There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park by plane, bus, taxi, 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 to Surat Thani, Mini Van  •  6 h 32 min

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

$50 - $240

Cheapest option

Train, Mini Van  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok

$37 - $110

6 alternative options

Fly to Ranong, taxi  •  7 h 27 min

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

$190 - $360

Fly to Phuket, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  2. Take the bus from Khok Kloi to Takua Pa

$80 - $246

Fly to Krabi, Mini Van  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  2. Take the Mini Van from Krabi Bus Station to Khao Sok

$58 - $214

Bus, Minivan  •  25 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal 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

$53 - $73

Bus  •  28 h 30 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

$43 - $58

Drive  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park 883.4 miles

$120 - $180

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

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park via Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Hua Hin, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachuap Khirikhan, Chumphon, Chumphon, and Khao Sok in around 25 h 14 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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 Utapao
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $55
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Mini Van
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$20
Super
$23
Supreme
$30 - $33
Malee Van
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
$8
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Prachuap Khirikhan to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park?

The distance between Chiang Mai and Khao Sok National Park is 1099 km. The road distance is 1413 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park is to bus which costs ฿1300 - ฿1900 and takes 28 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park is to fly and Mini Van which takes 6 h 32 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿8000.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Khao Sok National Park?

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center and arriving at Khao Sok via Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khirikhan and Chumphon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park?

It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park, including transfers.