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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Bangkok - Chiang Mai

About 363 miles (585 km) separate Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

The majority of buses traveling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai start their journey at Bangkok Office and wind up at Red Brick Chiang Mai (Old City). These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you can also find other options that could better fit your plans.

Once in Chiang Mai, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Wat Chedi Luang, Ton Lam Yai Market, Tha Phae Gate, Yi Peng Celebrations and Wat Chet Yot.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Bangkok and Chiang Mai!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Bangkok to Chiang Mai will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

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