Beijing - Tianjin Intercity High Speed Train

The Beijing - Tianjin Intercity High Speed Trains start from Beijing South Station, and have several different destinations in Tianjin city. Most of them terminate at Tianjin Railway Station, and a few end at the West Railway Station, South Station, Tanggu Station, Junliangcheng North Station, or Yujiapu Station.

The opening of this high speed rail line has shortened the journey time between the two cities to about half an hour. Every day there are about 130 more pairs of bullet trains running between the two cities, with the shortest interval of 5 minutes. In addition, there are some ordinary ones, which make rail transportation more convenient.
Beijing-Tianjin Intercity High Speed Railway Map

Beijing to Tianjin High Speed Train Schedule:

(Last Update on June 1, 2017) 
 Beijing Schedule
From To Nos. Duration (minute) Ticket Booking
Beijing South Tianjin C2007, C2003, C2005, G2210…
87 departures from 06:14 to 23:05
35-50
Tianjn West G387, G395, G8911, D383...
9 departures from 07:30 to 22:10
35-49
Tianjin South G471, G175, G261, G57...
35 departures from 06:21 to 20:58
34-46
Wuqing C2201, C2203, C2205, C2207…
23 departures from 06:32 to 20:56
24
Junliangcheng North C2591 at 18:22 47
Yujiapu C2581, C2583, C2585, C2587... 7 departures from 07:23 to 20:26 59-71
Tanggu C2581, C2583, C2585... 5 departures from 07:23 to 20:26 55-61
 

Tianjin to Beijing Bullet Train Schedule:

(Last Update on June 1, 2017) 
From To Nos. Duration (minute) Ticket Booking
Tianjin Beijing South C2002, C2004, C2202…
90 departures from 06:05 to 22:52
35-53
Tianjin West C2614, G8912, G8924, G8902... 8 departures from 06:52 to 22:18 35-48
Tianjin South G9004, G8936, G336…
44 departures from 07:47 to 22:27
33-48
Wuqing C2202, C2204, C2206…
23 departures from 06:54 to 21:27
25
Junliangcheng North G8918, C2588 at 08:22 and 15:10 50/66
Yujiapu C2582, C2592, C2596 at 07:18, 18:51, and 21:52 56
Tanggu C2584, C2586, C2588... 5 departures from 09:04 to 20:26 54-61
Note: The above timetable is for reference only. On every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as well as holiday days, more trains will be put into service. For real-time schedule, please search by the tool on the top of this page.
 

Beijing - Tianjin High Speed Train Ticket Price

* The prices are in Chinese Yuan.
Route Second Class Seat First Class Seat VIP Class Seat Business Class Seat
Beijing South Tianjin 54.5/ 58.5 65.5/ 96 93.5/ 110 174/ 184
Tianjin West 54.5 65.5/ 94.5 93.5/ 104.5 174.5
Tianjin South 54.5 94.5 104.5 174.5
Wuqing 38.5 45.5 65.5 /
Tanggu 65.5 83.5 113.5 208
Junliangcheng North 67.5/ 59.5 111.5/ 74.5 128.5 191
Yujiapu 66.5 85.5 / 212

Note:
1. In Beijing South Station, there are about 10 ticket windows exclusively serving for this intercity high speed tickets. In Tianjin Railway Station, 7 ticket windows (no. 24 – no. 30) in the ticket office on the north square and 3 windows (no. 51 – no. 53) in the ticket office on the north square are set up for this intercity rail line only. In the West Station, the intercity high speed ticket is purchasable at any ticket window. As to Wuqing, Junliangcheng North, and Tanggu Station, they are established mainly for the intercity line only. Passengers can buy their ticket at any ticket window.
2. For passengers traveling frequently on this rail, you are recommended to buy a commuter pass to save money. There are two kinds of them: the gold one for taking first class seats and the silver one for second class seats. The discounts available include 5%, 10% and 15% off, respectively for 20, 60, and 90 single trips by gold pass and 20, 60, and 100 single trips by silver pass. The pass is valid for one year from the date of issue and can be bought at Beijing South Station, Tianjin Station, Wuqing Station, Tanggu Station, and Yujiapu Station.

