The panorama view of Panonrama View of Phra Maha Dhatu Nabhamethanidol and Nabhapolbhumisiri at Doi Inthanon National Park after the sunset with twilight sky.iangmai, Thailand

Flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Chiang Mai (CNX)

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Visiting from Brisbane to Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai travel information

Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand is a calm and laid-back place to relax. Immerse yourself in the lush green countryside, pristine rainforests, scenic waterfalls, authentic markets, elephant sanctuaries and peaceful country villages. Popular attractions in Chiang Mai include a visit to the Wat Phra That Dio Suthep temple, Talat Warorot market and the botanic gardens. Be sure to sample to the famous spicy Thai noodle curry soup, absorb the beauty of the rice fields and visit local villages. Discover a city that still has a strong Thai history in place.

When to visit

Best time to visit Chiang Mai

The best times to visit Chiang Mai are from November to early February with cool temperatures between 19°C and 29°C. In November you can catch the Loy Krathong festival and enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities including a bike tour of the old town or a cruise along the Ping River. March to May is very hot with temperatures reaching 40°C, here you can cool off in the hotel pool. June to October is monsoon season in this ancient town, though you can still enjoy the temples and Thai cuisine.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX).Opens external site in a new window 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 becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination. Located less than 10 minutes by taxi from the city centre, Chiang Mai International Airport consists of a domestic and international terminal.

Arriving in Chiang Mai

The friendly staff at Chiang Mai Airport will welcome you when you arrive and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you to the city centre. 

Getting into Chiang Mai from Chiang Mai international Airport 

Various transport options are available to get to the city centre from the airport. Taxis, airport shuttle, private transfers, minibus and hotel shuttles are available at Chiang Mai Airport to get to the city centre. Airport transfers can be easily booked in advance. The best way is to take a taxi from the terminal building for the short ride to town. Songteaw city buses and tuk-tuk's are available or alternatively you may wish to rent a car. Popular ride share services are Uber and Grab for a convenient way to travel.

Getting around Chiang Mai

Getting around Chiang Mai is easy, as the city has many transport options. Songthaews (local buses) are the most convenient and cheap ways of travelling and can take you to the markets and attractions. Tuk-tuks are a fun way to travel a short distance and can easily be found thought town. Taxis are the most comfortable way to get around, though be sure to ask for the meter to be turned on or you can rent a motorbike or hire a bike to explore Chiang Mai. To explore more of the region and surrounding town in Northern Thailand you may wish to rent a car.

Departure information

Fly from Brisbane

Get ready for your upcoming trip from Brisbane using the following information. 

What is the main airport called?

Brisbane AirportLocated a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm, Brisbane Airport (BNE)Opens external site in a new window is the main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International and Domestic. 

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All passengers flying from Brisbane are allocated checked baggage. If extra luggage is needed, it can be purchased online before departure.

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Passengers travelling from Brisbane, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 30 April 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 30 April 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 30 June 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 31 December 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 30 June 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.

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