Chiang Rai Airport CEI Shared Shuttles and Private Transfers

Ensure your trip gets off to the best start by booking an airport shuttle or private transfer to and from Chiang Rai Airport (CEI). Choose from 6 different transfer companies and book your transfer today

Prices from:

Sun Leisure World Corporation

Sun Leisure World Corporation

AUD $37.00
Elife Limo

Elife Limo

AUD $52.00

Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI) Transfers and Shuttle Services

When planning a trip to the beautiful city of Chiang Rai, travelers can rely on Jayride for a seamless airport transfer experience at Chiang Rai International Airport. Located about 9.9 kilometers north of downtown Chiang Rai, the airport serves as a gateway to the city and its numerous attractions such as the iconic White Temple and the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet.

Chiang Rai International Airport is strategically positioned making it convenient for visitors who want to explore neighboring Chiang Mai or even head towards the Mekong River for an unforgettable cruise experience. With the airport's close proximity to these popular landmarks, travelers can make the most of their time in this vibrant and culturally rich region of Thailand.

One noteworthy feature of Chiang Rai International Airport is its single-terminal building, designed to cater to both domestic and international flights. The terminal provides essential amenities such as ATMs, a post office, and food outlets for passengers to enjoy hassle-free travel.

To make your journey even more enjoyable, Jayride offers pre-booked ground transportation services to and from Chiang Rai International Airport. With a range of options including airport shuttle, private cars or shared shuttles, Jayride ensures passengers have a smooth transfer experience tailored to their specific needs and preferences.

Utilizing Jayride's transfer service for your airport transportation needs ensures a timely pickup and drop-off, allowing you to relax and focus on the exciting adventures awaiting you in Chiang Rai and its surroundings.

Don't leave your airport pickup to chance; book your airport transportation with Jayride and guarantee a stress-free arrival and departure from Chiang Rai International Airport today.

Our Services

Reliable airport transport services to and from Chiang Rai International Airport … easy. Whatever your budget, wherever you’re headed, Jayride partner drivers will get you there. Travel your way with a choice of affordable ground transportation options in Chiang Rai International Airport.

Shared shuttles

The best option for travel on a budget, share a ride in a car or van with others heading in your direction.

Private transfers

Choose a car, van or limo (why not!) and have your own private driver get you to your destination.


Use a familiar rideshare service without downloading local apps, and avoid surge pricing by booking ahead.

Cruise transfer

Book before you land and take the worry out of getting from the airport to your cruise’s departure dock.

Top things to do near Chiang Rai International Airport

For travelers with some time to spare near Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI), here are some interesting attractions and activities worth exploring within a 5-10 mile radius:

  1. Wat Rong Khun: Commonly known as the White Temple, this unique, modern art exhibit styled as a traditional Buddhist temple is a must-see for its intricate architecture and design.
  2. Central Plaza Chiang Rai: A shopping mall located 6 miles from the airport, offering a variety of local and international shops, restaurants, a cinema, and a supermarket.
  3. Rong Suea Ten Temple: Also known as the Blue Temple, this vibrant blue-hued temple features striking artwork and is a popular place for photography enthusiasts.
  4. Chiang Rai Night Bazaar: Just 8 miles from CEI, this bustling night market is the perfect spot to sample local street food, shop for souvenirs, and experience the lively atmosphere of Chiang Rai.
  5. Oub Kham Museum: Located within 7 miles of the airport, this museum specializes in the history and artifacts of the Lanna Kingdom, offering visitors a deep dive into Northern Thailand's culture.
  6. Wat Phra Kaew: A historic Buddhist temple and former home to the Emerald Buddha, situated 8 miles from the airport, serves as an important spiritual and cultural site.
  7. King Mengrai Monument: A statue honoring the founder of Chiang Rai, King Mengrai, located in the center of town and easily accessible for a quick visit.

Whether you have a lengthy layover or just a short window of time before your next adventure, these attractions offer an authentic taste of the culture and charm that Chiang Rai has to offer.

