1 By BusFrom Bangkok there are ordinary, 2nd class, and 1st class air-conditioned busses leaving throughout the day from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mo Chit 2) for Chiang Mai (8:00 am. to 09:00 pm.) Timetables
Private buses, which can be conveniently booked in tourist centers in Bangkok, are also available. However, the public busses from the Northern Bus Terminal are generally more reliable. The journey takes approximately 10 - 12 hours, depending on traffic.
From other provinces, including Mae Sai, Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Lampang, Lamphun, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Mae Hong Son, Mae Sot, Mae Sariang, Khon Kaen, Nakhon Ratchasima (Khorat), and Udon Thani, there are direct busses that service the Chiang Mai.
For more information
|Chiang Mai Arcade Bus Station||Tel. 0 5324 6501|
|Mo Chit - Bus Terminal||Tel. 1409, 0 2936 2852 – 66 ext. 614, 325|
2 By CarDriving from Bangkok takes approximately 8 hours and is best by one of the following routes:
Route 1 : Drive on Highway No.1 (Phahonyothin Road) and turn left to Highway No.32 (Asian Highway) which passes Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, and Nakhon Sawan; then take Highway No. 117 to Phitsanulok and Highway No. 11 through Lampang and Lamphun to Chiang Mai. The total distance is 695 kilometers.
Route 2 : Follow route 1 to Nakhon Sawan and then take Highway No. 1 through Kamphaeng Phet, Tak, and Lampang until you arrive in Chiang Mai. The total distance is 696 kilometers.
3 By PlaneDomestic airlines, including Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, Orient Thai, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia operate several flights daily between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Depending on where you are flying from, one of these airlines can also fly you directly to Chiang Mai from Mae Hong Son, Pai, Chiang Rai, and Koh Samui.
From international destinations, visitors can fly directly to Chiang Mai on a number of domestic and international air carriers. While these routes are subject to their economic viability for individual airlines, it is usually possible to fly directly to Chiang Mai from Kuala Lumpur, Luang Prabang, Singapore, Vientiane, and Yangon. International airlines servicing Chiang Mai from those destinations include Silk Air, Lao Airlines, and Mandalay Air. Timetables
4 By TrainExpress and rapid trains operated by the State Railways of Thailand leave for Chiang Mai from Bangkok's Hua Lumphong Station six times a day from 8:00 am. to 10:00 pm. The trip takes about 11-12 hours on an express train. Timetables
For more information
|State Railway of Thailand||Tel. 1690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020|
|Chiang Mai Railway Station||Tel. 0 5324 2094, 0 5324 4795, 0 5324 7462|
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