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There are 6 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan

$10 - $17

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Train  •  7 h 20 min

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

$11 - $45

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan 284.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Phitsanulok, train  •  8 h

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

$54 - $152

Fly to Don Muang, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$35 - $146

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  8 h 37 min

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

$41 - $158

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs ฿330 - ฿550.

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

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Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is to bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs ฿330 - ฿550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿370 - ฿1400 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan.
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  • Distance: 227.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

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 - $17 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 $11 - $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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
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 Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Train from Phitsanulok to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $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 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Lak Si to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$11
Super
$13
Supreme
$15 - $17

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phitsanulok Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Nakhonsawan station.

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Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Pak Nam Pho station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is 455 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Nakhon Sawan. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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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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