There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi by plane, night bus, 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  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Hanoi (HAN) CNX - HAN

$81 - $361

Cheapest option

Bus via Nong Khai  •  41 h

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

$67 - $76

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus, train  •  41 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
  3. Take the train from Vinh to Hanoi

$99 - $133

Train, bus  •  46 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Vinh Station
  4. Take the train from Vinh to Hanoi

$97 - $197

Bus The Sinh Tourist  •  47 h 24 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

$95 - $97

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$73 - $95

Drive  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Hanoi 791.3 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi is to bus which costs ฿2200 - ฿2500 and takes 41 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs ฿2600 - ฿12000.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Hanoi is 759 km. The road distance is 1266 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Chiang Mai to Hanoi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Hanoi. However, there are services departing from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal and arriving at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station via Nong Khai and Vientiane - Southern Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h.

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

Bangkok Airways, Thai AirAsia and eight other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Hanoi every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Nong Khai, Vientiane Talat Sao Station, and Vientiane - Southern Bus Station in around 41 h.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Vinh to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$7 - $9
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$9 - $13
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$11 - $16
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Ayutthaya to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 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)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Sueksa Tour
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
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
Orsuksa Tour
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
easybook.com
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
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com
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
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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