Bangkok to Chiang Rai

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Bangkok to Chiang Rai

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2 ways to get from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

Taking a Bus from Bangkok to Chiang RaiDuration: 12h 30m
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When travelling from the big city of Bangkok to Chiang Rai, consider booking a bus. Buses depart once a day from Khao San road. The journey is quite long, but no worries as the cabin is well air-conditioned. There's a bathroom on board, and beyond this factor the driver makes stops on the way to Chiang Rai.

  • Pros
    • Reclining seats
    • Meal provided
    • Luggage allowance
    • Possible overnight accommodation replacement
    • Affordable ticket price
  • Cons
    • Non refundable
    • No other transport options
    • Possibly cramped conditions
    • Very cold on board (bring a sweater)
    • No return journeys available
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Taking a Flight from Bangkok to Chiang RaiDuration: 1h 30m
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There are 6 operators that run from Bangkok to Chiang Rai, with 14 departures per day. If you decide to take a Flight, you can take the Economy option.

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Economy Flight by Nok Airwhich usually takes 1h

BUSKhao San Tara Tour | Sombat Tour | The Transport Co. Ltd. | Bangkok Buslines

FLIGHTThai Airways International | Thai Smile | Thai Vietjet | Nok Air | Thai AirAsia | Thai Lion Air

681 Km (Air)

Economy Flight by Thai Vietjet starting at US$22

Approximately, there are 21 departures each day.

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