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There are 5 ways to get from Tokyo to Mongolia by train, plane, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Ulan Bator (ULN) NRT - ULN

$338 - $1,333

Cheapest option

Fly from Tokyo Haneda  •  11h 46m

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Ulan Bator (ULN) HND - ULN

$312 - $1,117

3 alternative options

Train, ferry, drive  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Drive from Busan to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
  5. Take the train from Dalian to Beijing
  6. Take the train from Peking to Ulan-Bator D

$544 - $807

Train, ferry, drive via Qinhuangdao  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Drive from Busan to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
  5. Take the train from Qinhuangdao to Beijing
  6. Take the train from Peking to Ulan-Bator D

$523 - $788

Train, ferry, drive via Qinhuangdao #2  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata
  2. Take the ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
  3. Drive from Busan to Incheon Int'l Port
  4. Take the ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
  5. Take the train from Qinhuangdao to Beijing
  6. Take the train from Beijing Station to Ulaanbaatar

$503 - $894

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Mongolia is to fly which costs ¥35000 - ¥130000 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Mongolia is to train and fly which costs ¥38000 - ¥150000 and takes 8h 59m.

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The distance between Tokyo and Mongolia is 3214 km.

It takes approximately 8h 59m to get from Tokyo to Mongolia, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Ulan Bator Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 55m.

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MIAT and Korean Air offer flights from Tokyo Narita Airport to Ulan Bator Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Mongolia.
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  • Distance: 2008.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 59m

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Mongolia?

Japan Airlines, MIAT and 13 other airlines fly from Tokyo to Ulan Bator hourly.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Incheon, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Fukuoka, Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Osaka Kansai, Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
MIAT
Website
miat.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ulan Bator via Osaka Kansai, Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dalian to Beijing
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $80
Train from Qinhuangdao to Beijing
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Peking to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing Station to Ulaanbaatar
Ave. Duration
31h 8m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$25 - $29
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$70 - $85
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
DainFerry
Phone
+82 32 891 7100
Website
dainferry.co.kr
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Schedules at
dainferry.co.kr
VIP
$213
FST1(6 Person occupancy)
$120
FST2(6 Person occupancy)
$115
ECO1(12 Person occupancy)
$111
ECO2
$106
Qinin ferry
Phone
+82 32 891 9600
Website
qininferry.com
Ferry from Incheon Int'l Port to Qinhuangdao
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Schedules at
qininferry.com
Royal Suite
$221
First Class
$102
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Fukuoka to Busan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$106
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr

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