Cheap flights from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Flight information Chiang Mai to Bangkok

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 582 kilometres

1h 0min

Most popular airline last month

Thai AirAsia

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok?

Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Nok Air, and Thai Airways fly direct from Chiang Mai to Bangkok.

Is there a time difference between Chiang Mai and Bangkok?

There is no time difference between Chiang Mai and Bangkok.

What is the weather like in Bangkok?

Bangkok temperatures average 30°C throughout the year. The weather is the best from November to February when temperatures drop to 26-28°C. Bangkok’s wet season is July-October.  

How expensive is Bangkok?

Local currency: Thai Baht (THB).

Bangkok prices are higher than in Chiang Mai, but still cheaper than Australia

Take a cappuccino with you as you tour Bangkok, a regular cup will cost 70THB ($2.75).

Essential travel information for Bangkok

  • Australian citizens need a passport to visit Bangkok.
  • Australians can stay in Thailand for 30 days without a visa.

Departing from Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Airport (CNX) is the principal airport in the city of Chiang Mai. This is a convenient facility with a good variety of amenities. These include information desks, cash machines, currency exchange booths, an executive lounge, duty-free shops, and mobile charging stations. You can also take advantage of the numerous food concessions found here, or relax instead at one of the airport’s spas.

There are two terminals at Chiang Mai, and you can walk between these.

Arrive at the airport at least 1 hour ahead of your departure time.

Arriving in Bangkok

Bangkok has two important aviation facilities, the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and the Don Mueang International Airport (DMK). Flights from Chiang Mai are directed to both airports, and you can access free WiFi, public telephones, ATMs, bureau de change services, VIP lounges and information points. You can also spend time in the many restaurants, bars, and shops that are located in the concourses of both airports.

You’ll find that the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport has a single terminal, and the Don Mueng International Airport has two terminals, and passengers can make the transfer between them on a provided shuttle service.

A taxi fare is around 300-500THB ($11-19) and from either airport a journey into town can take from 30 minutes to an hour and a half depending on the traffic. An airport transfer is easy to arrange if you want to save money and still take private transportation.

A car rental can be done in the airports’ arrivals areas, or online and in advance.



Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of June 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.