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There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga by plane, taxi, bus, train 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 Phuket, taxi  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  2. Take a taxi from Phuket to Phang Nga

$96 - $271

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Train, bus The Transport Company  •  22h 52m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phang Nga

$32 - $77

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Fly to Krabi, bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga

$52 - $208

Bus  •  22h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phang Nga

$34 - $51

Train, bus via Surat Thani  •  23h 23m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga

$33 - $106

Bus, minivan  •  29h

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  2. Take the minivan from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Krabi Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga

$58 - $65

Drive  •  20h 31m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga 901.8 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga is to bus which costs ฿1100 - ฿1700 and takes 22h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga is to fly and taxi which costs ฿3100 - ฿9000 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal and arriving at Phang Nga via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 28m.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phang Nga is 1152 km. The road distance is 1442.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga without a car is to bus which takes 22h 28m and costs ฿1100 - ฿1700.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Phang Nga bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Chiang Mai to Phang Nga bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Phang Nga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Phang Nga is 1443 km. It takes approximately 20h 31m to drive from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga.
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  • Distance: 719.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phang Nga, Phangnga, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Phang Nga via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 22h 28m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Diamond Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Lignite Tour
Phone
02-9362474
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Siam First
Phone
02-9543601-7 Press 1
Email
info@siamfirst.co.th
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
siamfirst.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Greenbus Thailand
minivan
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Phuket to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Phuket Taxi
Website
phukettaxi.com

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Nok Air and three other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Phang Nga. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs ฿20.

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