There are 6 ways to get from Loei to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Loei to Chiang Mai  •  3 h 38 min

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

$49 - $145

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Chiang Mai 876

$15 - $26

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Bus to Udon Thani, fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 43 min

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

$44 - $141

Fly Loei to Lampang, bus  •  6 h 20 min

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

$38 - $144

Bus, train  •  11 h 18 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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Loei and arriving at Chiang Mai. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Loei and Chiang Mai is 324 km. The road distance is 478.4 km.

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The best way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Loei to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Loei to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Loei station.

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The best way to get from Loei to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Loei Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Loei to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loei to Chiang Mai is 478 km. It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to drive from Loei to Chiang Mai.

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Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Loei Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Loei to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 202.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Thai AirAsia and Nok Air fly from Loei to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, Phetprasert Tour operates a bus from Loei to Chiang Mai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Loei to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Loei to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $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
6 h 18 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 15 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
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
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12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
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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There are 1990+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Loei to Loei Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs .

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