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From Luang Prabang Naga Travel to Chiang Rai by bus

Luang Prabang Naga Travel
Bus Terminal 2 Chiang Rai
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How to get from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai

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

  • Bus

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 Bus 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 LAK 384,795. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as LAK 384,795.

How far is Luang Prabang from Chiang Rai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai. Your trip will be a total of 529 miles (850 km). The flying distance is 170 miles (273 km).

How long does it take to get from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai?

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

How much does it cost to get from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai?

The cost of the trip from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Naga Travel (นากา ทราเวล): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as LAK 384,795 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 LAK 384,795.

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

  • Bus tickets - LAK 384,795 to LAK 384,795;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 17:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 17:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai 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 Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai? 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.