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

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Fly Chiang Mai to Krabi, ferry  •  7 h 18 min

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

$63 - $225

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 26 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 - $57

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Fly Chiang Mai to Phuket, ferry  •  8 h 7 min

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

$79 - $265

Fly Chiang Mai to Trang, ferry  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trang (TST) CNX - TST
  2. Take the ferry from Hat Yao Pier to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  3. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$123 - $231

Fly Chiang Mai to Surat Thani, MiniVan, ferry  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Surat Thani (URT) CNX - URT
  2. Take the MiniVan from Surat Thani to Krabi
  3. Take the ferry from Krabi Khlong Jilad Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier

$72 - $275

Bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Phuket, ferry  •  11 h 51 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 Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$88 - $326

Bus, ferry  •  26 h 40 min

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

$70 - $101

Bus, busferry  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13
  2. Take the busferry 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

$55 - $91

Train, ferry  •  32 h 8 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 Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  4. Take the ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Phi Phi - Ton Sai

$98 - $218

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi is to bus and bus and ferry which costs ฿1500 - ฿1900 and takes 29 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ko Phi Phi is to fly and ferry which costs ฿2000 - ฿7500 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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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, Ratchakhru and Bangkok Khao San Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 55 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 26 h 40 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿3300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 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, Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air and four other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Krabi Airport.

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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 18 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 สนามบินเชียงใหม่ 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, take the walk to Ao Nang Pier, then take the ferry to Phi Phi Don. Alternatively, you can take the bus to สนามบินเชียงใหม่ Chiang Mai International Airport, take the walk to Chiang Mai airport, fly to Phuket, take the walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Baan Telanka, take the taxi to 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
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
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 Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Krabi, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
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 Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
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 Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
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 Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
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 Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $160
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 Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
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
$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 Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
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 47 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
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 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 Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
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
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
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 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
077 281 110
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
$22 - $25
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
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
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
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
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
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
Diamond Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Songserm
Phone
+662 629 3415
Email
info@songserm.com
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
Ferry operators
Chaokoh Ferry
Phone
064-1624955
Email
theindy1234@gmail.com
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ao Nang Princess
Phone
075-637-152
Email
s..sl@AonangTravelcom.co.th
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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Andaman Wave Master
Phone
+ 66 76 354 758-760
Email
rsvn.andamanboat@gmail.com
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Krabi Khlong Jilad Pier to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
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 Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Phi Phi - Ton Sai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Phone
081-6782826
Email
info@bundhayaspeedboat.com
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 - $25
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
$30
Schedules at
phiphi-cruisers.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lanta to Phi Phi Islands
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Krabi Khlong Jilad Pier to Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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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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