There are 5 ways to get from Tak to Chiang Mai by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus via Phitsanulok  •  8 h 40 min

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

$14 - $16

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Bus, train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Tak to Phitsanulok 829
  2. Take the train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$15 - $45

Bus Greenbus Thailand  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Tak to Mae Sot 829 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Maesod to Chiang Mai 6721

$15 - $17

Taxi  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tak to Chiang Mai 167.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Tak to Chiang Mai 167.9 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tak to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Tak and arriving at Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tak and Chiang Mai is 214 km. The road distance is 268.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tak to Chiang Mai without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Tak to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tak to Chiang Mai is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Tak to Chiang Mai.

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There are 1990+ hotels available in Chiang Mai. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tak to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Tak to Chiang Mai via Phitsanulok in around 8 h 40 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Tak to Phitsanulok
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
Bus from Tak to Mae Sot
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
Other operators
Taxi from Tak to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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