Flights to Chiang Mai

How to find cheap flights to Chiang Mai

Although there are no direct flights to the second largest city in Thailand, we will find you cheap flights to Chiang Mai via stopovers. You can start your flight with EL AL to Bangkok and continue from there, or fly via stopovers with Cathay Pacific or Korean Air. We’ll show you all the options to get cheap flights to Chiang Mai here on

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Chiang Mai Airport

Cheap flights to Chiang Mai arrive at Chiang Mai Airport (CNX). This airport is situated close to the city center, less than 10 minutes by a taxi ride. You can find here several travel agent offices, exchange bureaus, and ATMs inside the terminal. Expect to pay 160฿ (baht, less than ₪18) for a taxi to most destinations in the city. Many hotels offer free transfers from the airport, so you should check with your hotel if they provide this service. Cabs with no a/c are cheaper compared to air-conditioned taxis. Renting a car is also an option, compare prices on Skyscanner car rental.

When to go to Chiang Mai?

The temperatures in Chiang Mai are high year-round. The wet season starts in May and lasts until October, with its peak time between July and mid-September. The best time to search cheap flights to Chiang Mai is from the end of the wet season until February when the temperatures won’t burn you and the nights are cool. The coldest month is December; the average high temperature is 28 degrees, and the lows are around 15 degrees.

What to see and do in Chiang Mai?

Cheap flights to Chiang Mai will take you to the mystic East, a must-see on any trip to Thailand. The old center in Chiang Mai is visually stunning - it’s a beautiful walled and moated city surrounded by mountains and with around 300 Buddhist temples, but it is also a modern city that has managed to incorporate innovation around its traditional origins.

You can find here fantastic handicrafts that you can buy from local markets, but chic boutiques and hotels are popping up, vying for space and consumer attention.

Take a trip outside the city; Chiang Mai is terrific for trekking, elephant rides, visits to see local hill tribes and even trying your hand at some Thai cookery in a local cookery school. Chiang Mai is great when explored by bicycle, so hop on and take a tour of the museums, cultural centers, and the many temples or the gardens, parks, zoo and the beautiful foreign cemetery.

Chiang Mai is a destination that guarantees an unforgettable vacation for spiritual mysticism and divine cuisine. After you have found cheap flights to Chiang Mai, we can cut your costs on hotel rooms too. Compare prices on Skyscanner Hotels and save more money with us.

This information is correct as of February 2018

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