Cheap flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

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Travelers usually depart from Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang International, Bangkok - Travel Mart, Bangkok - Southern Terminal, or Bangkok - Viphavadee when they travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Book your trip to arrive at Chiang Mai International, Chiang Mai Bus Station, or Chiang Mai Train Station. The distance between Bangkok and Chiang Mai is 597 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Thai AirAsia, VietJet Air, Nok Air, Thai Smile, and Thai Airways International. Bangkok and Chiang Mai have 276 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Nok Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Thai AirAsia on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Bangkok Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Thai Airways International on Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

VietJet Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Thai Smile on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

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Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
Nok AirNOKDDNoNo
Thai SmileTHDWENoNo
Thai Airways InternationalTHATGNoNo

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Bangkok and Chiang Mai takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Bangkok and Chiang Mai?
The flight distance between Bangkok and Chiang Mai is 597 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai?
Several carriers operate flights between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Thai Airways International, Nok Air, VietJet Air, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Bangkok?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bangkok and Phuket City, Krabi, Hat Yai, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Surat Thani Province, Chiang Rai Province, Khon Kaen, Seoul, Udon Thani, Tokyo, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Singapore, Phitsanulok, London, Ko Samui, Sydney, Nan Province, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chiang Mai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chiang Mai and Udon Thani, Singapore, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Taipei, Phuket City, Hong Kong, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Pattaya, Manila, Hat Yai, Surat Thani Province, Krabi, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Melbourne, Khon Kaen, London, Ko Samui, Da Nang.
Which airports are there in Bangkok?
Bangkok is mainly served by Suvarnabhumi. But there are other airports nearby, including Don Mueang International.
What airports are near Bangkok?
The main airport in Bangkok is Suvarnabhumi. It is also served by U-Tapao International, Hua Hin.
What airports are near Chiang Mai?
The main airport in Chiang Mai is Chiang Mai International. It is also served by Chiang Mai International, Chiang Rai International, Phrae, Lampang.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Bangkok and Chiang Mai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Bangkok and Chiang Mai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Bangkok and Chiang Mai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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