There are 4 ways to get from Pai to Mae Sot by bus, car or plane

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Mini Van, bus Sombat Tour  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
  3. Take the bus from Tak to Mae Sot 829 / ...

$21 - $27

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Mini Van, bus Greenbus Thailand  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Maesod 6721

$22 - $27

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Mae Sot 304.5 miles

$40 - $65

Mini Van, fly  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Mae Sot (MAQ) CNX - MAQ

$54 - $126

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The cheapest way to get from Pai to Mae Sot is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿700 - ฿900 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pai to Mae Sot is to drive which costs ฿1300 - ฿2100 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pai to Mae Sot. However, there are services departing from Pai and arriving at Mae Sot via Chiang Mai and Tak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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The distance between Pai and Mae Sot is 294 km. The road distance is 487.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pai to Mae Sot without a car is to Mini Van and bus which takes 10 h 24 min and costs ฿650 - ฿900.

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It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to get from Pai to Mae Sot, including transfers.

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Pai to Mae Sot bus services, operated by Prempracha Transport, depart from Pai station.

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Mae Sot Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Pai to Mae Sot bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Mae Sot station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pai to Mae Sot is 487 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Pai to Mae Sot.

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  • Distance: 183.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 24 min

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Mae Sot, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pai to Mae Sot via Chiang Mai and Tak in around 10 h 24 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Mae Sot via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Bus operators
Prempracha Transport
Website
premprachatransports.com
Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
premprachatransports.com
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12go.asia
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
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Chiang Mai to Tak
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$7
Super
$8
Supreme
$9 - $10
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Tak to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand

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Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Mae Sot Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Mae Sot. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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