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Who can resist a place with a nickname like “Rose of the North”? Chiang Mai is Thailand’s relaxed “second city”, home to ancient temples, majestic mountains and some of the most delicious food in the country (don’t tell Bangkok we said that). Grab your guidebook and hop one of the flights to Chiang Mai. Hope you’re ready to be wowed.
At Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX), you’ll be right in the middle of the action as soon as you land. It’s just 3km from Chiang Mai hotels in the city centre by taxi, and to get around, three-wheeled tuk-tuks and covered trucks called songthaews are good options on the cheaper side.
In the early morning, you have a chance to see the city the way the locals do. Chiang Mai’s morning market starts at 4:30 am and is chockablock with photo ops: haggling locals, monks and tons of shiny things to buy.
In the afternoon, do just the opposite. Play tourist at the city’s most famous temple, Wat Phra Singh. Yes, the intricate mosaics and gilded gold inlays are pretty impressive, but it’s the Lion Buddha that takes centre stage.
If you’ve got one of the Chiang Mai flights landing at night, it’s time to hit the market again! The Night Bazaar is an extravaganza of, well, pretty much everything. There’s so much food, music and dancing, you might be forgiven if you forget to pick up souvenirs for your coworkers.
You don’t want to live like just any local—you want to live like the hippest local around. Head to Nimmana Haeminda Road just north of the airport for cool coffee shops, local boutiques and khao soi. It’s curried noodles, topped with fried noodles. Mmm, noodles.
With cheap flights to Chiang Mai from Wotif you’ll be slurping down those noodles before you can say “krai kai kai gai?” Just note, this isn’t actually a useful phrase. It means “Who sells chicken eggs?”
Flights to Chiang Mai start as low as AU$1,198. Once you’ve snagged your flight, it’s time to build that itinerary. If your flight touches down in a bustling city, you’ll want a head start, so you can get from jet-way to getaway as quickly as possible. Flying for business? Squeeze in some sightseeing and a snack at a locally loved restaurant between meetings—you’ll have plenty of cash thanks to our cheap business class flights to Chiang Mai. You know what they say about all work and no play, after all.
Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Qantas Airways, EVA Airways. Pack your favourite magazines or stack your video queue for a mini-marathon of that television show your co-workers have been raving about. And if you get hooked a few episodes in, don’t worry; there’s always the return flight to finish the binge. Ready to book cheap flights to Chiang Mai? Check out our selection of airfares and start putting together a holiday that fits your schedule and price range. We offer sweet deals, so you don’t have to move mountains to see the world. In fact, we’ll help you get to those mountains (or ocean, or forest) today!
Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking early in the week.
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.
Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
Reviewed on 26 Jun. 2019
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.