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Bangkok to Shanghai flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Bangkok and Shanghai take, on average, 4 h and 14 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Bangkok with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Don Mueang International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Bangkok and Shanghai
Arriving AirportFlights departing Bangkok with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Bangkok airports.

Departure Sun, 31 Oct Return Thu, 04 Nov
BKK Bangkok
SHA Shanghai
return from £544
Departure Wed, 17 Nov Return Sun, 28 Nov
BKK Bangkok
SHA Shanghai
return from £581
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.85 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 25 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 47% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 125% more expensive in Shanghai than in Bangkok.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 125% more expensive in Shanghai than in Bangkok.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 111% more expensive in Shanghai than in Bangkok.

Bangkok airports
  • ( Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ( Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 1796 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Bangkok to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bangkok to Shanghai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Bangkok. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bangkok to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bangkok to Shanghai is 544£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Bangkok?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.71 GBP, 125% more expensive than Bangkok, with a fare of 0.76 GBP, while train tickets costs 47% less in Shanghai: 0.46 GBP against 0.87 GBP in Bangkok. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.42 GBP in Shanghai, 125% more than the 1.52 GBP in Bangkok. The price of the coffee is around 111% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.23 GBP , while in Bangkok the coffee costs 1.53 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bangkok to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bangkok to Shanghai are February, January and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bangkok to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Bangkok depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Bangkok in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bangkok -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bangkok to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Bangkok and Shanghai is of around 04:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,893 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Bangkok?
While in Bangkok the temperatures can reach an average of 37.39 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the 19.12 ºC average degrees reported in Bangkok. During the winter period, Bangkok can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bangkok and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Bangkok and Shanghai is: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Shanghai Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Alternatively, you can find Bangkok - Shanghai flights between Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) to Pu Dong (PVG) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Thai Air Asia.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Shanghai are:
  • Hong Kong Airlines, stoping in Hong Kong for 155 minutes minimun.
  • Cathay Pacific, with 150 minutes scale in Hong Kong.
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