There are 4 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Nakhon Phanom  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Nakhon Phanom (KOP) CNX - KOP

$50 - $157

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Bus  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom 876

$24 - $28

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Fly to Sakon Nakhon, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Sakon Nakhon (SNO) CNX - SNO
  2. Take the bus from Sakon Nakhon to Nakhon Phanom

$51 - $161

Drive  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom 534.9 miles

$75 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Nakhon Phanom. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Nakhon Phanom is 631 km. The road distance is 855.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom is to fly which takes 5 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Nakhon Phanom Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Nakhon Phanom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom is 856 km. It takes approximately 13 h 16 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Nakhon Phanom Airport.

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  • Distance: 394.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Nakhon Phanom, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom hourly. Alternatively, Phetprasert Tour operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 16 h 15 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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
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 Sakon Nakhon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sakon Nakhon to Nakhon Phanom
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Phanom
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
phetprasert.com

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There are 36+ hotels available in Nakhon Phanom. 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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