From Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3 to Chiang Khong by Buses

Instant Recommended
08:00
Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3
5h 40m bus ride
3+
13:40
Chiang Khong Local Bus
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Instant
09:30
Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3
6h 35m bus ride in Express
16:05
Chiang Khong Local Bus
Instant
Instant Recommended
13:15
Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3
6h 35m bus ride in Express
2
19:50
Chiang Khong Local Bus
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From Chiang Mai town to Chiang Khong by Taxis

Instant Refundable Recommended Fastest
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Chiang Mai town
4h taxi ride in Economy
5
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Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai
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From Chiang Mai train station to Chiang Khong by Taxis

Instant Refundable Fastest
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Chiang Mai train station
4h taxi ride in Economy
5
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Chiang Saen, Chiang Rai
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Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong Schedule

Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Jed Yord Economy 00:00 - 04:00฿ 5,500
GreenBus VIP 08:00 - 13:40฿ 508
GreenBus Express 13:15 - 19:50฿ 300

Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong destination reviews

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4 customer reviews
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75% of 4 travelers were presumably happy with this destination
CO
2
bus Express, GreenBus, Aug 5, 2019
Bus was advertised as direct and it certainly wasn’t, there was a number of stops along the way. There was also a very strong smell of vomit at the back of the bus at the time of boarding and nothing was done
MD
3
bus Express, GreenBus, Jun 28, 2019
A strange old bus, never saw it before, but was a pleasant trip.

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How to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong

When you want to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 5,500. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 300.

How far is Chiang Mai from Chiang Khong?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong. Your trip will be a total of 206 miles (330 km). The flying distance is 127 miles (203 km).

How long does it take to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong?

The travel time from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 7 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is GreenBus (กรีนบัส (รถเขียว)): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 300 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as THB 5,500.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong:

  • Bus tickets - THB 300 to THB 508;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 5,500 to THB 5,500.

How many trips per day are there between Chiang Mai and Chiang Khong?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 13:15. There are 4 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as THB 5,500.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.
  • decided to catch a taxi.