There are 6 ways to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Don Muang, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Pak Chong to Don Mueang
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

฿795 - ฿4253

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Train  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the train from Pak Chong to Ayutthaya 72 Sikhoraphum - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

฿263 - ฿2587

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Train to Suvarnabhumi, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Pak Chong to Bang Sue Junction
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

฿862 - ฿4356

Train, bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Pak Chong to Saraburi 72 Sikhoraphum - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saraburi to Chiang Mai

฿553 - ฿1797

Bus  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Pak Chong to Nakhon Ratchasima
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

Drive  •  9h 40m

  1. Drive from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai 636.3 km

฿1800 - ฿2700

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The cheapest way to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai is to train which costs ฿260 - ฿2600 and takes 12h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai is to train and fly which costs ฿750 - ฿4300 and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Pak Chong and arriving at Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal via Nakhon Ratchasima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Pak Chong and arriving at Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 32m.

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The distance between Pak Chong and Chiang Mai is 523 km. The road distance is 636.3 km.

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The best way to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai without a car is to train which takes 12h 32m and costs ฿260 - ฿2600.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Pak Chong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Prakit Yon, depart from Pak Chong station.

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Pak Chong to Chiang Mai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Pak Chong station.

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What companies run services between Pak Chong, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya in around 12h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai via Nakhon Ratchasima in around 14h 33m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4900
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4900
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿3900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4900
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿4300
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Pak Chong to Don Mueang
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿75 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Pak Chong to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿75 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Pak Chong to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿60 - ฿1000
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿60 - ฿170
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿260 - ฿360
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
Train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿200 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿200 - ฿290
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿420 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Train from Pak Chong to Saraburi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿50 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿50 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿250 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Saraburi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿850
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Prakit Yon
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Pak Chong to Nakhon Ratchasima
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Tour
Website
nakhonchaitour.net
Bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿571
Schedules at
nakhonchaitour.net

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The best way to get from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai is to train which takes 12h 32m and costs ฿260 - ฿2600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Pak Chong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Nakhonchai Tour, arrive at Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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Pak Chong to Chiang Mai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pak Chong to Chiang Mai is 636 km. It takes approximately 9h 40m to drive from Pak Chong to Chiang Mai.

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Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 2255+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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