There are 12 ways to get from Thailand to China by bus, subway, plane, ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Line 511 bus, BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Shenzhen  •  7 h

  1. Take the line 511 bus from Pak Nam Market to Bearing BTS Station
  2. Take the BTS from Bearing to Phaya Thai
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Shenzhen (SZX) BKK - SZX

$98 - $298

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus to Don Muang, fly to Shenzhen  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Nonthaburi to Kasetsart University
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Shenzhen (SZX) DMK - SZX

$82 - $246

10 alternative options

Line 511 bus, BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Guangzhou  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 511 bus from Pak Nam Market to Bearing BTS Station
  2. Take the BTS from Bearing to Phaya Thai
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Guangzhou (CAN) BKK - CAN

$99 - $271

Line 63 bus to Don Muang, fly to Hong Kong  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Nonthaburi to Kasetsart University
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hong Kong (HKG) DMK - HKG

$100 - $241

Line 63 bus to Don Muang, fly to Guangzhou  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Nonthaburi to Kasetsart University
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Guangzhou (CAN) DMK - CAN

$83 - $189

Fly Don Muang to Chengdu  •  6 h 33 min

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

$93 - $185

Fly Don Muang to Macau, ferry  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Macau (MFM) DMK - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou

$102 - $196

Fly Utapao to Macau, ferry  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Utapao (UTP) to Macau (MFM) UTP - MFM
  2. Take the ferry from Taipa to Shekou

$184 - $378

Ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the ferry from Rajchawongse to Marine Department
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  3. Take the bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$283 - $376

Bus, train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang
  3. Take the bus from Luang Prabang to Kunming South
  4. Take the train from Kunming South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$249 - $279

Bus, Sleeper, train  •  2 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 South to Shanghai Hongqiao

$284 - $314

Drive  •  43 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Shanghai 2275 miles

$320 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thailand to China is to line 63 bus and fly which costs ฿2700 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thailand to China is to fly and ferry which takes 6 h 13 min and costs ฿6000 - ฿13000.

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The distance between Thailand and China is 2274 km. The road distance is 3640 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Thailand to China, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Thailand and China?

Thai Lion Mentari flies from Nonthaburi to Chengdu twice daily.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Don Muang to Hong Kong via Phuket
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Don Muang to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Macau via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Utapao to Macau
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Don Muang to Guangzhou via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Don Muang to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Chengdu via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Lao Airlines
Website
laoairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou via Vientiane
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Train operators
BTS
Website
bts.co.th
Subway from Bearing to Phaya Thai
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bts.co.th
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 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
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
Bus operators
Bangkok Mass Transit Authority
Email
info@transitbangkok.com
Website
bmta.co.th
Bus from Pak Nam Market to Bearing BTS Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Bus from Nonthaburi to Kasetsart University
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Laos Vientiane to Kunming South
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$89
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
$40
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
$50
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
Ferry operators
Yuet Tong
Website
ytmacau.com
Ferry from Taipa to Shekou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
ytmacau.com
Hong Kong TurboJET
Website
turbojet.com.hk
Ferry from Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal to Shekou
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk
Chao Phraya Express Boat

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