There are 5 ways to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTH - CNX

$39 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus Phetprasert Tour  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai 876

$18 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus Orsuksa Tour  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Udonthani Terminal to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

$25

Train  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Udon Thani to Ayutthaya 76 Nong Khai - Hua Lamphong - Class II AC
  2. Take the train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai 7 Hua Lamphong - Chiang Mai - Class II AC / ...

$24 - $92

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai 380.3 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai is to bus which costs ฿839 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai is to fly which costs ฿1200 - ฿4500 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Udon Thani and Chiang Mai is 430 km. The road distance is 608.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Udon Thani and arriving at Chiang Mai. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai. However, there are services departing from Udon Thani and arriving at Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 38 min.

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The best way to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs ฿1200 - ฿4500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿600 - ฿900 and takes 12 h 10 min, You could also train, which costs ฿750 - ฿3100 and takes 19 h 38 min..

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Udon Thani to Chiang Mai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Nong Khai station.

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Map of how to get from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai.
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  • Distance: 268.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Udon Thani, Thailand and Chiang Mai, Thailand?

Nok Air, Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Mentari fly from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai 4 times a day. Alternatively, Phetprasert Tour operates a bus from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $28 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $140
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Udon Thani to Ayutthaya
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $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
Phetprasert Tour
Phone
056 720 720
Website
phetprasert.com
Bus from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
phetprasert.com
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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