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There are 8 ways to get from Italy to China by plane, train or car

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Fly Bologna to Beijing Capital

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Beijing Capital (PEK)

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Fly Rome to Hong Kong

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Hong Kong (HKG)

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Fly Milan Linate to Beijing Capital

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Beijing Capital (PEK)

Fly Florence to Beijing Capital

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Beijing Capital (PEK)

Fly Turin to Beijing Capital

  1. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Beijing Capital (PEK)

Fly Genoa to Beijing Capital

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Beijing Capital (PEK)

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Beijing Daxing

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Beijing Daxing (PKX)
  4. Take the train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to Chongqing
Italy → China
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International entry into China from Italy

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into China from Italy

  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Taiwan
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 7 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Hong Kong and Macau
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from Italy

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from Italy 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in China is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in China is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in China is 1 metre.

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

No, returning to Italy from China is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Italy to China is to fly which costs €600 - €1300 and takes 15h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to China is to fly which costs €2300 - €3500 and takes 14h 48m.

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It is 7633 km from Italy to China. It is approximately 10671.6 km to drive.

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It takes approximately 15h 59m to get from Italy to China, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Beijing Capital Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Italy to China is 10672 km. It takes approximately 5 days 2h to drive from Italy to China.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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The best way to get from Italy to Bologna Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs €7 - €19.

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Map of how to get from Italy to China.
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  • Distance: 7633.5 km
  • Duration: 15h 59m

What companies run services between Italy and China?

KLM, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Bologna to Beijing every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥60000
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥3400 - ¥60000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥22000
Flights from Turin to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥22000
Flights from Genoa to Beijing Capital via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥19000
Flights from Genoa to Beijing Capital via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥20000
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥32000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥34000
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥35000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥32000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥33000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥36000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥28000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥37000
Flights from Turin to Beijing Capital via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥36000
Flights from Turin to Beijing Capital via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥36000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥24000
Flights from Milan Linate to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥23000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥26000
Flights from Turin to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥25000
Flights from Genoa to Beijing Capital via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥23000
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥16000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥18000
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥30000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Vienna
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥33000
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥35000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Florence to Beijing Capital via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥28000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥12000
Flights from Zurich to Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥17000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Beijing Daxing via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥16000
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Bologna to Beijing Capital via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥22000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥7500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥14000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Rome to Hong Kong via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥9500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Beijing Daxing via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥21000
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥160 - ¥290
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥410 - ¥750
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥380
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
¥130 - ¥180
1st Class
¥280 - ¥380
Train from Chiasso to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥260 - ¥550
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
¥260 - ¥350
1st Class
¥410 - ¥550
Beijing Airport Express
Train from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Caoqiao
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥35
Schedules at
bdia.com.cn

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