Chiang Rai to Phuket

Chiang Rai to Phuket

Chiang Rai
Phuket
Wed, Jun 19
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Chiang Rai to Phuket Schedule

Chiang Rai to Phuket Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Thai AirAsia Economy 09:00 - 14:35฿ 4,920
Nok Air Economy 11:50 - 16:15฿ 3,108
GreenBus Express Combo 12:00 - 15:40฿ 1,744
Nok Air Economy 15:15 - 21:40฿ 4,348
Thai AirAsia Economy 16:00 - 21:25฿ 5,220
Thai AirAsia Economy 18:15 - 23:05฿ 5,220

Transportation from Chiang Rai to Phuket

Facts about the transport from Chiang Rai to Phuket

Cheapest Transport$46
Fastest Transport4h 25m
Earliest Departure12:00 AM
Latest Departure1:40 PM
Departures per day7
Distance1383 kilometers
Transport CompaniesGlassflower, GreenBus, Jed Yord, Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways

How to get from Chiang Rai to Phuket

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Taxi

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 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 USD 139.25. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 45.91.

How far is Chiang Rai from Phuket?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chiang Rai to Phuket. Your trip will be a total of 860 miles (1383 km). The flying distance is 2334 miles (3755 km).

How long does it take to get from Chiang Rai to Phuket?

The travel time from Chiang Rai to Phuket can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 5 to 28 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Chiang Rai to Phuket?

The cost of the trip from Chiang Rai to Phuket 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 USD 45.91 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 USD 139.25.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 45.91 to USD 62.33;
  • flight+taxi price: USD 118.63 - USD 181.56. From Chiang Rai to Phuket starting from 00:00 Chiang Mai Town Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Chiang Mai Town Hotel Transfer
  • flight price: USD 129.40 - USD 139.25. From Chiang Rai to Phuket starting from 11:50 Chiang Rai Airport until 13:10 Chiang Rai Airport

How many trips per day are there between Chiang Rai and Phuket?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 12:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 13:40. There are 4 available bus trips every day.
  • 3 by flight from Chiang Rai to Phuket starting from 11:50 Chiang Rai Airport until 13:10 Chiang Rai Airport

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Chiang Rai to Phuket 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.
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The most popular transport from Chiang Rai to Phuket

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chiang Rai to Phuket? 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:

  • 56% chosen flight
  • 43% decided to go for a bus.
  • 1% Other