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There are 5 ways to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai by plane, taxi, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KBV - CNX

$49 - $204

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  24 h 18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Krabi Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

$34 - $52

3 alternative options

Taxi, train  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Krabi to Thung Song
  2. Take the train from Thung Song to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai

$104 - $192

Minivan, bus  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the minivan from Krabi Bus Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chiang Mai 779

$53 - $63

Drive  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Krabi to Chiang Mai 909.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to night bus and bus which costs ฿1100 - ฿1700 and takes 24 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿7000 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Krabi station to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Krabi Bus Station and arriving at Chiang Mai via Phuket Bus Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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The distance between Krabi and Chiang Mai is 1192 km. The road distance is 1455.9 km.

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The best way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai without a car is to taxi and train which takes 24 h 11 min and costs ฿3400 - ฿6500.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Krabi to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by , arrive at Krabi Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs ฿1600 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can minivan and bus, which costs ฿1700 - ฿2100 and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Krabi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Krabi to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Map of how to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 744.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Krabi, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air and four other airlines fly from Krabi to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Phuket Bus Terminal 2 in around 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thung Song to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Greenbus Thailand
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Night bus from Krabi Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
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
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
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
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nakhonchaiair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Krabi to Chiang Mai is 1456 km. It takes approximately 20 h 40 min to drive from Krabi to Chiang Mai.

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

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There are 2117+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Krabi to Krabi Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs ฿100.

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