How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai – all ways

There are several ways to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai to order of rise: bus, train, plane. Obviously, comfort also rises when the price increases. The fastest and most comfortable – the plane, the train is one of the longest ways, but you can like a human sleep. The bus goes faster than the train, but sitting to sleep for an amateur. You can also get there by car. Pro reverse The path is told here: How to get from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.

The content of the article

  • 1 Airplane from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
  • 2 Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
    • 2.1 How to buy a train ticket via the Internet
    • 2.2 Station and Schedule
  • 3 Bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
    • 3.1 How to buy a bus ticket via the Internet
    • 3.2 Avtokozkal Mochit
    • 3.3 Nakonchai Air (NCA)
    • 3.4 Sombat tour
    • 3.5 Transport 999
  • 4 By rented car

Airplane from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

The most expensive way, but the most comfortable and fast, especially if you make a transfer right at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport after arrival from Russia. I did not see direct flights to Chiang Mai, but if you initially need to Chiang Mai, then look and fly with transfer, save money. They often cost the same as just Moscow-Bangkok.

You need to know that low-cost airlines do not fly from Suvarnabhumi Airport so the price of the flight will be higher than if you were flying from Don Muang low-cost airline AirAsia or Nokair. Get out Suvarnabhumi to Don Muang can be a 30-60 minute taxi or free shuttle bass. On the links about airports read, everything is there It is written in detail, I will not repeat.

First of all, you can search for tickets through good search engines. tickets for all airlines and There presented as regular scheduled flights and lowcosty. Cost of Airfare starts from 1000 baht and sometimes there are promotions.

You arrive at the airport of Chiang Mai, he is there alone and is in city limits. Next, take a songteo or a knock-knock and drive to the right place. The center of Chiang Mai (square) can be reached in 15 minutes, there near.

Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

How to buy a train ticket via the Internet

You can buy a train ticket, both at the box office of Hua Lamphong, and in any travel agency on the street of Bangkok. In my opinion, if so buy tickets at the agency, it is best to do it in advance and through the Internet. Only has such an opportunity now. Payment by credit card or paypal. Train ticket is not electronic, be sure to get the original, either in the agency office (several points) or by mail. Unfortunately thai iron roads do not support e-ticketing system.

Railway tickets Bangkok-Chiang Mai →

Station and Schedule

Chiang Mai can also be reached by train, but it will be A bit more expensive than a bus and there are often no tickets to lying places (sessile almost always there) a day, especially in holidays. You need to buy in advance, better for a week, but if you arrived today, this is not an option at all. Ticket price air conditioned seats about 800-900 baht. Note that if there will be no train tickets, then local helpers will offer you go by bus, but the prices there will be twice as high as compared so if you drive from the mochit bus station. And most likely there will be say that the tickets are very small and you will not leave. We got caught first time. Read more about trains in Thailand.

You will need Hua Lamphong train station, to which You can take the subway. The station is also called Hua Lamphong (MRT), it is finite, you can’t go wrong. Underground branch MRT. Post about underground.

Bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

How to buy a bus ticket via the Internet

There is a one-of-a-kind website – He gives the ability to buy bus tickets via the Internet. On him almost all bus companies are present, so the choice will be. But These are not all directions, only popular ones. To some city in Deaf province buy a ticket until it works. Payment by bank card or PayPal, an electronic ticket, very convenient!

Tickets Bangkok-Chiang Mai →

Avtokozkal Mochit

Buses to Chiang Mai from Bangkok run from the MoChit bus station. there is day and night flights, go almost every half an hour. Usually there are always tickets, but if you have to leave at a certain time or by a certain class, it is better to buy in advance of course, especially during the Thai holidays. By the time to go 8-10 hours. The ticket costs 400-800 baht, depending on the class (vip, 1, 2). Second class is the cheapest, and the cheapest bus Goverment bus (just 400 baht). All buses are good and with air conditioners (compared to the fact that they go around Russia for the same distances). But on the night flight, I would advise buying tickets more expensive Vip-24, Vip-32, Vip first class.

North MoChit bus station is a 15-minute walk from Mochit (BTS) and Chatuchak Park (MRT) metro stations are nearby, one branch aboveground (BTS), another underground (MRT). If you go from Suvarnabhumi Airport, then take the City Line (branch from airport to the city), you reach the Phaya Thai station, where transfer to the Skytrain Skytrain and reach the Mochit station. You can take a taxi, but the choice is yours. How to go from the subway, can be seen on the map below. If you don’t want to go, then You can take the bus 138 or tuk-tuk.

In Chiang Mai, you will arrive at the Arcade Bus Terminal. Further, the easiest way to take a songteo and for 20-60 baht to get to the right points of the city. As a rule, go to the Old City, this is the central part cities in the square (a large square moat shaped, surrounds the city center). There are all the cheap guest houses as well. cafes.

Nakonchai Air (NCA)

First Class (21 seats) – 876 baht, buy only in 2-3 weeks, otherwise it will not. Wide leather massage seats (3 seats in row). Gold class (32 seats) – 657 baht, on weekdays a couple of hours before departures are, on weekends and holidays can not catch. Comfort more than a medium sized person.

How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai How to get from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Nakonchai Air

Nakonchai Air Schedule Nakonchai Air Schedule

Nakonchai Air Schedule

Sombat tour

Vip-24 – 789 baht, also better in advance, but more flights for a couple hours really have time. Wide massage seats, individual screens (3 seats in a row). Vip-32 – 657 baht First class (40 seats) – 563 baht

Sombat Tour Bus Company Sombat Tour Bus Company

Bus company Sombat Tour

Schedule of the bus company Sombat Tour Schedule of the bus company Sombat Tour

Schedule of the bus company Sombat Tour

Transport 999

Vip 876 baht (20.00, 21.00) First class 563 baht (18.30, 21.40, 23.00) Second class 438 baht

On a rented car

Perhaps this way to get to Chiang Mai makes sense to consider as a separate journey, for it is enough to go far away, and if you have cheap air tickets (this is not Samui), You can fly completely by plane. However, if you go by car, then you can drop into a bunch of places along the way, in Ayuttayu the same, or in Sukhothai I have already described all the details of the lease. By the way, the car you can and take at the airport of Chiang Mai, as you wish. It will also be convenient you can travel across the north, I have done this many times already and I want to still.

Discounted car rent →

Cars need to be taken through a trusted broker Economybookings, through them cheaper than directly. Plus, he immediately show on his website all offers from international distributors in Thailand. BUT More insurance without a franchise can give for free. I usually take cars in Hertz, as I often give the car to another point, and usually other companies charge fees for this. Hertz takes nothing, if you take for a period of 5 days. And just on the site aggregator convenient compare what is more profitable, Hertz without a commission or another companies with a commission, but cheaper by the day.

P.S. If you are going to look for accommodation in Chiang Mai, I remind you That we have a review of Chiang Mai’s 22 guesthouses. Or you can search and book a hotel in Chiang Mai on RoomGuru.

Life hacking 1 – how to buy a good insurance

Choosing insurance is now unrealistically difficult, therefore, to help everyone travelers, I make a rating. To do this, constantly monitor forums, I study insurance contracts and use insurance by myself.

Insurance Rating

Life hacking 2 – how to find a hotel 20% cheaper

First, choose a hotel on Booking. They have a good base offers, but the prices are NOT the best! The same hotel is often possible find 20% cheaper in other systems through the RoomGuru service.

Discount hotels

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