Directions from Bangkok to Shanghai

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Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong  •  7 h 12 min

  1. BKK - PVG

$110 - $462

9 alternative options

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8 h 50 min

  1. BKK - SHA

$122 - $413

Fly Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong  •  8 h 12 min

  1. DMK - PVG

$129 - $512

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. BKK - HGH

$140 - $464

Fly Don Muang to Hangzhou, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. DMK - HGH

$149 - $424

Train, bus  •  46 h 35 min

$284 - $373

Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

$250 - $280

Bus, Sleeper, train  •  2 days 16 h

$285 - $315

Bus  •  3 days 23 h

$228 - $229

Drive  •  43 h 43 min

  1. 2275 miles

$320 - $480

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

Air China, Shanghai Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Bangkok to Shanghai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Shanghai via Vang Vieng Laos, Vang Vieng Laos, Ha Noi, Ha Noi, Yinhu, Shenzhen, Yiwu Binwang, and Yiwu in around 3 days 23 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Beijing
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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $200
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $4,800
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Macau
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,500
Thai AirAsia X
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hangzhou East to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$140 - $170
1st Class Seat
$230 - $270
Business Class Seat
$440 - $550
State Railway of Thailand
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)
$22 - $30
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
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
Tresure Travel Laos
Website
treasuretravellaos.com
Bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
treasuretravellaos.com
Luang Prabang bus station
Website
luangprabang-tourism-laos.org
Bus from Luang Prabang to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
luangprabang-tourism-laos.org
Thongly Bus
Website
baolau.com
Night bus from Vientiane Bus Station to Kunming South Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$113
Schedules at
baolau.com
The Sinh Tourist
bus
Bus from Ha Noi to Yinhu
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$69
Book at
baolau.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shenzhen to Yiwu Binwang
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Yiwu to Shanghai Taipingyang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai is to fly which costs ฿4100 - ฿17000 and takes 8 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs ฿3500 - ฿15000.

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Bangkok to Shanghai, including transfers.