There are 6 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi by plane, bus, ferry 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.

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Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Hanoi (HAN) CEI - HAN

$80 - $276

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Bus via Udon Thani  •  42 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Udon Thani
  2. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$59 - $80

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Bus, ferry, Speedboat  •  38 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong
  2. Take the ferry from Huay Xai to Pakbeng
  3. Take the Speedboat from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang
  4. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi

$82 - $85

Bus  •  42 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong
  2. Take the bus from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$91 - $92

Bus via Nan  •  46 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Phayao 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Phayao to Nan 113
  3. Take the bus from Nan to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$74 - $93

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Hanoi 677.1 miles

$95 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Rai to Hanoi station. However, there are services departing from Chiang Rai and arriving at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station via Udon Thani and Vientiane - Southern Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 19 min.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Hanoi is 638 km. The road distance is 1083.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi, including transfers.

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Chiang Rai to Hanoi bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Chiang Rai station.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 42 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Rai Airport to Hanoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Chiang Rai to Hanoi bus services, operated by 27-7, arrive at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Rai to Hanoi is 1083 km. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from Chiang Rai to Hanoi.

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Thai Airways International, Vietnam Airlines, Thai Lion Mentari and four other airlines offer flights from Chiang Rai Airport to Hanoi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 398.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam?

Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and seven other airlines fly from Chiang Rai to Hanoi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Chiangkhong, Huay Xai, Luang Prabang Southern Terminal, and Luang Prabang - Naluang Station in around 42 h 32 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi, Dalat
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Rai to Phayao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phayao to Nan
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Luang Prabang Laos to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Treasure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
13 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$20
Supreme
$26 - $29
Bus from Chiang Rai to Phayao
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Udon Thani to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Nan to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Huay Xai to Pakbeng
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
hobomaps.com
Ferry from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
hobomaps.com

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There are 1694+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chiang Rai to Chiang Rai Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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