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 / ...

$6 - $16

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$10 - $36

Taxi  •  3 h 3 min

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

$65 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Phrae 126.4 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phrae without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs .

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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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Chiang Mai to Phrae bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, depart from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Phrae is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Chiang Mai to Phrae bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at แพร่ Phrae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Phrae is 202 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Chiang Mai to Phrae.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Phrae. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Phrae hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $16 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)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $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
$6 - $16
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Mai to Phrae
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Chiang Mai Aiport
Phone
+66 53 201307

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