Travel from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai

Bus services from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai have started operating again. The total journey time is 25 hours and you need to change vehicle several times during the journey.

Bus Times from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai


There is currently 1 direct service a day from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai which are available to book online.

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15:3016:30 + 1 day$56 USDYortdoy Travel

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Luang Prabang Bus Station


Yortdoy Travel bus services from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai depart from Chokprasert Bus Terminal.

Google Map of Luang Prabang Chokprasert Bus Terminal

Chiang Mai Bus Station


Yortdoy Travel bus services from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai terminate at Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3.

Google Map of Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3

Travel from Chiang Mai


Chiang Mai is a regional transport hub for travel across the Northern region of Thailand, as well as direct services to the North East of Thailand and locations in Central Thailand such as Bangkok and Ayutthaya.

Transport Options from Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has three bus terminals next to each other, a train station and a large international airport.

Wat Ban Den is located 60 km north of Chiang Mai
Wat Ban Den is located 60 km north of Chiang Mai
Travel from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

For travel to Bangkok most travellers choose to either fly or take the train. A 2nd class sleeper seat from on a train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is about 30% cheaper than flying and if you travel overnight you also get a further saving by not paying for a hotel for the night. The journey by train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes between 10 hours 35 minutes and 14 hours 40 minutes depending upon which train you take.

Travel to Other Destinations

There are also many different bus services from Chiang Mai to destinations such as Pai, Chiang Khong, Kanchanaburi, Loei and Mae Sot for the border crossing to Myanmar.

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