There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan by plane, taxi, 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.

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Fly to Sakon Nakhon, taxi  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Sakon Nakhon (SNO) CNX - SNO
  2. Take a taxi from Sakon Nakhon to Mukdahan

$71 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus via Khon Kaen  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen 874
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan 829

$21 - $32

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Fly to Nakhon Phanom, taxi  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Nakhon Phanom (KOP) CNX - KOP
  2. Take a taxi from Nakhon Phanom to Mukdahan

$71 - $181

Fly to Roi Et, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Roi Et (ROI) CNX - ROI
  2. Take the bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan

$99 - $269

Fly to Udon Thani, Mini Bus, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Udon Thani (UTH) CNX - UTH
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Udonthani Terminal to Kalasin Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Kalasin to Mukdahan

$47 - $145

Bus  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Roi Et 874
  2. Take the bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan

$29 - $38

Bus Esan Tour  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan 829

$23 - $25

Drive  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan 555.4 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan is to bus which costs ฿750 - ฿850 and takes 18 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan is to fly and taxi which costs ฿2300 - ฿6000 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Mukdahan via Roi Et. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Mukdahan is 657 km. The road distance is 888.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 50 min and costs ฿900 - ฿1300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Mukdahan bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Sakon Nakhon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Mukdahan bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, arrive at Mukdahan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Mukdahan is 889 km. It takes approximately 12 h 42 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan.

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  • Distance: 410.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Mukdahan via Roi Et in around 14 h 50 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Roi Et via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Roi Et via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Chiang Mai to Roi Et via Phuket, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Sakon Nakhon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Chiang Mai to Roi Et via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Udon Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Bus operators
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Mini Bus
Bus from Udonthani Terminal to Kalasin Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Kalasin to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Roi Et
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$21 - $24
Esan Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Khon Kaen Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Sakon Nakhon to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32

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