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

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  •  4 h 33 min

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

$14

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 16 min

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

$70 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

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

$12 - $18

Mini Van, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Mae Hong Son
  2. Fly from Mae Hong Son (HGN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HGN - CNX

$35 - $96

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) hourly. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min.

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 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Pai to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Taxi Chiang Mai
Website
taxichiangmai.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

The distance between Pai and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 86 km. The road distance is 136 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

The cheapest way to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to Mini Van which costs ฿432 and takes 4 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

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

Is there a direct bus between Pai and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

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 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)?

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Pai to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), including transfers.