Chiang Mai to Lampang

Chiang Mai to Lampang

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17:00
Chiang Mai
2h 24m ride in train #14 with Thai Railway
19:24
Nakhon Lampang
From ฿243 per adult
06:30
Chiang Mai
1h 57m ride in train #102 with Thai Railway
08:27
Nakhon Lampang
From ฿53 per adult
19:00
Chiang Mai Arcade 2
1h 43m bus ride with Transport Co in VIP 31
20:43
Lampang Bus Station
฿99 per adult

From Chiang Mai to Lampang by train

06:30
Chiang Mai
1h 57m ride in train #102 with Thai Railway
08:27
Nakhon Lampang
From ฿53 per adult
17:00
Chiang Mai
2h 24m ride in train #14 with Thai Railway
19:24
Nakhon Lampang
From ฿243 per adult

From Chiang Mai Arcade 2 to Lampang by bus

19:00
Chiang Mai Arcade 2
1h 43m bus ride with Transport Co in VIP 31
20:43
Lampang Bus Station
฿99 per adult

Chiang Mai to Lampang Schedule

Chiang Mai to Lampang Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Jed Yord Van 9pax Any time฿ 2,800
Smart En Plus Van 9pax Any time฿ 2,700
Thai Railway 2nd Class Fan seats only 06:30 - 08:27฿ 83
Thai Railway 2nd Class Fan seats only 17:00 - 19:24฿ 273
Transport Co VIP 31 19:00 - 20:43฿ 99

Transportation from Chiang Mai to Lampang

How to get from Chiang Mai to Lampang

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

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Taxi 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 2,800. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as THB 53.

How far is Chiang Mai from Lampang?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chiang Mai to Lampang. Your trip will be a total of 61 miles (97 km). The flying distance is 46 miles (74 km).

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

The travel time from Chiang Mai to Lampang can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 3 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chiang Mai to Lampang varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Thai Railway (การรถไฟแห่งประเทศไทย): travelling by train expect to pay as low as THB 53 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 2,800.

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

  • Train tickets - THB 53 to THB 1,033;
  • Plane tickets - THB 2,944 to THB 3,133;
  • Bus tickets - THB 99 to THB 99;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from THB 1,930 to THB 2,800.

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

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

  • Flights from Chiang Mai to Lampang depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 19:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Lampang. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is THB 2,944.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chiang Mai to Lampang
Thai Vietjet (ไทยเวียดเจ็ทแอร์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Chiang Mai to Lampang 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 Lampang. 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 1,930.

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

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Chiang Mai to Lampang

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chiang Mai to Lampang? 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:

  • 50% decided to catch a taxi.
  • 33% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 17% decided to go for a bus.