TRANSPORT
CHIANG MAI, THAILAND

Phone code 053, $1US=38B, June 15, 2006

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Air
Many new budget airlines between BKK and Chiang Mai, such as Air Asia, more than 50% off. Check the web sites
C.M.Int'l Airport: Airport Rd, 3km SW from city T270222 exchange,ATM, a restaurant, some fast food, post office. no telephone office, but HCD phone available. int'l flight tax 500B
Transport: Kwanviang Chiang Mai City loop
a/c bus service# 4,6,8(see local info) 10B 5-22:00(bus stops are located at several places such as the main post office on Changklan Rd. and in front of Irish Cafe on Rajawitte Rd in side moat.)
limousine service from the airport
100B/p. Songthaew(red pick up) 20-50B(to catch it from the airport, you may have to walk out from the airport.) some hotels have minibus service to the airport 60B/p,
Airline Office: General Opening hours: M-F8/9-17:00, Sa 9-13:00
TG Thai Airways(Domestic): 240 Prapokklao Rd. T053-920999 BKK 2170B,Phuket 4640B, Mae Hong Son 765B, Chiang Rai 880B, Mae Sot 1140B, Nan 980B, Phitsanulok 1140B, Phrae 870B,
TG Thai Airways(International): 60 Moo 3 Airport Rd. T053-270222
Flight to Tokyo(10:45), Frankfurt(Th8:25, Su20:05, M-WFSa20:55), Kunming(dep ThSu14:30),
6T Air Mandalay: 148 Charoen Prathet Rd. T053-818049, www.airmandalay.com Mandalay(Th14:25) Yangon(Su14:25)
MI Silk Air: Thai Ping Hotel 153 Sridonchai Rd. T053-904985, www.silkair.com, Singapore(TuWF11:00, Su1800)
C1 China Airlines:Airport, T053-201268, www.china-airlines.com, Taipei(MTuThFSa12:45)
Budget airlines
PG Bangkok Airways: C.M. International Airport T053-276176 BKK 1200B (dep14:50, MW9:50 TuThSaSu17:50,), Koh Samui 4050B(FSaSu9:50),Sukhothai 850(14:40, MW9:50), Jinghong(China) 9415B(TuThSaSu13:40),www.bangkokair.com/
OX Orient Thai: T053-2159,. www.orient-thai.com discount airline to BKK(5 flights daily) Chiang Rai 8:45
promotion fares to BKK / Suratthani / Krabi
1700B
DD Nok Air: T1318, www.nokair.co.th, BKK(Many), Udonthani(FSu12:00)
FD Air Asia: T053-3922170, www.airasia.com BKK 1059B+(8:20,11:40,14:35, TuFSu22:45)
TR Tiger Aiways: T02-351-8888,www.tigerairways.com, Singapore(TuWSa18:25)

International flight from C.M. to d:departure a:arrival price OW/RT
L.Prabang QV:TuF d12:50 a5:00, Su d15:40 a17:40 3200/4660B(3M)
Vientiane(via LP) QV: ThF d12:50 a15:00, Su d15:40 d17:40 3400/4760B(3M)
CM-LP/Vientian-BKK QV: OW 7150B?
CM-SR-BKK/Phuket 11,500B?
Mandalay Mandalay Air 4050/xxx, 7300(CM-Mandalay Yangon-Chiang Mai)
Singapore MI: TuWF d11:00 a15:05, Su d18:05 a a22:10 ?0/7900B
TR: MWFSu d9:25 a23:30
KL AK: d8:45 a10:35, d11:05 a14:50 ?B/?B
Kunming(China) TG :ThSu OW7065/RT10580(45Day)
Jing Hong(China) PG: TuThSaSu 5810/8900(45D)
Taipei CI: MTuThFSa d12:45, a17:20 RT11800?
Japan TG d21:10 a07:30, 9200/15000B?

Bus
B1 Arcade Bus Station: Kaew Nawarat Rd, NE edge of city
Long distance buses. red pick up
20B+/p
Time schedule listed below is from TAT. This is not always correct.
B2 Chang Phuak Bus Sta.: Chang Phuak Gate on Chang Phuak Rd. N of city. Buses to towns near Chiang Mai.red pick up 10B+/p
B3 Warorot Market.: near the Mae Pin River W side, N from Tha Pae Rd.any Songthiaws(Minibus) leave from here.
B4 Lunphum Songthiaw: just opp from TAT. Blue minibuses to Lumphum 10B

N: Non a/c, A2: A/C 2nd, A1: AC 1st(36 seats often called VIP), V: VIP(32 seats), SV: Super VIP(24seats)
From B1
fare?: This information is supplied by TAT Chiang Mai which contains many errors. Use just as your reference and confirm the time when you use. Probably add 10% to ?-marked prices.
  km,Hours Class

fare

Timetable
Bangkok Northern T. 720km
10hr

A2

403B

Many 6:30-11:30, 16-21:00

A1

518B

many between 17-21:00

V

605B

many between 17-21:00
SVIP

805B

9, 19, 20,20:30, 21:00

Nakhonsawan 237km 5hr

N

80?

6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30

Sukhothai New 373km
5h

A2

218B

Many 7-17:30

Sukhothai Old

A2

218B

8:45,10:15,12,13:30

Phisanulok
old road
431km
6h

N

130?

