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There are 12 ways to get from Bangkok to China by plane, subway, train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Chengdu (CTU) BKK - CTU

¥916 - ¥3524

Cheapest option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG) BKK - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station

¥539 - ¥3156

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Shenzhen (SZX) BKK - SZX

¥565 - ¥2820

Fly Don Muang to Guangzhou Baiyun, line 6 subway  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) DMK - CAN
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Yantang to Yide Lu

¥1040 - ¥2145

Fly Don Muang to Chengdu  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Chengdu (CTU) DMK - CTU

¥1539 - ¥4845

Fly Don Muang to Shenzhen  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Shenzhen (SZX) DMK - SZX

¥588 - ¥791

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Macau, ferry  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Macau (MFM) BKK - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou Port

¥1022 - ¥2526

Fly Don Muang to Macau, ferry  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Macau (MFM) DMK - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou Port

¥1045 - ¥1847

Train, bus via Guitang  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
  4. Take the train from Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao

Night bus, bus, train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Wuchang
  4. Take the train from Wuchang to Shanghai South

Train, bus  •  3 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel
  3. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  5. Take the train from Nanning to Shanghai South

¥816 - ¥1353

Drive  •  43h 23m

  1. Drive from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Shanghai 3638.5 km

¥2100 - ¥3100

Thailand → China
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International entry into China from Thailand

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Thailand
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Conditions of entry into China from Thailand

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from Thailand

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering China from Thailand.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in China is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in China is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in China is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Yes, entry into Thailand from China is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 1 Mar 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Bangkok to China is to fly, which costs ฿2700 - ฿3700 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to China is to fly which costs ฿4200 - ฿17000 and takes 5h 56m.

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The distance between Bangkok and China is 2405 km. The road distance is 3638.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to China without a car is to night bus and bus and train which takes 2 days 17h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Bangkok to China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to China is 3638 km. It takes approximately 43h 23m to drive from Bangkok to China.

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Sichuan Airlines, Thai Airways International, Air China and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to China.
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  • Distance: 2405.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and China?

Sichuan Airlines, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Chengdu 3 times a day.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥2100
Flights from Don Muang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥3000
Flights from Don Muang to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥750
Flights from Don Muang to Macau
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1600
Flights from Don Muang to Macau via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥950 - ¥1900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥3300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Macau
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1900
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥6000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥2800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen via Sanya
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥2800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥2800
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥4400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥3000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3200
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou Baiyun via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥4000
Flights from Don Muang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥4800
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥420 - ¥2200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1700 - ¥12000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥1700
Hong Kong Airlines
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥2400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥1800
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1000 - ¥3800
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Macau
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥1900
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥3500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1600 - ¥4200
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥3500
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥2800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥1000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥9000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥700 - ¥3100
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Macau via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥2300
Train operators
Guangzhou Metro
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Futian Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥35 - ¥45
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥35 - ¥45
1st Class Seat
¥50 - ¥60
Business Class Seat
¥160 - ¥200
Train from Changsha South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥550
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥410 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥700 - ¥850
Business Class Seat
¥1300 - ¥1700
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥320
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
¥40 - ¥60
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥150 - ¥200
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
¥85 - ¥130
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥250 - ¥320
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥330
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
¥40 - ¥60
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥150 - ¥200
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
¥85 - ¥130
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
¥250 - ¥330
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
21h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Wuchang
Ave. Duration
24h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways D-Class
Train from Wuchang to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥250 - ¥600
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥250 - ¥350
1st Class
¥400 - ¥600
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
26h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥170 - ¥420
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
¥170 - ¥250
Hard Sleeper
¥350 - ¥420
Soft Sleeper
¥500 - ¥700
Bus operators
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥155
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥187
Schedules at
12go.asia
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Nong Khai Train Station to Vang Vieng Naga Travel
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥169
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥264
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥168
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Ferry operators
Yuet Tung
Website
yuettung.com
Ferry from Taipa to Shekou Port
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥194
Schedules at
yuettung.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Phone
+85228593333
Email
enquiry@turbojet.com.hk
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to Shekou Port
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥208
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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