There are several ways to get from Chiang Mai to Bangkok to order of appreciation:
– Bus – Train – Airplane
I’ll tell you about everything in order. And if you need to get to back then read How to get from Bangkok to Chiang May.
The content of the article
- 1 Ticket for bus / train via the Internet
- 2 Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
- 2.1 About buses
- 2.2 Nakonchai Air (NCA)
- 2.3 Sombat tour
- 3 Train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
- 4 Airplane from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
Bus / train ticket online
Not so long ago, 12Go.asia website appeared, where you can buy tickets to bus and train via the Internet. This is now the only service. of this kind. Payment by bank card or PayPal, very conveniently! Electronic bus ticket, but the train will have to get the original, either in the agency (several points), or by mail. Unfortunately, Thai Railways e-tickets are not have and do not sell anything on your site.
Tickets Bangkok-Chiang Mai →
Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
From Chiang Mai we go by bus to Bangkok. There are night and day, a lot of flights. By the time of 8-10 hours. The cost of 400-800 baht, in depending on the class. Second class is the cheapest, You can still look for the Goverment bus, they are cheaper than everyone else (like times 400 baht). All buses are air conditioned and comfortable. But if the flight night, it is better to take the first class (first class).
In Chiang Mai you have to go to the bus station Arcade Bus Terminal, there buy a ticket, do it better in a couple of days. Although the day itself You can also leave, although if there are Thai holidays, you can get on the right time. You can get to the station at any Songteo (such pickups) for 20-60 baht, depending on how live far away. So tell the driver of Bass Terminal, they will understand either on the map poke. If one does not understand, then catch the second. You can tuk tuk, but more expensive. To leave, naturally, too, from this bus station.
In Bangkok, the bus comes to the northern bus station MoChit. From there you need to go on foot to the subway (15 minutes), or by bus 138. The subway is called Mochit (BTS) or Chatuchak Park (MRT). There are two stations, ground and underground, two different independent branches. If a you need to get to the airport, then I would take the ground station Mochit and would go to Phaya Thai, where again the transfer, already on the branch to the airport, go to the station Sunabumi (branch called City Line). Here is the Bangkok subway map to make it clearer.
Back in the article about how to get on foot from the bus station Mochit to subway. And here about the airport Suvarnabhumi, if necessary.
In principle, you can go by any bus company, but the best are My view is Nakonchai Air and Sombat Tour. Their even regular classes quite enough in terms of comfort. Just a good state Goverment Bus 99. Or if you want maximum comfort, always ask for vip bus.
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.
Nakonchai Air Schedule
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
Bus company Sombat Tour
Schedule of the bus company Sombat Tour
Train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
You can go by train, but it is more expensive than by bus and often not there are tickets for lying places (there are almost always sedentary ones), especially on holidays. You need to buy in advance, better for a week. Not all trains going to Bangkok have a recumbent location, including night, it is necessary to recognize in the checkout. Getting to the train Station, you can also on Songteo or tuk-tuk.
Ticket price and schedule need to look at the official railway site railway.co.th. At the very bottom of the main page choose the direction (we need the Northern – Northern Line), and then You can see a list of all trains, prices and timetables. Little confusing, but you can figure it out.
The price of a ticket on a reserved seat with air conditioning is about 800-900 baht
Airplane from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
The most expensive way, but the fastest. First of all tickets You can search through ticket search engines for all airlines. Aviasales.ru and Skyscanner.ru. There are presented as ordinary regular flights and low cost. The second option is to buy flights of airline Airasia.com, which is considered the most cheap in asia. During the shares, there really come across very good options. Ticket prices start at 1500 rubles.
The airport in Chiang Mai is almost in the city, we take a songteo and somewhere for 50 baht going, or take a tuk-tuk. To Bangkok most likely you will arrive at Don Muang airport but not a fact, since it depends from a specific airline (maybe even an airport Suvarnabhumi).
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