Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus

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It will take 11 hours 22 mins to reach from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. The earliest departure from Chiang Mai is at 3:30 PM. And the last bus is at 8:45 PM. The price for one bus ticket starts from THB 693.

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Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration Lowest Fare No of Services  
Thai Sri Ram Transport 15:30 19:30 11 hrs 30 mins THB 693 9 BOOK TICKET
Budsarakam Tour 16:30 20:45 11 hrs 15 mins THB 693 7 BOOK TICKET

Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration


11 hrs 22 mins

Buses depart from


Chiang Mai

Bus arrives in



Daily Bus Services



Cheapest Bus Tickets


THB 693

Earliest Bus


3:30 PM

Last Bus


8:45 PM

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Bus from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Chiang Mai to Bangkok is connected well by roadways. The distance between the two cities is around 687 km. One can find various Chiang Mai to Bangkok buses running on the route. It takes around 9 to 10 hours on average to cover the distance.

About Chiang Mai

Have you ever wished to escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, the high prices in Phuket, or the crowded streets of Chiang Mai? Maybe you want to see a different side of Thailand. Whatever your reason for visiting this northern province — and even if it's just for one day — there are quite a few attractions.

You can take a look at some great places in Chiang Mai:

  • Wat Rong Khun, aka White Temple
  • Baan Tawaij
  • The Crocodile Farm
  • Monkey Hill Park
  • Doi Suthep Forest Park
  • Chiang Dao National Park
  • Chiang Rai Province
  • Mae Ping River
  • Giant Swing in Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Bus Boarding Points in Chiang Mai

International Bus Terminals (ITCs) - These are large places to board from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. International buses which travel internationally have their terminal, also known as an international terminal.

About Bangkok

Bangkok is one of Asia's most famous tourist destinations and a must-see for travellers worldwide. First, there are many options around the city for shopping malls and other stores. Some of the most famous ones include The Emquartier, Siam Paragon, Central World and lots more. You can find the best shopping deals in this city. For tourists who are interested in art, Bangkok is a must-see. There are many museums in the city for art lovers, including Siam Discovery, The National Gallery, The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles and lots more, which will give you an insight into local cultures and traditions.

Drop-Off Points in Bangkok

There are two dropping points for buses travelling from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. Bangkok Travel Mall (Terminal 21) and Khao San Road BTS Phloen Chit Station, where the Songthaew will drop you off next to the Meditation Center at The Ratchadapisek Rd, Din Daeng neighbourhood. With redBus, you can now find affordable bus ticket options where you can select details such as the dropping point.

Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus

Buses in Chiang Mai travel either to Bangkok or locations on the way to Bangkok, e.g., Pai, Chiang Rai, etc. In other words, Chiang Mai buses go north. Meanwhile, buses in Bangkok travel south, e.g. to Pattaya, Hua Hin, etc. There are multiple bus options from Chiang Mai to Bangkok with luxurious bus tickets. With the redBus platform, you can find convenient bus ticket booking services without chaos. By booking bus tickets online on redBus, you can avail of last-minute bookings, options for boarding and dropping points, live-bus tracking along with the rest stops in the journey, departure and arrival times, etc.

Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus Ticket Price

Bus prices from Chiang Mai to Bangkok differ as per the bus operator, bus type, facilities and timing. The cheapest bus ticket price is TBH 529. While booking bus tickets on redBus, you will find all the types of buses available and the prices to help you make an informed decision.

Chaing Mai to Bangkok Bus Types

The Chiang Mai to Bangkok bus route is one of the most popular in Thailand, with many bus operators providing bus services between the two. Types of buses available:

  • Chiang Mai to Bangkok - VIP bus
  • Chiang Mai to Bangkok - 1st Class Bus
  • VIP Bus / No stop - Hot meals served on board

Places to Visit in and around Bangkok

Bangkok is chaotic, but that doesn't mean it's completely without redeeming features.

· One can still find evidence of the city's fascinating history in the old Thai temples and monuments or places like the Golden Mount, built for King Rama I to worship Lord Buddha and commemorate his victory over Burma in 1767.

· For those who want more than just temples, there are plenty of good museums; Bangkok is home to one of Asia's great art collections, spanning centuries before Thailand even existed.

· There are also many parks and gardens, including the Phra Nakhon Thai Museum, which is said to be located in the largest park in Bangkok.

· In terms of shopping, Bangkok has several markets that attract visitors from all over the country.

· But for those who enjoy traditional Thai arts and crafts, there's nowhere in Thailand that compares with the Suan Dok Museum shopping complex or the Erawan Museum at Silom Soi 7/1 for fine arts.

Top Bus Operators from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

There are many bus operators running the Bangkok to Chiang Mai bus routes. These are:

  • Sombat Tour
  • Esan Tour
  • Bangkok Busline
  • Budsara Kham Tour
  • Nakhon Chai Air

Why Choose redBus to book Chiang Mai to Bangkok Bus?

You can easily book Chiang Mai to Bangkok buses with redBus, and if you're looking for an alternative to the pricey and crowded options, you should check out these options. They offer a higher level of comfort on shorter routes, with more routes offered and punctuality. So if you're looking for a discount and a greater comfort level without sacrificing quality or professionalism, then redBus may be your best bet.

If you're looking for a low price and good service, you should check out redBus. The pricing is effectively the same as a normal bus, but they offer a much more comfortable ride.

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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 Chiang Mai to Bangkok?
Buses from Chiang Mai to Bangkok 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 Chiang Mai to Bangkok?
Chiang Mai to Bangkok 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.
Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 2 (Arcade)
  • Chom Thong
  • Fang
  • Ban Tha Ton
  • Chai Prakan
  • Amphoe Chiang Dao
  • Ban Mae Malai
  • MeaHang
  • Meakha
  • Huayleak
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal (Chatuchak)
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal Chatuchak (Mo Chit 2)
  • Sombat Tour Office (vibhavadi Rangsit Road)
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal (Southern)
  • Bangkok Bus Terminal Southern (Sai Tai Mai)

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