Cheap Flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Flight information Bangkok to Chiang Mai
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Average flight time, total distance 582 kilometers
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Eight airlines offer direct flights from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Nok Air, AirAsia, and Thai Lion Air all fly out of Don Mueang International Airport, while Hahn Air, VietJet Air, Bangkok Airways, Thai Smile, and Thai Airways are the ones that depart from Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Bangkok Airports Information
Don Mueang International Airport
Don Mueang has two terminals, and domestic flights use Terminal 2. Check-in counters are on the third floor. While waiting for flights, travellers can use the free, airport-wide Wi-Fi or try Orchid sauna and spa for a foot massage. Before boarding, passengers can also grab a quick bite to eat from Au.We.White Coffee or Family Steak.
Domestic flights leave from concourse A and B at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The check-in counters are on the fourth floor. Travellers who need a quick pick-me-up can get coffee at Coffee World or have a sit-down meal at Kin Sushi Salad Bar while using the free airport Wi-Fi.
Terminal Information for Chiang Mai International Airport
When passengers arrive at Chiang Mai International Airport, they need to complete the Passenger Arrival Document number 6. All items brought must be declared to the customs officers. Upon arriving in Chiang Mai, travellers can shop for souvenirs like clothes and bags at Chitralada or for all kinds of teas at Tea Thailand Emerald.
What You Need to Know
It generally takes up to an hour to get through security and processing for Bangkok to Chiang Mai flights, but needing to check baggage might increase that time. Since a flight to Chiang Mai from Bangkok is a domestic flight, passengers should arrive at the airport two hours in advance of the flight time.
Passengers should bring their identification, passport, and boarding pass for all flights. A normal Canadian passport is valid for up to a 30-day stay.
What to Expect in Chiang Mai
Transportation from the airport is available by taxi or car rental services, with transportation information on the first floor. Many hotels offer free transportation to and from the airport, but other forms of transportation can be bought in the local currency, the Thai baht. A taxi ride to most areas of the city costs approximately 160฿.
Chiang Mai is one of the most popular destinations in Thailand. It's home to more than 300 Buddhist temples and attractions like the Chiang Mai Zoo and weekend night markets with outstanding bargains on food, clothing, and souvenirs for travellers. Food prices range from 100฿ (approximately CA$4) to 500฿ (approximately CA$19). While many shops and restaurants throughout Chiang Mai accept credit cards, it's easier to pay with cash. In addition, credit cards will charge foreign transaction fees.
Getting around the city isn't difficult. Visitors who get an International Driver's License before they visit have an advantage, since they're able to rent a motorbike. Other options include songtaew, tuk-tuk, sarmlor, or taxi. Haggling is not only encouraged, it's expected. Travelers should keep this in mind when getting a ride, shopping the markets, or enjoying services around the city.
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