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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  13h 39m

  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  •  16h 56m

  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  •  15h 4m

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

$29 - $39

Bus  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Pak Chong to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

Drive  •  10h 14m

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

$60 - $90

Minivan to Don Muang, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7h 46m

  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

Taxi, train, train to Utapao, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7h 45m

  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 Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8h 44m

  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 to Khon Kaen, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Khao Yai National Park to Kaeng Khoi
  2. Take the train from Kaeng Khoi to Khon Kaen
  3. Fly from Khon Kaen (KKC) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KKC - CNX

$55 - $145

Minivan to Don Muang, fly to Lampang, bus  •  9h 59m

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai is to minivan and bus which costs ฿950 - ฿1300 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai is to taxi and train and fly which costs ฿2000 - ฿7000 and takes 7h 45m.

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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 โรงเรียนยุพราชวิทยาลัย via Pak Chong, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and สถานีขนส่ง Arcade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 4m.

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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 13h 39m and costs ฿900 - ฿3000.

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It takes approximately 13h 39m 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 13h 39m and costs ฿900 - ฿3000. Alternatively, you can minivan and bus, which costs ฿950 - ฿1300 and takes 15h 4m.

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

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

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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: 13h 39m

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 13h 39m. 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, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, and สถานีขนส่ง Arcade in around 15h 4m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Pak Chong to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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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
9h 42m
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
10h 40m
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
53m
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
2h 20m
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 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
Train from Kaeng Khoi to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Pak Chong to Bangkok Mochit New Van Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
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 Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
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
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Prakit Yon
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Pak Chong to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Tour
Website
nakhonchaitour.net
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
nakhonchaitour.net
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Khao Yai National Park to Pak Phli
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
$11 - $14

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

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

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