Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus

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It will take 10 hours 7 mins to reach from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. The earliest departure from Bangkok is at 6:00 PM. And the last bus is at 6:30 PM. The price for one bus ticket starts from THB 693.

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Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Lowest Fare No of Services  
Thai Sri Ram Transport 18:00 18:00 10 hrs 0 mins THB 693 10 BOOK TICKET
Budsarakam Tour 18:30 18:30 10 hrs 15 mins THB 693 3 BOOK TICKET

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration


10 hrs 7 mins

Buses depart from



Bus arrives in


Chiang Mai

Daily Bus Services



Cheapest Bus Tickets


THB 693

Earliest Bus


6:00 PM

Last Bus


6:30 PM

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Bus from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Tighten your seat belts as your Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus ride is ready to help you uncover one of the best travelling experiences. Travelling 686km from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is hassle-free if you choose the correct option. Buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai are usually cheap and offer you the best and quickest route to the destination.

About Bangkok City

Bangkok, a place filled with liveliness and amazing street food, is the capital city of Thailand. Despite having a modern essence for the tourists in several destinations, you can still experience the traditional Bangkok or Thai Krung Thep by paying a visit to old Buddhist temples, shrines and the Grand castle.

Bus Boarding Points in Bangkok

The Bangkok Bus Terminal (Southern), Mochi and Sombat Tour Bus terminal are some famous points to onboard a bus for travelling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai.

About Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a cultural beauty in Northern Thailand. Vested in the mountains, it is the second-largest city in the country. Chiang Mai has a rich heritage and history that attracts millions of tourists annually.

Drop-Off Points while travelling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has two drop-off points: Bus 3 Terminal and Arcade 2 Terminal.

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus

Bangkok to Chiang bus distance covers 685km. Cover it effortlessly with redBus. Your 11-hour bus journey from Bangkok to Chiang Mai will cost you around 600-900 THB, depending on the bus operator and the bus service you opt for.

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus Ticket Price

Coach sizes for any bus travelling from Bangkok to Chiang Mai might range from 24 to 46 seats, depending on the operator. In addition to the bus company, tickets as per Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus price will vary based on the bus schedule. Currently, Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus trips is priced between THB 600 and THB 1000.

Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus Types

Whether you want to travel in luxury or with comfort at low prices, you can always find a suitable Bangkok to Chiang Mai Bus type according to your preference. Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus types involves Bangkok to Chiang Mai Volvo buses, Bangkok to Chiang Mai AC buses, Bangkok to Chiang Mai sleeper buses, etc.

Places to Visit in and around Chiang Mai

With the following captivating places, Chiang Mai offers endless tranquillity to travellers:

  • Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
  • Located around 15 km from Chiang Mai, this place is widely known for its six-headed snake statues.
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Also known as Roof of Thailand, this national park is located in Chom Thong in the province of Chiang Mai.
  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Located in the old city of Chaing Mai, this temple is a perfect destination to experience the rich history and culture of Chaing Mai.
  • Lanna Folklife Museum
  • Lanna folk Museum is located at Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, and is dedicated to the city's history. If you want to unveil the true spirit of Chiang Mai, this is the right place.

Popular Bus Routes from Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the second most visited province in Thailand after Bangkok. The visitors' most travelled and preferred route remains Chiang Mai to Bangkok, among other destinations like Phuket, Lampang, Ayutthaya, etc.

Top Bus Operators from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

A total of 3 bus companies run the best Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus routes. These are:

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How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another?
You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.
Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?
This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.
Where can I find the location of my bus stop?
As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.
How early should I arrive for the trip?
Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.
Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?
Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.
At what time do buses start from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
Buses from Bangkok to Chiang Mai generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.
Are there any discounts available on the route from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
Bangkok to Chiang Mai is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal (Chatuchak)
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal Chatuchak (Mo Chit 2)
  • Sombat Tour Office (vibhavadi Rangsit Road)
  • Thai Sriram Office (khao San Road)
Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 2 (Arcade)
  • Amphoe Chiang Dao
  • Chai Prakan
  • Fang
  • Ban Tha Ton
  • Ban Mae Malai
  • Huayleak
  • Mae Rim
  • Chiang Dao
  • MeaHang

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