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About Flights to Chiang Mai

Summary info about Chiang Mai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$498

Best Round-Trip Price

$870

Fastest flight time

21h 10m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chiang Mai from United States in the last 72 hours is $498 (Los Angeles to Chiang Mai).
The best round-trip flight price to Chiang Mai from United States in the last 72 hours is $870 (Los Angeles to Chiang Mai).
The fastest flight to Chiang Mai from United States takes 21h 10m (Chicago O'Hare Intl to Chiang Mai).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Chiang Mai, including Delta, Korean Air and Singapore Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Chiang Mai airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chiang Mai airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Chiang Mai

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Chiang Mai

Los Angeles (LAX) to Chiang Mai (CNX)

Typically, flights to Chiang Mai from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Chiang Mai, which has an average price of $708

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LOS ANGELESSeptember19% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Chiang Mai costs on average just $570 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LOS ANGELESDecember20% more expensiveIt costs about $851 for flights to Chiang Mai from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LOS ANGELESNovember512% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chiang Mai from Los Angeles in November than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Chiang Mai?

Flying to Chiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai can take almost a full day but can take longer depending on which city you’re leaving from, how many stops you take, and how long your layovers are. If you’re departing from a west coast city such as Seattle or Los Angeles, the shorter flights with one layover are around 20 hours. From the Midwest, flying out of Chicago will take at least 22 hours. Departures from New York City also require around 22 hours of travel.

There are currently no nonstop flights from the United States to Chiang Mai, Thailand. You can, however, get Chiang Mai flight deals from major US airports like John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Los Angeles International Airport, and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Most of the options from these airports that only require one-stop will have their layovers in Taipei. You may find that you can get a better deal if you select a flight with more than one layover. If that’s the case, you’ll likely have layovers in Doha, Dubai, Tokyo, Manila, or Bangkok.

$36 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Chiang Mai. This flight is from Bangkok and is 94% cheaper than most flights to Chiang Mai. To find the cheapest price to Chiang Mai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

If you don’t want to visit Chiang Mai in March, then you should wait until April to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $672.

Most flyers found that booking tickets 48 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Chiang Mai. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $847.

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Chiang Mai is on a Tuesday. Travelers who choose to depart for Chiang Mai on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as $970. When flying out on a Wednesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Chiang Mai for around $1,361.

Flying to Chiang Mai from United States in the evening is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $1,041 when looking at flights departing in the evening. Flights to Chiang Mai are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $1,542. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

If you are planning a flight to Chiang Mai and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of May, June, and July. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Chiang Mai, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Chiang Mai you will find Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Chiang Mai Night Bazaar.

During the warmer months, hikers around the Chiang Mai area find that parks like Doi Inthanon National Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Chiang Mai in January or December.

Lampang Airport, Pai Airport, Mae Hong Son Airport, Phrae Airport or Chiang Rai Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Chiang Mai.

The cheapest airport near Chiang Mai is typically Mae Hong Son Airport with an average price of $100/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Chiang Mai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Chiang Mai found recently by users on momondo
Singapore Airlines
Sep 7
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
29h 55m
2 stops
CNX4:15 pmChiang Mai
Sep 21
CNX7:20 amChiang Mai
39h 30m
2 stops
LAX10:50 pmLos Angeles
Singapore Airlines
Sep 7
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
29h 55m
2 stops
CNX4:15 pmChiang Mai
Sep 21
CNX7:20 amChiang Mai
22h 15m
1 stop
LAX5:35 amLos Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Sep 7
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
33h 15m
3 stops
CNX7:35 pmChiang Mai
Sep 21
CNX7:20 amChiang Mai
39h 30m
2 stops
LAX10:50 pmLos Angeles
Singapore Airlines
Nov 1
JFK5:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
32h 25m
2 stops
CNX1:40 amChiang Mai
Feb 28
CNX12:20 pmChiang Mai
29h 55m
2 stops
JFK6:15 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Sep 7
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
33h 15m
3 stops
CNX7:35 pmChiang Mai
Sep 21
CNX10:15 amChiang Mai
36h 35m
3 stops
LAX10:50 pmLos Angeles
Singapore Airlines
Oct 6
SFO7:30 amSan Francisco
34h 55m
1 stop
CNX6:25 pmChiang Mai
Oct 9
CNX5:55 amChiang Mai
37h 45m
1 stop
SFO7:40 pmSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chiang Mai

