There are 2 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Pai by bus or car

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Bus, Mini Van  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 619 / ...
  2. Take the Mini Van from Chiang Mai to Pai 612

$19 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Pai 194.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Pai is to bus and Mini Van which costs ฿600 - ฿700 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai to Pai is to drive which costs ฿900 - ฿1400 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Pai is 158 km. The road distance is 311.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Chiang Rai to Pai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiang Rai to Pai. However, there are services departing from เชียงราย Chiang Rai and arriving at Pai via Chiang Mai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Pai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Chiang Rai to Pai via เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai and Chiang Mai in around 7 h.

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
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Pai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
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