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There are 3 ways to get from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai by bus, night bus or car

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Bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the bus from แม่สาย Maesai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 619

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Night bus  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Rai Mae Sai

$3 - $4

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai 44.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai is to bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai is to night bus which costs $3 - $4 and takes 1h 14m.

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The distance between Tachilek Airport (THL) and Chiang Rai is 65 km. The road distance is 71 km.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai is 71 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Tachilek Airport (THL), Myanmar and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

Greenbus Thailand operates a bus from Tachilek Airport (THL) to Chiang Rai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Piya Chai Patthana also services this route 3 times a day.

Bus operators
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from แม่สาย Maesai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Piya Chai Patthana
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Mae Sai to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
12go.asia
Nakhonchai Air

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