Top things to do in and around Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is a city filled with unique attractions and exciting activities for visitors to experience. The following are some of the top things to do while exploring this incredible destination:

  1. Baan Dam Museum: Also known as the Black House, this intriguing gallery displays the striking artwork and architectural design of Thai artist Thawan Duchanee.
  2. Wat Huay Pla Kang: A large temple complex featuring a 9-story pagoda, a massive statue of Guanyin, and stunning panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
  3. Chiang Rai Clock Tower: Designed by the same artist who created the White Temple, this ornate clock tower is located in the heart of the city and features a nightly light and sound show.
  4. Singha Park: This vast park offers various activities including zip-lining, tea plantation tours, cycling, and a chance to see scenic landscapes and local wildlife.
  5. Mae Fah Luang Art & Cultural Park: A combination of museum, garden, and cultural center, this park showcases the traditional art, architecture, and culture of the Lanna Kingdom.
  6. Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong: A sacred temple believed to be more than 1,000 years old, featuring a gold stupa, ancient relics, and picturesque views of the Kok River.
  7. Night Walking Street: Held on Saturdays, this pedestrian-friendly street in downtown Chiang Rai comes alive with food stalls, vendors, and street performances, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the local culture.

With its rich history, artistic landmarks, and diverse activities, Chiang Rai offers visitors a memorable and engaging experience during their stay.

Frequently asked questions

What options are available for transportation to and from Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI)?

Chiang Rai International Airport offers several transportation options including taxis, airport shuttle services, private cars, and shared shuttles. Jayride is an excellent solution for pre-booking your airport transportation, providing a seamless transfer experience tailored to your preferences.

Is it easy to find and book a taxi at Chiang Rai International Airport?

While taxis can generally be found outside the airport terminal, pre-booking your airport transportation with Jayride eliminates any uncertainty or long waiting times for taxis. Jayride offers a range of options, including private cars and shared shuttles, for a stress-free arrival and departure.

Can I book a shared shuttle service to reduce costs on transportation from Chiang Rai International Airport?

Yes, Jayride offers shared shuttle services as an affordable option for travelers looking to save on transportation costs. By pre-booking a shared shuttle through Jayride, you'll enjoy a convenient and budget-friendly ride to and from the airport.

Is it possible to arrange private car transportation to and from Chiang Rai International Airport for a more comfortable experience?

Absolutely. Through Jayride's online platform, you can easily pre-book private car transportation to ensure a comfortable and personalized transfer experience to and from Chiang Rai International Airport.


Jim D. Travelled on 24 July 2023

“Our driver was on time and most helpful. Car was very well kept. Felt safe during the ride. ”

Tom L. Travelled on 23 July 2023

“Very helpful driver”

Marycris L. Travelled on 13 July 2023

“Had a great experience with Jayride. Yuki and our driver was efficient and our transfer from the airport was smooth. Will use Jayride for our future plans and will recommend to family and friends.”

Phil Travelled on 10 July 2023

“Driver was very efficient and a great person. We had a few stops which helped break up the trip. I would recommend Elife Limo transfers.”

Phil S. Travelled on 30 June 2023

“Our driver was amazing. He negotiated the traffic so well. Not a scratch on it!”


What’s included in the price?
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All prices listed on are inclusive of taxes, tolls, airport parking, admin fees, fuel, environmental surcharges and any other standard fees typically included for a standard point-to-point transfer. You don’t pay any extra for these. Read all Any additional requirements such as child seats or extra luggage may incur an additional cost. Your transfer company will confirm this with you when you make your booking. Gratuities are not included in the price, so it is at your discretion as to whether you wish to tip your driver. If you are in the US, it is customary to tip your driver 10-15%. In other countries such as the UK or Australia, tipping is not mandatory, though a tip of 10-15% for great service is always welcome.
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Once you make your booking, you’ll receive meeting instructions from your transfer company. If you’re still unsure about where to meet your driver, simply contact them directly. Their contact details will be provided in your booking confirmation email.
How do I select a pick up time?
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Once you have completed your booking your Transfer Company will confirm the best pick-up time for you based on your flight details. You may contact them directly to request a time based on your specific requirements.

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