There are 5 ways to get from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Chiang Rai (CEI) UTH - CEI

$61 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus Sombat Tour  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Khon Kaen
  2. Take the bus from Khon Kaen Bus to Chiang Rai

$21 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Phetprasert Tour  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Uttaradit 876
  2. Take the bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Rai 780

$25 - $37

Bus Orsuksa Tour  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Udonthani Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai 166 / ...

$32 - $35

Drive  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai 422.5 miles

$55 - $90

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The distance between Udon Thani Airport (UTH) and Chiang Rai is 418 km. The road distance is 676 km.

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The best way to get from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai is to fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Udon Thani Airport to Chiang Rai Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai is 676 km. It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to drive from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai.

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Thai Smile, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia and Nok Air offer flights from Udon Thani Airport to Chiang Rai Airport.

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There are 256+ hotels available in Chiang Rai. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

What companies run services between Udon Thani Airport (UTH), Thailand and Chiang Rai, Thailand?

Thai Smile, Nok Air and three other airlines fly from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Udon Thani Airport (UTH) to Chiang Rai via Udon Thani and Uttaradit in around 14 h 30 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Rai via Ubon, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Rai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Rai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Bus operators
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Udon Thani to Uttaradit
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Uttaradit to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
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12go.asia
Bus from เชียงใหม่ Chaing Mai to เชียงราย Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
The Transport Company
Sombat Tour
Phone
+66 27921456
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Khon Kaen Bus to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Star
$16
Super
$18
Supreme
$24 - $26
Esan Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Khon Kaen Bus Station to Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
12go.asia
Orsuksa Tour
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Udonthani Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
easybook.com

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