Air transport and Trans-Siberian Railways are the only transport options for entering Mongolia, since it is a landlocked country between Russia and China with no navigable road links. The capital city Ulaanbaatar is the main hub for international arrivals. The easiest way to get to Ulaanbaatar is:

By air

   

   

   

The National flag carrier MIAT Mongolian Airlines operates scheduled flights from Berlin, Moscow, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo to Chingis khaan international airport, Ulaanbaatar. Flights are also provided by 5 foreign airlines; Aeroflot from Moscow, Air China from Beijing , Korean Air from Seoul, Turkish Airline from Istanbul and Hongkong Airline from Hong Kong. For more information and flight schedule, please visit:

By Train

Trans Siberian Railways is more then a simple way to get to Mongolia and it is expedition on itself from Moscow to Beijing though Ulaanbaatar taking 7925 kilometers. Travellers can join in Moscow, in Beijing and in Ulaanbaatar. It takes 5 nights from and to Moscow and 1 night from and to Beijing. There are nine compartments in each carriage with four berths in each. Twin share rail compartments are available for supplementary prices. Trans Mongolian Railway operates some 1110 kilometers of Trans Mongolian Main Line (inside Mongolia).


VISA INFORMATION

The following materials are required to obtain a Mongolian visa:
1. Valid passport
2. One passport sized photo
3. Application form ( Click here to download the Application Form )
4. Either an invitation of the receiving entity (state, government, non-governmental organization, business entity) or an official request of the sending country and the organization. - or, if you are traveling on a personal invitation of a citizen of Mongolia, an invitation approved by the Office of immigration, naturalization and foreign citizens of Mongolia, and applicant's written statement concerning his/her financial credibility to cover his/her stay in Mongolia. - or, for those passing Mongolia in transit, onward ticket and visa for next destination are required.



LIST OF COUNTRIES AND REGIONS WITH NON-VISA REGIME FOR ALL TYPES OF PASSPORT HOLDERS

Hong Kong - 14 days for all type of passports. There is no visa fee for diplomatic and official passports. Ordinary passport holders pay visa fee if they travel for more than 14 days.

Israel - 30 days for all type of passports

Kazakhstan - 90 days for all type of passports

Malaysia - 1 mouth for all type of passports

Philippines - 21 days for all type of passports

Singapore - 14 days for all type of passports

USA - no visa for all type of passport holders, including A, H, J visas within 90 days.


LIST OF COUNTRIES WITH NON-VISA ARRANGEMENT FOR DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORT HOLDERS

a)
Bulgaria - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Czech - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 90 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Hungary - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 30 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Mexico - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 90 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Republic of Korea - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 30 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Romania - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Russia - no visa for diplomatic and official passports within 90 days, ordinary passport holders need visa

Slovakia - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 90 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Thailand - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 30 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Turkey - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 30 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa

Vietnam - no visa for diplomatic and official passport holders within 90 days. Ordinary passport holders need visa and no visa fee

Visit more than 90 days need visa , service charge - $100, no visa fee required
b)
China - no visa for all type of passport holders. Private travellers need visa

Laos - no visa for diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders within 90 days. Private travellers need visa

DPRK - no visa for diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders. Private travellers need visa

Cuba - no visa for diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders within 3 0 days. Private travellers need visa


LIST OF COUNTRIES WITHOUT VISA FEE


India - All type of passports need a visa, no visa applications, photos and fees required


MONGOLIA HAS CONSULAR CONVENTIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

Afghanistan, Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, DPRK, Hungary, Laos, Poland, Romania, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam. MONGOLIA HAS TREATIES ON MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: Bulgaria, China, Cuba, Czech, DPRK, France, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, ROK, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Vietnam