There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Krabi by plane, bus, train, taxi, night bus 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 Krabi  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV

$48 - $204

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  25 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Krabi Bus Station

$34 - $77

6 alternative options

Fly to Trang, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trang (TST) CNX - TST
  2. Take the bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

$54 - $124

Train, taxi  •  23 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Thung Song
  3. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

$101 - $193

Bus  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Khao San Road
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Krabi Bus Station

$47

Train, Minivan  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
  3. Take the Minivan from Chumphon to Krabi Bus

$46 - $116

Bus, Minivan  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Uttaradit 876
  2. Take the bus from Uttaradit to Suratthani 780
  3. Take the Minivan from Surat Thani to Krabi

$38 - $69

Drive  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Krabi 911.8 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Krabi is to bus which costs ฿1552 and takes 25 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Krabi is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿7000.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Krabi is 1192 km. The road distance is 1459 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Chiang Mai to Krabi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Krabi. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai Old City and arriving at Krabi Bus Station via Bangkok Khao San Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Krabi, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways International and five other airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Krabi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Khao San Road and Bangkok Khao San Road in around 25 h.

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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
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
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 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Thung Song
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 Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Hua Lamphong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Krabi Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Uttaradit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Uttaradit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Phantip Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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