There are 9 ways to get from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Sihanoukville  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sihanoukville (KOS) to Chiang Mai (CNX) KOS - CNX

$86 - $209

Cheapest option

Train  •  35 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Sihanoukville station to Phnom Penh Station
  2. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai

$30 - $107

7 alternative options

Minivan to Phnom Penh, fly  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Sihanoukville CTT Transports to Phnom Penh CTT Transports
  2. Fly from Phnom Penh (PNH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) PNH - CNX

$111 - $476

Bus to Ho Chi Minh City, fly  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
  2. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) SGN - CNX

$103 - $268

Minivan, bus  •  26 h 8 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Sihanoukville CTT Transports to Phnom Penh CTT Transports
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Mai

$41 - $64

Minivan, bus, train  •  28 h 44 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Sihanoukville CTT Transports to Phnom Penh CTT Transports
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai

$41 - $90

Van, Minivan, bus  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Take the Van from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
  2. Take the Minivan from Poipet to Saraburi
  3. Take the bus from Saraburi to Chiang Mai

$56 - $63

Bus, train  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
  2. Take the bus from Trat Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue to Chiang Mai

$41 - $83

Drive  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai 826.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai is to bus and train which costs $40 - $85 and takes 31 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs $85 - $210 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Sihanoukville and Chiang Mai is 1032 km. The road distance is 1321.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Sihanoukville CTT Transports and arriving at Chiang Mai via Night Market, Phnom Penh and Bangkok Mochit. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 645.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Sihanoukville, Cambodia and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Cambodia Bayon Airlines, Thai AirAsia and 10 other airlines fly from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Phnom Penh CTT Transports, Night Market, Kampuchea Kroen Intersection, Phnom Penh, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Bangkok Mochit in around 26 h 8 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Phnom Penh, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Siem Reap, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Ho Chi Minh City, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Siem Reap, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Phnom Penh, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Siem Reap, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Ho Chi Minh City, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,600
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Ho Chi Minh City, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $3,600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Sihanoukville to Chiang Mai via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phnom Penh to Chiang Mai via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $5,500
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
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 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
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 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Royal Railway Cambodia
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Sihanoukville station to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Book at
baolau.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
CTT Transports
Website
ctt-express.com
Bus from Sihanoukville CTT Transports to Phnom Penh CTT Transports
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Mekong Express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Trat Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Saraburi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Em Samang Express
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Poipet to Saraburi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Trat Bus Station to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Trat to Bangkok Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12

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