There are 7 ways to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park by taxi, plane, bus, 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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Taxi to Mae Hong Son, fly to Phuket  •  12 h

  1. Take a taxi from Pai to Mae Hong Son
  2. Fly from Mae Hong Son (HGN) to Phuket (HKT) HGN - HKT

$225 - $536

Cheapest option

Mini Van, train  •  27 h 54 min

  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 Suratthani Train Station
  4. Take the Mini Van from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok

$48 - $123

5 alternative options

Mini Van, bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Phuket  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Take the bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
  3. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phuket (HKT) CNX - HKT

Mini Van to Chiang Mai, fly to Surat Thani, Mini Van  •  10 h 8 min

  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 Airport to Khao Sok

$61 - $251

Mini Van, bus  •  32 h 30 min

  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

$52 - $72

Bus  •  32 h 58 min

  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

$64

Drive  •  22 h 11 min

  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 ฿2081 and takes 32 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Khao Sok National Park is to Mini Van and fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿8500 and takes 10 h 8 min.

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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 32 h 30 min.

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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 27 h 54 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿4000.

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It takes approximately 12 h 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 Prempracha Transport, depart from Pai station.

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There is no direct flight from Mae Hong Son Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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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 22 h 11 min 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: 12 h

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 32 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Phuket via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Phuket via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Utapao
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Mae Hong Son to Phuket via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Chiang Mai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chiang Mai to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
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 Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
Sankamphaeng Co-Operative.,Ltd
Phone
053-215343
Website
coopthai.com
Bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
coopthai.com
Nakorn Chiangmai Dernrote Co-Operative .,Ltd
Phone
053-215343
Website
coopthai.com
Bus from ฝั่งตรงข้ามตลาดแม่มาลัย Opposite Mae Malai Market to วัดเชียงยืน Wat Chiang Yuen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
coopthai.com
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani station to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus from Pai Mae Hong Son to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
Paradive Travel
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Sok National Park
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Pai to Mae Hong Son
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Taxi Chiang Mai
Website
taxichiangmai.com

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