There are 5 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao by ferry, bus, taxi 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

Public Boat, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the Public Boat from Ruam Mit Village to Boat Landing Thaton
  2. Take the bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดสดเชียงดาว Opposite Chiang Dao Market Tt

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 166 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Rai to ตลาดฝางกัลยา Fang Kallaya Market
  2. Take the bus from ตลาดฝางกัลยา Fang Kallaya Market to ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดสดเชียงดาว Opposite Chiang Dao Market Fmnb / ...

Taxi  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao 115.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao 115.7 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao. However, there are services departing from เชียงราย Chiang Rai and arriving at ตลาดสดเชียงดาว Chiang Dao Market via Chiang Mai and ตลาดสดวัดป่าสัก แม่มาลัย Wat Pa Sak Mae Malai Food Market. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Chiang Dao is 109 km. The road distance is 185.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao without a car is to Public Boat and bus which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao, including transfers.

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Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, depart from เชียงราย Chiang Rai station.

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Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Chiang Dao. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao.
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  • Distance: 68 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Chiang Dao, Thailand?

Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Dao hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Yanyon Nakorn Chiang Mai
Phone
053-456480
Website
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดสดเชียงดาว Opposite Chiang Dao Market
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Bus from ตลาดฝางกัลยา Fang Kallaya Market to ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดสดเชียงดาว Opposite Chiang Dao Market
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Ferry operators
Public Boat
Ferry from Ruam Mit Village to Boat Landing Thaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Rai to ตลาดฝางกัลยา Fang Kallaya Market
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Taxi Chiang Rai
Website
taxichiangrai.net

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