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From Pai to Mae Hong Son by bus

Mae Hong Son
3h 15m
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Passenger reviews out of total 229 passengers who traveled with us on this route.

At 12Go our operators offer three types of service:

Cheap, Fast, Good - but you can usually pick only two of them!
Cheap & Fast won’t be Good. (e.g. buses from/to Khao San Road, local buses or 3rd class trains)
Cheap & Good won’t be Fast. (e.g. VIP trains in Thailand)
Fast & Good won’t be Cheap. (e.g. private limousine services, or VIP24 buses vs Express buses)

Make your choice! Please remember that while we are closely monitoring the services, we are still an agency marketplace. That means we focus on ticketing services and route availability & coverage rather than on the factual seat reclining angle you will get on the bus today.

Aug 5, 2018
bus Minivan, Prem Pracha
Quick and clean. Driver does not sprak english and seats are designated.
May 12, 2018
bus Minivan, Prem Pracha
a fantastisk trip with a driver who knew all the curves

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How to get from Pai to Mae Hong Son

When you want to get from Pai to Mae Hong Son, 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 THB 200. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as THB 200.

How far is Pai from Mae Hong Son?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Pai to Mae Hong Son. Your trip will be a total of 102 miles (163 km). The flying distance is 33 miles (53 km).

How long does it take to get from Pai to Mae Hong Son?

The travel time from Pai to Mae Hong Son can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 4 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Pai to Mae Hong Son?

The cost of the trip from Pai to Mae Hong Son varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Prem Pracha (เปรมประชาขนส่ง): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as THB 200 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 THB 200.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Pai to Mae Hong Son:

  • Bus tickets - THB 200 to THB 200;

How many trips per day are there between Pai and Mae Hong Son?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 08:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 08:30. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Pai to Mae Hong Son 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 Pai to Mae Hong Son

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Pai to Mae Hong Son? 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.