Map - Doi Tung Lodge


  1. Travel from Bangkok by Highway 1 (Phaholyothin Road), which passes through Ayutthaya, Nakhon Sawan, Kampangpetch, Tak, Lampang, Phayao, before reaching Chiang Rai city. Total distance is 830 kilometers.
  2. Another route passes through Chiang Mai. In Lampang province, take the highway to Larmpang and Chiang Mai. From Chiang Mai city, go to Doi Saket, Mae Kajarn, Wieng Papao and Mae Saruay, then on to Chiang Rai city. Total distance from Bangkok is 900 km.
  3. A third route splits off from Highway 1 at Nakhon Sawan, going to Pichit province via Po Talay and Po Pratap Chang districts. From Pichit, travel on Highway 1084 to Phitsanulok and Uttaradit. Turn right on Highway 1105 to Denchai district, Phrae province. Turn right again onto Highway 101-46 km. from Rong Kwang in Phrae. Turn left onto Highway 103, and travel 70 km. until the intersection with Highway 1 at Ngao district. Turn right to travel to Phayao and Chiang Rai. Total distance from Bangkok is 780 km.


Air-conditioned and non air-conditioned under the Transport Co.,Ltd. (Bor.Kor.Sor.) and other private companies depart regularly from the Northern Bus Terminal on Kampangpetch 2 Road in Bangkok. The trip takes about 10 hours. Reservations are recommended for air-conditioned busses.
For more information, phone the Northern Bus Terminal at
02 537-8055-6


There are no direct rail links to Chiang Rai. Passengers must go either to Chiang Mai or Lampang. From there, travel either by bus or car to Chiang Rai.
For more information about train service to Chiang Mai and Lampang,
phone the Passenger Service Division at the Bangkok Railway Station at
02 223-7010
02 223-7020

For reservation, please call
02 223-3762
02 224-7788
02 223-0341 ext. 5200-3


Thai Airways International flies directly several times each day from Bangkok to Chiang Rai and twice daily from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai.

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