Chiang Rai

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Chiang Rai is the capital of Chiang Rai Province, Northern Thailand.
The town has a population of around 62,000 and is the main commercial centre serving the Golden Triangle border region of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. It is an excellent base for exploring the region.

Getting there:

By Plane
Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport CEI) is located on Phaholyotin Road 8 kilometres from downtown Chiang Rai. Note: Only domestic flights operate from this airport.

Car rental is available on arrival from
Avis at the airport

By Bus/Coach
There are 2 bus stations in Chiang Rai, The Old (Terminal 1) and the New (Terminal 2).
Old Station - Routes North to Mae Sai, and South to Phayao.
New Station - Routes are from elsewhere in Thailand.

By Car
Chiang Rai is about 820km north of Bangkok and is easily accessible from Bangkok via highways # 1 / # 32 and from Chiang Mai on highway # 118.

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