Aeroflot resumes direct flights to Beijing, China from Vladivostok, Russia

According to the media of Primorsky Krai, the airline "Aeroflot" resumes direct flights to Beijing from Vladivostok, the duration of the flight will be about three hours, flights will open from March 28, 2023. So far, departures will be carried out twice a week. However, the issue of issuing tourist visas to China has not yet been resolved, travel agencies and the media report conflicting information.


Direct flights from Vladivostok to Beijing will be operated by Aeroflot on Aurora aircraft from March 28. The cost of a round-trip ticket without luggage is 19,313 rubles. Suitcases will cost another 9265 rubles. A one-way ticket will cost 11,793 rubles on this date without luggage (+6408 rubles).


For later dates, for example, at the end of April, tickets can be found a little cheaper – for 17,923 rubles without luggage in both directions. For luggage you need to pay another 9458 rubles. Approximately the same price for flights from Khabarovsk – 17,335 - 17,923 rubles without luggage, depending on the date.


According to aggregators, direct flights will be operated twice a week, the travel time is 2 hours and 40 minutes. The remaining flights will cost at least twice as much and will be made at best with one transfer in Moscow.


There are also more extravagant ways to get to the Chinese capital – from Vladivostok to Irkutsk or Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, then to Khabarovsk and Beijing. The total travel time may exceed three days.


Earlier it was reported that direct flights from Vladivostok to Harbin will resume from March 26. However, while flights are suitable only for those who have business visas or, for example, citizenship of a neighboring country.