Chiang Mai – Kunming Flights

Chiang Mai (清迈) – Kunming Flights offer the flight schedules between Chiang Mai and Kunming. The distance between the two places is 794 kilometers (494 miles). Chiang Mai, sometimes written as “Chiengmai” or “Chiangmai”, is the largest city in northern Thailand and the capital of Chiang Mai Province. It is 700 km (435 mi) north of Bangkok near the highest mountains in the country. Tourism in Chiang Mai has been growing annually by 15 percent per year since 2011, mostly due to Chinese tourists who account for 30 percent of international arrivals. The major reasons that have made Chiang Mai a tourist attraction are its topography, climate, and cultural history. Kunming, also known as Spring City, is a famous city for tourism and  the capital of Yunnan Province. It is located in the southwest of China. Positioned near the border with Southeastern Asian countries, serving as a transportation hub in Southwest China, linking by rail to Vietnam and by road to Burma and Laos. This page is about how to travel from Chiang Mai to Kunming by air.


  • Kunming Changshui International Airport 昆明长水国际机场
    Address: Changshui village, Guandu District, Kunming City 昆明市官渡区长水村
    How to Get There: By shuttle bus, subway or taxi
    Passengers may take Subway Line 6(CNY6) or NO.903 Bus to the downtown.
    Airport buses are also available. Ticket fare: CNY25
  • Chiang Mai International Airport 清迈国际机场
    It is an international airport serving Chiang Mai, the capital city of Chiang Mai Province in Thailand. It is a major gateway to Northern Thailand, and currently the fourth busiest airport in the country.
    Location: 60 Mahidol Rd, Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai – Kunming Flights

There are two direct flight — MU2570 and MU2564 flying from Chiang Mai International Airport to Kunming Changshui International Airport, they are also daily flights. These flights were mainly provided by Thai AirAsia, FlexFlight, Lucky Air, Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. W25321 and TG111 are available on Monday,Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The whole journey takes about 1 hour and 35 minutes by direct flights. Some flights will change in different months, the following is only for your reference. Discount tickets are available. (All departure/arrival times are local time)

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2570 16:20 18:55 1h35m / 800-874
MU2564 19:05 21:45 1h40m / 800-1436
W25321 09:40 13:50 3h10m Xishuangbanna 1145-2184
6h30m Bangkok 802-1067
TG111 15:10 00:25 8h15m Bangkok 1453

15:40 01:00 8h20m Bangkok 788-1060
23:20 15:20 15h Shanghai and Zhangjiajie 3383-3659

Kunming – Chiang Mai Flights

There are two direct flight — MU2569 and MU2563 flying from Kunming Changshui International Airport to Chiang Mai International Airport, they are also daily flights. FD585/FD3416 and FD585/FD3416 are daily flights. The whole journey takes about 1 hour and 50 minutes by direct flights. You can choose flights according to your needs. 

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2569 14:30 15:20 1h50m / 611-631
MU2563 17:10 18:05 1h55m / 611-1031
02:00 06:25 5h25m Bangkok 705-969
TG613 /TG2166
15:20 21:15 6h55m Bangkok 968
DR6515 /DR5023
22:45 08:40 10h55m Xishuangbanna 393-404
FD583 /FD3431
12:30 17:00 5h30m Bangkok 844-1065
3U8527 /3U8291
23:15 20:05 21h50m Xian 880-903

1. The above information is for reference, if any change is based on actual information.
2. If you wan to book ticket and arrange a Chiang Mai – Kunming tour, please contact us, Email:; Tel: +86-871-63511469.
3. The ticket price is changing, sometimes there are discounts, while sometimes not.

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