The cheapest times to fly from CNX to CTU are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • August 6th to September 16th
  • October 8th to January 7th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CNX to CTU is early September. Prices can be as high as $916 for Tuesday flights during early May, or as low as $182 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Chengdu

Flying from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Chengdu (CTU) will usually cost between $203 to $651 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $196. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $836. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $640 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $301 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNX to CTU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CNX to CTU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CNX to CTU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNX to CTU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chiang Mai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $30 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $340. Return trip prices are from the CTU to CNX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CNX to CTU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CNX to CTU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CNX to CTU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (CNX > DMK > CTU)

  • Price for both tickets: $270
  • Average savings: $31 (10.15%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CNX to CTU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air Macau, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Lao Airlines, Lucky Air, Malindo Air, Nok Air, Ruili Airlines, Shandong, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Spring, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Shuangliu Airport to Chiang Mai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 872 miles or 1403 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CNX to CTU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNX to CTU flight is about 2 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Chiang Mai and Chengdu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from CNX to CTU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CNX
Origination airport name Chiang Mai International Airport
City Chiang Mai
Country Thailand
Latitude 18.8
Longitude 99

Return Airport

Destination code CTU
Destination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9


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