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There are 4 ways to get from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC) by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Recommended option

Train to Moncton, fly

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Moncton
  2. Fly from Moncton (YQM) to Urumqi (URC)

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Fredericton, fly

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Moncton
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Fredericton Airport
  3. Fly from Fredericton (YFC) to Urumqi (URC)

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, drive to Charlottetown, fly

  1. Take the bus from Dartmouth to New Glasgow, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
  3. Drive from Wood Islands, PEI to Charlottetown Mall
  4. Fly from Charlottetown (YYG) to Urumqi (URC)

Train, bus to Saint John, fly

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Moncton
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
  3. Fly from Saint John (YSJ) to Urumqi (URC)
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International entry into China from Canada

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from Canada

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from Canada is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Urumqi Airport (URC) is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Urumqi Airport (URC) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Urumqi Airport (URC) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC) is to train and bus and fly which costs $1,000 - $2,600 and takes 37h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC) is to train and fly which costs $1,200 - $3,200 and takes 31h 42m.

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The distance between Halifax and Urumqi Airport (URC) is 9761 km.

It takes approximately 31h 42m to get from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Moncton Airport to Urumqi Airport. The quickest flight takes 30h 15m and has two stopovers.

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Urumqi Airport (URC) is 9h ahead of Halifax. It is currently 2:42 PM in Halifax and 11:42 PM in Urumqi Airport (URC).

Air China, China Southern Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Moncton Airport to Urumqi Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Urumqi Airport (URC). Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC).
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  • Distance: 9760.5 km
  • Duration: 31h 42m

What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Urumqi Airport (URC), China?

There is no direct connection from Halifax to Urumqi Airport (URC). However, you can take the train to Moncton, take the walk to Moncton, NB, take the bus to Moncton Airport, take the walk to Moncton airport, then fly to Urumqi. Alternatively, you can take the train to Moncton, take the walk to Moncton, NB, take the bus to Fredericton Airport, take the walk to Fredericton airport, then fly to Urumqi.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Moncton to Urumqi via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥15000
Flights from Fredericton to Urumqi via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥12000
Flights from Charlottetown to Urumqi via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥14000
Flights from Saint John to Urumqi via Toronto, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥12000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Moncton to Urumqi via Montreal, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥15000
Flights from Fredericton to Urumqi via Montreal, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Flights from Charlottetown to Urumqi via Montreal, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥15000
Flights from Saint John to Urumqi via Montreal, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥13000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Halifax to Moncton
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥380 - ¥800
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
¥230 - ¥310
Business
¥550 - ¥700
Economy
¥380 - ¥420
EconomyPlus
¥550 - ¥800
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Fredericton Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥150 - ¥450
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Dartmouth to New Glasgow, NS
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥150 - ¥360
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
¥140 - ¥200
Book at
maritimebus.com
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Caribou, NS to Wood Islands, PEI
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥400
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult
¥102
Vehicle + Passenger
¥401

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