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 Phuket  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT

$133 - $293

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

$34 - $102

6 alternative options

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

$49 - $239

Fly to Krabi, Mini Van  •  7 h 19 min

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

$62 - $220

Fly to Ranong, taxi  •  7 h 37 min

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

$180 - $350

Bus Greenbus Thailand  •  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

$40 - $54

Bus Paradive Travel  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13
  2. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Sok National Park

$50 - $63

Drive  •  20 h 8 min

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

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park is to fly and Mini Van which costs ฿1600 - ฿8000 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Khao Sok National Park is 1099 km. The road distance is 1413.4 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Khao Sok via Phuket Bus Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Khao Sok National Park. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park.
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  • Distance: 687 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

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

Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia and five other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Khao Sok National Park via Phuket Bus Terminal 2 and Khao Sok in around 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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 Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Utapao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 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 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
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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
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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 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
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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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 Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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)
$35 - $45
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
$9
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
$9
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$22 - $24
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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