Chiang Mai Airport
Chiang Mai Airport is the main airport in Northern Thailand. The city of Chiang Mai is popular with travellers who want to visit the north of Thailand and those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. Chiang Mai Airport is the fourth busiest airport in Thailand, more than half of the total number of flights are operated to and from Bangkok. A flight between Bangkok and Chiang Mai takes a little more than 60 minutes. In comparison, a bus or train ride between the two cities can take anywhere between 10 and 12 hours.
Where is Chiang Mai Airport situated?
Chiang Mai Airport is situated in the north of Thailand to the south-west of the city centre (Old City). Near the airport you can find the popular AirportPlaza Shopping Mall.
How many terminals does Chiang Mai Airport have?
There is one airport terminal that has an area for international flights on the southside of the building and one for domestic flights at the northern part. The check-in desks and Arrivals can be found on the ground floor, Departures on the first floor. Chiang Mai Airport has a runway of 3,100 metres.
The distance from Chiang Mai Airport to the centre of Chiang Mai is 4 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Chiang Mai.
From CNX Airport to Chiang Mai City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Chiang Mai Airport by public transport. Visit the Chiang Mai Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Chiang Mai Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Chiang Mai is about THB 200.-. Book your taxi at Chiang Mai Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From CNX Airport to Chiang Mai City centre by Taxi
At Chiang Mai Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Chiang Mai Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Chiang Mai Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Thai Airways
- Bangkok Airways
- Nok Air
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Chiang Mai Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
VC@Suanpaak Boutique Hotel & Service Apartment, Chiang Mai
VC@Suanpaak Boutique Hotel & Service Apartment is conveniently located within a 7-minute walk from Chiang Mai Airport. Offering non-smoking modern Thai-Lanna rooms with free Wi-Fi, the hotel comes equipped with an outdoor swimming pool and a sauna.
Hotels in Chiang Mai
Looking for the best hotels in Chiang Mai? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Chiang Mai Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Chiang Mai Airport: One-Way Shared Transfer to/from Hotel
Pre-book your shared Chiang Mai International Airport arrival or departure transfer to avoid the long lines for a taxi or the hassle of arranging your own rental vehicle. Sit back and relax on your journey to or from your hotel in Chiang Mai city center.
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