Indians can fly into Chiang Mai airport from all the major cities like Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, etc. The popular airlines are Thai Airways and SilkAir.
Kan Airlines is the only airlines operating betwwen Chiang Mai and Pai. It is the only airlines that flies in and out of the Pai airport. Travellers can also fly into Bangkok or Chiang Mai and then reach Pai by road.
A car journey from Mae Hong Son or Chiang Mai to Pai is a tiring journey, but worthwhile because the route is very scenic. However, it can be an expensive affair.
There are buses and mini buses that depart from Chiang Mai and Mae Hong Son to Pai. Public buses from Chiang Mai takes 4 hours and costs 80 Baht, and buses from the Arcade bus station takes 150 Baht, which is a better option.