There are 5 ways to get from South District to Chiang Rai by plane, train, ferry, car, bus, taxi or car ferry

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

Fly from Taichung  •  9 h 54 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

$142 - $219

3 alternative options

Ferry, drive, train, bus  •  40 h 25 min

  1. Take the ferry from Taichung to Pingtan County
  2. Drive from Pingtan County to Fuqing
  3. Take the train from Fuqing to Gutian North
  4. Take the train from Gutian North to Kunming South
  5. Take the bus from Kunming South to Mohan
  6. Take the bus from Luang Namtha to Muang Long
  7. Drive from Muang Long to Chiangkhong
  8. Take the bus from Chiangkhong to Chiang Rai

$327 - $377

Ferry, taxi, bus, drive, Public Boat  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the ferry from Taichung to Pingtan County
  2. Take a taxi from Pingtan County to Fuqing
  3. Take the bus from Fuqing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Nanning Langdong
  5. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Hai Phong
  6. Drive from Hai Phong to Hat Wau Dam
  7. Take the Public Boat from Hat Wau Dam to Ruam Mit Village

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

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
$17 - $20
Schedules at
thsrc.com.tw
Non-Reserved
$16 - $19
Standard
$17 - $20
Business
$31
China Railways G-Class
Train from Fuqing to Gutian North
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $26
Business Class Seat
$45 - $55
Train from Gutian North to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$120 - $150
1st Class Seat
$210 - $240
Business Class Seat
$380 - $450
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Mohan
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
bus
Bus from Luang Namtha to Muang Long
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hobomaps.com
Greenbus Thailand
Guizhou Transportation
Website
qjt.gov.cn
Bus from Fuqing to Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Bus from Guizhou Jinyang Bus Station to Nanning Langdong
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
Guizhou Transportation
Book at
Guizhou Transportation
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Ferry operators
Taiwan Csf
Website
taiwancsf.com
Ferry from Taichung to Pingtan County
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
taiwancsf.com
Public Boat
Ferry from Hat Wau Dam to Ruam Mit Village
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Other operators
Taxi from Pingtan County to Fuqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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Questions & Answers

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

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.

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

It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from South District to Chiang Rai, including transfers.