Tianjin West Railway Station

Tianjin West Railway Station is the transportation hub of Beijing - Tianjin and Beijing - Shanghai Railways. It is about 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) to Tianjin Railway Station, 15 miles (24 kilometers) to Binhai International Airport, 39 miles (62 kilometers) to the Cruise Port, and 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) to Ancient Cultural Street. It is also close to Tianjin Eye, Stone Boat, Xigu Park, and Haihe River.

Address: No. 1 of Xizhan Front Street, Hongqiao District, between the Ziya River and the South Grand Canal

Schedule & Ticket Booking

The Tianjin West Train Station currently operates not only bullet trains to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Jinan, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Dalian, and Harbin, but also ordinary types to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Shijiazhuang, Chengde, Yantai, Baotou, Rizhao, Hefei, Weihai, and Fuzhou etc.

 Major Rail Lines from Tianjin to:


High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 5, 2022)

ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Beijing South
C2608, C2204, C2616, G8906...
88 departures from 05:42 to 22:35
0h30m - 1h31mCNY 85/ 25
USD 13/ 4
Shanghai Hongqiao
G1, G261, G119, G125...
19 departures from 07:33 to 18:37
3h56m - 6h42mCNY 854/ 509
USD 134/ 80
G1099, G1061, G1061, G1065...
15 departures from 08:06 to 17:33
3h2m - 4h29mCNY 422/ 255.5
USD 66/ 40
Jinan West
G2551, G1083, G1083, G45...
70 departures from 07:10 to 21:43
0h57m - 2h5mCNY 198/ 117
USD 31/ 18
Nanjing South
G1, G261, G177, G119...
26 departures from 07:33 to 22:39
2h51m - 8h13mCNY 665/ 172
USD 105/ 27
Hangzhou East
G177, G169, G448, G448...
10 departures from 08:49 to 22:39
5h7m - 12h32mCNY 891/ 252
USD 140/ 40
G363, G305, G2625, G1289 from 07:46 to 14:255h19m - 6h24mCNY 761.5/ 476.5
USD 120/ 75
Xi'an North
G1713, G1296, G1293, G1711 from 09:46 to 16:055h42m - 6h35mCNY 832/ 521
USD 131/ 82
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Normal Speed Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 5, 2022)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
K7728, Z160, T36, 1462...
8 departures from 02:31 to 14:04
1h15m - 3h4mCNY 110.5/ 73.5
USD 17/ 12
K515, Z171, 1227, K335...
9 departures from 00:43 to 21:31
11h40m - 17h32mCNY 436.5/ 279.5
USD 69/ 44
K347, K551, K551, K335...
8 departures from 06:04 to 20:40
15h35m - 20h51mCNY 509.5/ 317.5
USD 80/ 50
K515, 1227, K411, K347...
14 departures from 00:43 to 18:39
4h6m - 7h1mCNY 149.5/ 99.5
USD 24/ 16
K128, K548, T58 from 01:53 to 14:0415h30m - 18h37mCNY 456.5/ 299.5
USD 72/ 47
K980, K7728, Z238, T122...
8 departures from 02:14 to 22:57
3h29m - 6h21mCNY 146.5/ 100.5
USD 23/ 16
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
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Station Plan

Tianjin West Railway station consists of three parts: the terminal building, the north square and the south square.

The terminal building covers an area of about 68 acre (680,000 m²) and comprises five floors, two above ground, and three underground, viz:
 2F: waiting hall, East Entrance, West Entrance, security checks, boarding gates, VIP waiting room, Automatic Ticket Hall, fast food restaurants…
 1F: entrance hall, South Entrance, North Entrance, security checks, ticket office…
 -1F: exit hall, parking lots, transfer hall, exits and entrances for subway line 1, city bus stops, and taxi stands
 -2F: platform of subway line 6
 -3F: platform of subway line 4 (under construction)

South Square is the major square of the station. The bus stops are located in the east of the square. Buses including No. 10, 15, 24, 31, 52, 153, 161, 168, 574, 601, 631, 635, 639, 651, 687, 688, 746, 810, 824, 829, 840, 859, 865, 869, 904, 910, 952 and 962 are in service. Taxi stands and parking lots can be found on B1 floor of South Square.

