There are 8 ways to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Chiang Mai (CNX) SIN - CNX

฿2164 - ฿7136

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Bus, train  •  41h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue Junction
  4. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Chiang Mai

฿1531 - ฿4972

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Fly Senai to Chiang Mai  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Chiang Mai (CNX) JHB - CNX

฿1800 - ฿6240

Fly Singapore Changi to Lampang, bus  •  9h 26m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Lampang (LPT) SIN - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

฿3729 - ฿11426

Bus via Bangkok  •  39h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

฿1752 - ฿2572

Bus  •  47h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Beach Road to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Phayao
  3. Take the bus from Phayao to Chiang Mai 198 / ...

฿2991 - ฿3246

Train  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

฿111526 - ฿113013

Drive  •  32h 29m

  1. Drive from Singapore to Chiang Mai 2509.7 km

฿10000 - ฿15000

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The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai is to bus via Bangkok which costs $75 - $120 and takes 39h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs $95 - $320 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Singapore to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Golden Mile Complex and arriving at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal via Hat Yai and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 40m.

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The distance between Singapore and Chiang Mai is 2017 km. The road distance is 2509.7 km.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus via Bangkok which takes 39h 40m and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Singapore to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Golden Mile Complex station.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs $95 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus via Bangkok, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 39h 40m, you could also train, which costs $4950 - $5050 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Singapore to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Sombat Tour, arrive at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 2017 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

Scoot Tigerair , Thai AirAsia and 10 other airlines fly from Singapore to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Singapore to Chiang Mai via Hat Yai, Hat Yai, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 39h 40m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4300 - ฿7500
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Krabi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4300 - ฿7500
Flights from Senai to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿5500
Flights from Senai to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿7000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿8000 - ฿15000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿21000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿8000 - ฿15000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿17000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿21000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lampang via Koh Samui, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿12000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿9000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿17000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Flights from Senai to Chiang Mai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿6000
Flights from Senai to Chiang Mai via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿7000
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lampang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿26000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lampang via Soekarno–Hatta, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿18000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿9000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿4500
Myanma Airways
Website
flymna.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿9000 - ฿20000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿6500 - ฿17000
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Senai to Chiang Mai via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿5500
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿600
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿390
Gold
฿500 - ฿600
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
16h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿270 - ฿1900
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿270 - ฿350
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿500 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1400 - ฿1900
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿210 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿210 - ฿300
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿440 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿210 - ฿1600
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿210 - ฿300
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿440 - ฿650
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1600
Eastern and Oriental Express
Phone
001800 8392 3500
Email
reservations.singapore@belmond.com
Website
belmond.com
Train from Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Bangkok Hualamphong
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
฿111276
Schedules at
belmond.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
+66 56 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿110
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿170
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿650
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿622
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿439
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1100
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿480 - ฿750
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿500 - ฿850
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
฿516
Super
฿595
Supreme
฿814
Bangkok Busline
Phone
0-27921488
Email
bangkok_buslines@hotmail.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿600
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Lignite Tour
Phone
02-9362474
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿676
Schedules at
12go.asia
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿675
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
easybook.com
Grassland Express
Phone
+65 6292 1166
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿788
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Singapore Beach Road to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1350
Schedules at
b2c.supernice.com.sg
Book at
easybook.com
Star Qistna
Phone
012 787 5144
Website
starqistna.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿256
Schedules at
starqistna.com
Book at
easybook.com
Piya Chai Patthana
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Phayao
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1379
Schedules at
12go.asia
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Chiang Mai is 1h behind Singapore. It is currently 11:26 AM in Singapore and 10:26 AM in Chiang Mai.

Yes, the driving distance between Singapore to Chiang Mai is 2510 km. It takes approximately 32h 29m to drive from Singapore to Chiang Mai.

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Jetstar Asia Airways, SilkAir, Scoot Tigerair and seven other airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 1860+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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