There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chiang Rai  •  5 h 13 min

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

$80 - $276

Cheapest option

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

5 alternative options

Bus to Chiang Mai, fly  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Hanoi (HAN) CNX - HAN

$89 - $371

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

$86 - $90

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

$93 - $95

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 - $94

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Hanoi 677.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi is to bus which costs ฿1900 - ฿2700 and takes 42 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi is to fly which costs ฿2600 - ฿9500 and takes 5 h 13 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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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Chiang Rai to Hanoi, including transfers.

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

Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and eight 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 Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
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
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Rai to Phayao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phayao to Nan
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $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
$43
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
$16 - $28
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$17
Super
$20
Supreme
$26 - $28
Bus from Chiang Rai to Phayao
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 - $21
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Huay Xai to Pakbeng
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
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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