Travel from Chiang-Rai to Xishuangbanna

Bus or fly from Chiang Rai to Xishuangbanna?

Sombat Tour operates a bus from Chiang Rai to Xishuangbanna 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 13 h 19 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines flies from Chiang Rai to Xishuangbanna once daily.

How to get from Chiang Rai to Xishuangbanna

From Chiang Rai bus to Udon Thani, bus to Laos Vientiane, bus to Kunming South, then bus to Jinghong. 39 h 34 min 元1012. From Chiang Rai bus to Phayao, bus to Nan, bus to Luang Prabang, bus to Kunming South, then bus to Jinghong. 45 h 40 min 元754. From Chiang Rai drive to Xishuangbanna. 6 h 28 min 元302. From Chiang Rai taxi to Chiang Rai airport, fly to Jinghong airport, then line 1 bus to Xishuangbanna. 4 h 7 min 元2794. From เชียงราย Chiang Rai bus to แม่สาย Maesai, drive to Tachilek airport, fly to Kengtung airport, then drive to Xishuangbanna. 6 h 16 min 元750.
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    Chiang Rai to Xishuangbanna:

    1. Trip:
      1 Bus via Udon Thani
      • One-Way approx: USD $135 - $171
      • Duration: 39 h 34 min
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        1 Bus via Udon Thani
        • One-Way approx: USD $135 - $171
        • Duration: 39 h 34 min
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      2 Bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $93 - $129
      • Duration: 45 h 40 min
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        2 Bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $93 - $129
        • Duration: 45 h 40 min
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      3 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $35 - $60
      • Duration: 6 h 28 min
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        3 Drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $35 - $60
        • Duration: 6 h 28 min
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      4 Fly Chiang Rai to Jinghong
      • One-Way approx: USD $195 - $806
      • Duration: 4 h 7 min
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        4 Fly Chiang Rai to Jinghong
        • One-Way approx: USD $195 - $806
        • Duration: 4 h 7 min
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      5 Bus to Tachilek, fly to Kengtung, drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $82 - $146
      • Duration: 6 h 16 min
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        5 Bus to Tachilek, fly to Kengtung, drive
        • One-Way approx: USD $82 - $146
        • Duration: 6 h 16 min
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