How to get from PAI to BANGKOK?

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How to get from Pai to Bangkok? You can travel by tourist bus, bus+train or bus+plane.

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    • Bangkok is located on both sides of the Chao Praya River just a few kilometers from its estuary to the Gulf of Siam and can be divided into the so-called new and old Bangkok. The more logically attractive part of the city is more attractive for tourists – with the Royal Palace and hundreds of temples. It is estimated that there are around a thousand religious buildings throughout Bangkok. Bangkok is immense and offers endless opportunities to spend your free time. In the evening, be sure to head to the Patpong entertainment district and soak up the acrid atmosphere of local go go bars and other nightclubs. In addition, there are very impressive night markets at night. There are 4 ways how to get to Bangkok from Pai via Chiang Mai. First you have to travel from Pai to Chiang Mai by bus/minivan. There is a railway station and airport in Chiang Mai, the fastest way is to take a direct flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
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From Pai to Bangkok you can get by bus, bus + train, bus + flight or taxi.

    • Travel distance from Pai to Bangkok in Thailand is about 830 km by road (bus, or bus+train, plane). The best way how to get to Bangkok from Pai is to travel by minivan/bus to Chiang Mai and from Chiang Mai you can travel by plane to Bangkok. There are a lot of direct flights between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, this option is also the fastest way of transport. There is no direct flight and railway from Pai to Bangkok. Another option is to travel by bus and train, by bus to Chiang Mai and from Chiang Mai by train or bus to Bangkok. Travel by bus and plane via Chiang Mai takes about 6 hours and direct flights from Chiang Mai to Bangkok are cheap. Travel by bus via Chiang Mai takes about 14 hours and it is the most cheapest option of transport to Bangkok from Pai. Travel by bus from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai costs about $25-40/pp. You can also travel by private taxi/car from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai, very comfortable, but the most expensive way of transport. Book your bus/train tickets and flights from Pai to Bangkok online. From Bangkok you can travel to southern Thailand, e.g. to Surat Thani – an important transport hub (ferries to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan). There are also some travel routes to Cambodia from Bangkok.

How do I get from Pai to Bangkok?


1. BUS / MINIVAN from Pai to Bangkok (via Chiang Mai)

    • it is the cheapest way of getting to Bangkok from Pai
    • 1. step – bus/minivan from Pai to Chiang Mai (4 hours)
    • 2.step – bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (10-13 hours)
    • travel by bus/minivan from Pai to Bangkok takes about 14-15 hours
    • travel by bus/minivan from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai costs about $20-40/pp
    • bus companies to Bangkok: Bangkok Busline, Sombat Tour, Lignite Tour, Prem Pracha…
    • there are minivans from Pai to Chiang Mai and sleeper tourist buses from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
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Tourist sleeper bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok – Sombat Tour (photo: 12go.asia).


2. BUS + TRAIN from Pai to Bangkok (via Chiang Mai)

    • another cheap option of getting to Bangkok from Pai via Chiang Mai
    • there are minivans from Pai to Chiang Mai and sleeper trains from Chiang Mai to Bangkok
    • travel by van/bus+train from Pai to Bangkok takes about 15 hours
    • travel by van/bus+train from Pai to Bangkok costs about $25-60/pp
    • there are various modern sleeper buses, day and overnight buses and trains
    • Book bus+train tickets from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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From Chiang Mai you can travel by train to Bangkok (photo: 12go.asia).


3. BUS + FLIGHT from Pai to Bangkok (via Chiang Mai)

    • the fastest way of transport from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai
    • 1.step – bus/minivan from Pai to Chiang Mai (about 4 hours)
    • 2.step – direct flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (1.5 hour)
    • travel by bus/minivan and plane to Bangkok from Pai via Chiang Mai costs about $40-100/pp
    • various airlines from Chiang Mai to Bangkok: Thai Smile, Bangkok Air, Thai VietJet, Thai Air Asia…
    • there are no direct flights from Pai to Bangkok, only flights from Chiang Mai
    • Book bus/minivan and flight from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Direct flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is the most fastest option of transfer.


4. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Pai to Bangkok (via Chiang Mai)

    • you can also travel by private car/taxi from Pai to Bangkok via Chiang Mai
    • travel by private taxi/car from Pai to Bangkok takes about 12-14 hours
    • travel by private taxi/car from Pai to Bangkok costs about $370-560 (private vehicle, car)
    • private companies to Bangkok: Jed Yord, Glassflower, Bangkok Taxi 24
    • there are various types of cars to Bangkok from Pai – SUV, private car, Minivans, Premium Van…
    • there are also private transfers to Don Mueang and Suvarnabhumi international airports in Bangkok
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From Pai to Bangkok you can travel by private taxi or car (photo: 12go.asia).


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Pai to Bangkok:

How to book tickets, flights, private car from Pai to Bangkok?

