There are 6 ways to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai by ferry, plane, bus, bus and ferry or train

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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Ferry to Krabi, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Ao Nang
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KBV - CNX

$64 - $224

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Bus and ferry Songserm, bus  •  28 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Khaosan Road Songserm
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Mai

$47 - $58

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Ferry to Phuket, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Rassada Pier Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HKT - CNX

$75 - $256

Ferry, bus  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Rassada Pier Phuket Direct Line
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chiang Mai 779

$58 - $99

Bus and ferry Thai Sriram Tour, bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
  2. Take the bus from Khao San Road to Chiang Mai Old City

$59

Speedboat, ferry, train  •  33 h 57 min

  1. Take the Speedboat from Phi Phi Islands to Ko Mook
  2. Take the ferry from Ko Mook to Hat Yao Pier
  3. Take the train from Kantang to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$110 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai is to bus and ferry and bus which costs ฿1500 - ฿1900 and takes 28 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai is to ferry and fly which costs ฿2400 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier and arriving at Chiang Mai Old City via Khao San Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ko Phi Phi and Chiang Mai is 1228 km.

The best way to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 25 h 25 min and costs ฿1900 - ฿3200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, depart from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier station.

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The quickest flight from Krabi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Thai Sriram Tour, arrive at Chiang Mai Old City station.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai Airways International and two other airlines offer flights from Krabi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ko Phi Phi to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 767.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Ko Phi Phi, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Phi Phi Don to Chiang Mai. However, you can take the ferry to Ao Nang, take the bus to Krabi Airport, take the walk to Krabi airport, fly to Chiang Mai, take the walk to Chiang Mai Airport, then take the bus to Chiang Mai. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Rassada Pier Phuket, take the taxi to Phuket Bus Terminal, take the bus to Phuket Airport, take the walk to Phuket airport, fly to Chiang Mai, take the walk to Chiang Mai Airport, then take the bus to Chiang Mai.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Kantang to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
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 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.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
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Bus and ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess
Website
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
aonangtravel.co.th
Book at
aonangtravel.co.th
Chaokoh Ferry
Website
chaokohgroup.com
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
chaokohgroup.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Rassada Pier Phuket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Ko Mook to Hat Yao Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Wave Master
Website
andamanwavemaster.com
Ferry from Phi Phi - Ton Sai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
andamanwavemaster.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands Ton Sai Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Phi Phi Islands to Ko Mook
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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