Tak is the gateway to cross border to Myanmar. Besides that, Tak is a laid-back town that housed the largest and highest waterfall in Thailand, Thi Lo Su Waterfall. From Tak, travellers can grab a songthaew or local taxi for the twisty road to Thi Lo Su, which is located at Umphang.
Bus from Chiang Mai to Tak is a convenient mode of transports to travel from Chiang Mai to Tak. There is no flight and train service available for this route.
The duration required for bus from Chiang Mai to Tak is approximately 4 hours. The travelling time from Chiang Mai to Tak is depending on the road traffic and weather conditions on the departure day.
The route distance from Chiang to Tak is 278km.
GreenBus, Indra Tour and Sukhothai Win Tour are few bus operators that serving bus from Chiang Mai to Tak. Their combined trips have total up to 9 daily departures from Chiang Mai to Tak.Greenbus operates the service with minibus while Indra Tour and Suhkhothai Win Tour deploys coach fleet for this route. Sukhothai Win Tour runs the service with P2 coach fleet and Indra Tour runs the service with P1 coach fleet. The difference between P1 and P2 coach in Thailand is that P1 coach has toilet on board while P2 coach has no toilet.
The earliest bus goes at 7:00am. The following bus schedules from Chiang Mai to Tak are 8:30am, 12:50pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:30pm and 9:00pm.
The bus fare is in a range of THB207 to THB617, depending on your choice of bus operator.
The pick-up point in Chiang Mai is located either at Bus Terminal Arcade 2 or Chiang Mai Bus Station 3.
The drop off point in Tak is conveniently situated Tak Bus Terminal.
You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you would rather not do that, you can visit www.busonlineticket.co.th and book your seat within 5 minutes.
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Thailand by logging on to the official website of BusOnlineTicket which is https://www.busonlineticket.co.th/. The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.