Within Chiang Rai. travellers can reach the Golden Triangle by Blue Songthaews which are the local blue coloured buses or the Greenbus Minivans. The blue buses ply every 15 to 30 minutes from set pickup points while the Greenbus Minivans depart from the Chiang Rai bus terminus. Other than the local buses, one can take a ride on the tuk-tuk or motorcycle taxis to reach the Triangle.
For travellers flying to Thailand, the nearest airport to the Golden Triangle is the Chiang Rai International Airport. The Thai part of the triangle is located approximately 70 kilometres away from the airport. The route leading to the triangle goes via Route 5023 - Route 1098 - Route 1063 - Route 1290. About 8 kilometres ahead is where the Golden Triangle of Thailand is located.