Bangkok - Chiang Rai
Route Bangkok — Chiang Rai
Bangkok to Chiang Rai
Tickets.co.th offers more than a dozen Bangkok-Chiang Rai bus departures. Travel time from BKK to Chiang Rai can be anywhere from 9.5 hours to 12.5 hours. We provide BKK Chiang Rai buses from leading bus carriers like Siam First Tour and Bangkok Bus Line. Majority of buses from Bangkok to Chiang Rai leave in the evening, starting from 18:10 PM to 19:50 PM, at departure frequencies of 10 to 30 minutes. In terms of ticket rates, Bangkok to Chiang Rai costs anywhere from 456 Baht to 710 Baht.
Most buses from Bangkok to Chiang Rai leave from the Morchit bus terminal, Bangkok’s largest bus transportation hub. Some buses also leave from the offices of Siam First Tour and Sombat Tour, depending on the carrier. You can easily reach the Morchit bus terminal via a Skytrain, and subsequently a 10-minute ride by taxi.
Bangkok to Chiang Rai buses arrive at Chiang Khong Bus Terminal, Mae Sai Bus Terminal, or Chiang Rai Bus Terminal. Some buses of Siam First Tour stop at the Amphur Mae Chan office of the carrier. Buses stopping at the Chiang Rai Bus terminal are the most economical and buses leaving at the Chiang Khong Bus Terminal are the most expensive, given the distance and the travel time. Arriving bus passengers can easily find songthaews and tuk-tuks to reach their respective destinations upon arrival.
About Chiang Rai
Chiang Rai boasts of excellent natural beauty with remote hill tribes and exotic wildlife. The province has a range of attractions like traditional Buddhist shrines, and villages of hill tribes. You can also experience hiking trails and witness people living the traditional way. Chiang Rai is considered to be part of golden triangle, the area that joins Thailand, Burma and Laos.
Tips for travelers
You should visit the Hill-Tribe Education centre before going on a trek to any of the hill tribe villages. If you book tickets through our site, please read carefully through our Terms and Conditions and Refunds and Cancellation Policy. It will provide you with important information in case there’re some changes to your travel plans.
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