    • Book tickets, flights or private car/taxi from Pai to Bangkok on 12go.asia.
    • You can book another tourist route, e.g. Chiang Mai > Bangkok, Chiang Mai > Chiang Rai…

How long does it take to get from Pai to Bangkok?

    • Travel by bus/minivan from Pai to Bangkok takes about 14-15 hours.
    • Travel by bus+train from Pai to Bangkok takes about 15-17 hours.
    • Travel by bus+plane from Pai to Bangkok (via Chiang Mai) takes about 5-7 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi/car from Pai to Bangkok takes about 12-14 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Pai to Bangkok?

    • To get by bus/minivan from Pai to Bangkok costs about $25-40/pp.
    • To get by bus+sleeper train from Pai to Bangkok costs about $25-60/pp.
    • To get by bus+plane from Pai to Bangkok costs about $40-100/pp.
    • To get by private taxi/car from Pai to Bangkok costs about $370-550 (vehicle, minivan).

What is the travel distance from Pai to Bangkok?

    • Travel distance from Pai to Bangkok is about 830 km by road and about 750 by bus+plane.

What is the most cheapest way of travel from Pai to Bangkok?

    • The most cheapest way of transport to Bangkok from Pai in Thailand is to travel by tourist minivan+sleeper bus. Bus tickets from Pai to Bangkok start at $25/pp (join ticket).

What is the best and fastest way of transport from Pai to Bangkok?

    • The best and fastest way how to get to Bangkok from Pai is to travel minivan and plane via Chiang Mai. There are various direct flights of various thai airlines every day from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (no flights from Pai to Bangkok).

Are there also some private cars/vehicles to Bangkok for a group of people?

    • Yes, from Pai to Bangkok you can also travel by private vehicle/car or taxi. There are various vehicles, minivans or SUV between Pai – Chiang Mai – Bangkok. It is a good way of getting to Bangkok from Pai if you are traveling in a group of people. You can also take a private taxi/car to Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airpots in Bangkok.

Is there also a direct train or direct flight from Pai to Bangkok?

    • No, there is no direct train between Pai and Bangkok, but there is a train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. There are seat or sleeper trains of Thai Railways. There are no direct flights from Pai to Bangkok, but there are flights from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. Direct flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is the most fastest option of transfer.

I´am arrived to Bangkok, where to go?

    • Bangkok is the most biggest transport hub in the north of Thailand, you can travel by various ways to various tourist sites, e.g. travel by plane to Krabi or you can take a sleeper train to Hua Hin. From Hua Hin you can travel by train/bus or plane to southern Thailand. You can also travel to Cambodia and visit Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.

What to know about Bangkok?

    • The city is full of monuments, there are about 500 temples. For example, on the island of Rattanakosin, around which Bangkok was born in the past, you can see the Grand Palace, often referred to as the Royal Palace. The whole complex is surrounded by a high white wall and is divided into several parts. One of them is Wat Phra Kaeo, which is considered the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand and which contains a 66 cm high statue of the Emerald Buddha. It is actually carved from green jadeite. The first report about it comes from 1434. There is also a museum, where you can see all the costumes in which the emerald Buddha is dressed.
    • Near the palace lies the National Museum and especially the famous Buddhist temple Wat Pho from the 16th century. The biggest attraction is a 46 meter long and 15 meter high statue, depicting the reclining and dying Buddha in the position of reaching nirvana.
    • If you want to relax in a beautiful environment, you can visit one of the large parks. For example, in the Royal Park of King Rama IX. with an area of ​​almost 1 km², you will see the largest botanical garden in the city and an eight-meter, artificial waterfall.
    • The longest street in the world is one of the local uniqueness. It is called Sukhumit Road and its length is a respectable 400 km, stretching along the east coast of Thailand. It passes through the seaside resort of Pattaya and ends in the province of Trat on the border with Cambodia.
    • The tallest building in the city and also the tallest hotel in Southeast Asia is the 304-meter-high Baiyoke Tower II, located in the Ratchathewi district. The construction was completed in 1997 and with the addition of an antenna two years later, the height of the building increased to 328 meters.
    • The main attraction in Bangkok is shopping. This is due to the very low prices of goods and it is customary to negotiate the final price. In recent years, the number of supermarkets, of which there are hundreds, has increased. You should definitely not miss the famous Chatuchak Market, also called JJ Market. The local 15,000 stalls offer everything you can think of. We recommend that you visit this place in two days so that you have enough time to choose the right and most affordable goods.
    • Also worth a visit is Chinatown, which has been the commercial center of the local Chinese community for more than 200 years. If you want to get to know its culture thoroughly, visit this district during one of the Chinese holidays and fully enjoy the unforgettable atmosphere.
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In Bangkok you can see and visit various temples, pagodas and historical sites.
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Bangkok is a modern and big city of Thailand.
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You can see and visit various buddhist temples and pagodas in Bangkok.


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