There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Tokyo by plane, train, ferry, car, subway, car ferry or night bus

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

Fly Beijing to Tokyo Haneda  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) PEK - HND

$159 - $363

Cheapest option

Train to Tianjin, fly to Tokyo Haneda  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
  2. Fly from Tianjin (TSN) to Tokyo Haneda (HND) TSN - HND

$145 - $392

5 alternative options

Fly Beijing to Tokyo Narita, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Beijing (PEK) to Tokyo Narita (NRT) PEK - NRT
  2. Take the train from Narita Airport Terminal 2 to Tokyo

$176 - $350

Train, ferry, drive  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Wéifang
  2. Take the train from Weifang to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Drive from Pyeongtaek Port to Busan
  5. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  6. Take the train from Hakata to Tokyo

$565 - $772

Train, subway, car ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
  2. Take the subway from Hongqiao station to North Sichuan Road Station 10
  3. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
  4. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Tokyo

$383 - $498

Train, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao
  2. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Tokyo

$481 - $624

Train, subway, car ferry, night bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
  2. Take the subway from Hongqiao station to North Sichuan Road Station 10
  3. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
  4. Take the night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Tokyo

$350 - $425

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Tokyo is to train and fly which costs ¥950 - ¥2700 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Tokyo is to fly which costs ¥1000 - ¥2500 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Tokyo is 2101 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Beijing to Tokyo, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Beijing, China and Tokyo, Japan?

Air China, Hainan and seven other airlines fly from Beijing to Tokyo hourly.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita via Dalian
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Tianjin to Tokyo Haneda via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Tianjin to Tokyo Haneda via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita via Seoul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda via Seoul Gimpo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita via Busan
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Beijing to Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Tianjin to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin to Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Wéifang
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$70 - $80
Business Class Seat
$130 - $160
Train from Weifang to Yantai
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $28
1st Class Seat
$38 - $43
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
Train from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$80 - $100
1st Class Seat
$140 - $160
Business Class Seat
$260 - $310
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Shin-Kobe to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Hongqiao station to North Sichuan Road Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$212
Royal
$150
Deluxe
$133
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$180
1st Class
$225
Special Class
$360
VIP
$900
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$180
1st Class
$225
Special Class
$360
VIP
$900

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