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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  •  3 h 53 min

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

$187 - $481

Cheapest option

Bus via Savannakhet Laos  •  31 h

  1. Take the bus 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 - $57

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  32 h 11 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 Phitsanulok 829
  4. Take the train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

$50 - $96

Bus  •  42 h 38 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

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The cheapest way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 31 h.

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The quickest way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs $180 - $490 and takes 3 h 53 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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The best way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 38 min and costs $69.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Da Nang to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $180 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $60 and takes 31 h.

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There is no direct flight from Danang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Da Nang to Chiang Mai is 1376 km. It takes approximately 20 h 5 min to drive from Da Nang to Chiang Mai.

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Vietnam Airlines, Thai Vietjet Air, Bangkok Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Danang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 2135+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $17 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: 3 h 53 min

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

Thai AirAsia, Thai Vietjet Air and five other airlines fly from Da Nang to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Da Nang to Chiang Mai via Hue, Savannakhet Laos, Mukdahan, and Khon Kaen in around 31 h.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Tan Son Nhat, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Danang to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Da Nang to Hue
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
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 to Savannakhet Laos
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Vientiane Laos
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
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
Bus from Mukdahan to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$14
Super
$17
Supreme
$21 - $23
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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