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Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

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Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

We hope to visit Beijing and Xi'an before going to Bangkok Thailand to embark on Diamond Princess which will go Bangkok to Beijing.

1. Would the weather be much better Oct. 13 -Oct 20 or should we choose to visit Beijing and Xi'an Nov. 11 - 18? One is before the cruise the other is after. Both times will have private guide and car.

2. What is an acceptable way to get from Xi'an to Bangkok. Choices could be China Southern airlines with CAN stop China Eastern with PVG stop or China Air with PEK stop. It seems all options will take all day to get to Bangkok. Which airport/airline probably best?

3. How else can we get from Xi'an to Bangkok?

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1. Re: Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

Hi there,

Great you will visit China.

As for the tickets from Xian to Bangkok, there are indeed some choices.

Cathay Pacific : Xian - Hong Kong - Bangkok +- 335 USD one way

China Southern : Xian - Guanghzhou - Bangkok +- 357 USD one way

China eastern : Xian - Shanghai - Bangkok +-373 USD one way

Cathay Pacific uses a Wide body aircraft on the Hong Kong to Bangkok route and all other flights are with Narrow-body aircraft like Boeing 737 or Airbus A320.

China Southern offers Premium Economy for a higher price that in some cases are just some dollars more expensive that normal Economy class.

If I could choose I would take China Southern or China Eastern on these routes.

Trains or buses will take too long so plane is the best way. Weather in Xian will be around 15C and not much rain.


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2. Re: Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

The weather in October will be better in Xi'an and beijing, not too cold, but it's the high season for tourist, so you'll expect big crowds everywhere. Noverber will be the off season, so not so many tourists, although the temprature will be a bit lower.

Hope this helps,


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3. Re: Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

Beijing will likely be less cold in Oct compared to November. I had -8C in October as well aready and without heating. heating period usually starts 15 Nov. But 4*+ hotels usually offer independent heating and some lower rated ones as well.

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4. Re: Xian to Bangkok for Oct. 2012

In my opinon,November is better ,then the weather is not so hot.What is more,you can avoid the most crowed people.I believe you will not miss the beautiful scenery!

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