There are 3 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.

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Bus, fly to Pyongyang  •  8 h 30 min

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

$163 - $383

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Dalian, train  •  9 h 41 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 Station to Dandong

$87 - $457

1 alternative option

Train  •  6 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Harbin to Chita
  2. Take the train from Tschita 2 to Ussuriisk D
  3. Take the train from Ussuriisk to Pyongyang

$325 - $510

Questions & Answers

The distance between Harbin and North Korea is 599 km.

It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Harbin to North Korea, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Harbin Airport to Pyongyang Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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North Korea is 1 h ahead of Harbin. It is currently 2:31 PM in Harbin and 3:31 PM in North Korea.

Hainan, Air Koryo, Shandong Airlines and Air China offer flights from Harbin Airport to Pyongyang Airport.

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Map of how to get from Harbin to North Korea.
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  • Distance: 374.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Harbin to Pyongyang via Chita, Tschita 2, Ussuriisk, and Pyongyang in around 6 days 8 h.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Qingdao, Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Jinan, Beijing
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Air Koryo
Website
airkoryo.com.kp
Flights from Harbin to Pyongyang via Beijing
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Harbin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dalian North Station to Dandong
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$14 - $19
1st Class Seat
$17 - $25
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Harbin to Chita
Ave. Duration
35 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Tschita 2 to Ussuriisk
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $70
2nd Class (Kupé)
$80 - $130
Train from Ussuriisk to Pyongyang
Ave. Duration
2 days 17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Xuanhua street to Harbin Taipin airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
9tour.cn

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