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There are 3 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

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

$5 - $7

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Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 119.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 119.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to bus which costs ฿180 - ฿210 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). However, there are services departing from เชียงราย Chiang Rai and arriving at ตรวจคนเข้าเมือง Chiang Mai Imigration via ศาลแขวงเชียงใหม่ Chiang Mai District Court and ตลาดวโรรส Waroros Market. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 156 km. The road distance is 191.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs ฿180 - ฿210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), including transfers.

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Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, depart from เชียงราย Chiang Rai station.

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Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 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 Mai Airport (CNX) is 192 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX).

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There are 2110+ hotels available in Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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 $5 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Taxi Chiang Rai
Website
taxichiangrai.net

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