There are 7 ways to get from Patong to Chiang Mai by plane, ferry, 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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Fly Phuket to Chiang Mai  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Chiang Mai (CNX) HKT - CNX

$55 - $216

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Bus The Transport Company  •  27 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

$42 - $64

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Ferry to Krabi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KBV - CNX

$83 - $241

Fly Phuket to Lampang, bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Lampang (LPT) HKT - LPT
  2. Take the bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai

$54 - $165

Bus Greenbus Thailand  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chiang Mai 779

$55 - $66

Bus, train  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani 780
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai

$43 - $122

Drive  •  21 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Patong to Chiang Mai 956.1 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Patong to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Patong and arriving at Wat Phan On via Thalang Temple, Phuket, Bangkok Mochit and Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 8 min.

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The distance between Patong and Chiang Mai is 1214 km. The road distance is 1529.8 km.

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The best way to get from Patong to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Patong to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Patong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Phuket station.

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The best way to get from Patong to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 46 min.

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

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Patong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Patong to Chiang Mai is 1530 km. It takes approximately 21 h 47 min to drive from Patong to Chiang Mai.

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Nok Air, Bangkok Airways, Thai Lion Mentari and three other airlines offer flights from Phuket Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Patong to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 758.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Patong, Phuket Province, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia and five other airlines fly from Patong to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Patong to Chiang Mai once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 23 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phuket to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Flights from Krabi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from ลำปาง Lampang to เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phuket to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bangkok Busline
Website
bangkokbusline.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators

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There are 1990+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Patong to Phuket Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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