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

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Fly  •  5 h 7 min

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

$171 - $433

Cheapest option

Train  •  25 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Peking to Ulan-Bator Express

$25 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Beijing Lizeqiao to Erenhot
  2. Take the train from Erljan to Ulan-Bator Express

$37 - $61

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 ¥170 - ¥440 and takes 25 h 58 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 7 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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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator, including transfers.

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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. The journey takes approximately 25 h 58 min.

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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 7 min

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

Air China and MIAT fly from Beijing to Ulan Bator 3 times a day. Alternatively, China Railways operates a train from Beijing to Ulan Bator twice a week. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 25 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Beijing to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Train operators
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Erljan to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Peking to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Lizeqiao to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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