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There are 6 ways to get from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival by train or plane

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Train to Sydney, fly to Harbin

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Harbin (HRB)

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Train to Sydney, fly to Daqing, train

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Daqing (DQA)
  3. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

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Fly Newcastle to Harbin

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Harbin (HRB)

Train to Sydney, fly to Changchun, train

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Changchun (CGQ)
  3. Take the train from Changchun West to Harbin West

Fly Newcastle to Daqing, train

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Daqing (DQA)
  2. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

Train to Sydney, fly to Yanji, train

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Yanji (YNJ)
  3. Take the train from Yanji West to Harbin

Newcastle (NTL) to Harbin (HRB) flights

The flight time between Newcastle (NTL) and Harbin (HRB) is around 18h 55m and covers a distance of around 9094 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 32m. The fastest flight normally takes 18h 25m. Services are operated by FlyPelican, China Eastern Airlines and Qantas. Typically five flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
14h 22m
Layover time:
4h 32m
Total time:
18h 55m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
18h 25m
Flight distance:
9094 km
Flights per week:
5
Cheapest price:
¥5016
Carbon emissions:
1844 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:50
Last flight departs at:
07:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle (NTL) to Harbin (HRB) flight schedules

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Conditions of entry into China from Australia

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Australia

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from Australia 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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harbin Ice Festival is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Harbin Ice Festival is mandatory.

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.

Yes, entry into Australia from China is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival is to train and fly, which costs $600 - $1,200 and takes 24h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival is to train and fly which costs $1,200 - $3,300 and takes 21h 26m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Harbin Ice Festival is 9113 km.

It takes approximately 21h 26m to get from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Harbin Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 69+ hotels available in Harbin Ice Festival. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Newcastle Airport is to line 136 bus which takes 27 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival.
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  • Distance: 9112.6 km
  • Duration: 21h 26m

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Harbin Ice Festival, China?

FlyPelican, China Eastern Airlines and Qantas fly from Newcastle to Harbin Ice Festival 5 times a week.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Sydney to Harbin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥19000
Flights from Newcastle to Harbin via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥17000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Incheon, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥14000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Shanghai Pudong, Yantai
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥24000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Shanghai Pudong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Sydney to Changchun via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥19000
Flights from Sydney to Changchun via Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥23000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong, Yantai
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥21000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
33h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥14000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Xiamen, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥33000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Incheon, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Hong Kong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥19000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥16000 - ¥24000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Taiwan Taoyuan, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥19000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Manila, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥4800
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Xiamen, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥38000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Hangzhou Xiaoshan, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥17000 - ¥24000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Singapore Changi, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥22000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Melbourne, Taiwan Taoyuan, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥17000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥21000
Flights from Sydney to Yanji via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sydney to Harbin via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Guangzhou Baiyun, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Shanghai Pudong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥16000
Flights from Sydney to Daqing via Incheon, Dalian
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥14000
Flights from Sydney to Changchun via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥29000
Flights from Newcastle to Daqing via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥14000
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Harbin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥19000
Flights from Newcastle to Harbin via Sydney, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥17000
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Sydney to Yanji via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 7m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥15000
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Yanji via Incheon
Ave. Duration
16h 37m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥15000
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥40 - ¥60
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
¥40 - ¥60
Opal single trip ticket
¥50 - ¥70
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 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 Yanji West to Harbin
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥430
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥190 - ¥270
1st Class
¥300 - ¥430
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 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

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