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There are 4 ways to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Ulan Bator (ULN) PEK - ULN

$170 - $432

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Train  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Peking to Ulan-Bator D / ...

$26 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Yongdingmen to Erenhot Bjerl Line
  2. Take the train from Dzamyn Ude to Ulaanbaatar K23 International

$42 - $48

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Beijing to Ulan Bator 830.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator is to train which costs ¥180 - ¥450 and takes 28 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3000 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Peking and arriving at Ulan-Bator. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28 h 35 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Ulan Bator is 1169 km. The road distance is 1328.2 km.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator without a car is to train which takes 28 h 35 min and costs ¥180 - ¥450.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator, including transfers.

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Beijing to Ulan Bator train services, operated by China Railways, depart from Peking station.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator is to fly which takes 5 h 25 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥3000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥180 - ¥450 and takes 28 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Ulan Bator Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Beijing to Ulan Bator train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Ulan-Bator station.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator.
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  • Distance: 730.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Ulan Bator, Mongolia?

MIAT and Air China fly from Beijing to Ulan Bator twice daily. Alternatively, China Railways operates a train from Beijing to Ulan Bator twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 28 h 35 min. China Railways K-Class also services this route once a week.

Airlines
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dzamyn Ude to Ulaanbaatar
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$15 - $20
Hard Sleeper
$28 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $55
Train from Beijing Station to Ulaanbaatar
Ave. Duration
31 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$22 - $26
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $50
Soft Sleeper
$65 - $75
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Peking to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Yongdingmen to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Beijing to Ulan Bator is 1328 km. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from Beijing to Ulan Bator.

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MIAT and Air China offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Ulan Bator. Prices start at $10 USD 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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