Daily flights connecting Bangkok with Chiang Rai are available from:
||The coach ride from Bangkok to Chiang Rai is probably best made overnight since passengers can gain sleep prior to an early morning arrival. There are both air-conditioned bus services recommended, from Bangkok's Northern Bus Terminal (Mochit 2 Bus Terminal) on Kamphaengphet 2 Road. The journey may take approximately 9-11 hours.
For further details, call the Northern Bus Terminal +66 2936 2852 to 66 or +66 2936 3666
||There is not yet a direct train service to Chiang Rai. You must take the train to Lampang (9 hrs. from Bangkok) or Chiang Mai (11 hrs.) and then travel by bus to Chiang Rai. (2.30 hrs. from Lampang and 3 hrs. from Chiang Mai)
Call the State Railway of Thailand +66 2223 7010 or +66 2223 7020 for more details.