There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Sucaht Market

$31 - $122

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 15 min

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

$12 - $50

5 alternative options

Fly Chiang Mai to Don Muang  •  4 h 12 min

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

$32 - $138

Bus to Lampang, fly to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
  2. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) LPT - BKK
  3. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Sucaht Market

$52 - $234

Bus Thai Sriram Tour  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Ayuthaya Tung Makam Yong

$24 - $25

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  14 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Saraburi
  2. Take the bus from Saraburi to Ang Thong

$19 - $27

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya 387.5 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State) is to bus which costs ฿790 - ฿840 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State) is to fly and Public Van which costs ฿1000 - ฿4100 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State) is 521 km. The road distance is 619.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Chiang Mai to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State) station. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center and arriving at Ayuthaya Station via Chiang Mai, Saraburi and Ang Thong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Ayutthaya. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Chiang Mai, Thailand and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (State), Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia fly from Chiang Mai to Bang Pa-in hourly. Alternatively, Thai Sriram Tour operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Ayutthaya once daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

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 - $200
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
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
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 14 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 Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Sucaht Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Greenbus Thailand
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Ayuthaya Tung Makam Yong
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Saraburi
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
bus
Bus from Saraburi to Ang Thong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2

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