There are 4 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Lom Sak 874
  2. Take the bus from Lom Sak to Petchabuan 14 / ...

$15 - $17

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Train, bus  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Taphan Hin 102 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taphan Hin to Petchabun 140 / ...

$14 - $46

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Drive  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun 304.1 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phitsanulok (PHS) CNX - PHS
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak
  3. Take the bus from Lom Sak to Petchabuan

$51 - $126

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Petchabuan via Lom Sak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phetchabun is 350 km. The road distance is 486.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Phetchabun bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phitsanulok Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Mai to Phetchabun bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Petchabuan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Phetchabun is 487 km. It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Phetchabun. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun.
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  • Distance: 218.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phetchabun, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Phetchabun via Lom Sak in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Taphan Hin
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lom Sak
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Lom Sak to Petchabuan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Taphan Hin to Petchabun
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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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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