There are 10 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  •  7 h 12 min

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

$110 - $461

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao  •  8 h 50 min

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

$122 - $413

Fly Don Muang to Shanghai Pudong  •  8 h

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

$130 - $512

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou, train  •  8 h 10 min

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

$124 - $449

Fly Don Muang to Hangzhou, train  •  9 h 8 min

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

$134 - $410

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing, train  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Nanjing (NKG) BKK - NKG
  2. Take the train from Nanjing South Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station

$136 - $493

Train, bus  •  46 h 42 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

$278 - $375

Night train, bus, train  •  46 h 57 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

$278 - $375

Bus, Sleeper, train  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  2. Take the Sleeper from Vientiane Bus Station to Kunming South Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Kunming to Shanghai South K79

$173 - $193

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 bus and Sleeper and train which costs ฿5500 - ฿6500 and takes 3 days 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Shanghai is to fly which costs ฿3600 - ฿16000 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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

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

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Air China, Singapore Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Shanghai.
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  • Distance: 1805.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

Air China, Shanghai Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Bangkok to Shanghai hourly.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
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
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Nanning
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 Pudong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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 10 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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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 10 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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 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 Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Hongqiao via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $4,500
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
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou via Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Don Muang to Hangzhou via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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
Maldivian
Website
maldivian.aero
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
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 Nanjing South Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
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
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
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)
$5 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $17
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Kunming to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
35 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$39 - $42
Hard Sleeper
$72 - $77
Soft Sleeper
$110 - $125
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Kunming to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
39 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Tara Tour and Travel
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
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

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