Coach tickets from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Find a bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai: Compare all prices
The Best Deals Save up to 70%
The Most Choices Millions of routes worldwide
Easy and Transparent Compare offers with 1 click

Facts about the coach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Compare all providers like Sombat, Bangkok Busline and Sri Thawong Tour that travel daily 256 times by bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in one click and book your bus ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai starting from £13!

Cheapest Bus £13
Fastest Bus 8h 55m
Earliest Coach 00:00
Latest Coach 23:00
Daily Bus Connections 256 Ø
Distance 580.6 km
Coach Companies Sombat, Bangkok Busline, Sri Thawong Tour, Nakhonchai Air, Travel Plus, Thai Sriram, Budsarakham Tour, Cherdchai Tour, Transport Co , Tara Tour and Travel and 1 more.

Cheapest coach tickets from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Every day, 256 buses from 11 coach companies leave Bangkok for Chiang Mai: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£16
Tuesday 05/03
£16
Wednesday 06/03
£16
Thursday 07/03
£16
Friday 08/03
£16
Saturday 09/03
£19
Sunday 10/03
£15
Monday 11/03
£15
Tuesday 12/03
£15
Wednesday 13/03
£16
Thursday 14/03
£16
Friday 15/03
£20
Saturday 16/03
£16
Sunday 17/03
£20
Monday 18/03
£16
Tuesday 19/03
£16
Wednesday 20/03
£16
Thursday 21/03
£17
Friday 22/03
£17
Saturday 23/03
£16
Sunday 24/03
£16
Monday 25/03
£16
Tuesday 26/03
£16
Wednesday 27/03
£20
Thursday 28/03
£17
Friday 29/03
£20
Saturday 30/03
£16
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £13, Thursday is the cheapest day for a coach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Saturday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £14.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, with £13. Night is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £15.

How to save money travelling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the coach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Bangkok to Chiang Mai are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Bangkok to Chiang Mai from various bus operators like Sombat, Bangkok Busline or Sri Thawong Tour for the next days.
  • Travel Plus
    11h 0m
    11:30
    Bangkok
    Any Hotel
    22:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Travel Plus
    Economy
    from £13
  • Sombat
    10h 30m
    08:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    18:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Sombat
    Economy
    from £14
  • Sri Thawong Tour
    11h 0m
    07:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    18:00
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Sri Thawong Tour
    Economy
    from £14
  • Cherdchai Tour
    10h 10m
    20:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    06:10
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Cherdchai Tour
    Economy
    from £14
  • Transport Co
    17h 21m
    07:25
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    00:46
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Transport Co
    Economy
    from £14
  • Bangkok Busline
    10h 30m
    06:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    16:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Bangkok Busline
    Economy
    from £15
  • Nakhonchai Air
    10h 15m
    08:30
    Bangkok
    Nakhonchai Air Company Mo Chit 2
    18:45
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Nakhonchai Air
    Economy
    from £16
  • Thai Sriram
    0h 0m
    17:30
    Bangkok
    Khao San Travel Mart Bus Stop
    17:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Thai Sriram
    Economy
    from £16
  • Bangkok Busline
    9h 30m
    16:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    01:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Bangkok Busline
    Business
    from £17
  • Sri Thawong Tour
    11h 0m
    20:30
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    07:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Sri Thawong Tour
    Business
    from £17
  • Budsarakham Tour
    10h 15m
    11:30
    Bangkok
    Krung Siam Tour
    21:45
    Chiang Mai
    Bus Terminal 1 (Chang Phueak Bus Terminal)
    Budsarakham Tour
    Economy
    from £17
  • Budsarakam Tour
    15h 31m
    18:30
    Bangkok
    Chatuchak Bus Park
    10:01
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Budsarakam Tour
    Economy
    from £17
  • Tara Tour and Travel
    11h 0m
    18:30
    Bangkok
    Khao San Travel Mart Bus Stop
    05:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Tara Tour and Travel
    Economy
    from £20
  • Sombat
    10h 30m
    07:00
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    17:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Sombat
    Business
    from £22

More coach companies that typically serve the route Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Bus schedules change all the time. The following offers are not available anymore for buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, but may come back in the future. Keep an eye on them!

