There are 8 ways to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Utapao, fly to Chiang Mai  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Chonburi to Pattaya
  2. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTP - CNX

฿1377 - ฿4199

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Bus  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Chonburi to Chiang Mai

฿550 - ฿900

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Train to Don Muang, fly to Chiang Mai  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Chonburi to Hua Lamphong
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

฿1306 - ฿5236

Bus, train to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chonburi to Chachoengsao
  2. Take the train from Chachoengsao Junction to Lat Krabang
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

฿1279 - ฿4703

Train to Don Muang, fly to Lampang, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Chonburi to Hua Lamphong
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lampang (LPT) DMK - LPT
  3. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

฿1571 - ฿7726

Train, bus  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the train from Chonburi to Hua Lamphong 284 Phlu Ta Luang - Hua Lamphong - Class III Fan
  2. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

฿786 - ฿1866

Train  •  14h 54m

  1. Take the train from Chonburi to Hua Lamphong 284 Phlu Ta Luang - Hua Lamphong - Class III Fan
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

฿706 - ฿2581

Drive  •  10h 26m

  1. Drive from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai 757.7 km

฿2000 - ฿3000

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The cheapest way to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿550 - ฿900 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai is to bus and fly which costs ฿1300 - ฿4200 and takes 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chonburi and arriving at Chiang Mai. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Chonburi and arriving at Chiang Mai via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 54m.

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The distance between Chon Buri and Chiang Mai is 640 km. The road distance is 757.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs ฿550 - ฿900.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Chon Buri to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, depart from Chonburi station.

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Chon Buri to Chiang Mai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Chonburi station.

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The best way to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai is to bus which takes 10h 45m and costs ฿550 - ฿900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿700 - ฿2600 and takes 14h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 640.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Chon Buri, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Nakhonchai Air operates a bus from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿550 - ฿900 and the journey takes 10h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai via Hua Lamphong in around 14h 54m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿6000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿4900
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿6000
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2400
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5000
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5000
Flights from Don Muang to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿6000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿6000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿5500
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿3900
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chonburi to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿270 - ฿1000
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿70 - ฿170
2nd Class (Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
2nd Class (Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
1st Class (Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
Train from Chachoengsao Junction to Lat Krabang
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿55 - ฿160
2nd Class (Seat)
฿250 - ฿350
2nd Class (Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
1st Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿430 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿210 - ฿310
2nd Class (Seat)
฿430 - ฿600
2nd Class (Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
1st Class (Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿130
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Chachoengsao
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿90 - ฿120
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿170
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chonburi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿900
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿110
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿80 - ฿130
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿84
Super
฿125
Supreme
฿122
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿850
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿515
Super
฿594
Supreme
฿813

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The quickest flight from Utapao Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Chon Buri to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Chon Buri to Chiang Mai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chon Buri to Chiang Mai is 758 km. It takes approximately 10h 26m to drive from Chon Buri to Chiang Mai.

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Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Utapao Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 1432+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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