The bus trip from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is a scenic journey because the bus would meander through some beautiful natural scenery and hilly landscapes. Chiang Mai is one of the cities in Thailand that has a lot of cultures and traveling places such as Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Chedi Luang, Doi Suthep–Pui National Park, Warorot Market and Doi Suthep–Pui National Park.
Bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is the most convenient mode of transport to travel from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai. That is because there is no direct flight or railway service available to connect the two destination.
Duration required for bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai will takes about 3 to 3.5 hours depending on traffic condition.
The route distance is about 186.7 km.
GreenBus Thailand is the most popular bus operator serving bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai with three choice of coach type: A-Class, X-Class and V-Class. GreenBus Thailand offer more than 35 daily departures from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai. All the buses deployed by GreenBus Thailand are fully equipped with air-conditioner, spacious reclining seat, adequate legroom space and built-in toilet in the bus to allow passengers having pleasant and comfortable bus travel experience.
The earliest departure time for bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is 6:15am. The last bus leaves the bus terminal at 7:30pm. In between, there are number of bus service running from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai.
The ticket price for bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai is in the price range of THB220 to THB360 depending on your selection of coach type.
For bus from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai, you can choose to pick up at Chiang Rai Bus Station 1, Chiang Rai Bus Terminal (Amphoe Chiang Khong), Chiang Rai Bus Terminal (Amphoe Mae Sai), Chiang Rai Bus Terminal (Amphoe Thoeng), or Chiang Rai Bus Terminal (Golden Triangle).
The arrivals point in Chiang Mai is Chiang Mai Bus Station 3. From Chiang Mai Bus Station 3, you can take tuk tuk or taxi to go to your next destination.
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.