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

Bus, BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Shenzhen  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sala Klang Changwat Samut Prakan to Bearing Skytrain Station, Lasal
  2. Take the BTS from Bearing to Phaya Thai
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Shenzhen (SZX) BKK - SZX

$98 - $297

Cheapest option

Fly Don Muang to Shenzhen  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Shenzhen (SZX) DMK - SZX

$82 - $245

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Bus, BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Hong Kong  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Sala Klang Changwat Samut Prakan to Bearing Skytrain Station, Lasal
  2. Take the BTS from Bearing to Phaya Thai
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hong Kong (HKG) BKK - HKG

$97 - $287

Fly Don Muang to Hong Kong  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hong Kong (HKG) DMK - HKG

$86 - $235

Bus, BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Guangzhou, line 6 subway  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Sala Klang Changwat Samut Prakan to Bearing Skytrain Station, Lasal
  2. Take the BTS from Bearing to Phaya Thai
  3. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Guangzhou (CAN) BKK - CAN
  4. Take the line 6 subway from Yantang to Yide Lu

$99 - $271

Fly Don Muang to Chengdu  •  6 h 28 min

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

$93 - $185

Fly Don Muang to Guangzhou  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Guangzhou (CAN) DMK - CAN

$83 - $189

Fly Don Muang to Macau, ferry  •  8 h 20 min

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

$102 - $195

Train, bus  •  47 h 51 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

$277 - $381

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

$285 - $325

Bus, train  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vientiane
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi station to Nanning
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Shanghai South

$133 - $140

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 fly which costs ฿2600 - ฿8000 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thailand to China is to fly which costs ฿3000 - ฿6000 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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

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The best way to get from Thailand to China without a car is to bus and Sleeper and train which takes 2 days 16 h and costs ฿9000 - ฿11000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Thailand to China, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Shenzhen Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thailand to China is 3640 km. It takes approximately 43 h 43 min to drive from Thailand to China.

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China Southern Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Shenzhen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Thailand to China.
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  • Distance: 1421.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Thailand and China?

Thai AirAsia flies from Nonthaburi to Shenzhen 4 times a day.

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 Chengdu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $250
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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Macau via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
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 Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
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
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
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
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $180
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
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
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)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Seat)
$12 - $18
2nd Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
1st Class (Berth)
$35 - $50
China Railways G-Class
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
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi station to Nanning
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Shanghai South
Ave. Duration
28 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Bus operators
Bangkok Mass Transit Authority
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
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
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
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
turbojet.com.hk

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