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Recommended option

Fly Chiang Rai to Krabi  •  5 h 11 min

  1. CEI - KBV

$58 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  27 h 5 min

$41 - $62

5 alternative options

Fly Chiang Rai to Phuket, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  5 h 48 min

  1. CEI - HKT

$103 - $326

Bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Krabi  •  7 h 35 min

  1. CNX - KBV

$55 - $213

Bus, train, taxi  •  28 h 51 min

  1. 619 / ...

$184 - $297

Bus, Minivan  •  28 h 15 min

  1. 150
  2. 780

$45 - $73

Drive  •  21 h 47 min

  1. 942.4 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chiang Rai (State) and Ao Nang is 1327 km. The road distance is 1508 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai (State) to Ao Nang is to bus and night bus which costs ฿1300 - ฿2000 and takes 27 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai (State) to Ao Nang is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs ฿1800 - ฿9500.

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Chiang Rai (State) to Ao Nang, including transfers.

What companies run services between Chiang Rai (State), Thailand and Ao Nang, Thailand?

Thai Lion Mentari, Bangkok Airways and five other airlines fly from Rimkok to Ao Nang hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ban Fang Tuen to Ao Nang via พาน Phan, พะเยา Payao, Phayao, Suratthani, Surat Thani, Krabi, and Krabi Bus Terminal in around 28 h 15 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
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)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เวียงป่าเป้า Wiang Pa Pao to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from แม่ขะจาน Mae Khachan to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from พาน Phan to พะเยา Payao
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phayao to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
20 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phan Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$17
Super
$19
Supreme
$25 - $27
Siam First
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Phan Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
siamfirst.co.th
Ferry operators
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Yai to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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