There are 6 ways to get from Loei to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train 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 Loei to Chiang Mai  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Loei (LOE) to Chiang Mai (CNX) LOE - CNX

$49 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Chiang Mai 876

$15 - $27

4 alternative options

Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Udon Thani
  2. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTH - CNX

$43 - $141

Fly Loei to Lampang, bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Loei (LOE) to Lampang (LPT) LOE - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$40 - $148

Bus, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Phitsanulok 876
  2. Take the train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$17 - $48

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Loei to Chiang Mai 299 miles

$40 - $65

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

Thai AirAsia and Nok Air fly from Loei to Chiang Mai every 3 hours. Alternatively, Phetprasert Tour operates a bus from Loei to Chiang Mai 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $27 and the journey takes 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Loei to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Loei to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Loei to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Loei to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Loei to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Loei to Chiang Mai?

The distance between Loei and Chiang Mai is 324 km. The road distance is 478 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai?

The cheapest way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿490 - ฿850 and takes 8 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai?

The quickest way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿4600.

Is there a direct bus between Loei and Chiang Mai?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Loei and arriving at Chiang Mai. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Loei to Chiang Mai?

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Loei to Chiang Mai, including transfers.