Chiang Rai Airport

Meet&Greet Arrival Hall, Exit 2 (Please call +66 (0) 8 4700 4381 for assistance) Chaing Rai Airport Tambon Bandu, Amphur Muang

Car Hire Chiang Rai

Visitors to the serene mountain province of Chiang Rai can find the most affordable Chiang Rai car rental options by looking to Drive Car Rental at Chiang Rai Airport. In addition to short term rentals, we also offer long term car rental at this location.


Chiang Rai Province

The northernmost town of Chiang Rai is one of the hottest tourist destinations in Thailand and it is perfect for a winter getaway. Chiang Rai is a small delightful city with diverse attractions and a relaxed atmosphere, good value accommodation and great local food. Chiang Rai is part of the so-called Golden Triangle, where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Burma converge. Key sightseeing places include Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong, Wat Klang Wiang. Chiang Rai is best explored by car. Fortunately, it is easy to secure a car rental either before or after arrival.


Natural Wonders

Chiang Rai’s natural attractions include visiting remote hill tribes, spot exotic wildlife and check out the golden triangle, the former centre of the world’s opium trade. For those who are interested in the natural side the Chiang Rai, jungle trekking is a magical experience with various hiking trails, many of which access the villages of diverse hill tribes groups


What to do in Chiang Rai

Most activities to be enjoyed in Chiang Rai province take place outdoors and are easily accessible by car. Visitors particularly travel from around the world to see the mountain range which lies along the Mekong River. There is much to explore and enjoy in this paradise. Some favorite activities in Chiang Rai include:

  • Phu Chi Fah
  • Wat Rong Khun
  • Boon Rawd’s Singha Park
  • Mae Sai
  • Chiang Rai’s Night Market
  • Chiang Rai weekend night market
  • Chiang Sean’s The Golden Triangle
  • Doi Chang
  • Doi Tung
  • Doi Mae Salong
  • Chiang Khong

Chiang Rai Airport

Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI) is located approximately 10 km from Chiang Rai city centre. Thai Airways, Bangkok Airway, Nok Air and Air Asia operate daily direct flights from Bangkok, and China Eastern Airlines flies direct to and from Kunming. The passenger terminal at Chiang Rai International Airport consists of arrival and departure lounges, VIP rooms, shops, restaurants, and an information office. Numerous transport options are available from the airport to anywhere in the Chiang Rai province. It should be noted, however, that unauthorized taxis and public transportation are not allowed within the airport grounds. This limits arriving passengers to renting cars, pre-arranging a pickup, or using an authorized airport transport service.


Chiang Rai Car Rental from Drive Car Rental at Chiang Rai Airport

Drive Car Rental Chiang Rai operates out of the Chiang Rai airport facility on the first floor of the arrival hall. Our agency offers competitive rates on car rentals and a variety of vehicles to choose from. Guests to Chiang Rai can reserve their car ahead of time or visit our counter upon arrival. Take advantage of our stellar customer service and high-quality cars. Drive Car Rental Thailand also offers special car rental promotions throughout the year.


Car Rental Collection & Return Instructions

To collect your rental vehicle, please proceed to the Drive counter located between Gate no.1-2. Here our friendly staff will complete your car rental agreement and vehicle pick up process.


How to Return Your Car

To return your vehicle, please contact our counter before arriving and drop off the vehicle at the pick-up/drop off outside gate no.2 of the domestic arrival terminal. Our friendly staff will be waiting to complete the check-in process.



After-Hours Car Hire Return at Chiang Rai Airport:

A dropbox is available at the Drive Car Rental Chiang Rai Airport counter.

Learn more about our Chiang Rai car rental options or book your vehicle from Drive Car Rental at Chiang Rai Airport today.