There are 4 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Phrae by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to แพร่ Phrae 169 / ...

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$10 - $35

Taxi  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Mai to Phrae 126.4 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phrae 126.4 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phrae is to bus which costs ฿240 - ฿500 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Phrae is to taxi which costs ฿2200 - ฿2700 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Phrae is 141 km. The road distance is 202.3 km.

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The bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to แพร่ Phrae takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai and arriving at แพร่ Phrae. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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

Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Phrae hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Chiang Mai to Phrae every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Den Chai
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to แพร่ Phrae
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Mai to Phrae
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Chiang Mai Aiport
Phone
+66 53 201307

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