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There are 8 ways to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai by plane, ferry, train, bus, car or night bus

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Fly from Hong Kong  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HKG - CNX

$96 - $226

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Ferry to Macau, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from HK China Ferry to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Chiang Mai (CNX) MFM - CNX

$98 - $203

Train to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) CAN - CNX

$119 - $332

Train, bus, drive, Public Boat  •  40 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning East
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Hai Phong
  4. Drive from Hai Phong to Chiang Rai
  5. Take the Public Boat from Chiang Rai to Boat Landing Thaton
  6. Take the bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ห้างหุ้นส่วนจำกัดเชียงใหม่ลำปางปาเก้สุขภัณฑ์ Chiang Mai Lampang Parquet Tt

Train, bus, night bus  •  38 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the night bus from Nong Khai to Chiang Mai

$211 - $226

Train, bus  •  44 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the train from Nong Khai to Ayutthaya
  4. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

$201 - $287

Bus, train  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Wan Chai Harbour to Dongguan Chang'an
  2. Take the bus from Dongguan Chang'an to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Guiyang North to Kunming South
  4. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  5. Take the bus from Vientiane to Chiang Mai Terminal 2

$214 - $255

Drive  •  29 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai 1602.5 miles

$440 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai is to ferry and fly which costs $750 - $1600 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs $750 - $1800 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Hong Kong and Chiang Mai is 1628 km. The road distance is 2564.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 38 h 48 min and costs $1600 - $1800.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hong Kong Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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Chiang Mai is 1 h behind Hong Kong. It is currently 8:07 AM in Hong Kong and 7:07 AM in Chiang Mai.

Yes, the driving distance between Hong Kong to Chiang Mai is 2564 km. It takes approximately 29 h 36 min to drive from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai.

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Cathay Dragon, Hong Kong Express, Myanma Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 2158+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 1017.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Hong Kong and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Cathay Dragon, Thai AirAsia and seven other airlines fly from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai hourly.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Macau to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Macau to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Macau to Chiang Mai via Utapao
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Macau to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Chiang Mai via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Chiang Mai via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from West Kowloon Station to Kunming South Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$290 - $350
Train from Guiyang North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Yanyon Nakorn Chiang Mai
Phone
(+66)53-215604
Website
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Bus from คิวรถท่าตอน Thaton Station to ห้างหุ้นส่วนจำกัดเชียงใหม่ลำปางปาเก้สุขภัณฑ์ Chiang Mai Lampang Parquet
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
yanyonnakornchiangmai.com
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Sueksa Tour
Phone
(053-248537).
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Nong Khai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
CTS - China Travel Tours
Website
ctsbus.hkcts.com
Bus from Wan Chai Harbour to Dongguan Chang'an
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
hkctsbus.com
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Dongguan Chang'an to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
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
Ferry operators
Public Boat
Ferry from Chiang Rai to Boat Landing Thaton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13

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The best way to get from Hong Kong to Hong Kong Airport is to subway which takes 24 min and costs $80 - $120.

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