There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An by plane, bus, night bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Danang (DAD) CNX - DAD

$200 - $504

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  33 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan 829
  3. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Hue
  4. Take the bus from Hue to Hoi An

$45 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen 874
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan 829
  3. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Hue
  4. Take the bus from Hue to Hoi An Quang Nam

$48 - $59

Bus, night bus  •  35 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Yasothon 874
  2. Take the night bus from Yasothon to Mukdahan
  3. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Hue
  4. Take the bus from Hue to Hoi An Quang Nam

$52 - $61

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Phachi
  2. Take the train from Phachi to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
  4. Take the train from Vinh to Da Nang

$121 - $229

Night bus  •  42 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
  2. Take the night bus from Vientiane to Da Nang

$60 - $69

Drive  •  20 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Hội An 878.8 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Hội An, Vietnam?

Thai AirAsia, Vietjet Air and eight other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Hội An hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Hội An via Khon Kaen, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, and Hue in around 32 h 25 min.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Suvarnabhumi, Hanoi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Suvarnabhumi, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Dong Hoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Phachi
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Phachi to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 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)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Vinh to Da Nang
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$10 - $12
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$13 - $17
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Yasothon
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$22 - $24
Night bus from Yasothon to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$4
Super
$6
Supreme
$5 - $6
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Savannakhet Laos to Hue
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue to Hoi An Quang Nam
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Hanh Cafe
Website
hanhcafe.vn
Bus from Hue to Hoi An
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hanhcafe.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Saysamon Transports
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
baolau.com
Sueksa Tour
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Da Nang
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Hội An?

The distance between Chiang Mai and Hội An is 1044 km. The road distance is 1406 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An is to bus which costs ฿1500 - ฿1900 and takes 32 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs ฿6000 - ฿16000.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Hội An?

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Hội An. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Hoi An Quang Nam via Yasothon, Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos and Hue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An?

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Chiang Mai to Hội An, including transfers.