How far is Chiang Rai from Bangkok?

The distance between Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) and Chiang Rai (Chiang Rai International Airport) is 435 miles / 700 kilometers / 378 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) is 531 miles / 854 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 12 minutes.

435
Miles
700
Kilometers
378
Nautical miles
1 h 19 min

Distance from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Bangkok to Chiang Rai. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 435.022 miles
• 700.100 kilometers
• 378.024 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 437.047 miles
• 703.358 kilometers
• 379.783 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Bangkok to Chiang Rai?

The estimated flight time from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Rai International Airport is 1 hour and 19 minutes.

What is the time difference between Bangkok and Chiang Rai?

There is no time difference between Bangkok and Chiang Rai.

Flight carbon footprint between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI)

On average, flying from Bangkok to Chiang Rai generates about 89 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 89 kilograms equals 196 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

See the map of the shortest flight path between Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI).

Airport information

Origin Suvarnabhumi Airport
City: Bangkok
Country: Thailand
IATA Code: BKK
ICAO Code: VTBS
Coordinates: 13°40′51″N, 100°44′49″E
Destination Chiang Rai International Airport
City: Chiang Rai
Country: Thailand
IATA Code: CEI
ICAO Code: VTCT
Coordinates: 19°57′8″N, 99°52′58″E