There are 10 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi by plane, ferry, bus, bus and ferry or train

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 Chiang Mai to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Nang to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$63 - $220

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Bus, bus and ferry Songserm  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$48 - $58

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Fly Chiang Mai to Phuket, ferry  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$76 - $263

Fly Chiang Mai to Trang, ferry, Speedboat  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trang (TST) CNX - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
  3. Take the Speedboat from Ko Mook to Phi Phi Islands

$132 - $225

Bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Phuket, ferry  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
  2. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Phuket (HKT) CEI - HKT
  3. Take the ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$86 - $325

Fly Chiang Mai to Surat Thani, bus, ferry  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Surat Thani (URT) CNX - URT
  2. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$72 - $288

Bus, ferry  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  2. Take the ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai New Line / ...

$70 - $101

Bus, bus and ferry Thai Sriram Tour  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier

$54 - $66

Train, bus and ferry  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$56 - $91

Train, ferry, Speedboat  •  32 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Kantang
  3. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
  4. Take the Speedboat from Ko Mook to Phi Phi Islands

$109 - $213

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier via Akhan Chinnawat 3, Borisat Tri Phet, Lue Cha and Bangkok Khao San Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Ko Phi Phi is 1228 km.

The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 25 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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

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Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, arrive at Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier station.

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Thai Airways International, Nok Air, Thai Vietjet Air and three other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Ko Phi Phi. 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 9 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi.
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  • Distance: 767.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chiang Mai to Phi Phi Don. However, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai International Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Krabi, take the walk to Krabi Airport, take the bus to Ao Nang, then take the ferry to Phi Phi Don. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Chiang Mai International Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Tesco Lotus Phuket, take the taxi to Rassada Pier Phuket, then take the ferry to Phi Phi Don.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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 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 30 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 Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
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
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
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 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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 Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
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 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 Kantang
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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
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
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Khaosan Road Songserm to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus and ferry from Hua Lamphong station to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Ao Nang to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Ko Mook
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Chaokoh Ferry
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Phi Phi Cruiser
Phone
+66896465222
Email
contact@phiphi-cruisers.com
Website
phiphi-cruisers.com
Ferry from Rassada Pier Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
phiphi-cruisers.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Mook to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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