There are 3 ways to get from South District to Chiang Rai by plane, train, car ferry 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.

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Fly from Taichung  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Taichung (RMQ) to Chiang Rai (CEI) RMQ - CEI

$285 - $608

Cheapest option

Train to Taipei, fly  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Taichung to Taoyuan
  2. Fly from Taipei (TPE) to Chiang Rai (CEI) TPE - CEI

$141 - $219

1 alternative option

Car ferry, drive  •  40 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
  2. Drive from Xiamen Port to Chiang Rai

$387 - $508

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The cheapest way to get from South District to Chiang Rai is to train and fly which costs $140 - $220 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from South District to Chiang Rai is to train and fly which costs $140 - $220 and takes 9 h 44 min.

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The distance between South District and Chiang Rai is 2196 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 51 min to get from South District to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Taichung Airport to Chiang Rai Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Mandarin Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Thai AirAsia and Hong Kong Express offer flights from Taichung Airport to Chiang Rai Airport.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South District to Taichung Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from South District to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 1372.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 51 min

What companies run services between South District, Taiwan and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

Hong Kong Express, Mandarin Airlines and two other airlines fly from South District to Chiang Rai 3 times a day.

Airlines
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Taichung to Chiang Rai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Taichung to Chiang Rai via Hong Kong, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Taipei to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Train operators
Taiwan High Speed Rail
Phone
4266-3000
Website
thsrc.com.tw
Train from Taichung to Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Book at
klook.com
Non-Reserved
$16 - $19
Standard
$16 - $20
Business
$30
Ferry operators
Cosco Shipping Lines
Website
coscotw.com.tw
Car ferry from Taichung Harbor to Xiamen Port
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
coscotw.com.tw

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