There are 6 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.

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Fly from Chiang Rai  •  5 h

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

$60 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus to Tachilek, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$38 - $277

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  18 h 28 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 37 min

  1. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 619 / ...
  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 เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 619 / ...
  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon is to fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿4900 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon is to fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿4900 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Chiang Rai and Yangon is 519 km. The road distance is 925.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Rai Airport to Yangon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yangon is 30 min behind Chiang Rai. It is currently 3:39 PM in Chiang Rai and 3:09 PM in Yangon.

Yes, the driving distance between Chiang Rai to Yangon is 926 km. It takes approximately 12 h 59 min to drive from Chiang Rai to Yangon.

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Thai Airways International, Emirates, Thai Smile and four other airlines offer flights from Chiang Rai Airport to Yangon Airport.

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The nearest airport to Yangon is Yangon (RGN) Airport which is 10.8 km away. Other nearby airports include .

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There are 366+ hotels available in Yangon. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chiang Rai to Yangon.
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  • Distance: 324.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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
Air KBZ
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
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
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chiang Rai to Yangon via Suvarnabhumi, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Mandalay
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
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
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
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 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Air Mandalay
Website
airmandalay.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Golden Myanmar
Website
gmairlines.com
Flights from Tachilek to Yangon via Heho
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
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
$7 - $12
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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12go.asia
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 Mai to Maesod
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
$1 - $3
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$2
Super
$3
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
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 - $10
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$7
Super
$8
Supreme
$9 - $10
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Tak to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mandalar Min Express
Website
mandalarminn.com.mm
Bus from Hpa-An to Yangon
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mandalarminn.com.mm
Book at
myanmarbusticket.com

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