Kunming – Chiang Rai Flights

Kunming – Chiang Rai Flights offer the flight schedules between Chiang Rai  and Kunming. The distance between them is 643 kilometers (399 miles).  Kunming, also called the Spring city due to its moderate weather, which is the capital and largest city in Yunnan Province, located in Southwest China. It is a prefecture-level city and the political, economic and cultural center of the province as well as the seat of the provincial government. Chiang Rai (清莱) is the northernmost large city in Thailand. It was established as a capital city in the reign of King Mangrai, in 1262 CE. The word ‘Chiang’ means ‘city’ in Thai, so Chiang Rai would mean ‘the City of (Mang) Rai’.


Kunming Changshui International Airport  昆明长水国际机场
Location:Changshui village of Guandu District, about 24 km away from the city centre. 

Chiang Rai International Airport清莱机场
Chiang Rai International Airport is in the city of Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. The airport is about 8 km from the city center. Since 1998 it has been managed by the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (AOT).

Kunming – Chiang Rai Flights

There are six flights about Kunming-Chiang Rai for reference. Flight MU2597 is the only direct flight, which is available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. These flights were provided by Southern Airlines, Lucky Air and China Eastern Airlines. MU2569, MU2563 are daily flight. (All departure/arrival times are local time)

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
14:10 1h35m / 1500-1550
FD585 /FD3199 
02:00 09:35 8h35m Bangkok 1518-2104
DR6519 /DR5021
22:45 8:50  10h5m Xishuangbanna 1272
FD583 /FD3205
12:30   21:15 9h45m Bangkok 1618/1906
TG613 /TG2130
 15:20  09:45  19h25m  Bangkok  2478/2634
 17:30 08:55   16h25m Guangzhou7&Bangkok  2040

Chiang Rai – Kunming  Flight

MU2598 is the only direct flight between Chiang Rai – Kunming.  The whole journey takes about1h30m to 17h15m.

Flight Number Departs Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2598  15:10 17:40 1h30m / 1357-1509
17:00 01:00 7h Bangkok 1410-2185
21:45 11:25 12h40m Bangkok 1482-1522
19:45 14:00 17h15m Bangkok 2467
17:15 6h25m Xishuangbanna 1199
09:45 19:25 8h40m Bangkok 2638-27oo

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 Rai – Kunming tour, please contact us, Email: contact@YunnanExploration.com; Tel: +86-871-63511469.
3. The ticket price is changing, sometimes there are discounts, while sometimes not.

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