The cheapest times to fly from CNX to MDL are

  • January 29th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • July 9th to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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 MDL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $447 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $176 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Mandalay

Flying from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Mandalay (MDL) will usually cost between $191 to $319 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $194. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $349. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $237 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CNX to MDL flight.

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

CNX to MDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CNX to MDL 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 $0.53, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $61 (21%) 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 $223. Return trip prices are from the MDL 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 MDL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 29 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CNX to MDL

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 MDL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $228
  • Average savings: $9 (3.8%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Bangkok Airways, China Eastern, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Myanmar National Airlines, Nok Air, Qantas, Ruili Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Thai Smile, Thai Vietjet Air, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 280 miles or 451 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CNX to MDL flight is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Chiang Mai and Mandalay?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 22 available flights from CNX to MDL.


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 MDL
Destination airport name Mandalay International Airport
City Mandalay
Country Myanmar or Burma
Latitude 21.7
Longitude 96


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