Hulunbuir Transportation: How to Get to Hulunbuir Grassland
Hulunbuir Grassland is the largest and most beautiful grassland in China. When it comes to a grassland tour in China, Hulunbuir Grassland always tops the travel list. However, before planning your itinerary to visit the grassland, it is more important to check where it is and how to get there. This Hulunbuir Transportation Guide will help you to solve all of these problems. We list you Flight to Hulunbuir, Train to Hulunbuir, Car to Hulunbuir and more transportation information you are looking for!
Hulunbuir City and Hulunbuir Grassland
Hulunbuir Grassland is located in Hulunbuir City in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. If you want to visit the grassland, you are required to get to Hulunbuir City first. Hulunbuir City is located on the east end of the long and narrow Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. It neighbors Heilongjiang Province in the east, Russia in the north and northwest, Mongolia in the west and southwest. Below are the Hulunbuir Location Map and Hulunbuir Grasssland Inner Mongolia Map.
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How to Get to Hulunbuir City
Hulunbuir City can be reached by flight, train and car. Normally, visitors get to Hailar District (the downtown area of Hulunbuir City) first. This city center area has the best-established traffic system of this region.
Get to Hailar (Hulunbuir) by Flight
Hailar Dongshan International Airport, or called Hulunbuir Dongshan International Airport (IATA: HLD), is the main airport in Hulunbuir City. It has flights to/from Beijing (2.5 hrs), Hohhot (2.5 hrs), Harbin (1.5 hrs), etc. The airport is about 8.5 kilometers and 20 minutes away from Hailar downtown by car and 45 kilometers and 1 hour around from the main tourist site of Hulunbuir Grassland - Morigele River by car.
Address: Airport Street, Hailar District, Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China (海拉尔东山机场，内蒙古呼伦贝尔市海拉尔区机场大街)
Besides Hulunbuir Dongshan International Airport, there is also a Manzhouli Xijiao International Airport in nearby Manzhouli City on the Sino-Russia border, which is about a 3-hour drive from Hailar. Manzhouli Xijiao International Airport has flights to/from Beijing (2.5 hours), Hohhot (1.5 hours), Harbin (2 hours), Guiyang (3 hours), etc.
Address: Airport Road, Manzhouli, Hulunbuir City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China (满洲里西郊机场，呼伦贝尔市满洲里市机场路)
Get to Hailar (Hulunbuir) by Train
The whole Hulunbuir City is not accessible by bullet train, including the Hailar District, the busiest area in Hulunbuir. There are normal trains to Hailar from Harbin (9~24.5 hours), Beijing (30 hours), Zhengzhou (40.5 hours), etc. However, considering the long duration of the train travel, seldom visitors choose the normal trains.
Get to Hailar (Hulunbuir) by Car
If you go from the nearby Hinggan League, you can also choose the car. Driving from Arxan National Forest Park in Hinggan League to Hailar needs about 5 hours.
Beijing to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 1,080 kilometers
Time needed: 2.5 hours by flight
Beijing, the capital of China, is the best gateway city to visit Hulunbuir. It is about 1,080 kilometers and 2.5 hours away from Hailar by flight. The flight departs from Beijing Capital International Airport, which is about 30 kilometers and 1 hour or so from Beijing downtown by car. Normally, there are 4 flights a day from Beijing to Hulunbuir for you to choose, including the morning ones and the afternoon ones. Check more about the Real-time Beijing Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
Hohhot to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 1,120 kilometers
Time needed: 2~4 hours
Hohhot, the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is the best alternative option to Hulunbuir besides Beijing. It is about 1,120 kilometers southwest of Hulunbuir. The flight from Hohhot Baita International Airport to Hulunbuir Dongshan International Airport takes about 2 hours. There are nearly 20 flights from Hohhot for you to choose, most of them depart in the morning while the rests depart in the early afternoon. Check more about Real-time Hohhot Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
Harbin to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 627 kilometers
Time needed: 1.5 hours
Harbin, the city known for its world-class Harbin Ice and Snow Festival (usually happens in January), is about 627 kilometers southeast of Hulunbuir. Every morning, there are one or two flights to Hulunbuir from Harbin Taiping International Airport. The flight ride needs about 1.5 hours. Apart from the flights, there are also normal trains, which take about 9~24.5 hours. Check more about the Real-time Harbin Hulunbuir Flight >> | Harbin to Hulunbuir Train >>
Shanghai to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 2,003 kilometers
Time needed: from 5 hours
From Shanghai to Hulunbuir via Beijing
Shanghai has frequent high speed trains to Beijing. The bullet train ride needs from 4 hours or so. There are also flights available, which take 2 hours around. Check more about Shanghai to Beijing Trains >> | Shanghai to Beijing Flights >>
From Beijing, you can take a flight (2.5 hours around) to Hulunbuir. Check more about the Real-time Beijing Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
From Shanghai to Hulunbuir via Hohhot
Getting to Hohhot from Shanghai by flight is the best way. Flight journey from Shanghai to Hulunbuir needs about 2.5~3 hours. There are over 10 flights a day. Check the real-time Shanghai to Hohhot Trains >> | Shanghai Hohhot Flight Schedule >>
From Hohhot, you can get to Hulunbuir in about 2.5 hours. The flights start from Hohhot Baita International Airport. Every day, there are over 15 flights for you to choose. Check the real-time Hohhot Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
Xian to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 1,875 kilometers
Time needed: from 5 hours around
Xian also has no direct flight to Hulunbuir. It is better to get to Beijing or Hohhot first, and then ride a flight to Hulunbuir.
