Cheap Flights From Shanghai to Bangkok

Flight information Shanghai to Bangkok

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2879 kilometres

3h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Shanghai Airlines

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang

2 airports

Bangkok, with a population of approximately nine million, is one of the largest and busiest cities in the world. It is a tourist haven that is filled with magnificent temples, grandiose palaces, great bazaars, and cheap (yet mouth-watering) eats. While there, travelers can enjoy Wat Traimit, an elegant multi-level gold temple that is home to a gigantic Buddha statue that is made solid gold; the Grand Palace, a 264 year-old structure that served as a seat of royalty for over 150 years; Chatuchak Weekend Market, the place that exemplifies Bangkok shopping experience, it sells everything from vinyl records, to bracelets, to pets; and Ratchawat Market, one of the oldest and most traditional markets in Bangkok, it is home to a good selection of restaurants that serve Kobe beef noodles, roast duck, pad Thai, and many others.


Putting the abovementioned allures into consideration, it is no wonder Bangkok is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia and other parts of the world. However, interested parties should not neglect to do their homework and research travel-related matters, which include airport prerequisites, land travel needs, and food expenses, to name a few. Being armed with information regarding them is a big advantage, particularly for those who are coming from Shanghai, China.


What airlines fly the Shanghai – Bangkok route?


There are a considerable number of airline entities that offer flights from Shanghai to Bangkok. Those that serve direct flights are Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern, and Orient Thai, and so on, while those that offer connecting flights are Air Macau, Shanghai Airlines, Dragon Air, Cathay Pacific, and Xiamen Air, among others.


What should passengers expect from the airports?


·        Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport


Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is one of two airports (the other being Shanghai Pudong International Airport) that serves Shanghai, China’s largest city. It is an enormous structure that handles up to 60 million passengers per year. The said airport’s new terminal opened in 2010 and it houses excellent restaurants, bars, food outlets, shopping centers, free Internet, ATMs, currency exchange facilities, air ticket and passenger assistance offices, transportation kiosks, and many others.


·        Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is one of two airports that serves the city of Bangkok (the other being Don Muang International Airport). It is the largest commercial aviation center in the city and it has a number international as well as domestic flights. To add, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is packed with satisfactory amenities like restaurants, cafes, duty free shops, wellness spas, ATMs, terminal buildings, arrivals and departures halls, meeting rooms, and many others.


What about transportation?


·        Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport


Accessing Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport from the key points of Shanghai and its nearby cities and municipalities is easy and hassle-free thanks to the city’s comprehensive transportation system. Plus, travelers can use metro trains that charge about USD .90 or PHP 44.56, buses that charge about USD 4.50 or PHP 222.84, taxis that charge about USD 10.50 or PHP 519.96, and rental cars that charge USD 42.00 or PHP 2,079.84 per day.


·        Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport


Upon reaching Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, getting to Bangkok’s notable tourist attractions is a breeze due to the city’s respectable public transportation system. Also, passengers can choose from a number of alternatives that include buses that charge about USD .98 or PHP 48.52, trains that charge about USD 2.52 or PHP 124.79, commuter vans that charge about USD 1.96 or PHP 97.05, airport taxis that charge about USD 7.28 or PHP 360.50, airport rental cars that charge about USD 37.00 or PHP 1,832.24 per day, and metro rental cars that charge about USD 59.00 or PHP 2,921.68 per day.


How about food expenses?


Food are more expensive in Shanghai than in Bangkok. For instance, a meal in a regular restaurant may cost around USD 5.25 or PHP 259.98 in the former, but only about USD 1.74 or PHP 86.61 in the latter.


What are the visa requirements?


Due to the bilateral agreement of China and Thailand, Chinese citizens do not need to apply for a visa to enter Thailand as long as their stay does not exceed 30 days. They simply need to bring a passport that is valid for six months. 

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