Tak is well-known as the gateway to cross border to Myanmar. Moreover, Thi Lo Su Waterfall, the largest and highest waterfall in Thailand, is one of the reason that attract many tourists and holiday-makers to visit Tak just to enjoy its natural beauty.
Bus from Chiang Rai to Tak is one of the popular adventurous trips in Thailand. Many people rely on this bus service because it is a direct bus service to Tak from Chiang Rai. Many travellers from Chiang Rai do not want to waste their time and effort to transfer bus from Chiang Mai to Tak.
Flight is another option to travel. However, it is much more expensive unless you are able to buy few months ahead during promotion.
The duration required for bus from Chiang Rai to Tak is around 6 hours.
The travelling time is depending on the weather and road traffic conditions on the departure day. As for the long-distance journey, passengers are advised to bring along your own entertainment, jacket or travel pillow to make your journey more comfortable.
Distance from Chiang Rai to Tak is about 409 km.
GreenBus and Indra Tour are bus operators that provide the bus from Chiang Rai to Tak. There is only 3 daily departure from Chiang Rai to Tak at 7:00pm and 5:30pm. Passengers planning the journey are advised to make advance booking to avoid disappointment.
The bus ticket price from Chiang Rai to Tak is about THB450 to THB700. The bus fare for Greenbus VX2 370 (16) bus is generally higher but the money is justified with the additional comfort provided.
The boarding point in Chiang Rai is located at Amphoe Mae Sai Bus Terminal and Chiang Rai Bus Terminal 2.
The arrivals point in Tak is 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.