There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus Sombat Tour  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan

$10 - $18

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Pak Nam Pho 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC

$12 - $45

Bus Phetprasert Tour  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok 874 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Nakhon Sawan 638 / ...

$14 - $20

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan 284.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Phitsanulok, train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phitsanulok (PHS) CNX - PHS
  2. Take the train from Phitsanulok to Pak Nam Pho

$56 - $154

Fly to Don Muang, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK
  2. Take the train from Don Mueang to Pak Nam Pho

$34 - $145

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the train from Lak Si to Pak Nam Pho

$40 - $162

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

Sombat Tour operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Phitsanulok to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Don Mueang to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Train from Lak Si to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$11
Super
$13
Supreme
$16 - $18
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Nakhon Sawan
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from พิษณุโลก Phitsanulok to นครสวรรค์ Nakhonsawan
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan?

The distance between Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan is 364 km. The road distance is 455 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is to bus which costs ฿330 - ฿550 and takes 6 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is to bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs ฿330 - ฿550.

Is there a direct train between Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Pak Nam Pho. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Nakhon Sawan?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Nakhonsawan. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan?

The bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan takes 6 h 33 min including transfers and departs three times a day.