There are 9 ways to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train, night 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 Don Muang to Chiang Mai  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

$26 - $107

Cheapest option

Night train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Don Mueang to Chiang Mai 13 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$13 - $50

7 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Lampang, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lampang (LPT) DMK - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$35 - $191

Fly Don Muang to Chiang Rai, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai

$35 - $101

Public Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the Public Van from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

$32 - $123

Train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Don Mueang to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$13 - $50

Bus Sombat Tour  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai

$15 - $27

Bus Thai Sriram Tour  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Khao San Road to Chiang Mai Old City

$27

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai 417.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿500 - ฿900 and takes 11 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 1 h 41 min and costs ฿850 - ฿3500.

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The distance between Don Muang Airport (DMK) and Chiang Mai is 569 km. The road distance is 667 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Don Muang Airport and arriving at Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Don Mueang and arriving at Chiang Mai. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Don Muang Airport (DMK), Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia fly from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Don Muang Airport (DMK) to Chiang Mai 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $50 and the journey takes 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Don Mueang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Bangkok Don Muang Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$22 - $24
New Viriya Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Khao San Road to Chiang Mai Old City
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easybook.com

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