There are 4 ways to get from Vladivostok to Harbin by train, night train, car, plane or bus

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

Train, night train  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Vladivostok to Karymskaia Express
  2. Take the night train from Karymskaia to Charbin Express

$74 - $195

Cheapest option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Vladivostok (VVO) to Harbin (HRB) VVO - HRB
  2. Take the bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street

$71 - $756

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 days 17 h

  1. Take the train from Vladivostok to Tschita 2 Express
  2. Take the train from Chita to Harbin Vostok

$205 - $331

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vladivostok to Harbin 434.8 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Vladivostok, Russia and Harbin, China?

You can take a train from Vladivostok to Harbin via Tschita 2 and Chita in around 3 days 17 h.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vladivostok to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Vladivostok to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Aurora
Website
flyaurora.ru
Flights from Vladivostok to Harbin
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Vladivostok to Karymskaia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $70
2nd Class (Kupé)
$85 - $130
Night train from Karymskaia to Charbin
Ave. Duration
36 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Vladivostok to Tschita 2
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $75
2nd Class (Kupé)
$90 - $140
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Chita to Harbin
Ave. Duration
35 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Schedules at
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Nine Travel Network
Website
9tour.cn
Bus from Harbin Taipin airport to Xuanhua street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
9tour.cn

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vladivostok and Harbin is 508 km. The road distance is 696 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vladivostok to Harbin is to drive which costs RUB 3800 - RUB 6000 and takes 8 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Vladivostok to Harbin is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs RUB 4300 - RUB 47000.

No, there is no direct train from Vladivostok to Harbin. However, there are services departing from Vladivostok and arriving at Charbin via Karymskaia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 16 h.

It takes approximately 3 days 16 h to get from Vladivostok to Harbin, including transfers.