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Chiang Mai Provincial Arcade Bus Terminal

260/4, Kaew Nawarat Road | Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
+66 53 492 999
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Excellent bus station - well signposted

We had already booked our GreenBus tickets through 12GoAsia (would recommend) but had to present... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
kathryndob
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Pretty straightforward

To find your bus simply look up the number (name) of your route and look at the signs on the... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Ane Louise G
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Singapore
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260/4, Kaew Nawarat Road | Amphur Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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+66 53 492 999
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We had already booked our GreenBus tickets through 12GoAsia (would recommend) but had to present them to the GreenBus ticket counters. Slightly confusing at first, as some of the counter staff were literally screaming at people to buy their tickets from them - think there...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

To find your bus simply look up the number (name) of your route and look at the signs on the different platform. They will be in Thai but you can see the number in English. Toilet is 3 baht and you can buy food and...More

Thank Ane Louise G
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Took the Green line VIP bus from here to Chiang Rai. It’s the bus I’m sitting in, writing this review. There is a small cafe, a minimart, and an air con waiting area on the second floor. Toilets are very clean and tidy and available...More

Thank Dan K
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Open and airy bus station with plenty of shaded seating. Ticket offices are located adjacent to the main entrance and all platforms are well signed. Plenty of facilities for food and drink. Tuk-tuk ride into town cost us 100 baht.

Thank Dakles
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

In my partner's and my opinion, the Prempracha Minibusses are a great way to travel through Thailand. Really cheap (e.g. only around 250 baht for the long ride from Chiang Mai to Mae Hong Son), clean and comfortable cars, no deep-freezing aircon, no annoying karaoke...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Needs technology improvements, no clear or cohesive plan of what the hell is what. Come early for your bus if you want make it.

Thank AshGB
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I was in Thailand 25 yrs ago and made the mistake of taking a death defying bus ride with my young family at night from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and swore I would never go on a bus in Thailand again. Now visiting again things...More

Thank Ruth L
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

You can easily purchase your bus tickets on the same day of travel, or in advance. The counter staff speak understandable English for foreign tourists. Refer to their updates timetablekst for the daily departure timings. If you are time-tight, I would strongly encourage you to...More

Thank yptay
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived at bus station 3 from Chiang Rai. The bus station is east of the city walls. Looks like a newer station. Bus Station 2 is across the street. Both are called Arcade bus station. Once I arrived, a long 3.0 hrs bus ride. I...More

Thank Andrew F
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went here with a little bit of disquiet to book and go on a bus to Chiang Rai. We were quickly directly to the right kiosk, bought very reasonable tickets and within an hour we were on a comfortable bus to Chiang Rai. Job...More

Thank Joanlesplanchettes
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Chonk W
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Response from yptay | Reviewed this property |
You can ask the staff at your hostel/ hotel to help print it out. Some may charge a small fee
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11 November 2017|
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Response from qualityimpressions | Reviewed this property |
Please read message replying to your question. Thank you.
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David C
9 May 2017|
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Response from Elmolita | Reviewed this property |
Yeah the cheap one no more, the current one is about a 10 seater bus, aviabooking group. Quite cramp if you are tall. Price is higher ( do not quite remember) you can also take a taxi or local bike ( tried it but make sure... More
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