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Flights to Hat Yai (HDY)

Thailand is a popular holiday destination for those who are getting into backpacking, nightlife and delving deeper into diverse cultures. Travelers from around the world travel here to go on vacations and explore many of the cultural gems hidden within the city. From the sandy white beaches surrounded by azure waters to throngs of shoppers lining up at the antique markets,  if you're traveling to Thailand, you are signing up for a true adventure.

Thailand is a Southeast Asian country most popular for its capital Bangkok. The ultra-sophisticated cityscape backdrop to iconic temples and hotels make this an adventurer's haven. There are many popular islands dotting the country and numerous beach resorts cater to the influx of tourists. Tourists prefer visiting the country during the months of November to February when the weather is relatively pleasant and dry.  Hat Yai is a city that's located near the Malaysian border and a bit away from the south of Bangkok.  The city has a cosmopolitan vibe and travelers mostly arrive from Malaysia and Singapore here. Downtown Hat Yai is where people head towards the shopping districts and you will find entertainment hubs there too.

Tip: If you're visiting Thailand during the summers, be sure to not miss out on the Songkran festival where locals throw water at each other to cool themselves down for three-days against the blistering heat.

About The Hat Yai International Airport (HDY)

Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) is located in the city of Hat Yai near the Songkhla province. It falls directly under the management of Airports of Thailand, PLC and the airport caters to over 9,500 flights and over 1,500,000 passengers every year. The airport information desk is on the first floor of the terminal near the Domestic Arrivals Halls.

Many cheap flights to Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) are available for tourists who are flying in from Malaysia and Singapore. The major airlines servicing Hat Yai International Airport flights are Bangkok Airways, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia. You can get direct flights to Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) and there are conference meeting rooms housed within the airport.

TIp: Short-term car parking facilities are available and popular car rental agencies like Alamo, Avis, Hertz, and Sixt make traveling to the city easy.  

Where To Stay And Eat At Hat Yai

Hat Yai is home to many attractions and for guests who plan to wander around the city, staying at the luxury hotels near the city center is the best option. For those who are looking for a quick stopover, there are various guesthouses and hotels located close to the Hat  Yai International Airport. Rooms in Hat Yai hotels are clean, neatly organized and brightly lit. Drinks and snacks along with complimentary breakfast may be included while booking reservations, depending on the hotels' policies. You will also find many 4-star and 5-star hotels at the heart of Hat Yai. Carnivore aficionados will enjoy the local cuisine options in Hat Yai. From seafood to crab meat and the wildly popular Shark Fin soup, there are many hit restaurants lining up at the Chang Wat Songkhla area.

Tip: Try out the Thai Boat Noodle Soup served in shops which is a blend of beef and pork pickled using bean yogurt and spices

What To See And Do in Hat Yai

A city that's often called a 'mini Bangkok,' Hat Yai is no stranger to fun and adventure when it comes to its various attractions. From sightseeing to indulging in the nightlife and some more walking around the city center will give you an insider peeks at the town's colorful and bustling side.

Here are the top things to see and do in Hat Yai below.

1. Explore the Kim Yong Market

The Kim Yong Market is undoubtedly one of the hottest shopping areas of Thailand in Hat Yai. From the gorgeous street food to exclusive Malaysian snacks, accessories and rare trinkets, you will find that there is a lot to discover here. Rare herbs, exotic seasonal fruits and vegetables, and imported cashews and macadamia nuts are what tourists look for here.

2. Prayers at the Divine Buddha Temple in Wat Hat Yai Nai

The giant reclining Buddha is a notable attraction in Wat Hat Yai Nai. The temple grounds are serene and tourists flock to offer their prayers to the statue.

3. Cable Ride Up the Kho Hong Mountain

Buddhism, Hinduism and a myriad of religions blend together seamlessly in the Kho Hong Mountain. The cable car is a ride enjoyed by visitors to get an overview of the different attractions here. Be sure to try out the ice cream and stay behind for a while to catch the glimpse of firecrackers bursting in the sky.

4. Wildlife Gazing at Nature Parks and Sanctuaries 

Hat Yai welcomes adventures with beautiful cascading waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries.   Various hiking trails are waiting to be explored and the steep climb up the mountains is a must-try experience. If you head to Songkhlal, you can go for a walk inside the jungle in large groups. Be sure to go up to level 3 and 4 of the waterfall there for a mesmerizing experience.

5. Explore the Flea and Street Markets on Kanjanavanich Road

For tourists who love mystery and want the cheapest deals, the flea and street markets on Kanjanavanich Road won't disappoint them. There are interesting goods like cosmetics and children's clothes being sold here.

Tip: Check out the largest food venue in the city which is the Greenway Food Statio. It is located here and caters to both local and international dishes

Traveling to Hat Yai is a beautiful experience to write about in your travel memoirs. To explore the life and diverse cultures of Thailand, you can book flights to Hat Yai International Airport through We make booking hotel reservations also convenient and you can get access to exclusive deals when you pair them with your flight packages. Be sure to check out our offerings on our website or get in touch with our customer support online for more details.

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FAQs for Flights to Hat Yai

  • What are some travel guidelines for Hat Yai 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 Hat Yai, 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.
  • What is the average flight ticket price from United States to Hat Yai?

    The average ticket price to Hat Yai is US$55. Please use this price as a reference only.
  • How long is the flight to Hat Yai?

    • Approx. 1 hour 28 minutes to fly from Bangkok to Hat Yai.
    • Approx. 2 hours 11 minutes to fly from Chiang Mai to Hat Yai.
    • Approx. 4 hours 13 minutes to fly from Chiang Rai to Hat Yai.
    • Approx. 2 hours 5 minutes to fly from Udon Thani to Hat Yai.
  • How can I book cheaper tickets?

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  • What is the most popular month to visit Hat Yai?

    Understanding peak and off travel seasons to Hat Yai can help you arrange your travel plans accordingly. The most popular month to visit Hat Yai is December. The average price of flight tickets to Hat Yai in December is US$56.
  • When are flight tickets to Hat Yai the cheapest?

    Flight tickets to Hat Yai are the cheapest in May compared to other months, the average price is US$55.
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Hat Yai?

    • The distance from Hat Yai International Airport to downtown is about 12km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • Which popular airlines have flights to Hat Yai?

    Popular airlines with flights to Hat Yai: Thai AirAsia , Thai Vietjet Air , and Thai Lion Air .
  • What are some popular attractions in Hat Yai?

    Hat Yai has many attractions to offer: Our Lady of Lourdes Church (1km from downtown) Siam Mansion (1km from downtown) (1km from downtown) are the most popular attractions closest to downtown.