There are 4 ways to get from Pai to Chiang Khong by bus, bus and ferry or car

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Mini Van, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiangkhong 1663 / ...

$20 - $24

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Mini Van, bus via Chiang Rai  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 619 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong

$23 - $29

Bus and ferry  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Pai Terminal Green to Chiang Kong

$61

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Chiang Khong 240.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Pai to Chiang Khong is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿650 - ฿800 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Chiang Khong is to drive which costs ฿1100 - ฿1600 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pai Terminal Green and arriving at Chiang Kong. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 44 min.

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The distance between Pai and Chiang Khong is 229 km. The road distance is 385.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pai to Chiang Khong without a car is to Mini Van and bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs ฿650 - ฿800.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Pai to Chiang Khong, including transfers.

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

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Pai to Chiang Khong bus services, operated by Greenbus Thailand, arrive at Chiangkhong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pai to Chiang Khong is 385 km. It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to drive from Pai to Chiang Khong.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Chiang Khong. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Chiang Khong.
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  • Distance: 143.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Chiang Khong, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pai to Chiang Khong via Chiang Mai in around 9 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
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
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Chiangkhong
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiangkhong
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Terminal Green
Website
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Pai Terminal Green to Chiang Kong
Ave. Duration
18 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
12go.asia

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