How to Get from Harbin Airport to the City

Harbin Taiping International Airport, an international hub airport in Heilongjiang Province, has the largest number of passenger throughput in northeastern China. It offers convenient transportation system for you to transfer to any areas in Harbin downtown. You can choose airport shuttle buses and taxis, or private transfers arranged by travel agencies.

Where Is Harbin Airport

Harbin Airport Location Map

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Address: Yingbin 1st Rd, Daoli District, Harbin city, Heilongjiang Province, China(中国黑龙江省哈尔滨市道里区迎宾一路)

Harbin Taiping International Airport, one of the 3 busiest airports in northeastern China, is located at the northeast of China. It is about 41 km from downtown area of Harbin, which takes about 40 minutes by taxi/car. Located in the center of northeast Asia, Harbin Airport is the transit point of flights from southeast Asia to north America. As one of the busiest and largest airports in northeast China, it totally has numerous international/regional flights, covering cities in Asia, Europe and America. The flights to Russia are only less than Beijing Capital International Airport. There are also lots of domestic flights from/to major cities in China.

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The distance between Harbin Airport to the downtown area is about 41km, and it will take about 40 minutes by car. It may be more convenient for you to take private car from airport to the next destination in/around Harbin. China Discovery provides you the private transfer service included in our Harbin tour package. Our drivers are all experienced local drivers with qualified licenses. No matter when your flight arrives, and which terminal your flight lands, our friendly tour guide and driver will hold a sigh with your name and welcome you at the arrival hall. Our private driver will escort you along your whole trip and you don’t need to transfer for several times. Meanwhile, our local tour guide will guide you to have an in-depth tour in Harbin. After the tour, they will also drop you off at the airport on time.

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By Airport Shuttle Bus - The Most Popular Choice with a Cheap Price

There’s no metro connecting Harbin Airport with the downtown area. However, you could take airport shuttle bus. Taking airport shuttle bus is cheaper than taking taxi from Harbin Airport to the city, which costs only ¥ 20 for a single way ticket. It will take about 1 hour from Harbin Airport to the downtown area of Harbin. There are 4 airport shuttle buses you can take to the city: No.1/No.2/No.3/No.4/Wanda Plaza Line. These shuttle buses connect Harbin Airport with many places in Daoli District, Nangang District, Xiangfang District, Songbei District and Hulan District. You can take the shuttle bus to the city first, an then transfer to other places you want to go by bus or taxi. The following chart is about the routes of these 4 buses.

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Harbin Airport Shuttle Bus

Bus Schedules:

Buses Stations Departure Time Departure Interval
Airport Bus No.1 Harbin Airport-Kangan Road-Tongda Street-Anfa Bridge-Harbin Railway From 7:30 Until Arrival of the last flight According to the arrival of flights
Airport Bus No.2 Harbin Airport-Ling Gong Li-Chilun Road-Harbin West Coach Station-Clothing Mall-Harbin University of Science and Technology-Hexing Commercial Building-Lesong Square-Tongxiang Store-Nongken Building-Tianyang Hotel-Convention Center-Minfang Commercial Hotel 08:30-01:30 30 Minutes
Airport Bus No.3 Harbin Airport-Chilun Road-Guxiang-Anhong Street-Central Street-Baqu-Daowai Coach Station-Jungong-Taiping Bridge-Harbin East Railway Station 08:30-00:30 30 Minutes
Airport Bus No.4 Harbin Airport-Chilun Road-Qunli Yi Da-Qunli Yuan Da-Highway Bridge-Ice and Snow World-Qianjin Dao Kou-Da Geng Jia-Harbin North Raiolway Station-Xueyuan Road 09:30-00:30 1 Hour
Wanda Plaza Line Harbin Airport-Jiangbei Wanda Plaza-Wanda Plaza- Beian Runhe City-Harbin's Outlets 09:00-00:30 1 Hour

(Note: The information is for reference only, for more details please feel free to contact our private consultant.)


By Taxi - Not Recommended

You can also take a taxi from Harbin Airport to the city, and it will take about ¥120 ~ ¥150. Although it is more expensive than taking airport shuttle bus, it will be more flexible considering your own needs. It will take about 50 minutes from the airport to the city, but it may be longer when the traffics are heavy during rush hours (8am~9:30am; 6pm~9pm). Now that the price depends not only on the distance to your destination but also the time spent in the way, so you may need to pay more when the traffics are heavy. Considering your own budgets, you can take the shuttle bus to the city first, and then transfer to another bus or taxi to your destination.

(Note: You can contact our private consultant for more details about the Airport Shuttle Bus.)

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How to Transfer to Major Attractions in / Around Harbin

To Distance Available Transportations
Central Street About 40 km / 50 minutes'driving 1. Airport Bus No.3 - Bus No.102/No.2/No.47
2. Airport Bus No.1 - Bus No.102/No.56
Ice and Snow World About 40 km / 40 minutes'driving Airport Bus No.4
Sun Island About 40 km / 50 minutes'driving 1. Airport Bus No.1 - Bus No.56 - Jiuzhan Port
2. Airport Bus No.4 - Bus No.212/No.215/No.223/No.213/No.225/No.211 - Bus No.42
Zhaolin Park About 40 km / 50 minutes'driving 1. Airport Bus No.1 - Bus No.56/No.102
2. Airport Bus No.3 - Bus No.102/No.206/No.132/No.136
3. Airport Bus No.4 - Bus No.56
Siberian Tiger Park About 45km/50 minutes'driving 1. Wanda Plaza Line - Bus No.145/No.35
2. Airport Bus No.4 - Bus No.29/No.123
St. Sophia Church About 40km/50 minutes'driving 1. Airport Bus No.3 - Bus No.61/No.5/No.130
2. Airport Bus No.1 - Bus No.106/No.5/No.130
Stalin Park About 40 km / 50 minutes'driving 1. Airport Bus No.1 - Bus No.56/No.102
2. Airport Bus No.4 - Bus No.56/No.85
3. Airport Bus No.3 - Bus No.47/No.8
Heilongjiang Provincial Museum About 40 km / 50 minutes'driving Airport Bus No.1

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