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There are 9 ways to get from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) by bus, plane, car or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, bus to Udon Thani, fly  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge to Udon Thani Airport
  3. Fly from Udon Thani (UTH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) UTH - CNX

฿2291 - ฿5291

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  28h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
  2. Take the bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Chiang Mai Terminal 3

฿1069 - ฿1979

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Bus to Luang Prabang, fly  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
  2. Fly from Luang Prabang (LPQ) to Chiang Mai (CNX) LPQ - CNX

฿3199 - ฿10349

Bus to Vientiane, fly  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  2. Fly from Vientiane (VTE) to Chiang Mai (CNX) VTE - CNX

฿2920 - ฿9820

Drive to Phon Savan, fly  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from Vang Vieng to Phon Savan
  2. Fly from Phon Savan (XKH) to Chiang Mai (CNX) XKH - CNX

฿1900 - ฿5000

Bus  •  19h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Nong Khai to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal

฿1752

Bus via Vientiane  •  23h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane to Chiang Mai Terminal 2

฿1573

Bus, night bus  •  18h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Bus Station
  2. Take the night bus from Nong Khai to Chiang Mai

฿1809

Drive  •  11h 3m

  1. Drive from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) 435.3 miles

฿2000 - ฿3000

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The cheapest way to get from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to bus via Vientiane which costs $48 and takes 23h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is to drive and fly which costs $55 - $160 and takes 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). However, there are services departing from Vang Vieng Naga Travel and arriving at ท่าอากาศยานเชียงใหม่ Airport Chiang Mai via Nong Khai and สถานีขนส่ง Arcade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 22m.

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The distance between Vang Vieng and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 367 km. The road distance is 696.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) without a car is to bus which takes 19h 22m and costs $54.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), including transfers.

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Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) bus services, operated by Naga travel, depart from Vang Vieng Naga Travel station.

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The quickest flight from Udon Thani Airport to Chiang Mai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) bus services, operated by Orsuksa Tour, arrive at Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is 696 km. It takes approximately 11h 3m to drive from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX).

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  • Distance: 229.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Vang Vieng, Laos and Chiang Mai Airport (CNX), Thailand?

You can take a bus from Vang Vieng to Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) via Nong Khai, Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal, and สถานีขนส่ง Arcade in around 19h 22m.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿15000
Flights from Vientiane to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4700 - ฿15000
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿8000
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Vientiane, Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿14000
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Vientiane, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4800 - ฿17000
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Udon Thani to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿4500
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿9000
Flights from Vientiane to Chiang Mai via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿11000
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿8000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Vientiane to Chiang Mai via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿4800
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Vientiane, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿5000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Chiang Mai via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿14000
Flights from Phon Savan to Chiang Mai via Luang Prabang, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿16000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Vientiane to Chiang Mai via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿11000 - ฿34000
Bus operators
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿892
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
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Bus from Vang Vieng Naga Travel to Nong Khai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿892
Schedules at
nagatravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Udon Kaew Tour
Website
udonkaewtour.com
Bus from Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge to Udon Thani Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿200
Schedules at
udonkaewtour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Treasure Travel Laos
Phone
+856 (0) 71254682
Email
info@treasuretravellaos.com
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿579
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
bus
Bus from Vang Vieng Malany to Vientiane Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿263
Schedules at
baolau.com
Orsuksa Tour
Phone
084-2626003
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Nong Khai to Chaing Mai Arcade Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿861
Schedules at
easybook.com
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane to Chiang Mai Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1311
Schedules at
baolau.com
Naluang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Luang Prabang Naluang Terminal to Chiang Mai Terminal 3
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1400
Schedules at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Sueksa Tour
Phone
(053-248537).
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Nong Khai to Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿898
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Nok Air offers flights from Udon Thani Airport to Chiang Mai Airport.

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There are 1802+ hotels available in Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). Prices start at ฿550 per night.

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