Harbin is a sub-provincial city and it is the capital city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeast China. Harbin has been enjoy the fame of “Ice City” “Oriental Paris” and “Oriental Moscow”. This page will focus on How to Travel from Beijing to Harbin.
Harbin lies to the northwest of Beijing, which is 1250 km away from it. It will take you 1-3 days to travel in Harbin according to your own schedule. The main cost of the trip consists of transportation fee(flight or train), hotel fee, dining expense and tour fee. The following are what you should to do if you want to travel from Beijing to Harbin.
Step 1: Book a flight ticket or train ticket from Beijing to Harbin.
Harbin lies to the northwest of Beijing, which is 1250km away from it. The most convenient way to travel from Beijing to Harbin is taking a plane or a train.
There are about 30 direct flights flying from Beijing to Harbin every day. It takes about 2 hours to fly from Beijing Capital International Airport to Harbin Taiping International Airport. Discounts are available most of the time. Ticket prices range from 258CNY.
Beijing to Harbin by Plane
There are about 30 direct flights flying from Beijing to Harbin every day. It takes about 2 hours to fly from Beijing Capital International Airport to Harbin Taiping International Airport. Discounts are available most of the time. Ticket prices range from 258CNY. Book a Flight Ticket
Arriving at Harbin Taiping International Airport
Harbin Taiping International Airport(ZYHB,HRB) lies to the southwest of Harbin downtown. Airport buses are available.
There are 4 shuttle bus lines travelling between the airport and downtown.
Line 1: Downtown-Aviation Building-Kang’an Road-Harbin Taiping International Airport
Line 2: Exhibition Center-Nongken Building-Haci Company
Line 3: Peace Bridge- Harbin Amusement Park- Nihong Bridge- Jingwei Street-Xinyang Road
Beijing to Harbin by Train
There are 15 trains travelling from Beijng to Harbin every day. It takes about 8-18 hours to travel between the two cities. Ticket prices range from 138.5CNY. The trains travelling from Beijing to Harbin usually start from Beijing Railway Station and stop at Harbin West Railway Station or Harbin Railway Station. The trains start with a “D” are high-speed trains. It takes about 8 hours to travel from Beijing Railway Station to Harbin West Railway Station. Prices range from 306.5 CNY. Book a Train Ticket
Ticket price overview
Deluxe Seat 550.5CNY
First Class Seat 420.5 CNY
Second Class Seat 306.5CNY
For other fast trains, it will take about 10-18 hours according to different trains. These trains start from Beijing Railway Station and stop at Harbin Railway Station. Ticket prices range from 138.5 CNY to 755.5 CNY.
How to get to Beijing Railway Station
Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Beijing Railway Station.
Arriving at Harbin West Railway Station
Public bus: No. 11,31,96,120,124,602 Bus
Arriving at Harbin Railway Station
Public bus: No.336 Bus
Step 2: Book a hotel in Harbin
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Step 3: Take a tour in Harbin
There is a lot to explore in this city. The Sun Island is a recreational center in Harbin. The Santa Sophia Church is a Russian style church.
1 Day Tour: Ice Lantern and Snow Sculptures, from $197
1 Day Tour: Snow County and Yabuli Ski Resort, from $140
3 Day 2 Night Snow and Ice Tour Package, from $304 >>more local tours
Step 4: Leave Harbin
After visiting Harbin, if you want to return to Beijing, you’d better book a round trip ticket from Beijing to Harbin. If you want to go to other cities in China, click here to book a flight or book a train.