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There are 10 ways to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park by bus, plane, shuttle, 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 to Chiang Mai, fly to Phuket, Private Transfer  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park

$144 - $304

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Mini Van, train  •  26h 34m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
  4. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok

$45 - $120

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Mini Van to Chiang Mai, fly to Surat Thani, Mini Van  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Surat Thani (URT) CNX - URT
  3. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park

$61 - $251

Fly Pai to Phuket, Private Transfer  •  8h 23m

  1. Fly from Pai (PYY) to Phuket (HKT) PYY - HKT
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park

$140 - $237

Fly Pai to Surat Thani, Mini Van  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Pai (PYY) to Surat Thani (URT) PYY - URT
  2. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park

$77 - $155

Mini Van, bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Phuket, Private Transfer  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
  3. Fly from Chiang Rai (CEI) to Phuket (HKT) CEI - HKT
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park

$155 - $369

Mini Van to Chiang Mai, fly to Krabi, bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Krabi (KBV) CNX - KBV
  3. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  4. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Takua Pa

$67 - $223

Mini Van, bus  •  32h 30m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2 779
  3. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok

$62 - $72

Bus  •  32h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Pai Mae Hong Son to Bangkok Khao San Road
  2. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Sok National Park

$60

Drive  •  22h 11m

  1. Drive from Pai to Khao Sok National Park 965.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park is to bus which costs ฿1965 and takes 32h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park is to fly and Private Transfer which costs ฿4500 - ฿8000 and takes 8h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pai to Khao Sok National Park. However, there are services departing from Pai and arriving at Khao Sok via Chiang Mai and Phuket Bus Terminal 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 30m.

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The distance between Pai and Khao Sok National Park is 1161 km. The road distance is 1544.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park without a car is to Mini Van and train which takes 26h 34m and costs ฿1400 - ฿4000.

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It takes approximately 10h 21m to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park, including transfers.

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Pai to Khao Sok National Park bus services, operated by Prem Pracha, depart from Pai station.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Pai to Khao Sok National Park bus services, operated by , arrive at Khao Sok station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pai to Khao Sok National Park is 1544 km. It takes approximately 22h 11m to drive from Pai to Khao Sok National Park.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park.
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  • Distance: 725.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 21m

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Khao Sok National Park, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pai to Khao Sok National Park via Chiang Mai, Phuket Bus Terminal 2, and Khao Sok in around 32h 30m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Pai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Pai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Flights from Pai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Pai to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Pai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Chiang Rai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
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
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Phuket Transfer Travel Andaman
Phone
062 084 1150
Website
phukettransferandaman.com
Shuttle from Phuket Airport to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani Phantip Station to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Takua Pa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Nok Air and three other airlines offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Phuket Airport.

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