There are 5 ways to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train 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 to Chiang Mai  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Danang (DAD) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DAD - CNX

$187 - $481

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Da Nang to Hue
  2. Take the bus from Hue to Savannakhet Laos
  3. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen 829
  4. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai

$46 - $65

3 alternative options

Fly to Lampang, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Danang (DAD) to Lampang (LPT) DAD - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$74 - $181

Bus  •  42 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Da Nang to Hue
  2. Take the bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane to Chiang Mai Terminal 2

$68

Drive  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Da Nang to Chiang Mai 859.8 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai is to train and bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 30 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs $180 - $490 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Da Nang and Chiang Mai is 1025 km. The road distance is 1375.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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There are 2007+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 640.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Da Nang, Vietnam and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Vietjet Air and nine other airlines fly from Da Nang to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Da Nang to Chiang Mai via Hue, Hue - Sinh Tourist Office, Vientiane Laos, Wind West Pub, Vientiane Talat Sao Station, and Vientiane in around 42 h 14 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Danang to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Ho Chi Minh City, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Danang to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Da Nang to Hue
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$14
Super
$16
Supreme
$21 - $23
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue to Savannakhet Laos
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Da Nang to Hue
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane to Chiang Mai Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com

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