Travel Information

Indian citizens travelling to China

Citizens of India that are travelling to China need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in China

🐌 Below average wifi
safe neighbourhoods
❄️ cold weather
bad air quality
🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
culture

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to China from India usually are around 18959.00 INR. AirAsia is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

China Southern Airlines, Air China, and Emirates

. Popular domestic airlines are

Hainan, Air China, and Spring

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

China Mobile, China Unicom, and ZTE

.

💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include

Didi.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is CNY.

1 INR = 0.100175 CNY

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.81 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

hold a passport valid for at least 3 months from the date of entry;:arrive by air, cruise ship or train (except for arriving at certain airports listed below);:hold confirmed air, cruise ship or train tickets to a third-country final destination.:depart Mainland China on a flight, cruise ship or train within 24 hours after arrival.:Urumqi Diwopu International Airport: Passengers in transit are permitted to remain in the airport for a maximum period of 2 hours. Multi-stop transit is not permitted. The airport also maintains an individual list of nationalities not eligible for visa-free transit.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we continue to advise that you do not travel to China. If despite our advice you travel to China, you’ll be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine. Quarantine requirements may change at short notice. If you’re already in China, and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you remain in China, monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven't changed our level of advice. Do not travel to China.

Statistics

These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in China. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.26 / 5)
Safety (4.17 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$36.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.81 USD

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Popular Cities in China

Anshan

Anyang

Baoding

Baotou

Beijing

Changchun

Changsha

Changshu

Changzhou

Chengdu

Chifeng

Chongqing

Cixi

Dalian

Datong

Dongguan

Dongying

Foshan

Fushun

Fuzhou

Guangzhou

Guilin

Guiyang

Haikou

Handan

Hangzhou

Harbin

Hefei

Hohhot

Huai'an

Huaibei

Huainan

Huizhou

Huzhou

Jiamusi

Jiangmen

Jiaxing

Jilin

Jinan

Kunming

Kunshan

Lanzhou

Lianyungang

Linyi

Liuzhou

Luoyang

Nanchang

Nanjing

Nanning

Nantong

Nanyang

Ningbo

Puning

Putian

Qingdao

Qinhuangdao

Qiqihar

Quanzhou

Rui'an

Shanghai

Shantou

Shaoxing

Shenyang

Shenzhen

Shijiazhuang

Suzhou

Taiyuan

Taizhou

Tangshan

Tengzhou

Tianjin

Urumqi

Weifang

Weihai

Wenling

Wenzhou

Wuhan

Wuhu

Wuxi

Xi An

Xiamen

Xiangtan

Xiangyang

Xining

Xuzhou

Yangshuo

Yangzhou

Yantai

Yichang

Yinchuan

Yiwu

Zhangjiagang

Zhangjiakou

Zhangzhou

Zhanjiang

Zhengzhou

Zhongshan

Zhoukou

Zhucheng

Zhuhai

Zhuzhou

Zibo

Zunyi

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