There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Jilin by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing to Jilin D73 / ...

$45 - $85

6 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Bawangfen to Shenyang
  2. Take the bus from Shenyang to Changchun
  3. Take the bus from Changchun to Jilin

$48 - $54

Drive  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Beijing to Jilin 678.2 miles

$95 - $150

Fly Beijing to Changchun, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Changchun (CGQ) PEK - CGQ
  2. Take the bus from Changchun Longjia Airport to Taoyuan Square

$81 - $331

Train to Tianjin, fly to Changchun, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin South
  2. Fly from Tianjin (TSN) to Changchun (CGQ) TSN - CGQ
  3. Take the bus from Changchun Longjia Airport to Taoyuan Square

$74 - $347

Fly Beijing to Harbin, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Harbin (HRB) PEK - HRB
  2. Take the train from Harbin West to Jilin

$129 - $468

Fly Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Harbin, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) to Harbin (HRB) NAY - HRB
  2. Take the train from Harbin West to Jilin

$187 - $424

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Jilin, China?

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Beijing to Jilin 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 7 h 6 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beijing to Jilin via Shenyang and Changchun in around 17 h 30 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing to Changchun
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Harbin via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Beijing to Changchun
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Changchun
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Beijing to Changchun via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Harbin via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Grand China Air Co
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Beijing to Changchun via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Beijing to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Tibet Airlines Corporation
Website
tibetairlines.com
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Qingdao Airlines
Website
qdairlines.com
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin to Changchun
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Jilin
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$65 - $100
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Jilin
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$120 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin South
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Harbin West to Jilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
english.ctrip.com
2nd Class Seat
$26 - $31
1st Class Seat
$42 - $48
Business Class Seat
$80 - $100
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Bawangfen to Shenyang
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Shenyang to Changchun
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Bus from Changchun to Jilin
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Airports China
Bus from Changchun Longjia Airport to Taoyuan Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
airports-china.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Beijing to Jilin?

The distance between Beijing and Jilin is 948 km. The road distance is 1085 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Beijing to Jilin?

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Jilin is to bus which costs ¥290 - ¥340 and takes 17 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Beijing to Jilin?

The quickest way to get from Beijing to Jilin is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs ¥500 - ¥2100.

Is there a direct train between Beijing and Jilin?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beijing and arriving at Jilin. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

Is there a direct bus between Beijing and Jilin?

No, there is no direct bus from Beijing to Jilin. However, there are services departing from Beijing Bawangfen and arriving at Jilin via Shenyang and Changchun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Jilin?

The train from Beijing to Jilin takes 7 h 6 min including transfers and departs four times a day.