Chiang Mai to Rayong

Chiang Mai to Rayong

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Chiang Mai to Rayong Schedule

Chiang Mai to Rayong Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Thai Vietjet Economy 10:40 - 16:50฿ 12,590
Thai Lion Air Economy #SL199412:50 - 14:20$ 55.96
Bangkok Air Economy 14:35 - 14:20฿ 12,214
Nakhonchai Air Gold Class 16:00 - 09:05฿ 1,006
Nakhonchai Air First Class 19:37 - 08:13฿ 1,223

Transportation from Chiang Mai to Rayong

Facts about the transport from Chiang Mai to Rayong

Cheapest Transport$9
Fastest Transport1h 30m
Earliest Departure12:15 PM
Latest Departure8:30 PM
Departures per day5
Distance883 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBangkok Busline, Budsarakham Tour, Nakhonchai Air, Rayong Tour, Thai Lion Air, Thai Railways

How to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong

When you want to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong, 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+van ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 34.84. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 26.55.

How far is Chiang Mai from Rayong?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chiang Mai to Rayong. Your trip will be a total of 549 miles (883 km). The flying distance is 794 miles (1276 km).

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

The travel time from Chiang Mai to Rayong can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 18 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Chiang Mai to Rayong varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Nakhonchai Air (นครชัยแอร์): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 26.55 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 34.84.

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

  • Bus+Van price: USD 8.60. From Chiang Mai to Rayong starting from 18:00 Mochit until 20:30 Mochit
  • Bus tickets - USD 26.55 to USD 34.84;
  • Bus+Train+Van price: USD 36.52 - USD 44.01. From Chiang Mai to Rayong starting from 15:30 Hua Lamphong until 15:30 Hua Lamphong
  • Plane tickets - USD 56.98 to USD 56.98;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 15:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:37. There are 5 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Rayong. 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 USD 56.98.

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 Rayong

Thai Lion Air (ไทยไลอ้อนแอร์)


Taking a bus from Chiang Mai to Rayong 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 Rayong

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

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.