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Chiang Mai, view some of our deals below provided by Delta and EVA Air
Multiple Airlines
Oct 7
LAX6:35 amLos Angeles
32h 15m
2 stops
CNX2:50 pmChiang Mai
Multiple Airlines
Sep 7
LAX7:00 amLos Angeles
30h 30m
2 stops
CNX1:30 pmChiang Mai
Multiple Airlines
Oct 10
LAX10:20 amLos Angeles
33h 15m
3 stops
CNX7:35 pmChiang Mai

Which airlines fly to Chiang Mai?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chiang Mai

Which airlines fly to Chiang Mai?

China Eastern, Delta, China Southern and Air China are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Chiang Mai on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Chiang Mai with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.

Emirates Flights to Chiang Mai

There are 14 Emirates flights to Chiang Mai in a normal week. The most common departure point is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and the best Emirates ticket price seen on momondo is $984 (last 72 hours, from New York John F Kennedy Intl, to Chiang Mai). Emirates has a score of 8.6 from 118 user reviews on momondo.

Singapore Airlines Flights to Chiang Mai

Singapore Airlines (8.4/10, 50 reviews) is also a popular choice for flights to Chiang Mai, with deals from as low as $787 from New York John F Kennedy Intl, round-trip. With 5 Singapore Airlines flights to Chiang Mai on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.


Airports near Chiang Mai

Below you will find all the airports in Chiang Mai along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Chiang Mai airport?

Chiang Mai International Airport is not far from the center of Chiang Mai, so a taxi ride should take about 10-15 minutes. There is a public bus service run by the Regional Transit Cooperation (RTC). The R3 Red and R3 Yellow buses circle most of the city and stops at the airport. They usually operate from early morning to around midnight and arrive at the airport every 20-30 minutes. The bus journey takes about 25-35 minutes to the city center. For an option with more local flair, you can jump on a songthaew, a red pickup truck outfitted with a roof and bench seating along the sides. They run specific routes that side roads that the RTC buses sometimes don’t. There is also a rideshare app called Grab you can use if you prefer a door-to-door ride from the airport.


Popular routes to Chiang Mai

Most frequently searched flights to Chiang Mai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 55m
Cheapest price$913
San Francisco to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time31h 35m
Cheapest price$892
Bangkok to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price$33
New York to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time26h 45m
Cheapest price$853
Dallas to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time31h 35m
Cheapest price$987
Seattle to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 50m
Cheapest price$893
Chicago to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 40m
Cheapest price$1,015
Houston to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time31h 05m
Cheapest price$944
Atlanta to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time31h 55m
Cheapest price$1,659
Miami to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time34h 00m
Cheapest price$955
Portland to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 55m
Cheapest price$1,238
Honolulu to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 25m
Cheapest price$1,297
Minneapolis to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time27h 15m
Cheapest price$2,169
Tampa to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time32h 55m
Cheapest price$2,233
Washington, D.C. to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time32h 55m
Cheapest price$1,345
San Diego to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 50m
Cheapest price$1,317
Nashville to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time37h 50m
Cheapest price$1,694
Denver to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time28h 40m
Cheapest price$1,331
Philadelphia to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time29h 05m
Cheapest price$1,319
Boston to Chiang Mai Flights
Fastest flight time28h 20m
Cheapest price$1,150

Visa requirements for visiting Chiang Mai

If you’re a US citizen traveling to Chiang Mai, you don’t need to get a visa if your stay will be less than 30 days in Thailand. But your passport must be valid for at least six months from the day you arrive in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


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Best things to do and see in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is Thailand’s second city and was the capital of the ancient Lanna Kingdom, so there are many historic, cultural, and natural sights, and experiences in and around the city. You can spend the day biking around the Old City, past relics and ruins blending with small cafés and local shophouses. Or you could climb the 300-plus steps up to Doi Suthep to Wat Phra That for its unique statues and relics, as well as its intricate Buddhist shrines and artwork. For a more lively, artsy side of Chiang Mai, make your way to Nimman Road, brimming with fashionable boutiques, trendy bars, and quirky art galleries.


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