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Fly Oakland to Harbin

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Harbin (HRB)

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Fly San Francisco to Daqing, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Daqing (DQA)
  2. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

Fly San Francisco to Changchun, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Changchun (CGQ)
  2. Take the train from Changchun West to Harbin West

Fly San Francisco to Mudanjiang, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mudanjiang (MDG)
  2. Take the train from Mudanjiang to Harbin

Train to Santa Rosa, fly to Harbin

  1. Take the train from San Rafael Station to Sonoma County Airport Station
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (STS) to Harbin (HRB)

Fly San Francisco to Qiqihar, train

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Qiqihar (NDG)
  2. Take the train from Qiqihar to Harbin

San Francisco (SFO) to Harbin (HRB) flights

The flight time between San Francisco (SFO) and Harbin (HRB) is around 20h 6m and covers a distance of around 8500 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 34m. Services are operated by Asiana Airlines, United Airlines, Air China and others. Typically 50 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Harbin Ice Festival is to train and fly which costs $95 - $250 and takes 28h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Harbin Ice Festival is to fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 20h 50m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Harbin Ice Festival is 8455 km.

It takes approximately 20h 50m to get from San Francisco to Harbin Ice Festival, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Francisco Airport to Harbin Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 55m and has one stopover.

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Juneyao Airlines, Korean Air, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines offer flights from San Francisco 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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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 31 min and costs $8 - $10.

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  • Distance: 8454.7 km
  • Duration: 20h 50m

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Harbin Ice Festival, China?

Asiana Airlines, United Airlines and five other airlines fly from San Francisco to Harbin Ice Festival every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from San Francisco to Harbin via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥3200
Flights from San Francisco to Harbin via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1200 - ¥3400
Flights from San Francisco to Harbin via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥6000
Flights from San Francisco to Daqing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Flights from San Francisco to Daqing via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥13000
Flights from San Francisco to Daqing via Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
20h 54m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥12000
Flights from San Francisco to Daqing via Shanghai Pudong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥8500
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥13000
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 49m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥12000
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18h 8m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥8000
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Los Angeles, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥8000
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Seattle, Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥650 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Mudanjiang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥7000
Flights from San Francisco to Mudanjiang via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥13000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via San Francisco, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3800
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥7000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via San Francisco, Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥7000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Seattle, Vancouver, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥6500
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Los Angeles, Tianjin Binhai
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥600 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Seattle, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥800 - ¥2400
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥7000
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Shanghai Pudong, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Shanghai Pudong, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Beijing Capital, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥7500
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Los Angeles, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥1100 - ¥13000
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Tokyo Narita, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥7500
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Seattle, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1500
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Seattle, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1400
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Los Angeles, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1600
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Seattle, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1400
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via San Francisco, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1400 - ¥4000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Seattle, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1300
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Los Angeles, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥460 - ¥1400
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Incheon, Qingdao
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥6500
Flights from San Francisco to Qiqihar via Chengdu, Jinan
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥8500
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from San Francisco to Harbin via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥3200
Flights from San Francisco to Changchun via Incheon
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥7000
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Los Angeles, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥2900 - ¥4000
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via Los Angeles, Incheon
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥3700
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mudanjiang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3900 - ¥7000
Flights from San Francisco to Mudanjiang via Los Angeles, Incheon
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥8000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Oakland to Harbin via Los Angeles, Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
26h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥500 - ¥1600
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mudanjiang via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥7000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Santa Rosa to Harbin via San Francisco, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
34h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥1300 - ¥3800
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 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 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 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
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
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
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Website
sonomamarintrain.org
Train from San Rafael Station to Sonoma County Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥65 - ¥80
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org

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