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Compare all timetables for the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai from various bus operators like GreenBus or Transport Co for the next days.
today
from $2
tomorrow
from $2
Sunday
from $2
Monday
Tuesday
from $2
Wednesday
Thursday

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Transport Co
    1h 36m
    4:30 PM
    Chiang Mai
    6:06 PM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 2
    Transport Co
    Economy
    $2

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Transport Co
    1h 36m
    4:30 PM
    Chiang Mai
    6:06 PM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 2
    Transport Co
    Economy
    $2

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Transport Co
    1h 36m
    4:30 PM
    Chiang Mai
    6:06 PM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 2
    Transport Co
    Economy
    $2
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    12:00 AM
    Chiang Mai
    3:45 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    1:45 AM
    Chiang Mai
    5:30 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    3:00 AM
    Chiang Mai
    6:45 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Transport Co
    1h 36m
    4:30 PM
    Chiang Mai
    6:06 PM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 2
    Transport Co
    Economy
    $2
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    12:00 AM
    Chiang Mai
    3:45 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    1:45 AM
    Chiang Mai
    5:30 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7
  • GreenBus
    3h 45m
    3:00 AM
    Chiang Mai
    6:45 AM
    Chiang Rai
    GreenBus
    Economy
    $7

Frequency of bus connections between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai

See here how frequent the connections between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 22 daily buses from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai. Friday has instead the fewest connections, with only 1 daily coaches between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai.
The busiest time of the day is the Night, with 26 buses from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, with 4 offers.

Facts about the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Compare all providers like GreenBus and Transport Co that travel 11 times every day by bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in one click! Book your bus ticket from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai starting from $2!

Cheapest Bus $2
Fastest Bus 1h 36m
Earliest Bus 4:30 PM
Latest Bus 4:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes 11 Ø
Distance 99.7 miles
Bus Companies GreenBus and Transport Co

Cheapest bus connections from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Every day, 11 buses from 2 bus companies leave Chiang Mai for Chiang Rai: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 07/12/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 07/07
Monday 07/08
Tuesday 07/09
Wednesday 07/10
Thursday 07/11
Friday 07/12
$2
Saturday 07/13
$2
Sunday 07/14
$7
Monday 07/15
Tuesday 07/16
$7
Wednesday 07/17
Thursday 07/18
$7
Friday 07/19
$7
Saturday 07/20
$7
Sunday 07/21
$2
Monday 07/22
$2
Tuesday 07/23
$7
Wednesday 07/24
$7
Thursday 07/25
$2
Friday 07/26
$7
Saturday 07/27
$2
Sunday 07/28
$7
Monday 07/29
Tuesday 07/30
Wednesday 07/31
Thursday 08/01
Friday 08/02
$7
Saturday 08/03

The cheapest time to travel from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $2, Saturday is the cheapest day for a bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai. Tuesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $2.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, with $2. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $7.

How to save money travelling from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

These are the most booked bus companies between Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai? Or which bus companies serve the route Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai bus

How much does a Chiang Mai Chiang Rai bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $2 and takes 1h 36m to reach Chiang Rai. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai?

This route is offered by 2 companies with a range of ticket prices between $2 and $13. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Chiang Rai.

On average, how many connections are available from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai each day?

Every day, the Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai bus route is served by approximately 11 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai take?

The fastest bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai is offered by Transport Co and takes 1h 36m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $2. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai?

The earliest bus arriving in Chiang Rai from Chiang Mai starts at 4:30 PM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai?

The latest bus trip departing from Chiang Mai for Chiang Rai starts at 4:30 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Chiang Mai Chiang Rai route?

When traveling by bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, passengers can travel with GreenBus and Transport Co. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai?

You can check all the direct connections between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: GreenBus and Transport Co.

What can I take with me on the Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Chiang Mai Chiang Rai bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Chiang Mai Chiang Rai bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Cheap carpooling from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai

Here is a selection of the cheapest carpooling offers from the schedule from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai for the next days.
  • Banana Leaf Tour
    3h 30m
    9:00 AM
    Chiang Mai
    Tha Phae Gate Old City
    12:30 PM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 1
    Banana Leaf Tour
    Premium Economy
    from $22
  • Tinnakorn
    3h 0m
    2:30 AM
    Chiang Mai
    Arcade Bus Station
    5:30 AM
    Chiang Rai
    Bus Terminal 1
    Tinnakorn
    Premium Economy
    from $161

More bus routes from Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Chiang Mai and from Chiang Rai. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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