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There are 10 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok by plane, shuttle, taxi, bus, ferry, 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.

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Fly to Phuket, Private Transfer  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park

$175 - $350

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Fly to Krabi, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  3. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Takua Pa

$74 - $234

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Fly to Ranong, taxi  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Ranong (UNN) CNX - UNN
  2. Take a taxi from Ranong to Khao Sok

$156 - $271

Fly to Surat Thani, Mini Van  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Surat Thani (URT) CNX - URT
  2. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park

$92 - $297

Fly to Koh Samui, ferry, Mini Van  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Koh Samui (USM) CNX - USM
  2. Take the ferry from Koh Samui Nathon Pier to Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City
  3. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park

$231 - $565

Train, taxi  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take a taxi from Khiri Ratthanikhom to Khao Sok

$121 - $246

Train, minivan  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  3. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Khao Sok

$87 - $172

Bus, minivan  •  25 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Hua Hin
  2. Take the minivan from Hua Hin to Prachuap Khiri Khan
  3. Take the minivan from Prachuap Khirikhan to Chumphon 780
  4. Take the minivan from Chumphon to Khao Sok

$91 - $121

Bus  •  29 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok

$92 - $114

Drive  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok 886.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok is to bus which costs ฿3000 - ฿3800 and takes 29 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok is to fly and taxi which costs ฿5000 - ฿9000 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Khao Sok is 1097 km. The road distance is 1417.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok without a car is to train and taxi which takes 23 h 10 min and costs ฿3900 - ฿8500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Khao Sok is 1418 km. It takes approximately 18 h 25 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok.

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Nok Air and three other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Khao Sok. Prices start at $15 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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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok.
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  • Distance: 685.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok via Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachuap Khirikhan, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Khao Sok in around 25 h 56 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman
Phone
062 084 1150
Website
phukettransferandaman.com
Shuttle from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Takua Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Fame Tour
Phone
0 7757 1077
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$20
Super
$23
Supreme
$30 - $32
Malee Van
Phone
+66 38 411 746
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hua Hin to Prachuap Khiri Khan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
12go.asia
Monsiri Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Prachuap Khirikhan to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Prachuap Khirikhan to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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