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Bus Bangkok to Chiang Mai: Trip Overview

8
Daily Buses
6:00 AM - 10:20 PM
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$23
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Bangkok - Chiang Mai

4.2 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Ratings and Reviews (8)


Abigail B.February 14, 2020 | 

Very good!

Joelle V.November 28, 2019 | 

I got the A1 seat and the seat next to me was not occupied I had an amazing bustrip!

Michelle H.November 13, 2019 | 

Comfortable ride and friendly staff

Jane D.April 18, 2019 | 

Comfortable and great service from staff

Djallil A.June 19, 2018 | 

Bus quite, confortable, fast ans the trip was awsome by night

Jake P.July 30, 2017 | 

Staff were difficult to understand. Language barrier!

Josh W.July 14, 2017 | 

5 stars! 10 hour trip flew by! Courteous staff. Quiet and comfortable ride. Quality snacks. Loved the tv console on the back of the headrest - so many entertainment choices. Clean bathroom. Best bus ride ever.

Meihdi O.July 11, 2017 | 

For that price: very satisfied!

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Buses

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Bus Companies

Bangkok to Chiang Mai buses are provided by Transport Co, Budsarakham Tour, Lignite Tour PK and Bangkok Busline.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Bangkok, the trip starts at Southern Terminal, Bangkok Bus Terminal Chatuchak, BKK Airport, Bangkok Office, Soi Ram Butri, Khao San Travel Mart, Mo Chit 2 Bus Terminal, Eastern Bus Terminal Bangkok Ekkamai, Sombat Tour Viphavadee or Khao San Giant Ibis.

In Chiang Mai, your bus travel ends at Chiang Mai Bus Station, Tha Phae gate, Any Hotel Chiang Mai (Topper Tour), Arcade Chiangmai Bus station, Bossotel Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai (Old City), Chiang Mai Railway Station, Red Brick Chiang Mai (Old City) or Topper Jolly.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses8
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:00 AM - 10:20 PM
Minimum Price$18
Average Ticket Price$23
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus Companies on This RouteTransport Co, Budsarakham Tour, Lignite Tour, Bangkok Busline

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Route Map

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Route Map

Frequently asked questions for your trip Bangkok - Chiang Mai

How much does a bus ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is $23. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

The average travel time between Bangkok and Chiang Mai is around 10h 10m, although the fastest bus will take about 9h.This is the time it takes to travel the 363 miles that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Bangkok and Chiang Mai?

The number of buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 8 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

When taking the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, you can travel comfortably and safely with Transport Co, Budsarakham Tour, Lignite Tour PK.

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

Buses traveling between Bangkok and Chiang Mai leave from Southern Terminal or Bangkok Bus Terminal Chatuchak and arrive at Chiang Mai Bus Station, Tha Phae gate, Any Hotel Chiang Mai (Topper Tour).

What are the best sights and things to do in Chiang Mai?

Once in Chiang Mai, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Tiger Kingdom, Wat Chedi Luang, Wat Phra Doi Suthep, The Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders, Songkran Festival.

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 the smallest carbon footprint of all motorized transport modes. A bus going from Bangkok to Chiang Mai will emit half the CO2 emitted by a train, and radically less 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.

Will you be returning to Bangkok by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.

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