There are 8 ways to get from Pai to Bangkok by bus, plane, taxi, 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

Mini Van to Chiang Mai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK

$42 - $133

Cheapest option

Mini Van, train  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai 612
  2. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Hua Lamphong 8 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC / ...

$24 - $61

6 alternative options

Mini Van, bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Take the bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
  3. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK
  4. Take the bus from Tmb Headquarter to Wat Ratchanatdaram

Taxi to Mae Hong Son, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pai to Mae Hong Son
  2. Fly from Mae Hong Son (HGN) to Don Muang (DMK) HGN - DMK

$92 - $214

Mini Van, bus to Lampang, fly to Don Muang  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
  3. Fly from Lampang (LPT) to Don Muang (DMK) LPT - DMK

$48 - $207

Mini Van, bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$29 - $39

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Pai Mae Hong Son to Bangkok Khao San Road

$27

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Bangkok 511.3 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pai to Bangkok is to bus which costs ฿850 and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Bangkok is to taxi and fly which costs ฿2900 - ฿7000 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pai Mae Hong Son and arriving at Bangkok Khao San Road. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Pai and Bangkok is 661 km. The road distance is 818.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pai to Bangkok without a car is to Mini Van and bus which takes 13 h 45 min and costs ฿950 - ฿1300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Pai to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Pai to Bangkok bus services, operated by Prempracha Transport, depart from Pai station.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 413 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Bangkok, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Lampang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sankamphaeng Co-Operative.,Ltd
Phone
053-215343
Website
coopthai.com
Bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
coopthai.com
Nakorn Chiangmai Dernrote Co-Operative .,Ltd
Phone
053-215343
Website
coopthai.com
Bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
coopthai.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Greenbus Thailand
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Pai Mae Hong Son to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pai to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Taxi Chiang Mai
Website
taxichiangmai.com

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