There are 5 ways to get from Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai by taxi, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Taxi, Minivan, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sop Moei to Hot
  2. Take the Minivan from Hot to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$58 - $69

Cheapest option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Mae Hong Son (HGN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HGN - CNX
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai

$30 - $91

3 alternative options

Night bus, Minivan, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mae Sariang to Hot 170
  2. Take the Minivan from Hot to Chiang Mai
  3. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$37 - $40

Taxi  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sop Moei to Chiang Rai 253.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Sop Moei to Chiang Rai 253.9 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mae Hong Son (State) and Chiang Rai is 180 km. The road distance is 406.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai without a car is to taxi and Minivan and bus which takes 7 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mae Hong Son Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai is 406 km. It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to drive from Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai.

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Bangkok Airways offers flights from Mae Hong Son Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Mae Hong Son (State) to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Mae Hong Son (State), Thailand and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Sop Moei to Chiang Rai. However, you can take the taxi to Hot, take the Minivan to Chiang Mai, take the walk to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai, then take the bus to เชียงราย Chiang Rai. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Sop Moei to Chiang Rai via Mae Sariang, Hot, Chiang Mai, and เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Hot to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Night bus from Mae Sariang to Hot
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sop Moei to Hot
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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