Chiang Mai International Airport - The Unofficial Airports Guide

Airlines Serving Chiang Mai International Airport

Chiang Mai's international airport is served by just about every domestic air carrier in Thailand, as well as a few international airlines based in the region.

Domestic Carriers Flying to Chiang Mai

Most domestic carriers connect Chiang Mai to Bangkok only, but there are also a few direct flights to Phuket as well as onward flights to Mae Hong Son.

Thai Airways
The national flag carrier flies to and from Chiang Mai more or less hourly. Thai's web site allows you to n book and pay on-line for paperless travel.
Bangkok Airways
The nation's second carrier and the region's only "boutique" airline connects Chiang Mai to Bangkok and Samui.
Air Asia
The Malaysian-origin budget carrier has a Thai franchise flying domestic routes in Thailand, including Chiang Mai. If considering Air Asia, it's important to keep in mind that the fares go up the closer you get to your departure date. To get the cheapest fares you need to book three months in advance.
Nok Air
Budget carrier with Thai Airways as one of its major investors. Like other budget lines, serves mostly the major tourist destinations such as Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Phuket.

Regional Carriers Connecting Chiang Mai

The major international connection for Chiang Mai is to Singapore, although there are also connections to southern China as well as Laos and Siem Reap in Cambodia.

Silk Air
This regional subsidiary of Singapore Airline flies between Singapore and Chiang Mai directly.
Tiger Airways
Budget Singaporean carrier with daily flights direct to Chiang Mai from Singapore.
Bangkok Airways
The "boutique" airline connects Chiang Mai to Siem Reap.


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