There are 6 ways to get from Pai to Sukhothai by bus, train, 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.

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Mini Van, bus Sombat Tour  •  10 h 4 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 Sukhothai 829

$21 - $26

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Mini Van, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the train from Chiang Mai to Nong Tom 102 Chiang Mai - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan

$44 - $79

Mini Van, bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Chiang Mai 612
  2. Take the bus from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok 874 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai 829

$24 - $27

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Pai to Sukhothai 273 miles

$35 - $60

Mini Van, fly to Sukhothai  •  10 h 8 min

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

$119 - $297

Mini Van, fly to Phitsanulok, bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pai to Ban Mae Malai
  2. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Phitsanulok (PHS) CNX - PHS
  3. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai

$59 - $132

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pai to Sukhothai. However, there are services departing from Pai and arriving at Sukhothai via Chiang Mai and Tak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The distance between Pai and Sukhothai is 299 km. The road distance is 436.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pai to Sukhothai without a car is to Mini Van and bus which takes 10 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Pai to Sukhothai, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Sukhothai Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pai to Sukhothai is 437 km. It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to drive from Pai to Sukhothai.

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Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Sukhothai Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Sukhothai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pai to Sukhothai.
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  • Distance: 187.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Pai, Thailand and Sukhothai, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Pai to Sukhothai via Chiang Mai and Tak in around 10 h 4 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Sukhothai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
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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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 Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chiang Mai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Sukhothai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia

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