There are 7 ways to get from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai by bus, plane, train, night bus 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

Mini Van to Don Muang, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) DMK - CEI

$33 - $103

Cheapest option

Mini Van, bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai 909

$20 - $34

5 alternative options

Mini Van to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) BKK - CEI

$50 - $135

Bus  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai Terminal 3
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 619 / ...

$25 - $28

Train, bus  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
  2. Take the train from Nakhon Pathom to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
  4. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 619 / ...

$36 - $118

Mini Van, night bus  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the night bus from Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal to Chiang Rai

$22 - $29

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai 494.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai is to Mini Van and night bus which costs ฿700 - ฿950 and takes 16 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai is to Mini Van and fly which costs ฿1100 - ฿3500 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Kanchanaburi and Chiang Rai is 657 km. The road distance is 791.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai. However, there are services departing from Kanchanaburi and arriving at Chiang Rai via Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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What companies run services between Kanchanaburi, Thailand and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Rai via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and Bangkok Mochit in around 15 h.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Kanchanaburi to Nakhon Phathom
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Nakhon Pathom to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Kwan Chee Vee Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$27 - $29
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai Terminal 3
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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