Public Transport in Mae Hong Son and How to Getting Around

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How to travel in Mae Hong Son if you dont have a personal car

If you’re a real tourist, but you don’t have a car, that’s not a big deal. Even you visit a popular province like Mae Hong Son, having no car is in fact not a problem at all. In Mae Hong Son, there are many other ways to travel around, beside driving a personal car.

Now, let’s see which ways they are.

  • By a bus

In case you want to travel from Bangkok to Mae Hong Son, beside of a plane, you can take a bus too. You have to wait for one at Northern Line Transport Station (Mochit 2) at Kamphaengphet Road. These bus departs everyday.

Bus Bangkok - Mae Hong Son $ 39.54 15h 40m
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Or, if you happen to be in another province of northern Thailand, you can travel to Mae Hong Son as well. In Chiang Mai, everything will be most convenient. If you’re in Chiang Mai, you just have to wait for a bus, same as in Bangkok. In Chiang Mai, there will be 2 travel lines of the buses.

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The first line will take you along the Highway No.108 via Mae Sariang, or Highway No.1095 via Pai which shortens the distance to some 274 kilometers. Regular buses are operated by Prem Pracha Transport and Aya Service.

Bus Chiang Mai - Pai $ 5.81 3h
  •   Minivan 06:30, 07:30, 08:30, 09:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30
  •   Minivan 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00

The second line will take you along the Highway No.107 and 1095, which requires about 7-8 hours. Buses leave frequently from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son via Mae Sariang, Mae La Noi and Khun Yuam districts from 6.30-21.00 hours.

Bus Chiang Mai - Mae Hong Son $ 7.26–8.72 3h 30m – 6h
  •   Minivan 06:30, 07:30, 08:00, 08:30, 09:00, 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 17:00, 18:00, 20:00
  •   Minivan 07:00, 08:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 15:30, 17:00, 22:00

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Mae Hong Son Bus Terminal is located along Nawa Khotchasan Road, in Tambon Chong Kham, Amphoe Mueang, Mae Hong Son. Surrounded by beautiful green mountain ranges and clear