If you are actually flying from Bangkok, Thailand to Shanghai, China or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Bangkok and Shanghai, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from Bangkok to Shanghai is 3 hours 20 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from BKK to PVG is 3 hours 20 minutes (Operated by China Southern Airlines)

The nearest airport to Bangkok, is Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

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Distance from Bangkok to Shanghai is approximately 2900 kilometers.

Flights from Bangkok to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Bangkok arrive at Pu Dong Airport or Hongqiao Airport. Shanghai is served by 2 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
China Southern Airlines
3 hrs 20 mins
Shanghai Airlines
3 hrs 55 mins
China Eastern Airlines
3 hrs 55 mins
Air China
4 hrs
Thai Airways International
4 hrs 15 mins

Flight time from Bangkok to Shanghai via Kuala Lumpur • BKK to PVG via KUL

Flight duration from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia on Malaysia Airlines flight is 13 hours

Malaysia Airlines BKK to KUL
2 hrs 20 mins
 Waiting Time
5 hrs 10 mins
5 hrs 30 mins
Total Duration:
13 hrs

Flight time from Bangkok to Shanghai via Tianjin • BKK to PVG via TSN

Flight duration from Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Tianjin Binhai International Airport, China on Air China flight is 18 hours 40 minutes

Air China BKK to TSN
4 hrs 30 mins
 Waiting Time
11 hrs 45 mins
2 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration:
18 hrs 40 mins

How long does it take to fly from Bangkok to Shanghai?

Non-stop flights from Bangkok takes anywhere between 3 hours to 4 hours 15 minutes to reach Shanghai.

Fastest one-stop flight between Bangkok and Shanghai takes close to 6 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 32 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the 2 airports in Bangkok to one of the 2 major airports that serves Shanghai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Bangkok - Shanghai flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 24 hrs .

Flight time from Bangkok, Thailand to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
BKK - HSN Zhoushan, Zhoushan Airport 10 hrs 5 mins 1 Stop
BKK - YNZ Yancheng, Yancheng Airport 8 hrs 20 mins 1 Stop
BKK - CZX Changzhou, Changzhou Airport 7 hrs 1 Stop
BKK - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 6 hrs 35 mins 1 Stop
BKK - NTG Nantong, Nantong Airport 9 hrs 50 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Bangkok and Shanghai

Bangkok time is 1 hour behind Shanghai

Current time in Bangkok, Thailand : Fri, 21 Feb, 2020,
Bangkok Timezone: +07 (+07:00)

12:45 AM

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Fri, 21 Feb, 2020,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

01:45 AM

BKK to PVG Flight - Bangkok Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Bangkok Airport & Shanghai Airport is given below. Click the map to view Bangkok to Shanghai flight path and travel direction.

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