There are 7 ways to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai by plane, taxi, train, bus, night bus, ferry 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

Fly from Krabi  •  3 h 40 min

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

$49 - $204

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  24 h 49 min

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

$34 - $53

5 alternative options

Taxi to Phuket, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Krabi to Phuket
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HKT - CNX

$124 - $298

Taxi, train  •  24 h 51 min

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

$104 - $192

Minivan, bus  •  27 h 29 min

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

$50 - $65

Night bus, ferry, train  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Khaosan Road Songserm
  2. Take the ferry from Phra Arthlt to Marine Department
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$40 - $77

Drive  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Krabi to Chiang Mai 909.9 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to night bus and bus which costs ฿1100 - ฿1800 and takes 24 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs ฿1600 - ฿7000.

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The distance between Krabi and Chiang Mai is 1192 km. The road distance is 1456 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Krabi 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 29 min.

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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 and Phuket Bus Terminal 2 in around 27 h 29 min.

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
4 h
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 33 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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Thung Song to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 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)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
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 - $50
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Songserm
Website
songserm.com
Night bus from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Khaosan Road Songserm
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
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
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$22 - $24
Ferry operators
Chao Phraya Express Boat
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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