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Chiang Mai to Pattaya: Complete Guide 2020

November 27, 2020 - 515 views

One of the most popular trips to Thailand is Chiang Mai to Pattaya. To find all detailed information about route transfer from Chiang Mai to Bangkok included distance, travel time, and how to travel, please do not miss our article.

Thailand is a country with many beautiful sights and famous landmarks that attract tourists every year. The country of many beautiful scenes is also the dream of many people who want to come here. The trip gives people many interesting experiences that are from Chiang Mai to Pattaya. In this journey, there are also many ways to move for visitors. Below will be information related to the trip for everyone to refer.

1. How far from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

What is the distance from Chiang Mai to Thailand, This is a question that many people are looking for. The distance from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is about 823 km. It is a very long distance so you should consider carefully before choosing a transfer type and route.

Chiang Mai to Pattaya route maps

Chiang Mai to Pattaya route maps

2. Chiang Mai to Pattaya Travel time

It is also impossible to say exactly how long it takes from Chiang Mai to Pattaya as it may depend on the means of transport. There are 2 main ways you can transfer from Chiang Mai to Pattaya:

  • Travel by air: It takes about 1.15 hour to fly from Chiang Mai to Pattaya
  • Travel by land: It takes 11 - 14 hours travel by land depend on transportation by bus/ car or train.

The cost of transport from Chiang Mai to Pattaya also different depends on the means of transportation and class of services, price from 15 USD to 100 USD. You can find detail at the point of each transportation type.

Travel from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

Welcome to Pattaya @images.thrillophilia

3. How to get from Chiang Mai to Pattaya

There are many modes of transport from Chiang Mai to Pattaya like Flights, buses, train,s or cars. Let's learn detail of each transportation type below:

3.1 Chiang Mai to Pattaya Flights

The flight is the fastest way to get from Chiang Mai to Pattaya. Although air tickets are usually more expensive, you can sometimes buy promotional low-cost airline tickets at prices roughly the same as high-speed ferry or train fares. Usually, the cheapest flight fare for this journey is 50 USD. You should book your flight in advance and check-in online. That way you can save about 2 hours at the airport and also have the option of front seats. It takes time to go through security - gets to the airport at least 1.5 hours early.

There are 2 airlines that offer flights from Chiang Mai to Pattaya are Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air.

Chiang Mai to Pattaya Flight

Airport in Pattaya 

3.2 Chiang Mai to Pattaya Train

Travel by train from Chiang Mai to Thailand is also very comfortable and easy. You have several days and overnight long-distance train connections. Class one sleepers are available with 2 berth cabins and second class sleepers with open plan berth. Each train ticket price in the same range of 30 USD is not too high.

chiang Mai to Pattaya by train

Chiang Mai to Pattaya by train

 

3.3 Chiang Mai to Pattaya Bus

There is no direct bus from Chiang Mai to Pattaya, you need to transit at Lampang or Bangkok. Bus from Chiang Mai to Pattaya is long drive time, it takes mostly 12 hours to transfer so you should consider your health before deciding to take the bus.

Chiang Mai to Pattaya bus cost around 15 USD to 25 USD depending on the bus type, bus operator, and time departure (normally overnight bus more expensive than day bus).

NakonChai Air is the most recommended bus operator to travel from Chiang Mai to Pattaya because it is comfortable.

Chiang Mai to Pattaya bus

Besides that, you can choose to travel by private car with some stops along the way.

About is our complete information for you to find the detailed travel from Chiang Mai to Pattaya. You should book the Thailand tour with a local travel agent to get the best advice and don't need to spend too much time looking for other travel information. 

Jenny Tran

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