There are 4 ways to get from Moscow to Beijing by 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Beijing  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Beijing (PEK) SVO - PEK

$214 - $414

Cheapest option

Fly to Tianjin, train  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Tianjin (TSN) SVO - TSN
  2. Take the train from Tianjin South to Beijing South

$167 - $631

2 alternative options

Fly to Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Beijing Nanyuan Apt (NAY) SVO - NAY

$251 - $1,011

Train  •  5 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Naushki Express
  2. Take the train from Naushki to Beijing 004З

$261 - $481

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Beijing, China?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air China and seven other airlines fly from Moscow to Beijing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Beijing via Komsomolskaya, Moskva Iaroslavskaja, and Naushki in around 5 days 3 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tianjin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Xi An, Yan'an
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tianjin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tianjin via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Tianjin
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
China United
Website
flycua.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing Nanyuan Apt via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $480
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tianjin via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Air Astana
Website
airastana.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing via Almaty
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing via Astana
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing via Seoul
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Tianjin via Seoul
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tianjin South to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $23
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Iaroslavskaja to Naushki
Ave. Duration
3 days 9 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$90 - $140
2nd Class (Kupé)
$170 - $260
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Naushki to Beijing
Ave. Duration
39 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $220
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Moscow to Beijing?

The distance between Moscow and Beijing is 5793 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Moscow to Beijing?

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Beijing is to fly which costs RUB 13000 - RUB 26000 and takes 11 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Moscow to Beijing?

The quickest way to get from Moscow to Beijing is to fly which takes 11 h 7 min and costs RUB 13000 - RUB 26000.

How long does it take to get from Moscow to Beijing?

It takes approximately 11 h 7 min to get from Moscow to Beijing, including transfers.