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There are 4 ways to get from Irkutsk to Harbin by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly, bus  •  4h 10m

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

$139 - $710

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Train  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Harbin 020Щ

$220 - $280

Night train  •  43h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Zabajkalsk D
  2. Take the night train from Mantsjurija to Charbin D

Drive  •  33h 23m

  1. Drive from Irkutsk to Harbin 1591.6 miles

$220 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Irkutsk to Harbin is to train which costs RUB 14000 - RUB 19000 and takes 2 days 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Irkutsk to Harbin is to fly and bus which costs RUB 9000 - RUB 47000 and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Irkutsk Passajirskij and arriving at Harbin. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Irkutsk and Harbin is 1776 km. The road distance is 2546.6 km.

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The best way to get from Irkutsk to Harbin without a car is to train which takes 2 days 4h and costs RUB 14000 - RUB 19000.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Irkutsk to Harbin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Irkutsk Airport to Harbin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Irkutsk to Harbin is 2547 km. It takes approximately 33h 23m to drive from Irkutsk to Harbin.

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  • Distance: 1109.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

Russian Railways operates a train from Irkutsk to Harbin once a week. Tickets cost $220 - $280 and the journey takes 2 days 4h.

Airlines
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Irkutsk to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 days 4h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Night train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Zabajkalsk
Ave. Duration
28h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Night train from Mantsjurija to Charbin
Ave. Duration
12h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
9tour.cn

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IrAero offers flights from Irkutsk Airport to Harbin Airport.

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There are 332+ hotels available in Harbin. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Irkutsk to Irkutsk Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs RUB 370 - RUB 450.

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