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Cheap flights to Chiang Mai from £469

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Summary info about Chiang Mai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£290

Best Round-Trip Price

£469

Fastest flight time

17h 05m

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5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £290 (London Gatwick to Chiang Mai).
The best round-trip flight price to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £469 (London Heathrow to Chiang Mai).
The fastest flight to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom takes 17h 05m (London Heathrow to Chiang Mai).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to Chiang Mai, including China Eastern, China Southern and Thai Airways.

Chiang Mai flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Chiang Mai?

The month of October is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £736. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of October, then book flights to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom during November instead. Flights to Chiang Mai in November, while not as cheap as those in October, still average around £796.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chiang Mai?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chiang Mai is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as £803. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from United Kingdom because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around £864.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Chiang Mai?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Chiang Mai is in the afternoon when flights can be purchased for as low as £701. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying at midday when prices are £1,031 on average. Flights to Chiang Mai from United Kingdom at midday are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Chiang Mai?

Flight times from United Kingdom to Chiang Mai vary, but if you’re flying out of London Heathrow and flying into Chiang Mai (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 18h 40m on average. Another popular route from United Kingdom to Chiang Mai is flying from Manchester to Chiang Mai, which will take roughly 23h 40m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Chiang Mai?

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Chiang Mai is about 31 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £944. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £472.

Cheapest flights to Chiang Mai airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chiang Mai airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Chiang Mai

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Chiang Mai

London (LON) to Chiang Mai (CNX)

Typically, flights to Chiang Mai from London are cheaper when flying from London to Chiang Mai, which has an average price of £944

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTFebruary13% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Chiang Mai costs on average just £847 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTAugust20% more expensiveIt costs about £1,164 for flights to Chiang Mai from London Heathrow Airport in August
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHIANG MAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember593% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chiang Mai from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Chiang Mai

How long does it take to fly to Chiang Mai?

Flights to Chiang Mai, Thailand, from London Heathrow can take between 18 and 24 hours and usually involve at least one stopover. It is also possible to fly from Manchester airport to Chiang Mai Airport, Chiang Mai, with flights from this destination taking between 21 and 29 hours on average. Flights from Manchester to Thailand generally involve two stopovers. The length of the journey often depends on the number and duration of stops. Travellers can also fly from Birmingham airport to Chiang Mai. Flights from there usually take between 19 and 24 hours and involve two or more stopovers.

Where can you fly directly into Chiang Mai from?

Direct flights from the UK to Chiang Mai are currently unavailable. When you get Chiang Mai flight deals from London, you will usually have two stopovers to break up your journey. Flights from London Heathrow often stop in Manama, Bahrain and then again in Bangkok before landing in Chiang Mai. Similarly, flights from Manchester airport to Chiang Mai will often include stopovers in Doha and Bangkok. If you’re flying from Birmingham, you may have to stopover at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris before continuing on to Bangkok and then on to Chiang Mai.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chiang Mai?

The best price found on momondo to Chiang Mai was £37/pp from Bangkok, which is 49% cheaper than the average flight price to Chiang Mai. To find the cheapest price to Chiang Mai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is there to do in Chiang Mai when it’s raining?

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. Shopping centres like Chiang Mai Night Bazaar are very popular destinations for those visiting the Chiang Mai area. Chiang Mai Night Bazaar is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.

Is there an alternative airport near Chiang Mai?

Those flying to Chiang Mai could potentially find better pricing at Lampang Airport (50 mi from Chiang Mai city centre) or Chiang Rai Airport (99 mi from Chiang Mai city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Chiang Mai?

With an average price of £59 per person, Chiang Rai Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Chiang Mai. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Chiang Mai Airport?

Prices for flights to Chiang Mai Airport were last updated today.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Chiang Mai Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Chiang Mai Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Chiang Mai Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Chiang Mai Airport?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Chiang Mai Airport trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Chiang Mai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Chiang Mai found recently by users on momondo
China Eastern
2 May
LHR21:20London Heathrow
34h 05m
1 stop
CNX13:25Chiang Mai
22 May
CNX14:55Chiang Mai
33h 45m
1 stop
LHR18:40London Heathrow
China Eastern
29 May
LGW11:35London Gatwick
19h 50m
1 stop
CNX13:25Chiang Mai
12 Dec
CNX15:35Chiang Mai
21h 55m
1 stop
LGW06:30London Gatwick
China Eastern
16 May
LHR21:20London Heathrow
36h 00m
3 stops
CNX15:20Chiang Mai
31 May
CNX14:55Chiang Mai
33h 45m
1 stop
LHR18:40London Heathrow
China Eastern
6 May
LGW11:35London Gatwick
19h 50m
1 stop
CNX13:25Chiang Mai
28 May
CNX21:25Chiang Mai
39h 15m
2 stops
LGW06:40London Gatwick
China Eastern
6 May
LGW11:35London Gatwick
26h 50m
3 stops
CNX20:25Chiang Mai
28 May
CNX21:25Chiang Mai
39h 15m
2 stops
LGW06:40London Gatwick
China Eastern
16 May
LGW11:35London Gatwick
19h 50m
1 stop
CNX13:25Chiang Mai
30 May
CNX14:55Chiang Mai
21h 45m
1 stop
LGW06:40London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chiang Mai

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Chiang Mai, view some of our deals below provided by Air China and China Eastern
Multiple Airlines
16 May
LGW15:05London Gatwick
59h 15m
3 stops
CNX08:20Chiang Mai
Multiple Airlines
8 Jun
LGW08:50London Gatwick
41h 30m
3 stops
CNX08:20Chiang Mai
Multiple Airlines
3 Jun
LGW07:40London Gatwick
32h 15m
3 stops
CNX21:55Chiang Mai

Visa requirements for visiting Chiang Mai

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Chiang Mai?

You need a British passport to enter Thailand. You should also ensure that your passport is kept in good condition and has at least six months left before expiry when you enter the country. British travellers do not need a visa to enter Thailand unless they plan to work in the country or stay for more than 30 days.


Best things to do and see in Chiang Mai

What can you see and do in Chiang Mai?

Chiang Mai is a bustling centre of Thai culture and has many exciting attractions for visitors to experience. If you’re interested in discovering more about Thailand’s history, the Chiang Mai National Museum is definitely worth a visit. Meanwhile, the Highland People Discovery Museum features exhibits and information about tribes that live in the surrounding mountain areas. Thailand also has a vibrant food culture and Chiang Mai has plenty of great street stalls, markets and restaurants that food lovers will enjoy. Tourists can also plan their visits to Chiang Mai around the city's major festivals that take place each year. Loi Krathong, or Yi Peng, is a festival that takes place annually on certain dates in the Thai lunar calendar. Although the date varies from year to year, the festival usually takes place in November. During the festival, fireworks are set off and thousands of people release floating lanterns over the city’s waterways as a tribute to the Goddess of Water. This creates a spectacular visual effect and is just one of many religious festivals that take place in Chiang Mai.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Chiang Mai?

Finding the right flight to Chiang Mai is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Chiang Mai quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Chiang Mai with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Chiang Mai on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to Chiang Mai?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Chiang Mai.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Chiang Mai right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Chiang Mai, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Chiang Mai and alert you when they change.


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