There are 3 ways to get from Irkutsk to Harbin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  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 4 h

  1. Take the train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Harbin Vostok

$230 - $290

Drive  •  33 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Irkutsk to Harbin 1591.6 miles

$220 - $340

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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 Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

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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 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min 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 2 h 40 min.

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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 33 h 23 min to drive from Irkutsk to Harbin.

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IrAero, Hainan and Grand China Air Co offer flights from Irkutsk Airport to Harbin Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Irkutsk to Harbin.
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  • Distance: 1109.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

Russian Railways operates a train from Irkutsk to Harbin once a week. Tickets cost $230 - $290 and the journey takes 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Irkutsk to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Irkutsk to Harbin via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Train operators
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Irkutsk Passajirskij to Harbin
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$230 - $290
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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The best way to get from Irkutsk to Irkutsk Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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