There are 7 ways to get from Pai to Hanoi by bus, plane, train, bus and ferry 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, fly to Hanoi  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Hanoi (HAN) CNX - HAN

$94 - $374

Cheapest option

Mini Van, bus via Savannakhet Laos  •  42 h 5 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Roi Et 874
  3. Take the bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
  4. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi

$75 - $84

5 alternative options

Mini Van, fly to Haiphong, train  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Haiphong (HPH) CNX - HPH
  3. Take the train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam

$150 - $629

Mini Van, bus  •  45 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$79 - $88

Mini Van, bus 27-7  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$84 - $110

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Pai Terminal Green to Chiang Kong
  2. Take the bus from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$147

Drive  •  21 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Hanoi 862 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pai to Hanoi is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿2500 - ฿2900 and takes 42 h 5 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Pai to Hanoi is to Mini Van and fly which costs ฿3100 - ฿13000 and takes 8 h 57 min.

More details

The distance between Pai and Hanoi is 794 km. The road distance is 1379.2 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Pai to Hanoi, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Pai to Hanoi station. However, there are services departing from Pai and arriving at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station via Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, Nong Khai and Vientiane - Southern Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h.

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What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Pai to Hanoi via Chiang Mai, Roi Et, Mukdahan, and Savannakhet Laos in around 42 h 5 min.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City, Danang
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Chiang Mai to Haiphong via Suvarnabhumi, Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Hanoi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
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
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Roi Et
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Orsuksa Tour
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
easybook.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
baolau.com
Bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
baolau.com
The Transport Company
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
$59
Schedules at
12go.asia
Treasure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com

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