There are 4 ways to get from Loei to Chiang Rai by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Loei (LOE) to Chiang Rai (CEI) LOE - CEI

$47 - $150

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Bus via Uttaradit  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Uttaradit 876
  2. Take the bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Rai 780

$18 - $21

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Bus  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Loei to Chiang Mai 876
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$20 - $33

Drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Loei to Chiang Rai 343.5 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from Loei to Chiang Rai. However, there are services departing from Loei and arriving at Chiang Rai via Uttaradit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Loei and Chiang Rai is 335 km. The road distance is 549.6 km.

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The best way to get from Loei to Chiang Rai without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Loei to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Loei to Chiang Rai is to fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 36 min.

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There is no direct flight from Loei Airport to Chiang Rai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Loei to Chiang Rai bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at Chiang Rai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loei to Chiang Rai is 550 km. It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to drive from Loei to Chiang Rai.

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

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Map of how to get from Loei to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 209.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Thai AirAsia and Nok Air fly from Loei to Chiang Rai every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loei to Chiang Rai via Uttaradit in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Loei to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Loei to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Loei to Uttaradit
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com

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There are 256+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 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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