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There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Trat, taxi  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trat (TDX) CNX - TDX
  2. Take a taxi from Trat to Chanthaburi

$143 - $407

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Train, minivan  •  15h 42m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Chanthaburi

$20 - $60

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Fly to Utapao, bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Utapao (UTP) CNX - UTP
  2. Take the bus from Utapao Airport to Chanthaburi

$35 - $135

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Chanthaburi

$36 - $129

Bus via Nakhon Sawan  •  16h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Sawan to Chanthaburi 638

$24 - $38

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  20h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong
  2. Take the bus from Rayong to Chanthaburi 638

$26 - $32

Drive  •  12h 39m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi 573.9 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi is to bus which costs ฿850 - ฿1100 and takes 20h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi is to fly and taxi which costs ฿4600 - ฿14000 and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi. However, there are services departing from โรงเรียนยุพราชวิทยาลัย and arriving at Chanthaburi via Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 58m.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Chanthaburi is 764 km. The road distance is 918.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi without a car is to train and minivan which takes 15h 42m and costs ฿650 - ฿2000.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Trat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Chanthaburi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi is 918 km. It takes approximately 12h 39m to drive from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi.

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  • Distance: 477.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

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

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Chanthaburi via Chiang Mai, Nakhonsawan, and Nakhon Sawan in around 16h 58m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Utapao Airport to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$11
Super
$13
Supreme
$15 - $17
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Nakhon Sawan to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Rayong to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Nakhonchai Air
Other operators
Taxi from Trat to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$22 - $26

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Trat Airport.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Chanthaburi. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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

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