Cheap flights from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai
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Flight from Singapore to Chiang Mai information
Chiang Mai is the capital of the Chiang Mai province and the largest city in the north of Thailand. It is rich in history and was founded in 1296 as a capital and cultural core of the Lanna Kingdom. It became part of the Ayutthaya Kingdom in 1599. Today it is a popular tourist destination, known for its many ancient temples.
Flights to Chiang Mai arrive at Chiang Mai International Airport. A visa is not required for Singaporeans.
Airlines that fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
Budget airline Scoot offers cheap direct flights from Singapore to Chiang Mai. AirAsia also provides cheap flights from Singapore to Chiang Mai and stops over in Don Mueang International Airport en route.
Arrival at Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
Chiang Mai International Airport receives over 2 million visitors per year. Most flights arrive from Bangkok and from countries in the region such as Singapore, China and Myanmar.
To get to the city centre, take a 10-minute taxi ride for 120 baht (SGD $5) from the airport to most destinations. You can also book catered taxi cabs with a designated driver for your entire trip.
Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) Information
The airport offers complimentary Wi-Fi and is equipped with several food outlets, a full range of facilities and souvenir shops selling silk and handicrafts.
There are hotels right next to the international airport, from three-star boutique hotels to four-star hotels. The city centre is only 10 minutes by car away with a variety of low-cost accommodation options.
Chiang Mai recommendations
Chiang Mai is a city with a rich culture. It got its name from the remaining old city walls that surround ancient temples that have been built in 1296 CE. The most notable is Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, 13 km away from the city centre. From its high point, you can get an incredible bird’s eye view of the city.
For food, don’t miss the signature dish of Chiang Mai, khao soi, an egg noodle dish with coconut milk curry soup topped with lime wedges, pickled mustard and sliced shallots.
When you visit during festivals such as the Loi Krathon, the Tam Boon Khan Dok and Songkran, there will be music and celebrations throughout the city.
Chiang Mai essentials
Frequently asked questions about flights from Singapore to Chiang MaiWhat is the time difference between Singapore and Chiang Mai?
Singapore is 1 hour ahead of Chiang Mai
What is the weather like in Chiang Mai?
April is the hottest month of the year, averaging 35°C, with December and January at 27°C being the coldest. The best time to visit Chiang Mai is October, as the weather is cool and pleasant.
What is the exchange rate between Singapore Dollars and Thai Baht?
As of 28 August 2018, SGD $1 (USD $0.73) is equivalent to 24.47 Thai baht.
What is the average cost of a meal in Chiang Mai?
An average Thai meal in a restaurant averages from 90 to 150 Thai baht (SGD $3.70 to $6.20).
What is the average cost of a hotel in Chiang Mai?
Accommodation is relatively inexpensive in Chiang Mai. A room at a 3-star hotel generally ranges from 650 Thai baht (SGD $26.7) per night. 5-star hotels can cost up to 2500 Thai baht (SGD $102.8) per night for a room. If you are on a budget, you can stay at hostels and shared dorms from as low as 212 Thai baht (SGD $8.80) per night. Explore hotels in Chiang Mai.
This information is correct as of 28 August 2018.
Getting from Singapore Changi to Chiang Mai
Singapore Changi Airport has four main terminals. T1, T2 and T3 are linked by a complimentary SkyTrain and T4 can be reached by shuttle bus.
You can take a taxi, bus or train to the airport from the city. A taxi typically costs less than SGD $30 and takes about half an hour. Bus 36 costs SGD $2.50 takes an hour from city centre and services terminals 1, 2 and 3. The train runs regularly from Tanah Merah station throughout the week during the daytime.
The airport has many dining options, such as 1983 Cafe Nanyang and Bakery Cuisine, as well as places to shop, including Kiehl’s and Jo Malone. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout, and there are multiple relaxation options, including gardens located throughout the terminals. Nearby are hotels such as Aerotel Singapore costing SGD $125 per night and Raintr33 Hotel Singapore for SGD $158 per night.
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