There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Siem Reap (REP) CEI - REP

$80 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal 909
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap

$32 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  26 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai 166 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
  4. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap

$40 - $118

Night bus, bus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Chiang Rai to Buriram
  2. Take the bus from Buriram to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express

$52 - $56

Drive  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap 682.1 miles

$95 - $140

What companies run services between Chiang Rai Airport (CEI), Thailand and Siem Reap, Cambodia?

Thai AirAsia, Bangkok Airways and four other airlines fly from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap via Chiang Rai and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 19 h 11 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Siem Reap via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Siem Reap via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $55
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 - $55
Train from Hua Lamphong to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$20
Supreme
$27 - $29
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Chiang Rai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Greenbus Thailand
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Chiang Rai to Buriram
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Buriram to Aranyaprathet
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Poipet to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap?

The distance between Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) and Siem Reap is 847 km. The road distance is 1091 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap is to night bus and bus which costs ฿1600 - ฿1800 and takes 23 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs ฿2500 - ฿9000.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap?

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI) to Siem Reap, including transfers.