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There are 4 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle by bus, taxi or car

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Local Bus, taxi

  1. Take the Local Bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Chan
  2. Take a taxi from Mae Chan to Golden Triangle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Sai

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle

Drive

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle is to drive which costs ฿290 - ฿430 and takes 1h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle is to taxi which takes 1h 5m and costs ฿750 - ฿950.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle is 56 km. The road distance is 67.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle without a car is to Local Bus and taxi which takes 1h 42m and costs ฿500 - ฿650.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle is 68 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Golden Triangle. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Rai to Golden Triangle.
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  • Distance: 55.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 42m

What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Golden Triangle, Thailand?

Piya Chai Patthana operates a bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Sai once daily, and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Bus operators
Local bus
Bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Chan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿30
Piya Chai Patthana
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Sai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Mae Chan to Golden Triangle
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿600
Taxi Meter Chiang Rai
Phone
+66 88 801 8882
Taxi Chiang Rai
Phone
+66 0-5375-0773
Website
taxichiangrai.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
Chiang Rai One Plus Taxi
Phone
+66 093-381-3157
Website
onepluschiangraitaxi.com

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