There are 7 ways to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) by plane, bus, train, night 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 Suvarnabhumi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) BKK - CNX

$30 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Sombat Tour  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai

$17 - $31

5 alternative options

Public Van to Don Muang, fly  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chiang Mai (CNX) DMK - CNX

$26 - $112

Bus Nakhonchai Air  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal to Chiang Mai

$18 - $23

Train  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$17 - $55

Night train  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 9 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II Sleeper AC / ...

$17 - $55

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 439.1 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to bus which costs ฿550 - ฿750 and takes 13 h 20 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to fly which costs ฿1000 - ฿4000 and takes 1 h 10 min.

More details

The distance between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 595 km. The road distance is 702.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chiang Mai (CNX), including transfers and time at the airport.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). However, there are services departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal and arriving at Chiang Mai Airport via This Secondary School, Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 and Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 14 min.

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The best way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to fly which takes 1 h 10 min and costs ฿1000 - ฿4000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿550 - ฿1100 and takes 12 h 14 min, You could also train, which costs ฿550 - ฿1900 and takes 14 h 4 min..

Mode details

Map of how to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX).
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  • Distance: 372.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), Thailand and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), Thailand?

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and two other airlines fly from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) hourly. Alternatively, Sombat Tour operates a bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $27 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Bangkok Don Muang Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Sombat Tour Viphawadee 13 to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$17
Supreme
$22 - $24
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Nakhonchai Air Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com

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