There are 5 ways to get from Chita to Harbin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chita to Harbin, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Chita (HTA) to Harbin (HRB) HTA - HRB
  2. Take the bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street

$273 - $865

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Train to Manzhouli, fly to Harbin, bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Tschita 2 to Zabajkalsk
  2. Fly from Manzhouli (NZH) to Harbin (HRB) NZH - HRB
  3. Take the bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street

$118 - $584

3 alternative options

Fly Chita to Daqing, train  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Chita (HTA) to Daqing (DQA) HTA - DQA
  2. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

$247 - $748

Train  •  35 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Chita to Harbin Vostok

$140 - $180

Drive  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chita to Harbin 902.5 miles

$130 - $190

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chita and arriving at Harbin. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 35 h 14 min.

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The distance between Chita and Harbin is 1185 km. The road distance is 1444.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chita to Harbin without a car is to train which takes 35 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to get from Chita to Harbin, including transfers.

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Chita to Harbin train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Chita station.

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There is no direct flight from Chita Airport to Harbin Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Harbin is 1 h behind Chita. It is currently 3:49 PM in Chita and 2:49 PM in Harbin.

Chita to Harbin train services, operated by Russian Railways, arrive at Harbin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chita to Harbin is 1444 km. It takes approximately 17 h 29 min to drive from Chita to Harbin.

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Aircompany Yakutia, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Air China offer flights from Chita Airport to Harbin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chita to Harbin.
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  • Distance: 740.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 19 min

What companies run services between Chita, Russia and Harbin, China?

Russian Railways operates a train from Chita to Harbin once a week. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 35 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chita to Harbin via Hailar, Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chita to Daqing via Hailar, Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Chita to Harbin via Khabarovsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Manzhouli to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Daqing West to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$10 - $15
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tschita 2 to Zabajkalsk
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$19 - $29
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Chita to Harbin
Ave. Duration
35 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
9tour.cn

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There are 352+ hotels available in Harbin. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chita to Chita Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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