In this article, I will show you how to go back to Bangkok from Chiang Mai by bus with examples.
■ Bus Terminals in Chiang Mai
There are 3 bus terminals in Chiang Mai.
1. Bus Terminal 1 *Chang Phuak
2. Bus Terminal 2 *Old Arcade
3. Bus Terminal 3 *New Arcade
Bus Terminal 1 is the bus around Chiang Mai that is important transportation for local Thai people.
Bus Terminal 2 is the bus to northeast direction.
Bus Terminal 3 is the bus long distance such a Bangkok, Phuket, and so on. This bus terminal for the bus to Bangkok.
■ How to go to the Bus Terminal 3 in Chiang Mai
Bus Terminal 3 is Northeast about 3 km from the Old City.
■ After arrival to the Bus Terminal 3
To buy the ticket at the ticket counter. This bus company “SOMBAT TOUR” is popular by local Thai people.
It was 759 baht and departure at 7 pm on this time.
■ At the Bus Stop
Bus was coming 6:56 pm and left 7:05 pm in Chiang Mai.
■ Arrival to Mo Chit in Bangkok
Arrived to Bangkok at 5:06 am. It took 10 hours and 1 min from Chiang Mai.
Well, there is transportation only taxi, so a lot of people at the taxi stop. I recommend to take a taxi at outside of bus terminal, it’s not taxi stop. It’s not far, just 1 min from the taxi stop.
It’s easy to take a taxi there.
It was 147 baht by taxi to Silom area.
■ Chiang Mai to Mo Chit in Bangkok
Arrival: 05:06 (+1)
Time: 10 hours 1 min
Bus fee: 759 Baht
■ Mo Chit to Silom
Time: 28 min
Taxi fee: 147 Baht