Cheap Flights from Bangkok to Chiang Rai

Bangkok to Chiang Rai Flight Info

Peak season for travel

December
US$30

Off-season for travel

May
US$23

Cheapest return ticket price

US$64
Bangkok(DMK) ⇒ Chiang Rai(CEI)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$33
Bangkok(DMK) ⇒ Chiang Rai(CEI)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Bangkok to Chiang Rai based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around US$133.
  • How long does it take to fly from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI)?

    It takes about 1 hour 27 minutes to fly from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Chiang Rai?

    • The distance from Chiang Rai Mae Fah Luang International Airport to downtown is about 7km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Bangkok (BKK) at 06:30 and arrives in Chiang Rai (CEI) at 07:55.
  • What time does the latest flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai depart?

    The latest flight departs from Bangkok (DMK) at 20:40 and arrives in Chiang Rai (CEI) at 22:05.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI)?

    Airlines with flights from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI): Thai Lion Air, Thai Smile, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways, Jet Airways and EVA Air.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI)?

    Thai Vietjet Air operates 273 non-stop flights from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI).
  • How many airports are there in Chiang Rai (CEI)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Chiang Rai (CEI): Chiang Rai Mae Fah Luang International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Chiang Rai during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Chiang Rai, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
Flight from Bangkok (BKK) to Chiang Rai (CEI)

Chiang Rai is a beautiful place and situated in the northern part of Thailand. Chiang Rai is the former capital of the Lanna kingdom. This city is known for its natural wonders and cultural heritage. The most part of the city is a mountainous region filled with rivers and jungles. Chiang Rai population consists of a hill tribe and the Chinese lineage. The unique attractions of the city are its temples, art, cuisine, language and music.

Tip: At the end of December, the hill tribespeople performs cultural shows for the New Year Festival which is worth watching.

Getting There

Mae Fah Luang- Chiang Rai International Airport has situated about 8 Km from the city centre and it takes an average of 30 minutes to commute to the city via bus, taxis or shared car. There are eleven direct flights from Bangkok to Chiang Rai and it takes an average of 1 hour 10 minutes to cover the distance between two places. Flight operators like Thai AirAsia, Gulf Air, Viet jet Airways provides direct flights to Chiang Rai. There are many other Airways which provide connecting and Cheap flights from Bangkok.

Tip: To get the cheap flights, plan your travel on weekdays in advance.

Places of Attractions

Chiang Rai is a small and fascinating city founded in the year 1262 by Phaya Mengrai. Visit the famous White Temple, sometimes referred to as Wat Rong Khun. The intricate design of this temple is not to be missed. The beautiful sight of Black House is another popular attraction of Chiang Rai. Admire the gothic architecture that surrounds the home and studio of Thawan Duchanee, the late famous Thai artist. Explore the Mae Fah Luang Garden and marvel at the vast array of flora around the city.

The Chiang Rai Clocktower and the King Mengrai Monument are the famous monuments, piece of art, and landmark right in the city centre. This monument is dedicated to King Mengrai who set up northern Thailand's Lanna Kingdom. Chiang Rai beach outside the town along the Kok River is a perfect spot to have a casual lunch in one of those bamboo huts surrounded by the jungle. Chiang Rai has Phong Phrabat Waterfall, Pu Kaeng Waterfall, Huay Kaew Waterfall, Huay Mae Sai Waterfall, Khun Korn Waterfalls which are the best waterfalls in all of Thailand and there's no better way to enjoy the region's natural beauty.

Tip: For mountain lovers, Phu Chi Fa is the perfect place for hiking and see sunrise views.

Commute and Stay in Chiang Rai

Tuk-tuk is the most common form of transportation in Chiang Rai. Songthaew (Red Truck) is also a common and local mode of transport. There are air-conditioned Taxi, UBER and Grab available for the most comfortable way to drive around. Thai’s Rickshaw called 'Samlor' is easily available to cover short distance and one can also rent a bicycle and bikes for getting around from one place to another.

The famous Night Bazar area is a wonderful place, situated east of the Old City and on the Ping River, making it a pleasant sightseeing location.

Tip: You need to bargain with the Tuk Tuk driver.

Shop and Dine in Chiang Rai

Chiang Mai's markets are paradise. The Night Bazaar takes place every night for clothes, bags, sunglasses and everything that is in. Sunday Walking Road, renowned for its live concerts and tasty stalls, provides a range of shopping facilities. For ready-to-eat curries and fresh items, food lovers can't skip a tour of the Warorot area.

Tip: Have a plate of creamy khao soi, which is a speciality of north Thailand. Also, give yourself a soothing massage.

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