Transportation

Airport in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai International Airport

Chiang Rai International Airport is approximately 8km north of the city. The terminal has airline offices, restaurants, a money exchange, a post office and several car-rental booths. Taxis run into town from the air…
Bus Station in Chiang Rai

Interprovincial Bus Station

Buses bound for destinations within Chiang Rai Province and Bangkok, as well as a few minivans and fan-cooled buses bound for a handful of destinations, depart from this downtown terminal, which was being renovated …
Bus Station in Chiang Rai

New Bus Station

If you're heading beyond Chiang Rai, you'll have to go to this bus station, located 5km south of the centre, linked to town by frequent sŏrng·tăa·ou (passenger pick-up trucks; 15B, 15 minutes, from 6am to 5.30pm).
Ferry in Chiang Rai

CR Pier

A daily passenger boat bound for Tha Ton departs from CR Pier, 2km northwest of Chiang Rai, at 10.30am (400B, about three hours); a charter will run about 2500B.
Airline in Chiang Rai

China Eastern

As of 2017, Chiang Rai International Airport’s only international destination was a daily flight to Kunming (6000B, 1½ hours, three times weekly), in China.
Airline in Chiang Rai

Air Asia

Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport and Hat Yai.
Airline in Chiang Rai

Thai Smile

Flies to/from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Airline in Chiang Rai

Bangkok Airways

Connects with Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Airline in Chiang Rai

Nok Air

Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport.
Airline in Chiang Rai

Thai Lion Air

Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Muang International Airport.