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…
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 …
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).
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.
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.
Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport and Hat Yai.
Flies to/from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Connects with Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport.
Flies to/from Bangkok’s Don Muang International Airport.