There are 9 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 20m

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

฿370 - ฿1400

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan

฿340 - ฿550

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Bus via Phitsanulok  •  8h 30m

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

฿363 - ฿499

Taxi  •  6h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan 455 km

฿3000 - ฿3600

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan 455 km

฿1200 - ฿1800

Fly Chiang Mai to Don Muang, train  •  6h 21m

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

฿1075 - ฿4450

Fly Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok, train  •  8h 8m

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

฿1580 - ฿4515

Fly Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi, train  •  7h 41m

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

฿1240 - ฿4765

Bus to Lampang, fly to Don Muang, train  •  7h 53m

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

฿1342 - ฿6933

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is to bus which costs ฿340 - ฿550 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan is to fly and train which costs ฿1000 - ฿4500 and takes 6h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Nakhonsawan. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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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 7h 20m.

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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 train which takes 7h 20m and costs ฿370 - ฿1400.

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The train from Chiang Mai to Pak Nam Pho takes 7h 20m including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 train which takes 7h 20m and costs ฿370 - ฿1400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿340 - ฿550 and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan.
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  • Distance: 364.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 20m

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

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan once daily. Tickets cost ฿370 - ฿1400 and the journey takes 7h 20m. Alternatively, Sombat Tour operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan twice daily. Tickets cost ฿340 - ฿550 and the journey takes 7h 20m.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5000
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4500
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿4500
Flights from Lampang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿6000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2400
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿4200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿4900
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Surat Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿7000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿4200
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿3300
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿6000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿3900
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5500
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
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿1400
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿160 - ฿250
2nd Class (Seat)
฿370 - ฿550
2nd Class (Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
1st Class (Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Don Mueang to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿100 - ฿200
2nd Class (Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
2nd Class (Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
1st Class (Berth)
฿850 - ฿1100
Train from Phitsanulok to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿280 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿80 - ฿180
2nd Class (Seat)
฿280 - ฿390
2nd Class (Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
1st Class (Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
Train from Lak Si to Pak Nam Pho
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿100 - ฿200
2nd Class (Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
2nd Class (Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
1st Class (Berth)
฿850 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Nakhonsawan
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿550
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿348
Super
฿412
Supreme
฿545
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿360
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Nakhon Sawan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿140
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿70 - ฿100
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿160
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿3600
Taxi Kingdom
Phone
+66 94 620 5134
Website
taxikingdom.com
Grab Taxi
Phone
+66 061 494 6191
Website
grab.com
Chiang Mai Aiport
Phone
+66 53 201307

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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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 6h 33m to drive from Chiang Mai to Nakhon Sawan.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in Nakhon Sawan. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs ฿15.

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