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There are 7 ways to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival by plane or train

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  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Harbin (HRB)

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Fly to Daqing, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Daqing (DQA)
  2. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

Fly to Mudanjiang, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Mudanjiang (MDG)
  2. Take the train from Mudanjiang to Harbin

Fly to Changchun, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Changchun (CGQ)
  2. Take the train from Changchun West to Harbin West

Fly to Jiamusi, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Jiamusi (JMU)
  2. Take the train from Jiamusi to Harbin

Fly to Qiqihar, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Qiqihar (NDG)
  2. Take the train from Qiqihar to Harbin

Fly to Tongliao, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Tongliao (TGO)
  2. Take the train from Tongliao to Shenyang Station
  3. Take the train from Shenyang to Harbin West
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harbin Ice Festival is 120.

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The social distance requirement in Harbin Ice Festival is 1 metre.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival is to fly and train which costs $500 - $1,200 and takes 20h 27m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival is to fly which takes 16h 14m and costs $750 - $2,000.

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The distance between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Harbin Ice Festival is 9458 km.

It takes approximately 16h 14m to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Harbin Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 50m and has one stopover.

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Qantas, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Harbin Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Harbin Ice Festival. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival.
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  • Distance: 9457.6 km
  • Duration: 16h 14m

What companies run services between Melbourne Airport (MEL), Australia and Harbin Ice Festival, China?

China Southern Airlines, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Harbin Ice Festival once daily.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Hong Kong, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Singapore Changi, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Xiamen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Singapore Changi, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥2000 - ¥4800
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Xiamen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Xiamen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥32000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Xiamen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Xiamen, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Kuala Lumpur, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9000
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Guangzhou Baiyun, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Harbin via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥17000
Flights from Melbourne to Harbin via Sydney, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥18000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Guangzhou Baiyun, Shenyang
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥30000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Kuala Lumpur, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Suvarnabhumi, Incheon
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥9500
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Guangzhou Baiyun, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥30000
Flights from Melbourne to Changchun via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥30000
Flights from Melbourne to Changchun via Sydney, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥32000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Tokyo Narita, Dalian
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Guangzhou Baiyun, Dalian
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Shenyang
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Guangzhou Baiyun, Hohhot
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Harbin via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥9000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Tokyo Narita, Dalian
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Changchun via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Hong Kong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong, Dalian
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Taiwan Taoyuan, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥35000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Xiamen, Jinan
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Xiamen, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Daqing via Kuala Lumpur, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Xiamen, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Xiamen, Shenyang
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Tokyo Narita, Dalian
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Shandong Airlines
Website
sda.cn
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Xiamen, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Suvarnabhumi, Incheon
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥9500
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Tokyo Haneda, Incheon
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥11000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Jiamusi via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
¥4000 - ¥11000
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Xiamen, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Qiqihar via Guangzhou Baiyun, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Spring Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Hong Kong, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥11000
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Guangzhou Baiyun, Shijiazhuang Zhengding
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥30000
Chang An Airlines
Website
airchangan.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Guangzhou Baiyun, Xi An
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥31000
Flights from Melbourne to Tongliao via Xiamen, Xi An
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Harbin via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥9000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Tokyo Narita, Dalian
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Mudanjiang via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥11000
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Daqing West to Harbin
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥70 - ¥130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥70 - ¥100
1st Class
¥90 - ¥130
Train from Mudanjiang to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥220
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥150
1st Class
¥150 - ¥220
Train from Changchun West to Harbin West
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥170
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥85 - ¥130
1st Class
¥120 - ¥170
Train from Jiamusi to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥110 - ¥240
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥110 - ¥170
1st Class
¥170 - ¥240
Train from Qiqihar to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥210
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥150
1st Class
¥140 - ¥210
Train from Tongliao to Shenyang Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥95 - ¥190
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥95 - ¥130
1st Class
¥130 - ¥190
China Railways G-Class
Train from Daqing West Station to Harbin
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥85 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥140 - ¥170
Business Class Seat
¥320 - ¥390
Train from Mudanjiang to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥170
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
1st Class Seat
¥220 - ¥260
Business Class Seat
¥470 - ¥600
Train from Changchun West to Harbin West
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥140
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class Seat
¥180 - ¥220
Business Class Seat
¥390 - ¥470
Train from Shenyang to Harbin West
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥210 - ¥270
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥210 - ¥270
1st Class Seat
¥350 - ¥420
Business Class Seat
¥700 - ¥850
China Railways K-Class
Train from Tongliao to Shenyang Station
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥35 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥35 - ¥50
Hard sleeper
¥90 - ¥110
Soft sleeper
¥130 - ¥160

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