Cheap flights to Chiang Mai for 2020

A handy guide of flight and transport options for Chiang Mai.

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Chiang Mai is a popular city in northern Thailand, renowned for its unique cuisine and fascinating culture. Temples light up the city, often used as a gateway to the jungles and their animal sanctuaries. The currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht (THB), which is handy to have with you as outdoor markets tend to only accept cash.

Planning a trip to this must-see destination? Check out the following flight deals and transport options.

Chiang Mai flight deals

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Asia flights from $135 return with Scoot

Available for travel on select dates from 30 March - 30 May 2020. Destinations include Thailand, Vietnam, China, Japan, Philippines and more.

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Asia flights from $386 return

Available on select travel dates from January - December 2020. Sample fare is Melbourne-Bali with Malindo Air. Other destinations include Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, India and more.

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Thailand flights from $309 return

Available on select dates from January - November 2020. Sample fare is Perth-Phuket with Scoot. Destinations include Bangkok, Krabi and Chiang Mai.

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How much are flights to Chiang Mai?

Here's what's considered to be a good deal compared to the average cost of a flight from Australia to Chiang Mai.

Flights to Chiang Mai from Sydney

Flights to Chiang Mai from Melbourne

Flights to Chiang Mai from Brisbane

Flights to Chiang Mai from Perth


Chiang Mai flight time

  • From Sydney: Approximately 11 hrs 30 mins + with one stopover, landing at Chiang Mai International Airport
  • From Melbourne: Approximately 12 hrs 45 mins + with one stopover, landing at Chiang Mai International Airport
  • From Brisbane: Approximately 12 hrs 35 mins + with one stopover, landing at Chiang Mai International Airport
  • From Perth: Approximately 9 hrs 55 mins + with one stopover, landing at Chiang Mai International Airport

Airlines that fly to Chiang Mai

  • AirAsia
  • Air China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Emirates
  • Qantas
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Thai Airways

Chiang Mai insider flight tips

  • Chiang Mai International Airport serves all international and domestic flights.
  • All flights from Australia require a stopover on the way to Chiang Mai. It is likely this stopover will be in the Thai capital of Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

How to get around Chiang Mai from the airport

Taxi booths are available in the arrivals hall with either metered or set fares, both amounting to approximately BHT150. Songthaews are a shared taxi found outside the arrivals hall and cost around BHT40. Tuk tuks are also available and can be bargained to BHT120. Many hotels provide transfers from the airport or you can book your own mini van or private transfer.


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