There are 4 ways to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) by taxi, plane, bus 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

Taxi, fly  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pai to Mae Hong Son
  2. Fly from Mae Hong Son (HGN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HGN - CNX

$82 - $154

Cheapest option

Mini Van  •  4 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612

$13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 84.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 84.8 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to Mini Van which costs ฿434 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to taxi which costs ฿2300 - ฿2800 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Pai and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 86 km. The road distance is 135.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). However, there are services departing from Pai and arriving at Chiang Mai Airport via Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX).
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  • Distance: 53.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), Thailand?

Prempracha Transport operates a bus from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
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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