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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ubon (UBP) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UBP - CNX

$48 - $223

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the night bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai

$23 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai

$30 - $45

Train  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong 22 Ubon Ratchathani - Hua Lamphong - Class III AC / ...
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$25 - $95

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai 575.3 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air and two other airlines fly from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 18 h 23 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $45
Train from Hua Lamphong to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Seat)
$13 - $19
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Nakhonchai Air
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Night bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
nakhonchaiair.com
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25
Diamond Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
12go.asia

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ubon Ratchathani and Chiang Mai is 738 km. The road distance is 920 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai is to night bus which costs ฿750 - ฿1000 and takes 18 h.

The quickest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿7500.

No, there is no direct train from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Ubon Ratchathani and arriving at Chiang Mai via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Ubon Ratchathani and arriving at Chiang Mai. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai, including transfers.