There are 6 ways to get from Mae Sai to Bangkok by bus, plane, 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

Bus, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from แม่สาย Maesai to บ้านดู่ Ban Du
  2. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CEI - BKK

$50 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus Budsarakham Tour  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$20 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from แม่สาย Maesai to บ้านดู่ Ban Du
  2. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Don Muang (DMK) CEI - DMK

$35 - $107

Bus Sombat Tour  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok Mochit

$22 - $37

Bus, train  •  18 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Rai 619
  2. Take the bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai 619 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lamphun to Hua Lamphong

$26 - $73

Drive  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Mae Sai to Bangkok 525.1 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mae Sai to Bangkok is to bus which costs ฿660 - ฿710 and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mae Sai to Bangkok is to bus and fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿4600 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Mae Sai and Bangkok is 746 km. The road distance is 840.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Mae Sai to Bangkok, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Mae Sai and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Mae Sai, Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

Sombat Tour operates a bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min. The Transport Company also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Rai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Lamphun to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from แม่สาย Maesai to บ้านดู่ Ban Du
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from แม่สาย Maesai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงราย Chiang Rai to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$18
Super
$21
Supreme
$27 - $30
Bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$2
Super
$3
Supreme
$2 - $3
Budsarakham Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia

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