Tianjin, being one of the four municipalities of China, after
Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, has developed a solid sea-land-air
transportation network, as well as a convenient transportation
system within the city area.
Planes & Airport
Located in Dongli District, the Tianjin Binhai International
Airport (TSN) is one of China's most modern airports. The airport
accommodates more than 40 international and domestic airlines. Every week there are over of 400 flights to major domestic and
international cities, including Japan, Korean, Thailand, Europe,
and the Middle East.
The airport is 15 kilometers from Tianjin, and
there are regular shuttle buses to Binhai International Airport
from Tianjin Municipality.
Binhai International Airport Information
Tel: (8622) 2490-1689
Air Ticket Reservations
Tel: (8622) 2490-1443
There are a total of four railway stations in Tianjin: Tianjin
Train Station, Tianjin West Train Station, Tianjin South Train
Station and Tianjin North Train Station, with the first two being
the most important. Tianjin Train Station is the biggest of
the four and can accommodate ten thousand people in its waiting
hall at the same time. Trains from this station reach more than
forty cities in China.
For information on trains between Beijing and Tianjin,
as well as the ticket selling operator at Tianjin West Train
Station call:(8622) 2618-9803
City to City Bus
A group of long-distance bus stations in Tianjin are convenient,
with Tianhuan Long-distance Bus Station at Nankai District as
the most important one. Buses here are mainly headed for major
cities in other provinces, such as Hebei, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia,
and Jiangxi. Other long-distance bus stations provide service
to Tianjin's neighboring cities, especially those governed by
The expressways are sometimes closed due to dense fog particularly
in the Autumn and Spring. If you want to drive to Tianjin from
Beijing, you can go along Jingjintang highway. The whole journey
will only take 1.5 hours.
Tianjin West Long Distance
Address:No. 2 Xiqing Dao, Hongqiao District, Tianjin
Tianhuan Long Distance Bus Station
Address:Conjunction of Hongqi Road and Anshan Xidao, Nankai
Tianjin Xingang (Tianjin Port) is the biggest man-made port in
China. Its domestic sea routes go to Yantai, Dalian and Longkou,
while its international routes head to Inchon in Korea and Honshu
in Japan. During high tourism seasons, there are passenger liners
from Japan and Europe arriving in Tianjin Xingang.
Tianjin Port Inquiries
Tel: (8622) 2521-3380
Tianjin Port Ticket-Selling
Tel: (8622) 2339-4290
Tianjin has three ring roads. Unlike Beijing,
the Inner and Middle Ring Roads are not closed, traffic-controlled
roadways and some often have traffic light intersections. The
Outer Ring Road is the closest thing to a highway-level ring
road, although traffic is often chaotic and sometimes more than
Tianjin public bus system consists of school bus routes, special
sight-seeing routes, and regular routes, which include inner
city and suburban lines. If you take an inner city bus route,
you will pay RMB 1 for 12 kilometers or less and RMB 1.5 for
more. If you take a suburb line, the fare is charged on the
basis of RMB 1 for the first 10 kilometers and RMB 0.5 for each
additional 5 kilometers (about 3.1 miles).
The starting flat rate fare in Tianjin is RMB 8 for all taxis;
while the distance surcharge varies from RMB 1.5 RMB 2 per
additional kilometer according to taxies you choose. If the
taxi stops altogether for 5 minutes, for any reason, you will
have to pay a surcharge equivalent to the distance surcharge
for each additional kilometer.
Tianjin Sky Train / Light
Tianjin light rail is considered as one of the longest throughout
China with two departure stations, the light rail centers in
Zhongshan Men and the Development Zone. The departure interval
is 15 minutes and the entire distance will take 40 minutes and
costs RMB 6.
Tianjin Metro Line 1 is an extension of the original line. It
starts from the junction of Nanjing Lu and Xinhua Lu and passes
through 6 districts, Beichen, Hongqiao, Nankai, Heping, Hexi
and Jinnan. Metro Line 1 runs every 15 minutes from 5:30 am
to 10:30 pm. The whole journey will take you about 12 minutes.
Although this information is correct at the time of our web publication,
it is still advised that you call the phone number and confirm
the address before going to the venue because some venues may
have changed their telephone numbers or address locations.