How to get from PHITSANULOK to CHIANG MAI?

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How to travel from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai? You can travel by bus, train or private car and taxi.

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    • Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand belongs to the one of the most visited places in Thailand. Why to go there? Chiang Mai offers a lot of tourist activites, historical buddhist temples, pagodas and beautiful nature around the town. There is also an airport, so after you explore this place, you can take a flight to another popular sites in Thailand. There are 3 popular ways how to get there from Phitsanulok. But there are no flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai, so you have to travel by land – there are trains (seats or sleeper trains), buses and private cars or taxi. If you are already in Phitsanulok, it is a really a good idea to visit and explore Chiang Mai, teoretically you can also visit Chiang Rai by bus.
    • Book train/bus tickets or private taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai you can travel by bus, train or taxi.

    • Travel distance from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai in Thailand is about 350 km by land. There are 2 popular ways for tourists how to get there – you can travel by tourist bus or train. Travel by tourist bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 5 hours and bus ticket costs about $12/pp. There are also trains of Thai Railways – you can take a seat or sleeper train, there is also a train for ladies. Travel by train is the most cheapest way of transport, tickets start at $6-10/pp (/3rd or 2nd class seat train), sleeper train cost about $20-35/pp. Travel by train to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok takes about 6.5-7.5 hours. Another good, but a bit expensive way, if you travel in a group of people – you can book a private car/taxi. There are vans, minivans and another modern vehicles of private companies, e.g. for 2-9 people. There are no flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai (only flights via Bangkok), so you have to travel by land. Search and book tickets or private vehicle easily online. From Chiang Mai you can travel to Pai.

How do I get from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?


1. BUS from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

    • the best and fast way of transport to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok
    • travel by tourist bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 5 hours
    • one-way bus ticket from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai costs about $12/pp
    • bus company from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai: Phet Prasert
    • bus station in Phitsanulok – Phitsanulok Bus Terminal 2
    • buses arrives to Chiang Mai Arcade 2
    • Search + book direct flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
    • e-tickets in your phone are acceptable, read the instructions before you book your bus tickets
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Bus of Phet Prasert from Phitsanuok to Chiang Mai (photo: 12go.asia).


2. TRAIN from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

    • the most cheapest option of transport to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok
    • tourist trains of State Railway of Thailand – there are 2nd+3rd class (hard, soft seats+sleeper) + ladies trains
    • travel by train from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 6.5-7.5 hours
    • travel by train of Thai Railways from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai costs about $6-36/pp
    • the most cheapest train ticket is in the 3rd class seat train
    • if you book train ticket on Baolau – You have to print your ticket (read the instructions)
    • there are mainly overnight trains to Chiang Mai
    • Book train tickets from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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From Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai you can travel by train (photo: 12go.asia).


3. PRIVATE TAXI/CAR from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

    • you can also travel by private car/taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai
    • travel by private taxi/car to Chiang Mai takes about 5 hours
    • travel by private taxi/car from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai costs about $150-230 (vehicle)
    • private companies to Chiang Mai: Glassflower, Thailand Limo by Datum
    • there are various types of vehicles – SUV, Minivans, Van, Comfort cars…
    • you can also book your private vehicle/taxi to any hotel in Phitsanulok
    • e-tickets – you can board your taxi/car by showing your e-ticket in your phone
    • Book your private taxi/car from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

Is there a flight from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • No, there are no direct flights from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai, but there is an airport in Phitsanulok. If you want to travel by plane, you have to travel with stopover in Bangkok, so first step – take a direct flight to Bangkok and then you can take another flight to Chiang Mai. Travel by plane with stopover via Bangkok takes about 5-8 hours and these one-way flights start at $45-100/pp. There are various airlines and cheap flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.
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There is a large mountain area around Chiang Mai.
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The buddhist monks in the city of Chiang Mai.
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Wat Chedi Luang temple in Chiang Mai.


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How to book tickets, flights, private car from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • Book tickets, flights or private car/taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can choose and book another route, e.g. Phitsanulok > Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai > Phitsanulok…

How long does it take to travel from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • Travel by tourist bus from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 5-6 hours.
    • Travel by train of Thai Railways from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 6.5-7.5 hours.
    • Travel by private car or taxi from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai takes about 5 hours.
    • Travel by plane from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai (via Bangkok) takes about 5-8 hours.

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

    • Travel by tourist bus to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok costs about $12/pp.
    • Travel by train of Thai Railways to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok costs about $6-36 (seat or sleeper train).
    • Travel by private vehicle/car or taxi to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok costs about $150-230 (car).
    • Travel by plane to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok (via Bangkok) costs about $45-100.

What is the travel distance from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • Travel distance from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai is about 350 km by road.

What is the most cheapest way of travel from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • Travel by train, 3rd class seat is the cheapest option how to get to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok. But 3rd class seat in the train is not so comfortable, so another option is to book a comfortable tourist bus.

What is the best, fastest way of transport from Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai?

    • The best and fastest way of transport for tourist is to travel by bus, it is a cheap and also comfortable. Buses are a bit faster then trains. Luxury car, vehicle is another best option, but it is not a cheap way.

Are there also some private cars to Chiang Mai for a group of people?

    • Yes, you can book your private vehicle/car or private taxi. SUV, Van, Minivan – it is a good option if you are travel in a group of people. You can also book your transfer directly from the hotel in Phitsanulok.

Is it also possible to travel by plane to Chiang Mai from Phitsanulok?

    • Yes, but only with stopover in Bangkok. So you can take a direct flight to Bangkok and another direct flight from Bangkok to Phitsanulok. There are no direct flights between Chiang Mai and Phitsanulok.

Where you can go from Chiang Mai?

    • You can continue to travel to Myanmar, or you can travel by tourist and visit another popular place – Chiang Rai or you can travel by van/minivan or private taxi to Pai.

Bus Schedule / Timetable – Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai + Bus Tickets:

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Bus Schedule - Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

Departs in Phitsanulok

Arrival in Chiang Mai

Bus Ticket

Phet Prasert

00:30

05:25

From $12.00

Phet Prasert

01:00

05:40

From $12.00

Phet Prasert

01:30

06:25

From $12.00

Phet Prasert

04:00

08:55

From $12.00

Phet Prasert

18:00

23:40

From $12.00


Train Schedule / Timetable – Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai + Bus Tickets:

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Phitsanulok to Chiang Mai

Departs in Phitsanulok

Arrival in Chiang Mai

Train Ticket

SP7 Train

13:22

19:30

From $15.95

RP109 Train

20:37

04:05

From $6.30

EX51 Train

04:40

12:20

From $7.50

SP13 Train

01:49

08:40

From $22.95

SP9 Train

00:18

07:15

From $29.00


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