$36 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Chiang Mai. This flight is from Monterrey and is 93% 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.
The cheapest month to fly to Chiang Mai from United States is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $672, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you are unable to visit Chiang Mai during the month of March, then departing from United States during the month April is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $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. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Chiang Mai outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United States to Chiang Mai for $558.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Chiang Mai is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $744. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Wednesday because tickets tend to average around $835. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Chiang Mai.
Flying to Chiang Mai from United States in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $553 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. Flights to Chiang Mai are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $847. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Users planning a flight to Chiang Mai during the months of May, June, or July should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Chiang Mai even when it's raining, though. 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. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centers in the area, like 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 Pai Airport with an average price of $141/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.
Currently, Thailand travel restrictions include travel to Chiang Mai. Thailand has restricted the entry of foreign nationals except permanent residents, parents, spouses and children of Thai nationals and residents, students, airline crew with a scheduled return flight, and those with a work permit until at least October 31. Emergency landings, humanitarian aid flights, medical or relief flights, repatriation and cargo flights, state or military aircraft, and technical landings without disembarkation may still enter the country. To enter Thailand, all travelers must have a fit-to-fly health certificate, a medical certificate indicating that they have tested negative for COVID-19 (RT-PCR test) within 72 hours before departure, either (a) a certificate from their parent agency/authority confirming that it will cover all medical expenses OR (b) proof of health insurance covering all medical expenditure, including for COVID-19, up to USD $100,000 minimum, and a Certificate of Entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Travelers suspected of carrying COVID-19 may be denied entry into the country. In addition to the above, permanent residents or work permit holders and their family members, students, and those seeking medical treatment must have a Certificate of Entry issued by the Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in their country of departure to enter Thailand. Travelers with an urgent need to travel to Thailand should contact the Thai embassy or consulate in their country of departure at least 10 working days before their proposed date of travel to explain their circumstances. They will also need to provide a copy of their confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel, and either a copy of their work permit (if it is already expired, the employer should contact the Ministry of Labour to issue a WP3), a copy of letter of permission to work in Thailand from a Thai government agency (such as the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Education, BOI) or a copy of the Certificate of Residence. All travelers to Thailand are required to complete 14 days quarantine at a State Quarantine or Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility. The validity of all temporary visas has been extended until October 31, 2020. If you are planning to travel to Chiang Mai at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.