There are 6 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan by bus, car, train, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, drive  •  9 h 9 min

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

$20 - $34

5 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  10 h 41 min

  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

$23 - $58

Drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan 296.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Loei, drive  •  5 h 19 min

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

$40 - $103

Fly to Udon Thani, bus, drive  •  6 h 49 min

  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

$46 - $147

Fly to Vientiane, taxi  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Vientiane (VTE) CNX - VTE
  2. Take a taxi from Vientiane to Chiang Khan

$120 - $345

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 bus to Phu Ruea, then take the drive to Chiang Khan.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Loei via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Vientiane via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Loei
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Phu Ruea
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Udon Thani to Loei
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Other operators
Taxi from Vientiane to Chiang Khan
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Taxi Vientiane Group
Phone
+856 214 54168

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan is to bus and drive which costs ฿600 - ฿1100 and takes 9 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan is to fly and drive which takes 5 h 19 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿3300.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan?

It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khan, including transfers.