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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. 166 CR - CM

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 119.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 119.9 miles

$16 - $25

What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), Thailand?

Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Taxi Chiang Rai
Website
taxichiangrai.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 156 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to bus which costs ฿250 - ฿330 and takes 4 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to taxi which takes 2 h 54 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿2600.

No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). However, there are services departing from Chiang Rai and arriving at Chiang Mai Airport via Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), including transfers.