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There are 8 ways to get from Mae Sot to Phimai by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, Local Bus  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Nakhon Sawan 638
  2. Take the bus from Nakhonsawan to Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2
  3. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai

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Bus, train, Local Bus  •  17h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Bang Sue to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
  3. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai

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Bus, train, Local Bus via Nakhon Sawan  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Tak 829 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tak to Nakhon Sawan 638
  3. Take the train from Nakhon Sawan to Ayutthaya
  4. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
  5. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai

Bus, Local Bus via Bangkok  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima
  3. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai

Taxi  •  9h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Mae Sot to Phimai 579.2 km

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Mae Sot to Phimai 579.2 km

Fly to Buri Ram, taxi  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Mae Sot (MAQ) to Buri Ram (BFV) MAQ - BFV
  2. Take a taxi from Buri Ram to Phimai

Fly to Don Muang, train, Local Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Mae Sot (MAQ) to Don Muang (DMK) MAQ - DMK
  2. Take the train from Don Mueang to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
  3. Take the Local Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai
Mae Sot → Phimai
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Phimai is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Phimai is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Phimai is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Mae Sot to Phimai is to bus and Local Bus which costs ฿650 - ฿800 and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Mae Sot to Phimai is to fly and taxi which costs ฿2400 - ฿4500 and takes 7h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mae Sot to Phimai. However, there are services departing from Mae Sot and arriving at Phimai via Bangkok Mochit and Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 50m.

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It is 452 km from Mae Sot to Phimai. It is approximately 579.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mae Sot to Phimai without a car is to bus and Local Bus which takes 13h 38m and costs ฿650 - ฿800.

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It takes approximately 13h 38m to get from Mae Sot to Phimai, including transfers.

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Mae Sot to Phimai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Mae Sot station.

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There is no direct flight from Mae Sot Airport to Buri Ram Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 55m and has one stopover.

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Mae Sot to Phimai bus services, operated by , arrive at Phimai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mae Sot to Phimai is 579 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Mae Sot to Phimai.

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  • Distance: 451.7 km
  • Duration: 13h 38m

What companies run services between Mae Sot, Thailand and Phimai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Mae Sot to Phimai via Mae Sot, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhonsawan, and Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Mae Sot to Buri Ram via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿2900
Flights from Mae Sot to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿2100
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nakhon Sawan to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿75 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿390
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Ayutthaya to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿80 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿80 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿390
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Bang Sue to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
Train from Don Mueang to Nakhon Ratchasima Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿1200
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿300 - ฿410
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mae Sot to Nakhon Sawan
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿210 - ฿300
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Tak
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿65 - ฿95
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Tak to Nakhon Sawan
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿200
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Tour
Phone
044-2615555
Website
nctcard.com
Bus from Nakhonsawan to Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿349
Schedules at
12go.asia
Local Bus
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima Terminal 2 to Phimai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿50
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿350 - ฿650
Schedules at
ticket.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿270
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sasanan Transportation
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sot to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿505
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿300
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
sombattour.com
Star
฿195
Super
฿246
Supreme
฿300
Other operators
Taxi from Mae Sot to Phimai
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿5000
Taxi Maesot
Phone
+66 98-101-9345
Website
facebook.com
MAESOT CITY TAXI SERVICE
Phone
+66 98 792 0720

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Nok Air offers flights from Mae Sot Airport to Buri Ram Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Phimai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Mae Sot to Mae Sot Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs ฿70 - ฿90.

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