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There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Chiang Mai to Siem Reap  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Siem Reap (REP) CNX - REP

$88 - $440

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Train  •  28 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station

$23 - $97

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Fly Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phnom Penh (PNH) CNX - PNH

$96 - $464

Bus to Lampang, fly to Siem Reap  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Siem Reap (REP) LPT - REP

$143 - $449

Bus  •  21 h 30 min

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

$32 - $52

Train, bus  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh

$30 - $77

Bus and ferry  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express

$66

Drive  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh 786 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia is to bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1800 and takes 21 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia is to fly which costs ฿2800 - ฿15000 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Cambodia. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 30 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Cambodia is 860 km. The road distance is 1257.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 30 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿1800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia is to fly which takes 5 h 15 min and costs ฿2800 - ฿15000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1000 - ฿1800 and takes 21 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs ฿750 - ฿3200 and takes 28 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Siem Reap Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Cambodia bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phnom Penh station.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Cambodia.
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  • Distance: 537.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Cambodia?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile and nine other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Lampang to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Flights from Lampang to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,300
Flights from Lampang to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $5,500
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $5,500
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phnom Penh via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$5
Supreme
$3 - $4
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Samet Na Dan Pier
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus and ferry from Ko Samet to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Cambodia is 1258 km. It takes approximately 18 h 10 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Cambodia.

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Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile, China Southern Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Siem Reap Airport.

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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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