There are 5 ways to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Roi Et (ROI) to Chiang Mai (CNX) ROI - CNX

$50 - $146

Cheapest option

Mini Van, train  •  20 h 27 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Roi Et to Si Sa Ket
  2. Take the train from Si Sa Ket to Ayutthaya
  3. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

$28 - $94

3 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
  2. Take the bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen 829
  3. Take the bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai

$30 - $43

Bus, night bus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Roi Et to Buriram
  2. Take the night bus from Buriram to Chiang Mai

$28 - $35

Drive  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Roi Et to Chiang Mai 469.8 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai is to bus and night bus which costs ฿900 - ฿1200 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿4800 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Roi Et to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Roi Et and arriving at Chiang Mai via Mukdahan and Khon Kaen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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The distance between Roi Et and Chiang Mai is 581 km. The road distance is 751.6 km.

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The best way to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 30 min and costs ฿950 - ฿1400.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Roi Et to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Yellow Bus, depart from Roi Et station.

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The best way to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs ฿1600 - ฿4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿950 - ฿1400 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Roi Et Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Roi Et to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, arrive at Chiang Mai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roi Et to Chiang Mai is 752 km. It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to drive from Roi Et to Chiang Mai.

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

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Map of how to get from Roi Et to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 363.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Roi Et, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia and Nok Air fly from Roi Et to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Mukdahan and Khon Kaen in around 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Flights from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Roi Et to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Si Sa Ket to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $40
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 - $40
Train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Yellow Bus
Website
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Roi Et to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Bus from Roi Et to Buriram
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
iloveyellowbus.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Mukdahan to Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$21 - $23
Mini Van
Bus from Roi Et to Si Sa Ket
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Buriram to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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