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Book flights to Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, situated in mountainous northern Thailand, was once the capital of the independent Lanna Kingdom. Today, the city is known for its beautiful temples, including the 14th-century Wat Phra Singh and the 15th-century Wat Chedi Luang, both adorned with intricate carvings. Visitors can wander the remains of the city's ancient walls and moat, or shop for traditional handicrafts at the Thapae Walking Street market. Chiang Mai is also a great base for exploring the surrounding countryside, which is home to elephant sanctuaries, hill tribes, and stunning natural scenery.

Take your first step towards Chiang Mai and book your flights today with Alternative Airlines. Booking flights to Chiang Mai at Alternative Airlines is easy and straightforward. With access to routes from over 600 airlines, you're sure to find the perfect flight to Chiang Mai for you, no matter when you plan to fly or where you wish to depart from.

Airports near Chiang Mai

You have choices when it comes to reaching Chiang Mai. Here is a selection of 4 airports you can fly to when travelling to Chiang Mai.

Chiang Mai International Airport

This is the main airport serving Chiang Mai and is located within the city itself. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient choice for travellers.


Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport

Located in Chiang Rai, approximately a 3-hour drive from Chiang Mai, this airport offers domestic and limited international flights. If you choose to fly here, you can then take a connecting flight or drive to Chiang Mai.


Suvarnabhumi Airport

Situated in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city, Suvarnabhumi Airport is the country's busiest airport and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. From here, you can either take a connecting flight or travel to Chiang Mai by train, bus, or domestic flight.


Don Mueang International Airport

Also located in Bangkok, Don Mueang Airport is the city's second international airport and primarily serves low-cost carriers. If you choose to fly here, you can then take a connecting flight or travel to Chiang Mai by train, bus, or domestic flight.

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Buy your flights to Chiang Mai and pay later

Rather than paying for your Chiang Mai flights upfront, you can instead use Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) solutions to help you split the cost of your flights into more manageable instalments.

You'll get greater flexibility when planning the budget for your trip to Chiang Mai! You won't need to pay any interest, however, this will depend on the specific terms set by the lending provider.

Enjoy hassle-free travel today when you book your flights to Chiang Mai and pay later at Alternative Airlines.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

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Wat Chedi Luang

This impressive temple was once the tallest structure in Chiang Mai. An earthquake in the 16th century toppled the upper spire, leaving behind the dramatic ruins you see today. Visitors can admire the intricate carvings and learn about the temple's fascinating history.

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Chiang Mai Night Bazaar

This lively night market is a shopper's paradise. Hundreds of stalls overflow with handicrafts, souvenirs, textiles, and delicious Thai street food. The Night Bazaar is a great place to soak up the local atmosphere, try your bargaining skills, and find unique treasures to take home.

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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

Perched atop Doi Suthep mountain, this gleaming temple complex offers breathtaking panoramic views of Chiang Mai. A winding staircase with over 300 steps leads to the golden stupa, containing a sacred Buddha relic. Visitors can also explore the beautiful gardens and learn about Buddhist culture.