Buses from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

Buses from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

Chiang Mai
Mae Hong Son
Tue, May 28
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Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son Bus Schedule

Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son Bus Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Kim Transfers Thailand SUV 4pax Any time฿ 7,013
Prem Pracha Minivan 09:30 - 15:30฿ 340
Prem Pracha Minivan 10:30 - 16:30฿ 340
Prem Pracha Minivan 12:30 - 18:30฿ 340
Prem Pracha Minivan 14:30 - 20:30฿ 340

Transportation from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

Facts about the bus from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son

Cheapest Bus$10
Fastest Bus6h
Earliest Bus8:30 AM
Latest Bus2:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes6
Distance242 kilometers
Bus CompaniesPrem Pracha

Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son Destination Reviews

A really good driver, the 6hours have passed quickly !
Bus Minivan, Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง), Jan 12, 2023
Lost my earbuds on the bus. They found it 20 min later and kept them at the station.
Bus Minivan, Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง), Nov 18, 2022
We were given the seats at the back which weren't proper seats and fold down for luggage. The driver forgot to turn the air conditioning on for the first 2 hours of the journey.
Bus Minivan, Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง), Jun 24, 2022
The driver customer service skills were excellent. Besides his curtesy he was also an impressive driver. We reached our destination ahead of the scheduled time.
Bus Minivan, Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง), Jun 8, 2022
Thanks. Thank you. A perfect minibus ride in safety . A very nice driver ???? Fred
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Bus Minivan, Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง), Dec 17, 2021
60 customer reviews

How to get from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son is a safe, comfortable and less expensive alternative for traveling this route. To popular destinations, bus companies operate multiple trips per day, often round the clock at 30-60 minute intervals. To less traveled destinations, there may be only 1 scheduled trip a day. The most common bus types are non-air-conditioned, air-conditioned, and premium buses.

It is best to reserve your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Check our list of bus companies available for online booking offering Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son tickets. When traveling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to higher numbers of travelers, both vacation-makers and urban workers returning home to their provincial home.

How far is it from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son depends on the route taken. Most bus companies travel via expressways or tollways. This may not necessarily be the shortest route but it is the fastest one as normally there is less traffic and no traffic lights.

To get to certain island destinations which are not connected to the mainland by a bridge, buses board large car ferries. Passengers are usually asked to get off the bus, but there is no need to take your luggage from the bus. The travel distance from port to port is added to the total distance.

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son is about 6h. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son may differ greatly There is usually more traffic between morning until afternoon during weekdays than during weekends.

Another important factor that may affect travel time is the type of bus. Premium or VIP buses are usually faster as they use motorways and call to fewer bus stations (if any) en route. Buses normally make short 10-30-minute breaks after a few hours of continuous travel to allow passengers use bathrooms, stock up on munchies and let bus attendants and the driver have rest.

Some premium buses have onboard toilets and the second driver. Nevertheless, usually they still make en route stops for a quick lunch or fuel refill.

How much does it cost to get from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son by Bus?

The ticket price from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son can vary depending on the type of buses you choose. For a less expensive ticket consider non-air-conditioned or ordinary buses. Premium or luxury buses are more expensive but you can expect more comfort and some additional services like phone charging ports, personal entertainment system screens and toilets.

Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son timetable of bus departure and arrival times.

Best Rated Companies for this Route

Bus companies differ a lot in quality and service they provide. When choosing a bus company for you travels, do some basic research before you buy your tickets.

Safety is one of the most important aspects to consider. We also recommend you checking reviews on overall service quality of the bus companies serving this route.

Our service only partners with reliable and trustworthy bus companies. We do our best to provide your a choice of the best operators available on each route.