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Tips to know when travelling to Lijiang

Travelers usually depart from Chiang Mai International, Chiang Mai Bus Station, or Chiang Mai Train Station when they travel from Chiang Mai to Lijiang. The most popular airlines for this route are Thai Vietjet, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, and Beijing Capital Airlines. Chiang Mai and Lijiang have 55 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Chiang Mai to Lijiang

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Thai VietjetTVJVZYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes
Juneyao AirlinesDKHHOYes
Beijing Capital AirlinesCBJJDYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Chiang Mai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket City, Udon Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Surat Thani Province, Pattaya, Ko Samui, Singapore, Hanoi, Hat Yai, Trang, Khon Kaen, Ho Chi Minh City, Ranong Province, Siem Reap, Tokyo, Chumphon Province, Seoul.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lijiang?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lijiang and Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Shenzhen, Taipei, Bangkok, Kunming, Hong Kong, Penang, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Guangzhou, Jakarta, Winnipeg, Macau, Johor Bahru, Guilin, Chongqing, Zhangjiajie, Manila, Ürümqi.
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, Lampang, Phrae, Pai.
What airports are near Lijiang?
The main airport in Lijiang is Lijiang Sanyi International. It is also served by Diqing Shangri-La, Dali, Lijiang Sanyi International, Ninglang Luguhu.
What buses and trains depart from Chiang Mai?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Chiang Mai, including Bangkok Busline.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chiang Mai and Lijiang?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Chiang Mai and Lijiang thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Chiang Mai and Lijiang can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Chiang Mai and Lijiang?
Currently, you can fly between Chiang Mai and Lijiang with Thai Vietjet, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Chiang Mai and Lijiang?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Chiang Mai and Lijiang, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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