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There are 8 ways to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Utapao  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Utapao (UTP) CNX - UTP

$32 - $132

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Train, bus  •  15h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Rayong Tour Bus

$22 - $58

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Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Rayong Tour Bus

$34 - $119

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Laemchabang
  3. Take the bus from Laem Chabang to Rayong Bus Terminal

$36 - $130

Train  •  16h 32m

  1. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Phlu Ta Luang 283 Hua Lamphong - Phlu Ta Luang - Class III Fan

$33 - $98

Bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong

$22 - $27

Bus Thai Sriram Tour  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Chonburi
  2. Take the bus from Chonburi to Rayong

$38 - $40

Drive  •  11h 28m

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Rayong 530.6 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to bus which costs ฿700 - ฿900 and takes 17h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to fly which costs ฿1000 - ฿4400 and takes 3h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Rayong. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 35m.

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The distance between Chiang Mai and Rayong is 722 km. The road distance is 848.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong without a car is to train and bus which takes 15h 14m and costs ฿700 - ฿1900.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong, including transfers.

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Chiang Mai to Rayong bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Chiang Mai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs ฿1000 - ฿4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿1000 - ฿3200 and takes 16h 32m, you could also bus, which costs ฿700 - ฿900 and takes 17h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Chiang Mai to Rayong bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Rayong station.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong.
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  • Distance: 451 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

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

Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Chiang Mai to Rayong 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chiang Mai to Rayong via Hua Lamphong and Phlu Ta Luang in around 16h 32m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Phlu Ta Luang
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
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
Rayong Tour
Phone
+66 81 657 3322
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Rayong Tour Bus
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Laemchabang
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Laem Chabang to Rayong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Rayong
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Chonburi
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Mai to Rayong is 849 km. It takes approximately 11h 28m to drive from Chiang Mai to Rayong.

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Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Utapao Airport.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Rayong. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs ฿20.

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