There are 6 ways to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai by bus, train, night bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai 876

$12 - $14

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Nong Tom to Chiang Mai 51 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$28 - $62

Bus, night bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the night bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

$13 - $15

Taxi  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai 189.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai 189.4 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok
  2. Fly from Phitsanulok (PHS) to Chiang Mai (CNX) PHS - CNX

$54 - $141

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿390 - ฿480 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai is to taxi which costs ฿3300 - ฿4000 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Sukhothai and Chiang Mai is 217 km. The road distance is 303 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Sukhothai and arriving at Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok in around 7 h 25 min. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Krabi
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Tom to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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