How to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong

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Recommended option

Fly to Utapao, line 638 bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Utapao (UTP) CNX - UTP
  2. Take the line 638 bus from Ban Chang to Rayong

$36 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong

$20 - $25

7 alternative options

Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  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 - $120

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Laemchabang
  3. Take the bus from Laem Chabang to Rayong

$35 - $129

Fly to Trat, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Trat (TDX) CNX - TDX
  2. Take the bus from Khlung to Rayong

$137 - $403

Bus The Transport Company  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Rayong Tour Bus

$24 - $32

Train, bus  •  14 h 38 min

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

$22 - $57

Train  •  16 h 32 min

  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

$35 - $100

Drive  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Mai to Rayong 530.6 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chiang Mai and Rayong is 722 km. The road distance is 849 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to bus which costs ฿600 - ฿800 and takes 12 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to fly and line 638 bus which takes 3 h 58 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿4500.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chiang Mai and arriving at Rayong. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong, including transfers.

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

Nakhonchai Air operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 12 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chiang Mai to Rayong via Hua Lamphong and Phlu Ta Luang in around 16 h 32 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 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
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 Chiang Mai to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
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 Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Phlu Ta Luang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
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 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Ban Chang to Rayong
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Laem Chabang to Rayong
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Khlung to Rayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Rayong Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Rayong Tour Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Laemchabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
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
$22
Schedules at
bangkokbusline.com
Book at
12go.asia

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