From Xian to Hulunbuir via Beijing
Xian and Beijing are well connected by bullet trains and flights. It is also a popular tour to travel these two ancient capital cities together. The bullet train ride between them takes about 4.5~6 hours, and the flight trip takes about 2 hours. Check the real-time Xian to Beijing Train >> | Xian Beijing Flight Schedule >>
Beijing has direct flights to Hulunbuir. The duration of the flights is about 2.5 hours. Check more about the Real-time Beijing Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
From Xian to Hulunbuir via Hohhot
Xian Xianyang International Airport offers 5 direct flights or so to Hohhot Baita International Airport. The whole flight journey from Xian to Hohhot takes about 2 hours. Some flights depart from the Terminal 3 of the Xian Xianyang International Airport, while others depart from the Terminal 2 of the airport. Check more about Xian Hohhot Flight Schedule >>
After arriving at Hohhot, you can spend 3 days around Hohhot tour to the pagodas and nearby deserts. After the Hohhot tour, take a flight to Hulunbuir. About 2.5 hours around will then be needed. Check the real-time Hohhot Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
Guangzhou to Hulunbuir City
Distance: 2,921 kilometers
Time needed: from 6.5 hours
Guangzhou is located at the southernmost part of China, while Hulunbuir is at the northeastern part of China. There two cities are very far from each other, with a long direct distance of about 2,921 kilometers. If you want to visit Hulunbuir from Guangzhou, you are also suggested to get to Beijing or Hohhot first, and then get to Hulunbuir by flight.
Guangzhou to Hulunbuir via Beijing
The metropolis Guangzhou has an efficient transportation network. The airport of the city, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, has frequent flights to Beijing. Every day from 6:30am to 22:20pm, there are over 30 direct flights, with at least 2 flights per hour for you to choose. Check more about Guangzhou Beijing Flight >>
From Beijing to Hulunbuir, the flight trip needs about 2.5 hours. Check more about the Real-time Beijing Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
Guangzhou to Hulunbuir via Hohhot
Hohhot is the capital of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, where Hulunbuir is located. From Guangzhou, there are about 10 daily direct flights to Hohhot. The flight ride takes about 3.5 hours. Check the Real-time Guangzhou Hohhot Flight Schedule >>
From Hohhot, you can get to Hulunbuir in about 2.5 hours by flight. Check the real-time Hohhot Hulunbuir Flight Schedule >>
How to Get to Hulunbuir Grassland
The whole Hailar District is built on the Hulunbuir Grassland. Therefore, you can get to the grassland from any direction of Hailar. The grassland southeast of Hailar is very beautiful when the large fields of rape flowers blossom in mid-July, while the northwest grassland is more popular with the most attractive Morigele River and other tribes here. Usually, when it comes to how to get to Hulunbuir Grassland, it refers to how to get to the most beautiful section of Morigeler River.
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Hailar to Hulunbuir Grassland (Morigele River Region)
Upon arriving at Hailar District, you can get to the river region by private car, which is the only way to get there. You will arrive at the Morigele River from Hailar after diving north for about 40 kilometers and 1 hour or so.
Apart from the Morigele River, the Hulunbuir Grassland is also famous for the sunset scenery at Heishantou, the broad Hulun Lake, the interesting Mongolian activities at Golden Mongolian Tribe and so forth. These sites are spreading the grassland with long distance and a poor public transportation network between them. Driving is the best way to visit it, because you can arrange your itinerary as you want and make stops at where you like. However, the roads in this region zigzag deep into the forest and grassland. You may lose your way here. Therefore, you are not very suggested to drive by your own but with a professional local driver. We China Discovery offer flexible Hulunbuir Grassland Tour Packages with warm private car service! If you are in need, please feel free to contact us!
How to Travel around Hulunbuir
Most of the cities in Hulunbuir have their own coach stations. And you can take a coach to travel between the coach stations in any two of the cities, like Ergun, Manzhouli, etc. Compared with the coaches, private cars are more popular!
Travel around Hulunbuir by Private Car (Most Popular)
No matter you are in Hulunbuir only for the Hulunbuir Grassland or more wonders of this region, like Ergun Wetland, Aoluguya Reindeer Village, travelling around with the help of private cars must be the best way. The tourist sites, including the tribes on the grassland and other attractions in Hulunbuir, are very far from each other. And it is not an easy job to figure out the distributions and transportations of every one of them. If you go with private cars driving by a local experienced driver, all your problems will then be solved. You can just make the largest use of your days to explore the grassland, wetland, forests, Russian Towns and more. Contact us to customize a Hulunbuir tour with private car service included NOW!
How to Plan a Hulunbuir Tour?
Visitors usually spend 4~5 days on a Hulunbuir Grassland Tour, including 2~3 days on the grassland and 2 days more to the surrounding wetlands, forests and Russian Towns.
During the days on the grassland, they will visit the highlights like Morigele River, Heishantou and the tribes. A classic 5 Days Hulunbuir Tour also includes a half-day visit to Eerguna Wetland, the No.1 Wetland in Asia located on the way from Morigele River to Heishantou Town.
Apart from the classic route, there are also a South Route and a North Route. The north visiting route takes you to explore the forests and Russian Towns, like Shiwei Russian Town and Moerdaoga Forest Park. And the south visiting route takes you to explore the lakes and national parks, like Arxan Mountain, etc. The south route and north route needs 5~8 days to fulfill in separate.
Besides, you can visit the deserts near Hohhot and Hulunbuir together, thus you will get the superb experience of both adventure fun and sightseeing release in Inner Mongolia!
Travel Hulunbuir with China Discovery
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