Cheap flights from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Flight information Chiang Mai to Bangkok

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Average flight time, total distance 582 kilometres

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Most popular airline last month

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Bangkok: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok is $40. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 0min is the average flight time from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
There are 16 airlines who fly direct from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.
There are 463 flights per week flying from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, as of July.

Airlines that fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Six airlines ply the domestic route between Chiang Mai and Bangkok in Thailand: Thai Lion Mentari, Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, and Thai Airways. These airlines serve the route with at least 44 direct flights daily. Connecting flights, on the other hand, are currently not available for this route.

Terminal Information

Flights to Bangkok from Chiang Mai operate out of the Domestic Terminal of Chiang Mai International Airport. The said domestic terminal is home to several airlines, including Bangkok Airways, Kan Air, Nok Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, and Thai Smile. The terminal also houses several pre-flight services, including security and check-in services, passenger assistance desks, waiting areas as such, which caters to the comfort and convenience of passengers while waiting for their flight.

Flights with Thai Lion Mentari, Thai AirAsia, Nok Air, and Thai Smile arrive at the Domestic Terminal, or Terminal 3, of Don Mueang International Airport. Meanwhile, flights with Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, and Thai Airways arrive at the main passenger terminal of Suvarnabhumi Airport. Both airports have various transportation options to take arriving passengers to Bangkok city proper. Transportation options available from the airports include taxis, buses, and car rentals.

Practical Information

Since this is a domestic flight within Thailand, local travellers are simply expected to present their valid identification card/s along with their flight itineraries. Foreign travellers meanwhile, should present their passport, identification card/s or documents, and flight itinerary, along with visa requirements (if applicable) upon check-in. Apart from these necessities, travellers are also advised to be at the airport of departure at least one hours before their flight schedule to give way for proper check-in, baggage dropping, and pre-flight security checks.

What to expect in Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand, home to some 14 million people that covers at least 605 square miles of land. Bangkok is a true cosmopolitan city, an important business and political district, and a major regional force in finance and other sectors of the society. Bangkok enjoys a tropical savannah climate under the Koppen climate classification, and is under the influence of the South Asian monsoon system. Average temperatures during the day include 24.9 degrees Celsius and 33.3 degrees Celsius, with daily means of 29.13 degrees Celsius. Compared to Chiang Mai, Bangkok has higher (warmer) maximum average and average temperatures. Bangkok also receives more rainy days in a year, with 128 days compared to 113 days in Chiang Mai.

Compared to Chiang Mai, Bangkok prices are higher, with most goods and services costing as much as 20 to 90percent more here. Restaurant prices have the lowest difference at 2239 percent, while rent prices are about 96% higher in Bangkok than in Chiang Mai. Further, as both the cities are under the same time zone in Thailand, no time difference exists between Chiang Mai and Bangkok.

This information is correct as of August 2015.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.