There are 9 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  •  7 h 15 min

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

$154 - $285

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Fly to Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  11 h 8 min

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

$210 - $421

Fly to Tianjin, train  •  10 h 28 min

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

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

$311 - $366

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 9 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 Z53

$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

Bus  •  3 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
  4. Take the bus from Nanning to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Beijing station

$202 - $227

Drive  •  40 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Beijing 2347.9 miles

$330 - $490

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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 3 days 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing is to fly which takes 7 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 22 h.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Beijing Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 15 min.

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Beijing is 1 h ahead of Chiang Mai. It is currently 11:23 PM in Chiang Mai and 12:23 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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Shandong Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Beijing Airport.

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There are 1454+ hotels available in Beijing. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 1799.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Beijing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang Laos, Ha Noi, Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office, Nanning China, Nanning, and Taiyuan Bus Terminal in around 3 days 22 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 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 Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Kunming, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Beijing, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Beijing, Baotou
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Hong Kong, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Beijing, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Beijing, Baotou
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Hong Kong, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Changsha, Changzhi
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
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 Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
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
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
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
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
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 Incheon
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Tianjin via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
China Railways G-Class
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
State Railway of Thailand
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 - $30
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 57 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 - $180
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
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
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
$47
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
The Transport Company
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning China
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Nanning to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Beijing station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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