There are 7 ways to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon by plane, bus 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  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Yangon (RGN) CEI - RGN

$71 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus to Tachilek, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to แม่สาย Maesai
  2. Fly from Tachilek (THL) to Yangon (RGN) THL - RGN

$49 - $291

5 alternative options

Drive to Kengtung, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Kengtung
  2. Fly from Kengtung (KET) to Yangon (RGN) KET - RGN

$132 - $363

Bus, drive  •  18 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Lampang 150
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Tak
  3. Take the bus from Tak to Mae Sot 829 / ...
  4. Drive from Mae Sot to Hpa-An
  5. Take the bus from Hpa-An to Yangon

Bus, drive via Chiang Mai  •  19 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai 166 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
  3. Take the bus from Tak to Mae Sot 829 / ...
  4. Drive from Mae Sot to Hpa-An
  5. Take the bus from Hpa-An to Yangon

Bus, drive via Chiang Mai #2  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai 166 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Maesod
  3. Drive from Maesod to Hpa-An
  4. Take the bus from Hpa-An to Yangon

Drive  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Chiang Rai to Yangon 578.5 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Chiang Rai, Thailand and Yangon, Myanmar?

Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia and eight other airlines fly from Chiang Rai to Yangon hourly.

Airlines
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Kengtung to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Kengtung to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Kengtung to Yangon via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Air KBZ
Website
airkbz.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Yangon Airways
Website
yangonair.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to แม่สาย Maesai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Maesod
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Mae Sai
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$2
Super
$4
Supreme
$2 - $3
Bus from Lampang to Tak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$5
Super
$6
Supreme
$6 - $7
Bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$7
Super
$9
Supreme
$9 - $11
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Tak to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Myanmar Buses
Website
myanmarbusticket.com
Bus from Hpa-An to Yangon
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
myanmarbusticket.com
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chiang Rai to Yangon?

The distance between Chiang Rai and Yangon is 519 km. The road distance is 926 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon?

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon is to drive which costs ฿2500 - ฿3700 and takes 12 h 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon?

The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs ฿2200 - ฿5000.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon?

It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon, including transfers.