Changchun is the capital and largest city of Jilin province, located in the northeast of the Peoples Republic of China, in the center of the Songliao Plain. It is administered as a sub-provincial city with a population of 7,677,089 at the 2010 census under its jurisdiction, including counties and county-level cities. The name, which means “Long Spring”, originated from the Jurchen language. The six urban districts of Changchuns city proper have a total population of 3,341,700 in 2010 which correspond to the built up area. Known as Chinas Automobile City, Changchun is an important industrial base with a particular focus on the automotive sector and train manufacturing. The Changchun Film Studio is also one of the remaining film studios of the era. Changchun Film Festival has become a unique gala for film industries since 1992, today held at Movie City. Changchun has 27 regular institutions of full-time tertiary education with a total enrollment of approximate 160,000 students.

TO CHANGCHUNDISTANCEAIRPLANETRAIN
FlightDurationPriceTrainDurationPrice
SHENYANG305KM105 / per day1H30MIN100CNY
BEIJING972KM50 / per day1H50MIN950CNY31 / per day6H30MIN300CNY
SHANGHAI1698KM36 / per day2H25MIN1600CNY6 / per day11H500CNY