The cheapest times to fly from HKG to CEI are

  • January 29th to February 18th
  • July 30th to January 14th (except the week of December 17th)

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 HKG to CEI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1105 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $115 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Chiang Rai

Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Chiang Rai (CEI) will usually cost between $150 to $1105 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $275. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $1000. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $725 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $530 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to CEI flight.

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

HKG to CEI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HKG to CEI flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CEI, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into HKG. Sundays 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 $103 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $551. Return trip prices are from the CEI to HKG 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 HKG to CEI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from HKG to CEI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) in Chiang Mai

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from CEI
  • Usually 71.79% less expensive than CEI
  • Nonstop flights available

See HKG to CNX flights


Flight Hacking HKG to CEI

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 HKG to CEI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (HKG > DMK > CEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $238
  • Average savings: $292 (55.09%)

See HKG to BKK flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (HKG > BKK > CEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $248
  • Average savings: $282 (53.21%)

See HKG to DMK flights

Hack #3: Phuket (HKG > HKT > CEI)

  • Price for both tickets: $256
  • Average savings: $275 (51.79%)

See HKG to HKT flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from HKG to CEI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, El Al, Emirates, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hong Kong Express, JAL, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Turkish Airlines, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chiang Rai Airport to Hong Kong International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 923 miles or 1485 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from HKG to CEI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to CEI flight is about 2 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Hong Kong and Chiang Rai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from HKG to CEI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HKG
Origination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9

Return Airport

Destination code CEI
Destination airport name Chiang Rai Airport
City Chiang Rai
Country Thailand
Latitude 19.9
Longitude 99.8


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