There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chiang Mai to Don Muang  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK

$26 - $112

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Train  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$13 - $50

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Fly Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK

$31 - $123

Bus to Lampang, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Don Muang (DMK) LPT - DMK

$36 - $191

Bus to Lampang, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) LPT - BKK

$52 - $232

Bus The Transport Company  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$15 - $25

Bus Sombat Tour  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13

$16 - $28

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai 427.2 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Bang Sue. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phaya Thai is 581 km. The road distance is 683.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai 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 Phaya Thai is to fly which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai.
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  • Distance: 363.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phaya Thai, Thailand?

Thai Lion Mentari, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia fly from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai hourly. Alternatively, The Transport Company operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Flights from Lampang to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
Flights from Lampang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Lampang to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
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
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 Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
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
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$5
Supreme
$3 - $4
Bus from Chiang Mai to Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Bang Sue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai is 683 km. It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Phaya Thai.

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

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There are 3005+ hotels available in Phaya Thai. Prices start at $18 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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