There are 6 ways to get from Harbin to North Korea by bus, plane or train

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

Bus, fly to Jinzhou, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Xuanhua street to Harbin Taipin airport
  2. Fly from Harbin (HRB) to Jinzhou (JNZ) HRB - JNZ
  3. Take the train from Jinzhou South to Dandong

$119 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Yingkou Lanqi, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Xuanhua street to Harbin Taipin airport
  2. Fly from Harbin (HRB) to Yingkou Lanqi (YKH) HRB - YKH
  3. Take the train from Liaoyang to Shenyang North
  4. Take the train from Shenyang North to Dandong

$97 - $378

4 alternative options

Bus, fly to Pyongyang  •  9 h 1 min

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

$163 - $383

Bus, fly to Dalian, train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Xuanhua street to Harbin Taipin airport
  2. Fly from Harbin (HRB) to Dalian (DLC) HRB - DLC
  3. Take the train from Dalian North to Shenyang North
  4. Take the train from Shenyang North to Dandong

$115 - $507

Train via Ussuriisk  •  5 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Harbin to Zabaykalsk
  2. Take the train from Zabajkalsk to Karymskaia AVE
  3. Take the train from Karymskaia to Ussuriisk AVE
  4. Take the train from Ussuriisk to Pyongyang

$383 - $608

Train  •  6 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Charbin to Karymskaia
  2. Take the train from Karymskaia to Tumangan
  3. Take the train from Tumangan to Pyongyang

$276 - $495

What companies run services between Harbin, China and North Korea?

You can take a train from Harbin to Pyongyang via Zabaykalsk, Zabajkalsk, Karymskaia, Ussuriisk, and Pyongyang in around 5 days 10 h.

Airlines
Air Koryo
Website
airkoryo.com.kp
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Qingdao, Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Jinan, Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Harbin to Yingkou Lanqi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Harbin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Lucky Air Co. Ltd.
Website
luckyair.net
Flights from Harbin to Jinzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Jinzhou South to Dandong
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$55 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
Train from Liaoyang to Shenyang North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $19
1st Class Seat
$25 - $28
Business Class Seat
$50 - $60
Train from Dalian North to Shenyang North
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$28 - $33
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$85 - $110
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shenyang North to Dandong
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$16 - $23
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Harbin to Zabaykalsk
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Zabajkalsk to Karymskaia
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$13 - $20
2nd Class (Kupé)
$18 - $28
Train from Karymskaia to Ussuriisk
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $70
2nd Class (Kupé)
$85 - $130
Train from Ussuriisk to Pyongyang
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Karymskaia to Tumangan
Ave. Duration
2 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Charbin to Karymskaia
Ave. Duration
47 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tumangan to Pyongyang
Ave. Duration
28 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Xuanhua street to Harbin Taipin airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
9tour.cn

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Harbin to North Korea?

The distance between Harbin and North Korea is 599 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Harbin to North Korea?

The cheapest way to get from Harbin to North Korea is to bus and fly and train which costs ¥600 - ¥2400 and takes 9 h 28 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Harbin to North Korea?

The quickest way to get from Harbin to North Korea is to bus and fly and train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs ¥750 - ¥2500.

How long does it take to get from Harbin to North Korea?

It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Harbin to North Korea, including transfers.