Chiang Mai to Pattaya

Chiang Mai to Pattaya

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Instant
12:50
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 30m flight #SL1994 with Thai Lion Air in Economy
4.7
14:20
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya
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12:55
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 15m flight #SL1994 with Thai Lion Air in Economy
4.7
14:10
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya
Instant
07:45
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 20m flight #FD102 with Thai AirAsia in Economy
4.9
09:05
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya

From Chiang Mai Airport to Pattaya by flight

Instant
07:45
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 20m flight #FD102 with Thai AirAsia in Economy
4.9
09:05
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya
Instant
12:50
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 30m flight #SL1994 with Thai Lion Air in Economy
4.7
14:20
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya
Instant Fastest
12:55
CNX Chiang Mai Airport
1h 15m flight #SL1994 with Thai Lion Air in Economy
4.7
14:10
UTP Rayong Airport, Pattaya

Chiang Mai to Pattaya Schedule

Chiang Mai to Pattaya Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD10207:45 - 09:05฿ 1,559
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD10417:35 - 18:55฿ 1,559

Transportation from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

Chiang Mai to Pattaya destination reviews

KA
flight Economy, Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์), Feb 22, 2020
The gate was changed but no proper information was given. Thankfully they called our name and we made it in the nick of time. Apart from that, flight was on time, pretty smooth, clean and good staff
4.0
47 customer reviews
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How to get from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Van

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about THB 1,444. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as THB 1,000.

How far is Chiang Mai from Pattaya?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chiang Mai to Pattaya. Your trip will be a total of 575 miles (925 km). The flying distance is 443 miles (712 km).

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

The travel time from Chiang Mai to Pattaya can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 17 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chiang Mai to Pattaya varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์): travelling by flight expect to pay as low as THB 1,000 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as THB 1,444.

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

  • Bus tickets - THB 867 to THB 867;
  • Plane tickets - THB 1,000 to THB 1,444;
  • Bus+van price: THB 1,163 - THB 1,163. From Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 21:50 Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3 until 21:50 Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3
  • Bus+train price: THB 1,291 - THB 1,291. From Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 17:00 Chiang Mai until 17:00 Chiang Mai
  • train+Bus price: THB 1,291 - THB 1,291. From Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 17:00 Chiang Mai until 17:00 Chiang Mai

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 15:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:15. There are 4 available bus trips every day.
  • 2 by Bus+train from Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 17:00 Chiang Mai until 17:00 Chiang Mai
  • 2 by Bus+van from Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 21:50 Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3 until 21:50 Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3
  • 2 by train+Bus from Chiang Mai to Pattaya starting from 17:00 Chiang Mai until 17:00 Chiang Mai
  • Flights from Chiang Mai to Pattaya depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a 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 Pattaya. 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 1,000.

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 Pattaya
Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย), Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์)

Buses

Taking a bus from Chiang Mai to Pattaya 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.

The most popular transport from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

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

  • 47% chosen train+Bus
  • 46% chosen Bus+train
  • 5% chosen Bus+van
  • 1% users took a plane.
  • 1% decided to go for a bus.