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Guangzhou - Tianjin Train

Only one pair of high speed train operates between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Tianjin West Railway Station with duation of about 9 hours. A second class seat costs CNY 877.5 per person. For more choices, passengers can also make a trasfer in Beijing and Wuhan.

And over 5 pairs of normal trains run between Guangzhou / Guangzhou East Railway Station and Tianjin Railway Station with duration of 22.5 – 28 hours. Ticket fare for a hard sleeper is CNY456-487.5. The distance is about 2,100 kilometers (1,305 miles).
 

Guangzhou - Tianjin High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

Duration: About 9 hours
Running Distance: 2,093 kilometers (1,300 miles)
Top Speed: 300 km/h (155 mph)
Major Stations along the way: Changsha South, Wuhan, Zhengzhou East, Shijiazhuang
 

Guangzhou to Tianjin Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G30610:50 - 19:488h58m
See more Guangzhou Schedule
 

Tianjin to Guangzhou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)

Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G30510:57 - 20:009h3m
See more Tianjin Schedule 

Notes: The timetable is for reference only. Please check for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Ticket Fare of Guangzhou - Tianjin High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,764
USD 432
CNY 1,404
USD 219
CNY 877.5
USD 137

 

Guangzhou to Tianjin Normal Train

Guangzhou to Tianjin Normal Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z11207:36 - 05:57+22h21m
T37013:18 - 16:27+27h9m
Z1417:06 - 15:57+22h51m
T25419:24 - 22:00+26h36m
Z23619:49 - 20:21+24h32m
Around 5 departures in total: departure time from 07:36 to 22:42; duration from 22H21M to 27H9M.
 

Tianjin to Guangzhou Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z23807:58 - 08:30+24h32m
T12208:24 - 10:43+26h19m
T25212:33 - 15:35+27h2m
Z1214:43 - 13:55+23h12m
Z11422:44 - 21:04+22h20m
Over 5 departures in total: departure time from 02:55 to 22:44; duration from 22H20M to 27H2M.

Notes:
1. The timetable is for reference only. Please check for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
2. "+" indicates the second day.
 

Ticket Fare of Guangzhou – Tianjin Normal Trains

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 754 - 827.5
USD 117 - 128
CNY 456 - 487.5
USD 71 - 76
CNY 251 - 268.5
USD 39 - 42

 Stations along the way:
 Z112/Z114: Shaoguan East, Danxiashan, Ganzhou, Ji'an, Nanchang West, Jiujiang, Macheng, Huangchuan, Fuyang, Shangqiu South, Heze, Liaocheng, Hengshui, Renqiu

 Z236/Z238, T124/T122, T370/T368, Z14/Z12: Shaoguan East, Chenzhou, Hengyang, Zhuzhou, Changsha, Yueyang, Chibi, Xianning, Wuchang, Xiaogan, Huayuan, Guangshui, Xinyang, Luohe, Xuchang, Zhengzhou, Xinxiang, Hebi, Anyang, Handan, Xingtai, Shijiazhuang, Dingzhou, Xushui, Baoding, Baiyangdian, Bazhou

 T254/T253: Shaoguan East, Chenzhou, Hengyang, Changsha, Wuchang, Xinyang, Luohe, Zhengzhou, Xinxiang, Anyang, Handan, Shijiazhuang North, Xinji, Hengshui, Dezhou, Cangzhou, Qingxian, Jinghai

 Z386/Z384: Shaoguan East, Hengyang, Jinggangshan, Ji’an, Jiujiang, Fuyang, Bozhou, Shangqiu South, Heze, Liaocheng, Hengshui, Renqiu
 

Faster high speed train transfers in Beijing or Wuhan

Passengers can also travel by high speed trains between Guangzhou and Tianjin, but a transfer in Beijing or Wuhan is needed.

 Via Beijing
Schedule    Duration  Ticket fare for a second class seat
Guangzhou – Beijing   5 pairs daily; 5 overnight trains on each Friday to Next Monday 8 – 10.5 hours  CNY 862
Beijing – Tianjin   More than 120 pairs daily 0.5 – 1 hour  CNY 25 - 75.5
Total  ---  8.5 – 11.5 hours  CNY 887 – 937.5
The ticket fare differs based on different trains and stations.

 Via Wuhan
Schedule  Duration  Ticket fare for a second class seat
Guangzhou – Wuhan  About 60 pairs daily  3.5 – 5 hours  CNY 443.5 - 474.5
Wuhan – Tianjin   10 pairs daily  5 - 7 hours  CNY 524.5 - 544
Total   ---  8.5 – 12 hours  CNY 968 – 1,018.5
The ticket fare differs based on different trains and stations.
 

Guangzhou – Tianjin Trains vs. Flight

Currently, the quickest way to travel between the two cities should be flights, taking about 3 hours. Based on different seasons, discounts are offered by the airlines and the ticket fare for an economy class varies from CNY500 to CNY1,000. For passengers who travel in a hurry, flights will be the first choice.

Compared with normal speed trains, bullet trains can save much time and they are more punctual. Scenery along the way can be a feast for the eyes.  

The normal speed overnight sleeper trains are more popular among budget travelers as they are much cheaper, and can save one-night accommodation fee and day time.

Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:

Major Rail Lines from Tianjin to:

- Last modified on Mar. 08, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Tianjin Train
Asked by Noal from USA | Oct. 18, 2019 01:11Reply
Book G306 from Shenzhen North to Tianjin West
Can I board from Guangzhou South Station? Thank you for your reply in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Oct. 20, 2019 17:48
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.

If you booked tickets from Shenzhen North, you can board from Guangzhou South at 10:50am. However, you need to collect paper tickets out before 10:10am, the departure time from Shenzhen North.
Asked by Karen from UNITED KINGDOM | Dec. 24, 2018 01:31Reply
Is G296 a direct train or I still need to transfer in Wuhan or Beijing?
By the way, will the station open at 6am?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 24, 2018 19:03
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.
This G296 is a direct ride to Tianjin, you do not need to transfer at Wuhan or Beijing. You only need to get off at the final stop. The station works according to the train schedule. Since G296 departs at 6:28am, the station should open around 5:30am. Please rest assured.
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