There are 6 ways to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai by 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Chiang Mai  •  3 h 22 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

$22 - $29

4 alternative options

Fly to Lampang, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Ubon (UBP) to Lampang (LPT) UBP - LPT
  2. Take the bus from Lampang to Chiang Mai

$42 - $154

Train  •  17 h 38 min

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

$23 - $91

Bus  •  18 h 25 min

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

$28 - $43

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai 575.3 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1600 - ฿7500 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ubon Ratchathani and Chiang Mai is 738 km. The road distance is 920.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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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.

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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 Ayutthaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Ubon Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs ฿65 - ฿80.

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Map of how to get from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 461.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and four other airlines fly from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ubon Ratchathani to Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
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
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Ubon to Lampang via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Ubon to Lampang via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ubon to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
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
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Ubon Ratchathani to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$4 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$20 - $27
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
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
Bus from Ubon Ratchathani to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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
$22 - $29
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
Bus from Bangkok Mochit to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
$15
Super
$18
Supreme
$23 - $25

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