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Travel options in Chiang Rai

Traveling to Chiang Rai won't be a problem for you. You can take the bus to Chiang Rai which departs from the Mochit Bus Station in Bangkok. It would take approximately 11-12 hours and cost between 400 and 900 baht. The busses between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai takes 3 hours and cost between 185 and 360 baht. There are also busses from Chiang Khong on the Laos border which are leaving every hour. The trip takes 2.5 hours and costs 70 baht. Traveling by train is not possible in Chiang Rai, the closest train station is located in Chiang Mai. If you prefer to travel by car, you need to take highway 1 to highway 32 til the Singburi Provinces. From there take highway 11 and switch to highway 103 at the Phrae Provinces. In the end, turn back to highway 1 toward Chiang Rai. The total distance is 785 km. For the connection between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai you can take highway 118.

Travel to Chiang-rai, Thailand

By train
There are no trains in the Chiang Rai district. The closest train station is in Chiang Mai.
**By bus**
The busses to Chiang Rai departs from the Mochit Bus Station in Bangkok. It would take approximately 11-12 hours and cost between 400 and 900 baht. The busses between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai takes 3 hours and cost between 185 and 360 baht. There are also busses from Chiang Khong on the Laos border which are leaving every hour. The trip takes 2.5 hours and costs 70 baht.
**By car**
Take highway 1 to highway 32 till the Singburi Provinces. From there take highway 11 and switch to highway 103 at the Phrae Provinces. In the end, turn back to highway 1 toward Chiang Rai. The total distance is 785 km. For the connection between Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai you can take highway 118.




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