There are 10 ways to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Pak Chong to Ayutthaya 136 Ubon Ratchathani - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan / ...
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$28 - $90

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Minivan, train  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$28 - $65

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Minivan, bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

$29 - $39

Minivan, bus via วัดหม้อคำตวง Mo Kham Tuang Temple  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai

$29 - $42

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai 436.2 miles

$60 - $90

Minivan to Don Muang, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

$41 - $126

Minivan to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

$47 - $139

Taxi, train, train to Utapao, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Khao Yai National Park to Pak Phli
  2. Take the train from Pak Phli to Chachoengsao Junction
  3. Take the train from Chachoengsao to Phlu Ta Luang
  4. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTP - CNX

$61 - $212

Minivan to Don Muang, fly to Lampang, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Lampang (LPT) DMK - LPT
  3. Take the bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai

$49 - $205

Minivan to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Lampang, bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Lampang (LPT) BKK - LPT
  3. Take the bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai

$66 - $248

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Khao Yai National Park and arriving at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal via Pak Chong and Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

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The distance between Khao Yai National Park and Chiang Mai is 546 km. The road distance is 697.8 km.

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The best way to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai without a car is to train which takes 13 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 39 min to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by , depart from Pak Chong station.

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The best way to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai is to train which takes 13 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Minivan and bus, which costs and takes 14 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai is 698 km. It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to drive from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 341.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 39 min

What companies run services between Khao Yai National Park, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai via Pak Chong and Ayutthaya in around 13 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai via Khao Yai National Park, Pak Chong, Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit in around 14 h 36 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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
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 Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
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 Pak Chong to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
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
Train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 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 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Pak Phli to Chachoengsao Junction
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Chachoengsao to Phlu Ta Luang
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$22 - $24
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
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.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
Other operators
Taxi from Khao Yai National Park to Pak Phli
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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