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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Chiang Mai. Book your trip to arrive at Chiang Mai International, Chiang Mai Bus Station, or Chiang Mai Train Station. The most popular airlines for this route are Cathay Pacific, Thai AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, VietJet Air, and Air China. Shanghai and Chiang Mai have 118 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Chiang Mai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Cathay PacificCPACXYesNo
Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
Air ChinaCCACAYesNo

Thailand COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Thailand – 08/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Mainland China can enter Thailand, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Thailand

Return

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visa on arrival
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Thailand in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Beijing, Guangzhou, Bangkok, Tokyo, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hong Kong, Taipei, Xi'an, Manila, Singapore, Osaka, Phuket City, Sanya, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Wuhan, Zhangjiajie, Guilin, Xiamen.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chiang Mai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Phuket City, Hanoi, Krabi, Hong Kong, Manila, Da Nang, Singapore, Denpasar, Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City, Ko Samui, Phnom Penh, Okinawa Island, Tokyo, Seoul, Luang Prabang, Surat Thani Province, Vientiane, Kuala Lumpur.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
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 Shanghai and Chiang Mai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and Chiang Mai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and Chiang Mai 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 Shanghai and Chiang Mai?
Currently, you can fly between Shanghai and Chiang Mai with Cathay Pacific, Thai AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, VietJet Air, Air China.
When's the best time to travel between Shanghai and Chiang Mai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Shanghai and Chiang Mai, 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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