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

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Fly to Utapao  •  3 h 57 min

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

$31 - $131

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Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong

$19 - $25

6 alternative options

Fly to Don Muang, bus  •  7 h 7 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 58 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 Bus Terminal

$35 - $129

Train, bus  •  14 h 50 min

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

$21 - $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 - $99

Bus Thai Sriram Tour  •  19 h 11 min

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

$38 - $40

Drive  •  11 h 28 min

  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 ฿600 - ฿800 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong is to fly which costs ฿1000 - ฿4300 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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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.

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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 bus which takes 12 h 25 min and costs ฿600 - ฿800.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min 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 3 h 57 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿4300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿600 - ฿800 and takes 12 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs ฿1100 - ฿3300 and takes 16 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Utapao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong.
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  • Distance: 451 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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, Nakhonchai Air operates a bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 12 h 25 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 - $200
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
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
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 10 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
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
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 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 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $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 - $30
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 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
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
Bus from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Laemchabang
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.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
$19 - $25
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Rayong
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Chiang Mai Old City to Chonburi
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com

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