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There are 3 ways to get from Beijing to Sydney by plane or train

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Fly from Beijing Capital  •  14h 34m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Sydney (SYD) PEK - SYD

$523 - $1,123

2 alternative options

Train to Beijing Daxing, fly  •  16h

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Beijing Daxing International Airport
  2. Fly from Beijing Daxing (PKX) to Sydney (SYD) PKX - SYD

$573 - $1,325

Train to Tianjin Binhai, fly  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
  2. Fly from Tianjin Binhai (TSN) to Sydney (SYD) TSN - SYD

$530 - $1,237

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International entry into Australia from China

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of China
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Australia, as well as residents from New Zealand

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Australia with the above exceptions. India are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Australia from China

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from China
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand, Kiribati, Myanmar, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: New Zealand unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • State and territory governments, with support from the Australian Government, manage quarantine arrangements
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Australia

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Considerations leaving from China

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Australia from China is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sydney is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sydney is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Sydney is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

No, but conditions apply when returning to China from Australia.

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Last updated: 16 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Sydney is to train and fly which costs ¥2700 - ¥6500 and takes 16h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Sydney is to fly which costs ¥2600 - ¥6000 and takes 14h 34m.

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The distance between Beijing and Sydney is 8949 km.

It takes approximately 14h 34m to get from Beijing to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 11h 40m.

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Sydney is 2h ahead of Beijing. It is currently 12:59 PM in Beijing and 2:59 PM in Sydney.

Qantas, Air China, Korean Air and three other airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30 min and costs ¥25.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 8948.5 km
  • Duration: 14h 34m

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Air China, Cathay Pacific and eight other airlines fly from Dongzhimen to Sydney every 2 hours.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Wuhan, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Wuhan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Sydney via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Beijing Daxing to Sydney via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Beijing Capital to Sydney via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Sydney via Manila
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Sydney via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Beijing West to Beijing Daxing International Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Trip.com
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Trip.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $17
1st Class Seat
$20 - $25
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65

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