There are 8 ways to get from Ulan Bator to Harbin by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Harbin, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Harbin (HRB) ULN - HRB
  2. Take the bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street

$189 - $960

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Train China Railways T-Class  •  36 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Jining South Station
  2. Take the train from Jining South to Changchun
  3. Take the train from Changchun to Harbin

$51 - $94

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Fly to Daqing, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Daqing (DQA) ULN - DQA
  2. Take the train from Daqing West to Harbin

$373 - $643

Fly to Changchun, train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Changchun (CGQ) ULN - CGQ
  2. Take the train from Changchun West to Harbin West

$359 - $634

Train, bus  •  42 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Dzamyn Ude
  2. Take the bus from Erenhot to Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Harbin

$92 - $99

Train Russian Railways  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass 004З
  2. Take the train from Ulan-Ude Pass to Harbin Vostok

$252 - $316

Train Russian Railways (RZhD)  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass 004З
  2. Take the train from Ulan-Ude Pass to Charbin D

$92 - $161

Drive  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ulan Bator to Harbin 1402.6 miles

$200 - $300

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No, there is no direct train from Ulan Bator to Harbin. However, there are services departing from Ulaanbaatar and arriving at Harbin via Jining South and Changchun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 18 min.

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The distance between Ulan Bator and Harbin is 1518 km. The road distance is 2244.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ulan Bator to Harbin without a car is to train which takes 36 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to get from Ulan Bator to Harbin, including transfers.

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Ulan Bator to Harbin train services, operated by China Railways K-Class, depart from Ulaanbaatar station.

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There is no direct flight from Ulan Bator Airport to Harbin Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Ulan Bator to Harbin train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, arrive at Harbin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulan Bator to Harbin is 2244 km. It takes approximately 28 h 26 min to drive from Ulan Bator to Harbin.

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Aero Mongolia, IrAero, MIAT and two other airlines offer flights from Ulan Bator Airport to Harbin Airport.

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There are 352+ hotels available in Harbin. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ulan Bator to Harbin.
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  • Distance: 949.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 55 min

What companies run services between Ulan Bator, Mongolia and Harbin, China?

You can take a train from Ulan Bator to Harbin via Jining South Station, Jining South, Changchun, and Changchun in around 36 h 18 min.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Harbin via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $750
Flights from Ulan Bator to Daqing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Ulan Bator to Changchun via Incheon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Changchun via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Harbin via Beijing
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Ulan Bator to Daqing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Ulan Bator to Changchun via Beijing
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Daqing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from Ulan Bator to Daqing via Beijing, Yantai
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Changchun via Incheon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
IrAero
Website
iraero.ru
Flights from Ulan Bator to Harbin via Irkutsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Daqing West to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$10 - $15
Train from Changchun to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $17
1st Class Seat
$14 - $21
China Railways G-Class
Train from Changchun West to Harbin West
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$21 - $25
1st Class Seat
$34 - $38
Business Class Seat
$65 - $80
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Ulaanbaatar to Jining South Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$18 - $23
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $65
Train from Ulaanbaatar to Dzamyn Ude
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$13 - $19
Hard Sleeper
$26 - $35
Soft Sleeper
$40 - $55
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Jining South to Changchun
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$22 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$65 - $85
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ulan-Bator to Ulan-Ude Pass
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Ulan-Ude Pass to Harbin
Ave. Duration
44 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
9tour.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Erenhot to Beijing Xinfadi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Zhaogongkou to Harbin
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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The best way to get from Ulan Bator to Ulan Bator Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs .

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