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There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Shanghai by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) BKK - PVG

$110 - $461

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Fly Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) DMK - PVG

$134 - $514

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) BKK - SHA

$122 - $413

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) BKK - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao

$124 - $444

Fly Don Muang to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) DMK - HGH
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao

$138 - $407

Train, bus  •  46 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$275 - $373

Night train, bus, train  •  46 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  3. Take the train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$275 - $373

Bus, night bus, train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  2. Take the night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
  3. Take the bus from Vinh Nghe An to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Shanghai South

Drive  •  43 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Shanghai 2275 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai is to fly which costs ฿4000 - ฿14000 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai is to fly which costs ฿3600 - ฿16000 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Shanghai is 2889 km. The road distance is 3640 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 3 days 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Bangkok to Shanghai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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Shanghai is 1 h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 11:30 PM in Bangkok and 12:30 AM in Shanghai.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Shanghai is 3640 km. It takes approximately 43 h 43 min to drive from Bangkok to Shanghai.

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China Eastern Airlines, Air China, Thai Airways International and four other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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There are 1860+ hotels available in Shanghai. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 1805.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Shanghai, China?

Spring Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Bangkok to Shanghai hourly.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $4,800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong via Phuket
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou Xiaoshan via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Thai AirAsia X
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Macau
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$23 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$150 - $180
1st Class Seat
$250 - $290
Business Class Seat
$470 - $550
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$24 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $95
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Vinh Nghe An to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn

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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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