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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Xiamen by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Xiamen (XMN) BKK - XMN

¥899 - ¥4061

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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 Xiamen North

¥805 - ¥1310

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Bus, train  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Loei Vip
  2. Take the bus from Loei to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Kunming Yunnan
  4. Take the train from Kunming South Station to Xiamen

¥1443 - ¥1896

Train, bus via Guitang  •  2 days 13h

  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 Xiamen

Bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
  2. Take the bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  4. Take the bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  5. Take the bus from Haikou to Xiamen

¥1167 - ¥1242

Bus, train via Nanning  •  3 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office to Nanning bus station
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Xiamen North

¥873 - ¥1098

Drive  •  36h 13m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Xiamen 2891.5 km

¥1600 - ¥2500

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Xiamen is to bus and train via Nanning which costs ฿4000 - ฿5500 and takes 3 days 12h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Xiamen is to fly which costs ฿4100 - ฿19000 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Xiamen. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Xiamen via Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office, Nanning and Haikou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20h.

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The distance between Bangkok and Xiamen is 2195 km. The road distance is 2891.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Xiamen without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 11h and costs ฿6500 - ฿9000.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Bangkok to Xiamen, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Xiamen bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Xiamen is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs ฿4100 - ฿19000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿5400 - ฿5800 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Xiamen Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Bangkok to Xiamen bus services, operated by Trip 8080, arrive at Xiamen station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Xiamen.
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  • Distance: 2194.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

Thai Airways International, Thai Smile and three other airlines fly from Bangkok to Xiamen 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Xiamen via Mukdahan, Savannakhet Laos, Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office, Nanning bus station, Nanning, Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal, and Haikou in around 2 days 20h.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥3500
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥850 - ¥4000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥5000
Air Macau
Website
airmacau.com.mo
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Xiamen via Macau
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1500 - ¥2500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Xiamen via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥750 - ¥3800
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Kunming South Station to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
12h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥1100
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥800 - ¥1100
1st Class Seat
¥1400 - ¥1700
Business Class Seat
¥2600 - ¥3200
Train from Changsha South to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥400 - ¥550
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥400 - ¥550
1st Class Seat
¥700 - ¥850
Business Class Seat
¥1300 - ¥1600
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
China Railways K-Class
Train from Nanning to Xiamen North
Ave. Duration
26h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥380
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥160 - ¥220
Hard sleeper
¥320 - ¥380
Soft sleeper
¥500 - ¥600
Bus operators
Sun Bus
Phone
081-8794949
Email
sunbus2112@hotmail.com
Website
sunbus.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Loei
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥129
Schedules at
sunbus.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
AirMuang Loei Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Loei
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥116
Schedules at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Loei
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥80 - ¥130
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Loei to Luang Prabang Southern Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥150
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥150
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Kradueng Tour
Phone
02 2696999
Website
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Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Loei
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥136
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Naluang
Phone
856071212979
Website
naluangstation.com
Bus from Luang Prabang - Naluang Station to Kunming Yunnan
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥497
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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
Nakhonchai Air
Phone
0-2939-4999
Email
CustomerService@Nakhonchaiair.com
Website
nakhonchaiair.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥130
Schedules at
www2.nakhonchaiair.com
Book at
12go.asia
Thaisanuan Tour
Phone
+66 2936-0582
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥121
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sombat Tour
Phone
077 281 110
Website
sombattour.com
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Mukdahan
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥170
Schedules at
sombattour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Star
¥107
Super
¥124
Supreme
¥168
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Savannakhet Laos to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥224
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
Bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥264
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥280
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Trip 8080
Website
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Haikou to Xiamen
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥392
Schedules at
haikou.trip8080.com
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
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥279
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Xiamen is 1h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 1:50 PM in Bangkok and 2:50 PM in Xiamen.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Xiamen is 2892 km. It takes approximately 36h 13m to drive from Bangkok to Xiamen.

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Thai Airways International, Thai Smile, China Southern Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Xiamen Airport.

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There are 742+ hotels available in Xiamen. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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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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