There are 7 ways to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ranong (UNN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UNN - CNX

$51 - $152

Cheapest option

Mini Bus, train  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Take the Mini Bus from Ranong to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$29 - $100

5 alternative options

Fly to Lampang, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Ranong (UNN) to Lampang (LPT) UNN - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$55 - $153

Mini Bus, Minivan, bus  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Take the Mini Bus from Ranong to Chumphon
  2. Take the Minivan from Chumphon to Hua Hin
  3. Take the bus from Hua Hin to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

$42 - $59

Mini Bus, bus  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Take the Mini Bus from Ranong to Chumphon
  2. Take the bus from Chumphon to Uttaradit 780
  3. Take the bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Mai 876

$33 - $44

Mini Bus, train, night train  •  24 h 13 min

  1. Take the Mini Bus from Ranong to Chumphon
  2. Take the train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
  3. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$29 - $100

Drive  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ranong to Chiang Mai 786.1 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai is to Mini Bus and bus which costs ฿1000 - ฿1500 and takes 22 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿5500 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ranong and Chiang Mai is 982 km. The road distance is 1257.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ranong to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Ranong and arriving at Chiang Mai City Art & Cultural Center via Chumphon, Hua Hin and Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Ranong, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Nok Air and Thai AirAsia fly from Ranong to Chiang Mai every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Chumphon, Chumphon, Hua Hin, Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, and Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal in around 21 h 53 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Ranong to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Flights from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Krabi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Flights from Ranong to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Chumphon to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Chumphon to Uttaradit
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
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 Hua Hin to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$19
Super
$22
Supreme
$29 - $31
Mini Bus
Bus from Ranong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Fame Tour
Website
chumphon-kohtao.com
Bus from Chumphon to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chumphon-kohtao.com
Book at
12go.asia

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