Cheap flights from Bangkok to Shanghai

Flights starting at £351. Choose between China Southern Airlines, VietJet Air, or Asiana Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£351

Cheapest round-trip

£549

Average round-trip

£702

Includes rare itinerary

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Most popular airline

China Southern Airlines

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£734
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Travelers usually depart from Don Mueang International, Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok - Travel Mart, Bangkok - Morchit, or Bangkok - Southern Terminal when they travel from Bangkok to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are China Southern Airlines, VietJet Air, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, and Thai AirAsia. Bangkok and Shanghai have 91 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
Asiana AirlinesAAROZYes0
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Korean AirKALKEYes0
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Thai AirAsiaAIQFDYes0
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China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Thailand are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 8-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Bangkok?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Phuket City, Krabi, Hat Yai, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Surat Thani Province, Chiang Rai Province, Khon Kaen, Seoul, Udon Thani, Tokyo, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Singapore, Phitsanulok, London, Ko Samui, Sydney, Nan Province, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Manchester, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
Which airports are there in Bangkok?
Bangkok is mainly served by Don Mueang International. But there are other airports nearby, including Suvarnabhumi.
What airports are near Bangkok?
The main airport in Bangkok is Don Mueang International. It is also served by U-Tapao International, Hua Hin.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What buses and trains depart from Bangkok?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Bangkok, including Bangkok Busline, Sombat Tour, Thai Railway, Nakhon Si Racha.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Bangkok and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Bangkok and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Bangkok and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Bangkok and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Bangkok and Shanghai with China Southern Airlines, VietJet Air, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Thai AirAsia.
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