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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.

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Mini Van, bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Take the bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to ห้างทองโอ้วจินเฮง Ao Jin Heng Gold Shop
  3. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) CNX - BKK

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Mini Van, train  •  14 h 41 min

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

$25 - $62

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Mini Van, bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Don Muang  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Take the bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to ห้างทองโอ้วจินเฮง Ao Jin Heng Gold Shop
  3. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Don Muang (DMK) CNX - DMK

Taxi to Mae Hong Son, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 59 min

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

$90 - $212

Mini Van, bus to Lampang, fly to Don Muang  •  8 h 32 min

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

$47 - $204

Mini Van, bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$28 - $39

Bus  •  15 h

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

$26

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Bangkok 511.3 miles

$70 - $110

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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 59 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 14 h 30 min and costs ฿900 - ฿1300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Pai to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Pai to Bangkok bus services, operated by Prem Pracha, 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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Pai to Bangkok bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Air, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pai to Bangkok is 818 km. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Pai to Bangkok.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 413 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 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 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
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 Mae Hong Son to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Lampang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
Flights from Chiang Mai to Don Muang via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
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 Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
Prem Pracha
Phone
+66 53 492 999
Email
info.prempracha@gmail.com
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
Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Sankamphaeng Co-Operative.,Ltd
Phone
053-215343
Website
coopthai.com
Bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to ห้างทองโอ้วจินเฮง Ao Jin Heng Gold Shop
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดเทศบาลนครเชียงใหม่ Opposite Chiang Mai City Municipal Market
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
coopthai.com
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to ลำปาง Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$5
Supreme
$3 - $4
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Diamond Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia
Lignite Tour PK
Phone
02-9362474
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
12go.asia
Siam First
Phone
02-9543601-7 Press 1
Email
info@siamfirst.co.th
Website
siamfirst.co.th
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
siamfirst.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Phone
+66 (0) 86351 9290
Email
thaisriram@hotmail.com
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Pai Mae Hong Son to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
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 - $70
Taxi Chiang Mai
Website
taxichiangmai.com

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Thai Smile, Thai Airways International, Thai Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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