There are 5 ways to get from Surin to Chiang Mai by taxi, plane, bus, train, night bus 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.

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Taxi, fly to Chiang Mai  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
  2. Fly from Buri Ram (BFV) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BFV - CNX

$92 - $130

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Night bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Surin to Chiang Mai

$19 - $24

3 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Lampang, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
  2. Fly from Buri Ram (BFV) to Lampang (LPT) BFV - LPT
  3. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$76 - $261

Train  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Surin to Ayutthaya 136 Ubon Ratchathani - Hua Lamphong - Class II Fan / ...
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$22 - $86

Drive  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Surin to Chiang Mai 536.6 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surin to Chiang Mai is to night bus which costs ฿650 - ฿800 and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surin to Chiang Mai is to taxi and fly which costs ฿3000 - ฿4400 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Surin and Chiang Mai is 647 km. The road distance is 858.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Surin to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Surin and arriving at Chiang Mai. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Surin to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Surin and arriving at Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Surin to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 404.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Surin to Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya in around 17 h 43 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Buri Ram to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Krabi
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Buri Ram to Chiang Mai via Don Muang, Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surin to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 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)
$28 - $40
Train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Surin to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$3
Super
$4
Supreme
$3 - $4
Other operators
Taxi from Surin to Buri Ram
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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