Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Between Chiang Mai and Bangkok we found over 50 bus departures, including over 50 night buses. There are also 5 train departures, 3 being overnight trains. The earliest bus departure from Chiang Mai is at 07:20 arriving to Bangkok at 18:20 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 20:45 and arrives at 08:00 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €7 to €34.

Traveling by bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

The shortest travel distance between Chiang Mai and Bangkok is 687 km. The fastest bus which departs at 19:30 has a travel time of 08:00h. The longest travel time on the route is 17:21h.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Bangkok earlier, there are over 50 night buses and 1 overnight train departing from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. The overnight journeys start at depending on whether you're travelling by bus or train and arrive as early as the same day. Below are the most popular night departures to Bangkok:

Bus companies

There is a total of 8 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have not been rated yet by the clients. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

Bangkok Busline
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Budsarakham Tour
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Transport Co
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Sombat Tour
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Cherdchai Tour
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Thai Sriram
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Khao San Tara Tour
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Nakhonchai Air
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Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Chiang Mai or Bangkok, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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  Chiang Mai

You can see information about the departure station and stops Chiang Mai here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Bangkok here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €7 (One-Way) or €14 (Return).

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Other popular destinations from Bangkok

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Bangkok, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

Other ways of traveling between Chiang Mai and Bangkok

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Bangkok below.

Trains from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Another transportation option is taking a train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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