  • The Transport Co. Ltd.
    10h 0m
    19:50
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    05:50
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    The Transport Co. Ltd.
    Temporarily not available: last found 05/02/2024
    Economy
    from £12

Frequency of bus connections between Bangkok and Chiang Mai

See here how frequent the connections between Bangkok and Chiang Mai are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 331 daily coaches from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Friday has instead the fewest connections, with only 245 daily coaches between Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 776 coaches from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, while Night sees the fewest connections between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, with 252 offers.

Beloved coach companies from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

These are the most booked bus companies between Bangkok to Chiang Mai from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Bangkok and Chiang Mai

In the map below you can see, where to find all bus stations in Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Bangkok to Chiang Mai? Or which bus companies serve the route Bangkok - Chiang Mai? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus

How much does a Bangkok Chiang Mai coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Bangkok Chiang Mai bus trip is available from £13 and takes 11h 0m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

This connection is offered by 11 companies with ticket prices ranging from £13 to £25. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Chiang Mai.

How many connections are available for the Bangkok Chiang Mai route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is offered by roughly 256 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Chiang Mai from Bangkok take?

The quickest coach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is provided by Nakhonchai Air and takes 8h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £21. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

The earliest bus to Chiang Mai departs from Bangkok at 00:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?

The latest bus to Chiang Mai departs from Bangkok at 23:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Bangkok Chiang Mai route?

Passengers looking to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai can travel with Sombat, Bangkok Busline and Sri Thawong Tour. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Bangkok and Chiang Mai?

You can check all the direct connections between Bangkok and Chiang Mai by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Sombat, Bangkok Busline and Sri Thawong Tour.

What can I take with me on the bus to Chiang Mai from Bangkok?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Bangkok Chiang Mai bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Bangkok Chiang Mai bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Business
Business

Comfortable seating, food and drink service, accompanied generally by ticket flexibility.

Alternate transport types from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Bangkok to Chiang Mai for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Bangkok to Chiang Mai for the next days.
  • Thai Railways
    13h 50m
    07:15
    Bangkok
    Mo Chit Bus Terminal
    21:05
    Chiang Mai
    Bus Terminal 1 (Chang Phueak Bus Terminal)
    Thai Railways
    Economy
    from £6
  • Thai Railways
    13h 50m
    14:15
    Bangkok
    04:05
    Chiang Mai
    Bus Terminal 1 (Chang Phueak Bus Terminal)
    Thai Railways
    Premium Economy
    from £6
  • Thai Railways
    10h 25m
    02:05
    Bangkok
    Khao Lam Road
    12:30
    Chiang Mai
    Central Station
    Thai Railways
    Economy
    from £14
  • Thai Railways
    10h 25m
    02:05
    Bangkok
    Nakhonchai Air Company Mo Chit 2
    12:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Thai Railways
    Business
    from £15

Cheap carpooling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from Bangkok to Chiang Mai for the next days.
  • Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    9h 0m
    02:30
    Bangkok
    Any Hotel
    11:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    Premium Economy
    from £253
  • Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    9h 0m
    02:30
    Bangkok
    Any Hotel
    11:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    Premium Economy
    from £254
  • Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    9h 0m
    02:30
    Bangkok
    Any Hotel
    11:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    Premium Economy
    from £255
  • Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    9h 0m
    02:30
    Bangkok
    Any Hotel
    11:30
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    Glassflower Travel and Transport Group
    Premium Economy
    from £256

More bus routes from Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Bangkok and from Chiang Mai. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

The CheckMyBus App

Free Download

App Store
CheckMyBus App
Close
GPDR CheckMyBus shield

We value your privacy!

To show you the best bus deals, we and our partners use technical, analytical, and marketing cookies for ads personalisation. We remember your anonymized details to provide a personalized experience.