to fly and train which costs ฿3700 - ฿5500 and takes 10 h 42 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 23 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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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing without a car is to bus and train which takes 44 h 35 min and costs ฿9000 - ฿12000.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Beijing Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 30 min.

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Beijing is 1 h ahead of Chiang Mai. It is currently 6:09 AM in Chiang Mai and 7:09 AM in Beijing.

Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Beijing is 3757 km. It takes approximately 40 h 36 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Beijing.

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Thai AirAsia, China Southern Airlines, Thai Airways International and four other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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There are 1388+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 1799.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

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

Air China, Thai AirAsia 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 Capital via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Beijing Capital, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Nanchang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Beijing Capital, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Chiang Mai to Shijiazhuang Zhengding via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Capital via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin Binhai via Incheon
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tianjin West to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Zhengding Airport to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $24
1st Class Seat
$32 - $37
Business Class Seat
$65 - $80
Train from Kunming South to Beijing West Station
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 Zhengzhou East
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$130 - $160
1st Class Seat
$220 - $260
Business Class Seat
$420 - $490
Train from Zhengzhou East to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $55
1st Class Seat
$75 - $85
Business Class Seat
$140 - $170
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhengding Airport to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $17
1st Class Seat
$15 - $22
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Ayutthaya to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
33 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $55
Hard Sleeper
$90 - $110
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $170
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Beijing
Ave. Duration
43 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46 - $49
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$46 - $48
Hard Sleeper
$83 - $88
Soft Sleeper
$130 - $140
Bus operators
Sueksa Tour
Phone
(053-248537).
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
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
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
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
$46
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
$77
Schedules at
12go.asia

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs ฿20.

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