Buses from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai

Buses from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai

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Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Bus Schedule

Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Bus Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Nakhonchai Tour Express 06:30 - 19:30฿ 839
Nakhonchai Tour Express 08:00 - 21:00฿ 729
Nakhonchai Tour VIP 24 17:30 - 06:30฿ 1,100
Nakhonchai Tour Express 19:30 - 08:30฿ 836

Transportation from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai

  • Buses
    $ 20.44
  • Trains are not available
  • Ferries are not available
  • Flights are not available
  • Taxis are not available
  • Vans are not available

Facts about the bus from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai

Cheapest Bus$21
Fastest Bus13h
Earliest Bus8:00 AM
Latest Bus7:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes3
Distance650 kilometers
Bus CompaniesNakhonchai Tour

Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai Destination Reviews

HB
Comfortable and on time, clean, enough space
Bus Express, Nakhonchai Tour (นครชัยทัวร์), May 8, 2023
RT
Bus Drivers very professional in case of some bad streets .3706648684407E+24;
Bus VIP 24, Nakhonchai Tour (นครชัยทัวร์), Oct 25, 2022
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บริการดี ,ตรงเวลา
Bus VIP 24, Nakhonchai Tour (นครชัยทัวร์), Feb 14, 2021
บริการดีมากใส่ใจลูกค้า
Bus Express, Nakhonchai Tour (นครชัยทัวร์), Sep 5, 2020
4.6
19 customer reviews
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How to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai by Bus

Taking a bus to get from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai 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 Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai 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 Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai?

Traveling by bus, the distance from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai 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 Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai by Bus?

The estimate travel time from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai is about 13h. Note that traveling by bus is slower compared to driving your own car or getting a taxi. Depending on the departure time congestion between Nakhon Ratchasima and Chiang Mai 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 Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai by Bus?

The ticket price from Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai 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.

Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai timetable

To help you plan your trip, here is the Nakhon Ratchasima to Chiang Mai 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.