How to get from AYUTTHAYA to CHIANG MAI?

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How do you get from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai? You can travel by train, bus, taxi or plane.

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    • Chiang Mai – center and and an important transport hub of northern Thailand. Travelers come there mainly because of the surrounding nature, mountain treks, etc. It is also a popular site of digital nomads from all the world. However, the city itself has a lot of historical monuments, especially temples. In addition to the beach resorts, Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s most popular destinations. There are many Buddhist temples or pagoda in the city that are worth a visit. Be sure not to miss a walk and visit the night bazaar. There are interesting excursions to the Mae Sa Valley and Doi Suthep Mountain. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is about 16 km from Chiang mai, the most visited place in the area, temple on Doi Suthep mountain. Another popular place for visit is Chiang Rai, accessible by bus, taxi or motorbike. There are 4 ways how it is possible to travel from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai, read carefully the instructions below..
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From Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai you can travel by train, bus, taxi or plane.

    • Travel distance from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai is about 620 km by land – if you choose to travel by tourist bus or train. The best and fastest option how to get to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya is to travel by plane from Bangkok. You can travel by bus or train from Ayutthaya to Bangkok (about 2-3 hours) and take a direct flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (1-1.5 hour). There are also trains of Thai Railways from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai – another popular and cheap way of transport. Travel by train to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya takes about 10-11.5 hours and tickets for sleeper berth start at $20/pp. Tourist buses to Chiang Mai are also available – travel time by bus from Ayutthaya is about 9-10 hours and bus tickets start at $22/pp. You can also book your private taxi – car or minivan for a group of people with private transfer from/to the hotel. You can book and buy train/bus tickets, taxi or flights from Ayutthaya or Bangkok to Chiang Mai easily online. You can also read this article: Travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.

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How do I get from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?


1. TRAIN from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

    • the most popular way of transport to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya
    • about 2 trains of Thai Railways from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai
    • travel by train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 10-11.5 hours
    • 1st Class Sleeper, 2nd Class AC seats + sleeper berths
    • train ticket from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai costs about $20 (2nd class), 1st Class Sleeper – about $32-60
    • trains depart from: Ayutthaya Railway Station (3053, Ho Rattanachai)
    • trains arrive to: Chiang Mai Railway Station (Rot Fai Soi 1, Tambon Wat Ket)
    • Book + buy train tickets from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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2nd Class train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai, sleeper berths and seats (photo: 12go.asia).


2. BUS from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

    • travel by tourist bus from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 9-10 hours
    • one-way bus ticket from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai costs about $22-25/pp
    • bus companies from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai: Thai Sriram
    • buses arrive to Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 2
    • Book and buy bus tickets from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

3. FLIGHT from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

If you want to travel by plane you have to go back by bus or train to Bangkok and from Bangkok you can take a direct flight to Chiang Mai. You can book bus/train tickets from Ayutthaya to Bangkok with Baolau or 12go.asia. There are a lot of various airlines and flights to Chiang Mai. It is the fastest option how to travel to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya, but via Bangkok. There are also very cheap low-cost flights between Chiang Mai and Bangkok.

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From Bangkok to Chiang Mai you can travel by plane – direct flight.


4. TAXI / CAR / VAN from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

    • you can also travel from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai by private taxi, car, minivan
    • travel by private taxi/car from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 8-9 hours
    • taxi companies to Chiang Mai: Thailand Limo by Datum, Bangkok Taxi 24, Glassflower…
    • travel by taxi/car to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya costs about  $416-450 (vehicle, vans for 2-9 people)
    • luxury modern cars, minivans or SUV jeeps
    • Book your private taxi/car/minivan from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai online

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You can also travel by private car or taxi from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai (photo: 12go.asia).


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How to book and buy tickets/taxi from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • It is possible to book and buy tickets+flights from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also search and book another tickets, Ayutthaya to Bangkok, Bangkok to Chiang Mai…

How long does it take to get from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • Travel by train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 10-11.5 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 9-10 hours.
    • Travel by plane – direct flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes about 1-1.5 hour.
    • Travel by private car/taxi from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes about 8-9 hours.

How far is Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya?

    • Travel distance from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai is about 620 km by train/bus and about 550 km by plane from Bangkok.

How much does it cost to get from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • To get by train from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai costs about $20-60/pp (depends on the class).
    • To get by tourist bus from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai costs about $22-25/pp.
    • To get by plane from Bangkok to Chiang Mai costs about $30-60/pp.
    • To get by private car/van from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai costs about $416-450/car.

Is it necessary to print your train e-ticket to Chiang Mai?

    • Yes, you have to print your train e-ticket/voucher from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai if you book via Baolau
    • You can receive your train tickets also in 12go.asia office or they can deliver these train tickets in Bangkok
    • Read carefully the informations and instructions at 12go.asia and Baolau websites.

What type of trains you can book from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • You can book 1st and 2nd class trains of Thai Railways to Chiang Mai.
    • The best option is to book sleeper berth, because travel time is about 10-12 hours by train.

What is the most cheapest option of travel from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai is to travel by tourist bus or sleeper 2nd class train.

What is the best way of transport from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai?

    • The best and fastest way of getting to Chiang Mai from Ayutthaya is via Bangkok by plane. So you can travel by bus and train to Bangkok and take a direct flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Direct flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes about 1-1.5 hour and prices are very low.

How to travel from Chiang Mai to Pai?

    • From Chiang Mai to Pai you can travel by minivan/bus or private taxi. Travel distance is about 130 km and tickets for minivans start at $6/pp. Pai is a popular tourist site close to Chiang Mai.
    • Read this article > How to get from Chiang Mai to Pai?

Where to stay in Chiang Mai Mai?

    • There are various cheap and luxury hotels, private resorts, bungalows or homestays for tourists. Prices are low, but there are also various expensive luxury hotels, resorts.
    • Search and book your accommodation > Book your hotel/resort in Chiang Mai.

Train Schedule / Timetable – Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai + Train Tickets:

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Train Schedule - Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai

Departs in Ayutthaya

Arrival in Chiang Mai

Train SP7 (2nd class seat)

09:48

19:30

Train SP9 (1st, 2nd class berths)

19:45

07:15

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Sunset in the mountains close to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai is a place of various temples and pagodas (Golden Pagoda).


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