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There are 10 ways to get from China to Bangkok by subway, plane, ferry, train, bus or car

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Line 2 subway to Hong Kong, fly to Suvarnabhumi

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK)

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Fly Chongqing to Don Muang

  1. Fly from Chongqing (CKG) to Don Muang (DMK)

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Line 6 subway to Guangzhou Baiyun, fly to Don Muang

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

Fly Chengdu to Don Muang

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

Line 2 subway to Hong Kong, fly to Don Muang

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Don Muang (DMK)

Ferry to Macau, fly to Don Muang

  1. Take the ferry from China Ferry Terminal to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Macau (MFM) to Don Muang (DMK)

Train, bus via Nong Khai

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the train from Nong Khai to Bang Sue Junction

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Kunming South
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Kunming
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

Drive

  1. Drive from Chongqing to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

Chengdu (CTU) to Don Muang (DMK) flights

7 Weekly Planes
3h 5m Average Duration
฿2960 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Thailand from China

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of China
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vietnam

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from China

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Foreign nationals must complete Thailand Pass registration prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Thailand

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Considerations leaving from China

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Thailand from China.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bangkok is 1422.

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

The social distance requirement in Bangkok is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Yes, entry into China from Thailand is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from China to Bangkok is to line 2 subway and fly which costs ¥750 - ¥1800 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from China to Bangkok is to fly which costs ¥4700 - ¥22000 and takes 6h 45m.

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The distance between China and Bangkok is 2405 km. The road distance is 2477.4 km.

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The best way to get from China to Bangkok without a car is to train and bus which takes 35h 12m and costs ¥1000 - ¥1300.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from China to Bangkok, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hong Kong Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between China to Bangkok is 2477 km. It takes approximately 30h 8m to drive from China to Bangkok.

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KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, Thai Airways International and six other airlines offer flights from Hong Kong Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 2185+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from China to Chongqing Airport is to line 3 subway which takes 55 min and costs ¥5 - ¥8.

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Map of how to get from China to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 2405.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between China and Bangkok, Thailand?

Thai Lion Mentari flies from Chengdu to Bangkok once daily.

Airlines
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿11000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿10000
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿38000
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿20000
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Don Muang via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿7000 - ฿25000
Flights from Chengdu to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Flights from Chongqing to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿5000
Flights from Hong Kong to Don Muang via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿5000
Flights from Macau to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿16000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿10000
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿9000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3500 - ฿10000
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿9000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
฿8000 - ฿20000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿8000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿7500 - ฿16000
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿14000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿7500
Train operators
Shenzhen Metro
Website
szmc.net
Subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
฿26 - ฿35
Schedules at
szmc.net
Guangzhou Metro
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chongqing West to Kunming
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿2200
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿1600 - ฿2200
1st Class Seat
฿2800 - ฿3400
Business Class Seat
฿5500 - ฿7000
Train from Chongqing West to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿2600
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
฿1600 - ฿2100
1st Class Seat
฿2700 - ฿3300
Business Class Seat
฿5000 - ฿6500
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Nong Khai to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿220 - ฿1700
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿220 - ฿300
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿1000
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿450 - ฿650
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1200 - ฿1700
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿3005
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Thai-Lao International Bus
Bus from Vientiane Phanthavong Tour Office to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿820
Schedules at
baolau.com
Ferry operators
Hong Kong TurboJET
Phone
+85228593333
Email
enquiry@turbojet.com.hk
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from China Ferry Terminal to Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿744
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Book at
12go.asia

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