If you are traveling on an Air China-operated flight and transiting through cities in Mainland China en route to another country/region, you can purchase sightseeing tours and activities provided by one of our partner travel agencies in the transit city. Before making a booking, please check that you are eligible for China's visa-free transit policy.
China currently has a transit visa exemption policy, applicable to nationals of Austria and 52 other countries with a valid international travel document, provided they are carrying a ticket onwards to a third destination with a confirmed departure time within 72–144 hours (including flight tickets, train tickets and ship tickets).
|24 Schengen countries
||Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Sweden.|
|Other European countries
|Russia, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Albania, Monaco and Belarus.|
|United States of America, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Chile.|
|Australia and New Zealand.|
|South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.|