There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Ranong by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Ranong (UNN) CNX - UNN

$69 - $212

Cheapest option

Train, Mini Bus  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chumphon
  3. Take the Mini Bus from Chumphon to Ranong

$29 - $93

3 alternative options

Bus  •  21 h 26 min

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

$29 - $47

Bus, Mini Bus  •  22 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to แพร่ Phrae 169
  2. Take the bus from Phrae Bus Terminal to Chumphon 780
  3. Take the Mini Bus from Chumphon to Ranong

$35 - $60

Drive  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Ranong 787.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ranong is to bus which costs ฿950 - ฿1600 and takes 21 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Ranong is to fly which costs ฿2300 - ฿7500 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Ranong is 982 km. The road distance is 1260.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Chiang Mai to Ranong, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Ranong. However, there are services departing from Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center and arriving at Ranong via Chiang Mai, Mochit 2 Bus Depot, Opposite Pata Pinklao and Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 26 min.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Ranong Airport.

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Chiang Mai to Ranong bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Mochit station.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Ranong.
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  • Distance: 613.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Chiang Mai to Ranong every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Chiang Mai, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Mochit 2 Bus Depot, Opposite Pata Pinklao, and Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal in around 21 h 26 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Khon Kaen, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Mini Bus
Bus from Chumphon to Ranong
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bangkokbusline.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
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
Bus from Phrae Bus Terminal to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia

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