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There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi by plane, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Noi Bai International (HAN) CNX - HAN

$82 - $362

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  40 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$57 - $66

3 alternative options

Bus Naluang  •  44 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi

$64 - $86

Bus The Sinh Tourist  •  47 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Luang Prabang Laos
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi

$94 - $96

Drive  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Hanoi 791.3 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi is to night bus and bus which costs ฿1800 - ฿2200 and takes 40 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi is to fly which costs ฿2600 - ฿12000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Hanoi station. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station via Nong Khai and Vientiane - Southern Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 35 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Hanoi is 759 km. The road distance is 1266.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 40 h 35 min and costs ฿1800 - ฿2200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Hanoi bus services, operated by Sueksa Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi is to fly which takes 4 h 30 min and costs ฿2600 - ฿12000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿2100 - ฿2900 and takes 44 h.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Chiang Mai to Hanoi bus services, operated by 27-7, arrive at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 474.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International fly from Chiang Mai to Hanoi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Luang Prabang and Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal in around 44 h.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Noi Bai International via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Bus operators
Sueksa Tour
Phone
(053-248537).
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
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12go.asia
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Naluang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Luang Prabang Laos
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Hanoi is 1266 km. It takes approximately 19 h 34 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Hanoi.

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Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways International offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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There are 1849+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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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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