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

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai 874 / ...

$12 - $14

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Train  •  8h

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

$29 - $62

Bus, night bus  •  8h 9m

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

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  4h 32m

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

$100 - $130

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai 189.4 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, fly  •  5h 17m

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

$54 - $141

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The cheapest way to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿390 - ฿470 and takes 6h 40m.

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

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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 6h 40m.

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

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The best way to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs ฿390 - ฿470.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Sukhothai to Chiang Mai bus services, operated by Phetprasert Tour, depart from Sukhothai station.

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The best way to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs ฿390 - ฿470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ฿900 - ฿2100 and takes 8h.

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There is no direct flight from Phitsanulok Airport to Chiang Mai Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 135.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

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 6h 40m. 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 7h 2m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Sukhothai to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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Bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air
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Taxi from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Sukhothai to Chiang Mai is 303 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Phitsanulok Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 2180+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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