Chiang Rai Bus Station Some important information you need to know.

Getting a bus is a perfect way to travel around Chiang Rai and to nearby provinces, in case you don’t have a car. For you information, there are total two bus stations at Chiang Rai. You may wonder why. Well, let’s get to know the reason.

First, let’s start with the information of the first station.

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The Old Chiang Rai Bus Station

The first one, or the old one, is located in the heart of Chiang Rai, next to Night Bazaar. Therefore, during the night, you can have a little shopping there.

The old one is mainly for traveling within the province, or from Chiang Rai to nearby provinces like Chiangmai and Lampang. However, before you want to travel from Chiang Rai to somewhere else, you should track the information first, in order to see whether the start point is at the old one or not.

While you wait for your bus, you can buy some snack and light food to eat. There are many shops around the station.

How to get to The Old Chiang Rai Bus Station

You may hail a motorcycle, a truck, or a tricycle. It’s not difficul to find them. They’re all around.

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The New Chiang Rai Bus Station 

The New Chiang Rai Bus Station is on the suburban side of the province. It’s mainly for people who want to travel from Chiang Rai to somewhere far away, for an example, Bangkok.

This one is quite bigger than the previous one. There will be many tour buses from various tourism companies parking in the station. Around the station, you should see headquarters of some tourism companies in Chiang Rai.

How to get to The New Chiang Rai Bus Station

Same as the previous one, you may just hire any public vehicle to give you a ride. A motorcycle and a truck will be best.

Booking online bus tickets

Bus Chiang Rai - Oudomxay $ 33.19 12h
  •   VIP 36 12:00
  •   VIP 36 23:30
Bus Chiang Rai - Luang Prabang $ 34.07 17h
  •   Sleeper 12:00
  •   Express 12:00
  •   Express 18:00
  •   Sleeper 18:00
Bus Chiang Rai - Bangkok $ 19.51–37.66 11h – 15h 15m
  •   VIP 32 19:00
  •   VIP 31 17:00
  •   VIP 20 16:00, 16:30
  •   VIP 18:00, 18:50
  •   Express 18:30
  •   VIP 32 20:30
  •   Express 16:00, 19:00, 20:20, 20:30
  •   VIP 31 19:15
  •   VIP 20 19:00, 19:09
  •   VIP 17:30, 18:10, 19:00, 19:01, 19:20
Bus Chiang Rai - Phitsanulok $ 11.36 7h 20m
  •   Express 06:30, 08:00
  •   Express 09:50, 12:05
Bus Chiang Rai - Khon Kaen $ 18.62–22.82 12h 25m – 13h
  •   Express 18:00
  •   Express 44 19:30
  •   Express 18:30
  •   Express 44 19:30
Bus Chiang Rai - Nakhon Phanom $ 30.84 18h
  •   Express 44 15:30
  •   Express 44 16:30