There are 10 ways to get from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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 Nakhonchai Air  •  8 h 41 min

  1. 872 / ...

$14 - $20

9 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. 211 Hua Lamphong - Taphan Hin - Class II Fan
  2. 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$19 - $75

Bus via Mae Sot  •  15 h 18 min

  1. 638
  2. 6721

$19 - $25

Night train  •  10 h 33 min

  1. 107 Hua Lamphong - Den Chai - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. 13 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$19 - $72

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. 282.9 miles

$40 - $60

Bus to Phitsanulok, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 30 min

  1. PHS - CNX

$58 - $149

Train to Don Muang, fly to Chiang Mai  •  6 h 46 min

  1. DMK - CNX

$36 - $145

Train to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 55 min

  1. BKK - CNX

$41 - $155

Train to Don Muang, fly to Lampang, bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. DMK - LPT

$45 - $226

Bus to Utapao, fly to Chiang Mai  •  8 h 52 min

  1. UTP - CNX

$48 - $151

What companies run services between Nakhon Sawan, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai via พิษณุโลก 2 Phitsanulok 2 and Phitsanulok in around 8 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai via Taphan Hin in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Utapao to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Pak Nam Pho to Taphan Hin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$23 - $30
Train from Taphan Hin to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Night train from Pak Nam Pho to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
Night train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Train from Pak Nam Pho to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from นครสวรรค์ Nakhonsawan to พิษณุโลก 2 Phitsanulok 2
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Nakhon Sawan to Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Nakhon Sawan to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Bus from Nakhon Sawan to Ban Chang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nakhon Sawan and Chiang Mai is 364 km. The road distance is 453 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿440 - ฿650 and takes 8 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai is to drive which takes 6 h 31 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿1900.

No, there is no direct train from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Pak Nam Pho and arriving at Chiang Mai via Taphan Hin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from นครสวรรค์ Nakhonsawan and arriving at Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to get from Nakhon Sawan to Chiang Mai, including transfers.