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There are 6 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung by plane, taxi, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly, taxi  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Buri Ram (BFV) CNX - BFV
  2. Take a taxi from Buri Ram to Khao Phanom Rung

฿3620 - ฿4920

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Train, bus  •  17h 50m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Phanom Rung

฿698 - ฿2016

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Train, taxi  •  16h 51m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Lam Paimat
  3. Take a taxi from Lam Paimat to Khao Phanom Rung

฿1531 - ฿3726

Bus  •  18h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Phanom Rung

฿784 - ฿1167

Night bus, bus  •  17h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Mai to Surin
  2. Take the bus from Surin to Prakhon Chai

฿1171 - ฿1400

Drive  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung 501.2 miles

฿2300 - ฿3400

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung is to bus which costs ฿750 - ฿1200 and takes 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung is to fly and taxi which costs ฿3600 - ฿5000 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal and arriving at Khao Phanom Rung via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Khao Phanom Rung is 634 km. The road distance is 801.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung without a car is to train and taxi which takes 16h 51m and costs ฿1500 - ฿3800.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Buri Ram Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Khao Phanom Rung station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung is 802 km. It takes approximately 12h 13m to drive from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung.

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  • Distance: 396.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Khao Phanom Rung, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Phanom Rung via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 18h.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Buri Ram via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Flights from Chiang Mai to Buri Ram via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿7000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Buri Ram via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿6500
Flights from Chiang Mai to Buri Ram via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿7500
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿1600
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿200 - ฿290
2nd Class (Seat)
฿420 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
1st Class (Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1600
Train from Ayutthaya to Lam Paimat
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿310 - ฿1200
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿110 - ฿210
2nd Class (Seat)
฿310 - ฿440
2nd Class (Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
1st Class (Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿430 - ฿1600
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
฿210 - ฿300
2nd Class (Seat)
฿430 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
1st Class (Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Bus operators
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Phanom Rung
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿400
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿800
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿700
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Diamond Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿534
Schedules at
12go.asia
Lignite Tour
Phone
02-9362474
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿650
Schedules at
12go.asia
Siam First
Phone
02-9543601-7 Press 1
Email
info@siamfirst.co.th
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿650
Schedules at
siamfirst.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Yellow Bus
Phone
038-967965-7
Email
yellowbus2008@gmail.com
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Surin to Prakhon Chai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿310
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Buri Ram to Khao Phanom Rung
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿1300

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Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Buri Ram Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Khao Phanom Rung. Prices start at ฿500 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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