6:30, 7:00, 14:15, 15:00

A1

249B

many

Phisanulok 389km 6h

N

132?

new road 6:30

Khon Kaen
new road
774km
12h

N

280?

? 5, 11, 13:30, 15, 17:30

A2

440?

? 6, 8, 9:15, 18:00

A1

510?

? 14, 15:30, 17, 20:00

V

570?

? 21:00

Maehongson
South route
245km
9h

N

177B

8:00

A1

319B

6:30, 11:00, 21:00

Maehongson
North route
245km
9h

N

127B

7, 9, 12:30

Van

250B

Many 6:30-13:30

Pai 137km 4h

N

72B

7, 9, 10:30, 12:30, 14:00

Van

127B

Chiang Rai
new route
194km
3h

N

94B

Many 6-17:30

A1

159B

Many 7:45-17:00,

SV

250B

?

MaeSai 256km
4h

N

118B

6:30

A2

165B

13:30

A1

212B

9:30, 15:30, 17:00

V

335B

8:00, 14:00

Chiang Sean  

N

154

12:00

A2

?

12:15

Nan 348km
4h

N

147B

8:30

A2

206B

11:30

A1

265b

9:10, 23:30

V

410B

7:15, 8:00, 15:00, 23:30
Golden Tri. 256km
4h

N

114

12:00

A1

205

12:15

C. Khong 337km
6h

N

151B

6:30

A2

211B

13:00

A1

272B

8:30

Mae Sot 393km
6h

A2

230B

11:45

A1

308B

13:10

Ubonthani 712km
12h

N

270?

12:20, 17:30,

A2

378?

19:00

A1

486?

20:00

V

567?

20:00?

Ubon
Ratchatani
1055km
17h

N

225?

14:30, 17:00

A1

590?

12:15, 16:20, 18:00

SV

685?

18:00?

Rayong 990km
15h

A1

560?

5, 14:45

SV

655?

13:15, 13:30, 16:10, 17, 17:45, 18:30

Korat 762km 12h

A2

430?

6:30, 15, 18:45

A1

437?

3:30, 4:30, 21:30

SV

510?

8, 9:45, 14, 15:30, 17:30, 20:00

To Nong Khai: no direct bus. Travel as CM -> Phitsanulok -> Udon Thai or Khonkaen -> Nong Khai We do recommend to travel via Khonkaen. To complete whole journey takes more than 13 hours.
From B2 km,Hours Class fare Timetable
Sankanmpaeng 20min

Red-white

10?

8:00-18:00, Many
-Borsang 15min

Red-white

10?

bus to Sankampaeng

Fang 3.5hrs

orange

92

5:30-19:30,Every 30min.

-Mae Rim 20min

orange

7?

orange bus to Fang

-Elephant camp 50min

orange

22?

orange bus to Fang

Thaton 4.0hrs

bus

90

5:30,7:20,9,11:30,13:30,15:30

Lamphun 1hr/30min

bus

14

6:30-17:45, many buses

Other destinations are Tha Ton, Hod, Doi Tao, Omkoi, Hang Don, Doi Saket, Mae Klang falls, Chom Thong, etc.
Tourist bus: Book at a travel agent or GH
BKK:
300-350B, Chiang Kong 272-300B(dep10:00, 14:00), Pai 160-200B(dep9:30, 14:00), Chiang Rai 260B, Maesai 600B(day trip for visa extension),
From some travel agents on Tha Pae Rd & Loi Kroh
VIP Bus to
BKK:
350B, Kanchanaburi 600B, Suratthani 900B, Krabi 950B, Phuket 1050B, Chunporn 800B,
VIP bus + boat to
Koh Samet
600B, Koh Chang 700B, Koh Samui 950B, Koh Phangan 1100B, Koh Tao 1050B, Koh Phi Phi 1150B

Train

Chiang Mai Railway Station: 27 Charoen Muang Rd. T247462 Luggage storage 4:45-20:45, 10B/p/d 15B/p/d after 5 days
transport: buses are no longer operating. Songthaew 20B+/p or tuk-tuk: 30+B. You have to come to the station to buy a ticket, but you can ask availability over phone. advance booking T247462, same day T245363

Chiang Mai - Bangkok schedule

Code S:Sleeper, 1,2,3: class, AC: air conditioned supplement
Express train Fare
except *
local* 3rd 2nd 2nd air 2nd fan sleeper
(low/upp)
2nd a/c sleeper (low/upp)
Pisanuluk 65B 275B 300B 370B 400/450B 600/670B
Ayutthaya 261B 406B 516B 506/556B 726/796B
Don Muang 268B 423B 533B 523/573B 743/813B
BKK 271B 431B 541B 531/581B  751/821B

Fare to BKK
# type dep arr 3rd 2nd 2nd air 2nd fan sleeper
(upper/low)
2nd a/c sleeper
(upper/low)
 1st air
102 Rapid 06:55 21:20 231B 391B  
12 Sprinter 08:30 20:20 611B  
52 Express 16:00 06:05 271B 431B 541B 531/581B  751/821B
14 S Express 16:45 06:25 771/841B 1353B
2 S Express 17:50 06:50 791/881B 1353B
10 Sprinter 20:30 08:25 611B
110 Rapid 21:50 12:30 231B 391B

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