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There are 10 ways to get from Shanghai to Khao Lak by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train 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 Shanghai Pudong to Phuket  •  9h 53m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Phuket (HKT) PVG - HKT

$208 - $562

Cheapest option

Fly Shanghai Pudong to Krabi, bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Krabi (KBV) PVG - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga

$189 - $366

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Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket  •  11h 48m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Phuket (HKT) SHA - HKT

$230 - $424

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly to Phuket  •  10h 52m

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

$203 - $285

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi, bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Krabi (KBV) SHA - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga

$261 - $498

Train to Nanjing, fly to Phuket  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
  2. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Phuket (HKT) NKG - HKT

$226 - $314

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Lak

$263 - $326

Train, bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
  2. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  3. Take the bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phang Nga

$294 - $345

Train, bus, night train  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai South to Yichun K79
  2. Take the train from Yichun to Kunming South
  3. Take the bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
  4. Take the night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
  5. Take the bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak

$235 - $294

Drive  •  2 days 6h

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Khao Lak 2760 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Khao Lak is to train and fly which costs ¥1400 - ¥2000 and takes 10h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Khao Lak is to fly which costs ¥1400 - ¥3900 and takes 9h 53m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Khao Lak is 3478 km. The road distance is 4416 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Khao Lak without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 2 days 6h and costs ¥1800 - ¥2300.

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It takes approximately 9h 53m to get from Shanghai to Khao Lak, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 5m.

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Khao Lak is 1h behind Shanghai. It is currently 7:01 PM in Shanghai and 6:01 PM in Khao Lak.

Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Khao Lak is 4416 km. It takes approximately 2 days 6h to drive from Shanghai to Khao Lak.

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Shanghai Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Thai Airways International and three other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Khao Lak. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 2173.7 miles
  • Duration: 9h 53m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand?

Spring Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and 18 other airlines fly from Shanghai to Khao Lak hourly.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Taiyuan
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Kunming
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Xi An
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Hefei
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Shantou
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,300
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Krabi via Macau
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $440
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Phuket via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Cathay Dragon
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Nanjing to Phuket via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Phuket via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
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
Train from Yichun to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$85 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $170
Business Class Seat
$270 - $320
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $21
1st Class Seat
$19 - $27
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai South to Yichun
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $22
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$50 - $65
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Night train from Nong Khai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Kunming South to Laos Vientiane
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$81
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Website
home.transport.co.th
Night bus from Vientiane Talat Sao Station to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Naga travel
Website
nagatravel.com
Bus from Vientiane to Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Paradive Travel
Phone
081-453-5199
Email
natt2543@hotmail.com
Website
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Bus from Hua Lamphong station to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
paradivetravel.lnwshop.com
Book at
12go.asia

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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