November 2, 2018

Chiang Rai Transit

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City Bus

Where are the City Bus stops?

At the Airport - located in the area of the north side of the building, or the area near the entrance door for departure,

At the bus terminal 1 and 2 - park inside the bus terminal

From bus terminal 1 to the airport took approximately 30 minutes in the light traffic hours, approximately an hour during heavy traffic hours or the morning hours before 9 A.M. evening hours 4 - 6 P.M.

Currently the City Bus are in the trial period, the buses are small with only 20 seats and a small area for luggage and belongings, it wouldn't be enough in the  near future when tourism and border economic expanding


Chiang Rai City Bus serving Chiang Rai International Airport - Muang district and two bus terminals

Chiang Rai City Bux Chiang Rai city bus

ฺBus Route

  • Chiang Rai International Airport
  • Government Center (Provincial Administration, District office, Municipal School 6)
  • Kulpan Ville intersection
  • Sport arena center
  • King Menrai Statue iintersection
  • Api Square
  • Chiang Rai Forest office
  • Police Station, Chiang Rai Court
  • Bus terminal 1
  • Mo Pira iintersection
  • Central Plaza
  • Mae Korn intersection
  • Bus terminal 2

Bus Schedule : Every 30 minutes,

  • First trip at the Airport 06:20
  • Last trip (33) 22:30


This Blue go north


The Blue Van: This Blue Van serving Chiang Rai Muang district and Mae Sai in place of the Green Van which operate by The Green Bus co. It cost a little more but much more pleasant for about one hours ride

Taxi OK

New Taxi January 2018 Taxi OK in Chiang Rai

Feb. 2, 2018 The Vice ministry of secretary of transport and Chiang Rai Governor deploy 20 Taxi Ok at the Land Transport office

Like Taxi OK in Bangkok the taxi service will ensure better service, fare price and help ensure safety for both passenger and the driver

New bus terminal 1

อาคารสถานีขนส่ง 1 อาคารสถานีขนส่ง 1

The new bus terminal 1 in operation

The new bus terminal 1 has 4 floors, 3 top floors for parking, ground floor for office and bus depot

Travel to Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai does not have railroad (atlease not yet) There are two choice for traveling to Chiang Rai, by Airline or by Bus


Air Asia fly from Don Muang Airport (domestic) phone 05.379.3545, 05.379.8275

ฺBangkok Airways fly from Suvarnaphumi International Airport 1771

Nok Air fly from Don Muang Airport (domestic) phone 1318,

Thai Airways fly from Suvarnaphumi International Airport phone 05.271.1179, 371.5207, 371.5734

Viet Jet fly from Suvanabhumi 02.089.1929

Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport phone 05.379.3048 Located 9 Km. north of King Meng Rai statue on highway 5023 or highway 1

map map to airport

Travel out of Chiang Rai airport go to taxi service at the counter inside airport or call 05.377.3477

or take City Bus to Chiang Rai Muang district or Bus terminal 1 or 2

Airline passengers; Chiang Rai International Airport, phone 05.379.8000



Travel by bus - from Bangkok go to Mochit Bus terminal - for information contact The Department of Land Transport

Alternatively, you can also go directly to the bus company , or contact the bust company for advance booking

"Siam First Tour์" 88/56 Thanon Prachanives 1 Lad Yao, Chattuchak, Bangkok, phone 02.954.3601 - 7

"Saombat tour" 23/21 Soi Vibhavadi 11-13, Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900 phone 02.792.1444

อู่ "นครชัยแอร์" โทร 02.939.4999


Local traveling

Bus Route by color coding - travel within Province


Sam Lor

Chiang Rai still had Sam Lor about 120 of them for travel within the inner city, have a ride for fun

new bus terminal


Serving the Northern part, such as Mae Sai or Chiang Saen


Tuk Tuk

For a short fides within the district

สถานีขนส่ง 1

Red (or pink)

Serving the Eastern part, such as Phya Mengrai, Toeng


Rod Sang Thaew

The blue color for a short ride within the district,, the red (or dark red) serving between district


Light Blue

Serving the South, such as Phan, Wiang Pa Pao


Weather Forecast

Important Phone

Exchange rates from Central Bank
  • Emergency 191 / 1190
  • Stolen car 1192
  • Hyway Police 1193
  • Water way accident 1196
  • Traffic information 1197
  • Rescue unit 1154
  • Tourist Police 1155
  • Traffic route information 1543
  • Narenthorn emergency health 1669
  • Accident reportุ - Police hospital 1691
Exchange rates from Bank of Thailand Thai Meteorological Department  
For better currency exchange rate goto "Super Rich" Super Rich Chiang Rai located near "Pratu Chiang Mai ่" on Thanalai Road    

Using ATM card for withdraw cash from ATN machine should read the information carefully, you could be draw into accepted the exchange rate from the bank

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