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There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, drive  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Loei 876
  2. Drive from Loei to Chiang Khan

$19 - $32

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Train, bus, drive  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Phu Ruea 876
  3. Drive from Phu Ruea to Chiang Khan

$22 - $56

Drive  •  7h 45m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan 296.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Loei, drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Loei (LOE) CNX - LOE
  2. Drive from Loei to Chiang Khan

$46 - $139

Fly to Udon Thani, bus, drive  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Udon Thani (UTH) CNX - UTH
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Loei
  3. Drive from Loei to Chiang Khan

$48 - $148

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan is to bus and drive which costs ฿600 - ฿1100 and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan is to fly and drive which costs ฿1400 - ฿4600 and takes 5h 10m.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Chiang Khan is 300 km. The road distance is 474 km.

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It takes approximately 10h 18m to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Loei Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan is 474 km. It takes approximately 7h 45m to drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan.

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Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Loei Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Chiang Khan. 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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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan.
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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 10h 18m

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

There is no direct connection from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan. However, you can take the bus to Loei then take the drive to Chiang Khan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Phitsanulok, take the walk to Phitsanulok, take the bus to Phu Ruea, then take the drive to Chiang Khan.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Surat Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Loei
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Phu Ruea
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Udon Thani to Loei
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Orsuksa Tour
Phone
084-2626003
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Loei
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
easybook.com

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