 
Second Class Carriage
A Second Class Cabin

Which station to choose / How to go

 1. Tianjin Railway station: Located in the city center, it is very convenient to get there by subway or buses. Most of the intercity trains start from the station. Also it is the nearest one to Binhai International Airport.
By bus: 5, 8, 13, 24, 27, 35, 35 (inter-zone line), 50, 91, 92, 96, 96 (inter-zone line), 97, 185, 186, 461, 462, 528, 570, 570 (Xiaotuo Line), 574, 607, 621, 634, 635, 638, 638 (inter-zone line), 639, 645, 645 (inter-zone line), 650, 660, 663, 666, 672, 676, 689, 701, 749, 802, 806, 808, 813, 824, 827, 828, 832, 836, 845, 858, 868, 902, 905, 951, 953, 961, sightseeing line 3, Jinbin special line 3, Airport Shuttle Bus Line
By subway: line 2, line 3, line 9

 2. The West Station: Located in Hongqiao District, this station is a little far (4 miles) from the city center. There are only six departures here every day, at 06:45, 12:45, 14:05, 14:14, 21:51 and 22:53.
By bus: 10, 15, 24, 31, 52, 153, 161, 168, 331, 461, 503, 570 (Xiaotuo Line),  574, 601, 631, 635, 639, 651, 652, 661, 683, 687, 688, 810, 824, 829, 836, 840, 859, 861, 869, 904, 910, 952, 962, 24 night line, Zhongwang-Xizhan special line
By subway: line 1

 3. The South Station: It is located in Xiqing District, about 9 mi from the city center. It would be a better choice if one comes from the south area of the city.
By bus: 312 Inner Ring, 312 Outer Ring, 358, 707
By subway: line 3

 4. Wuqing Station: Located far north of the city, trains there are all passing bys. If one lives in Wuqing District, it would be more convenient and time-efficient from this station.
By bus: 564, 568, 611, 738, 739, 749, tourist bus line 19, tourist bus line 20, Wuqing line 12 and 13, Wuqing Dongdi 2, Wuqing Dongdi 3

 5. Tanggu station: It is located near the seashore east of the city center. If one starts his journey from Binhai New Area, Tanggu station would be the best choice.
By bus: 101, 102, 102 (inter-zone line), 104, 105, 109, 110, 138, 459, 459 (branch line), 503, 520, 621, 651, 680, 816, 821, 822, 835, 844, 931, 941, Xiaoxian (14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24), and Longda Special Line

 6. Junliangcheng North: Located far from city center, there is only one departure here at 14:59 each day.
By bus: 720

 7. Yujiapu: Located in Binhai New Area, this station is at the north end of Yujiapu central business district.  Transporation from this station is convenient.
By bus: 101, 102, 107, 108, 121, 124, 502, 507, 816, 822, 825, 834, 844, 936, 937, 940, Xiaoxian 14

 Transportation to / from Beijing South Railway Station:
By bus: 20, 84, 102, 106, 381, 458, 485, night 17
By subway: line 4

 

Running Routes

Beijing-Tianjin High Speed TrainBeijing South – Tianjin: This section was designed to have five stops, besides the starting station and the terminating station, there are also Yizhuang, Yongle, and Wuqing station. However, in current actual operation, most of them finish the travel directly without any stops, while some of them stop once in Wuqing Station. Yizhuang station and Yongle station are not currently stops.

Beijing South – Tianjin West: There are 7 pairs of these running each day with the shortest duration of 35 - 50 minutes.

Tianjin – Yujiapu: This is an extended line that stretches from Tianjin railway station to Yujiapu financial district in Binhai New Area. It goes through Junliangcheng North and Tanggu, and terminates at Yujiapu Station.

Tianjin – Binhai International Airport: Still under construction, this is a branch of the above extended line. Once finished and put into operation, it will take only 45 minutes from Beijing south to the airport.
 

Ordinary Trains along the Way

There are more than 25 of them running between Beijing Railway Station/ West Station and Tianjin Station/ West Station.  Duration is about 1.5 to 3.5 hours. The ticket price varies, but it doesn't differ much. The price for a soft sleeper is CNY105.5-108.5; price for a hard sleeper is CNY72.5-77.5; price for a hard seat is CNY17.5-23.5.

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