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

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Fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 12 min

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

$51 - $153

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Bus, train  •  21 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ranong to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$28 - $72

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Fly to Lampang, bus  •  8 h 3 min

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

$55 - $152

Taxi, train  •  20 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ranong to Lang Suan
  2. Take the train from Lang Suan to Bang Sue
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai

$131 - $221

Bus  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ranong to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai

$29 - $49

Bus, night train  •  23 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ranong to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 9 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$28 - $72

Drive  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ranong to Chiang Mai 786.1 miles

$110 - $160

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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 via Opposite Southern Bus Terminal, Bus Stop BTS Ratchathewi and Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 59 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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The best way to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai without a car is to taxi and train which takes 20 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Ranong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, depart from Ranong station.

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The best way to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ranong Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Ranong to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ranong to Chiang Mai is 1258 km. It takes approximately 17 h 53 min to drive from Ranong to Chiang Mai.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Ranong Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ranong to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 613.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

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 Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal, Opposite Southern Bus Terminal, Bus Stop BTS Ratchathewi, Tour Properties, and Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 in around 20 h 59 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
8 h 10 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 Lang Suan to Bang Sue
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
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
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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
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 Ranong to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$13
Super
$15
Supreme
$19 - $21
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$22 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Lang Suan
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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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 Ranong to Ranong Airport is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs .

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