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

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Fly  •  3 h 25 min

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

$48 - $203

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Minivan, train, night train  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Krabi to Surat Thani
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$31 - $106

5 alternative options

Bus  •  24 h 7 min

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

$36 - $55

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

$105 - $193

Minivan, bus  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Krabi to Surat Thani
  2. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phrae Bus Terminal 780
  3. Take the bus from แพร่ Phrae to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 169

$40 - $71

Night bus, train  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Krabi Andaman Wave Master Bus Station to Khaosan Road Songserm
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$41 - $78

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 bus which costs ฿1100 - ฿1900 and takes 24 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Krabi to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1500 - ฿7000 and takes 3 h 25 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 Phang Nga and Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 7 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 bus which takes 24 h 7 min and costs ฿1100 - ฿1900.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 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 25 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1100 - ฿1900 and takes 24 h 7 min.

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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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Krabi to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, 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 25 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 Phang Nga, Phang Nga, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit in around 24 h 7 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
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
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
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
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
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
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $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
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 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
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
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
Phantip Travel
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phrae Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from แพร่ Phrae to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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
$27
Schedules at
songserm.com
Book at
12go.asia
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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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari, Bangkok Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Krabi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 1928+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $15 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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