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There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai by plane, car ferry, bus, train, bus and ferry 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 from Chiang Mai, car ferry  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trat (TDX) CNX - TDX
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$128 - $392

Cheapest option

Train, minivan, car ferry  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$39 - $78

3 alternative options

Bus to Lampang, fly, car ferry  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Trat (TDX) LPT - TDX
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$133 - $341

Bus and ferry  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Chang Center Point Pier

$48 - $51

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Ao Thammachat Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$94 - $135

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai is to bus and ferry which costs ฿1550 - ฿1700 and takes 19 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai is to fly and car ferry which costs ฿4100 - ฿13000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Ko Chang Tai is 838 km.

The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai without a car is to train and minivan and car ferry which takes 18 h 17 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿2600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Trat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Trat Airport.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Ko Chang Tai. Prices start at $18 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 Ko Chang Tai.
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  • Distance: 523.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Ko Chang Tai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang Tai. However, you can take the bus to สนามบินเชียงใหม่ Chiang Mai International Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Trat, take the drive to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the car ferry to Ko Chang, then take the drive to Ko Chang Tai. Alternatively, you can take the bus to ลำปาง Lampang, take the taxi to Lampang airport, fly to Trat, take the drive to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the car ferry to Ko Chang, then take the drive to Ko Chang Tai.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Lampang to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$5
Supreme
$3 - $4
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Ao Thammachat Pier
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Chiang Mai Old City to Ko Chang Center Point Pier
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com

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