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Shanghai to Chiang Mai flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shanghai and Chiang Mai take, on average, 4 h and 48 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Departing Airport The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Chiang Mai
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shanghai with Chiang Mai as destination arrives at Chiang Mai International Airport
High season According to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Shanghai to Chiang Mai

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1 THB = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 25 June 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 44% more expensive in Chiang Mai than in Shanghai.

Chiang Mai
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Chiang Mai is 75% cheaper than a meal in Shanghai.

Chiang Mai
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Chiang Mai is 40% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Chiang Mai
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Chiang Mai is 63% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Chiang Mai
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Chiang Mai airports
  • ( Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 1644 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Chiang Mai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Chiang Mai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Thailand may apply when travelling from Shanghai. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Chiang Mai at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Shanghai to Chiang Mai. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Chiang Mai expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Chiang Mai costs an average of 1.15 GBP, 40% cheaper than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.92 GBP, while train tickets costs 44% more in Chiang Mai: 0.69 GBP against 0.48 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.15 GBP in Chiang Mai, 75% less than the 4.55 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 63% cheaper in Chiang Mai, with an average of 1.33 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.60 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Chiang Mai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Chiang Mai are June, November and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Chiang Mai?
The best time of the year to go to Chiang Mai when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Chiang Mai from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, November and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Chiang Mai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Chiang Mai?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Chiang Mai is of around 04:48 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,683 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Chiang Mai compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Chiang Mai's temperatures can go up to 38.62 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 11.92 ºC in Chiang Mai, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Chiang Mai have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Chiang Mai?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Chiang Mai is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Spring Airlines.
  • Juneyao Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Shanghai to Chiang Mai?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Shanghai to Chiang Mai are:
  • Spring Airlines.
  • Juneyao Airlines.
  • China Eastern Airlines.
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