There are 6 ways to get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai by plane, bus, night bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Phitsanulok (PHS) to Chiang Rai (CEI) PHS - CEI

$59 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Chiang Rai 780

$10 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus via พะเยา Payao  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Phayao 780
  2. Take the bus from พะเยา Payao to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 146 / ...

$11 - $20

Bus, nightbus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Phrae Bus Terminal 780
  2. Take the nightbus from Phrae Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai 257.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai 257.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai is to bus which costs ฿340 - ฿500 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai is to fly which costs ฿1900 - ฿5500 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Phitsanulok and Chiang Rai is 346 km. The road distance is 411.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 and arriving at Chiang Rai. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 216.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Phitsanulok, Thailand and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari and Nok Air fly from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai via Phayao and พะเยา Payao in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Bus operators
Kingdom Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Phayao
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 1 to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Phayao
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from พะเยา Payao to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Phrae Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Phayao to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Phrae Bus Terminal to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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