Subway entrances/exits of line 1 and line 6 are set up on South Square as well.
In addition, in its west, there is a long-distance bus station, with services to/from nearby regions like Cangzhou, Baoding and Jinan etc.

The north square, which is smaller than the south one, is also equipped with bus stops, taxi stands, parking lots and China Railway Express office. The bus stops are set up on the west side of the square, buses No. 461, 469, 503, 570, 574 and 652 can be found there.

How to transfer from Tianjin West Train Station to other places?

To Ancient Cultural Street: Passengers can take bus No. 24, 829 or 651 to Beimen and then walk eastward for about 770 yards to get there. This bus trip would take about 15 minutes. Taking a taxi would cost about CNY15 and take around 10 minutes.

To Tianjin Railway Station: Passengers can take subway line 1 to Xinanjiao and then change to line 2 to get there. The duration is around 20 minutes and cost is CNY3 per person. Taking a taxi would take about 20 minutes and the taxi fare is about CNY25.

Except the subway and taxi, passengers can also try to take a high speed ride as well. At this time, there are 30 pairs of high speed trains running between the two stations. It only takes 8 minutes for this trip. The ticket price is CNY9 per person for second class seat, CNY15.5 for first class seat and CNY29 for business class seat.

To Tianjin South Railway Station: Passengers can take subway line 6 to Hongqi South and change to line 3 to get to the final destination. This trip may take about 1 hour. Taking a taxi would take about 30 to 40 minutes without traffic problem. The taxi fare would be about CNY55.

To Binhai International Airport: Travelers can take subway line 1 to Xinanjiao and then take subway line 2 to the airport directly. This trip by subway would take about 50 to 60 minutes. Travelers can also choose a taxi as well. The taxi fare would be around CNY60-80 and the duration would be about 40 minutes.

To Cruise Port: Travelers can take subway line 1 to Xinanjiao and take line 2 to Tianjin train station. From there travelers can continue the trip by subway line 9 to Citizen Square. After reaching Citizen Square, take bus No. 513 to the port. The duration would be about 2.5 hours. Taking a taxi directly from west station would cost CNY200 and the duration would be around 80 minutes.
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Facilities and Services

Ticket office: The main ticket office is located to the east of South Entrance. The ticket office opens 24 hours a day, and with window 2 for the physically challenged travelers, window 3 for ticket refund, window 4 to 6 for collection of online bookings, window 7-8 for student ticket, window 10 for ticket change. The rest counters are for ticket selling. Services of these ticket counters can be adjusted based on the passenger flow; travelers may double check the information above with staff after arrival.

Waiting Hall: Toilets, drinking water, fast food restaurants, small shops can be found in the waiting hall on 2F. There are totally 24 boarding gates. Gate No. 1 to 7 serve passengers to Beijing; No 8 to 17 serve those to Shanghai and Qinhuangdao; No. 18 to 21 serve passengers to take normal rides and No. 22 to 24 serve those to Baoding.
- Last updated on Sep. 05, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Tianjin West Railway Station
Asked by Eva from INDONESIA | Jun. 15, 2020 18:29Reply
Transportation to Zhongbei Town
Please suggest me some public transfers from Tianjin West station to Zhongbei Town. I have plenty of time.
Answers (1)
Answered by Frank from SWEDEN | Jun. 16, 2020 18:05

The public bus 31 can take you there, it takes about 50 minutes and is the best option, the others need connection on the way.
Asked by Nelly from PANAMA | Aug. 05, 2019 20:24Reply
Is there hotel near Tianjin West Station?
Is it easy to find taxi at night time to downtown?
Answers (1)
Answered by Tammy from CANADA | Aug. 06, 2019 19:05

Maybe like Home Inn, Courtyard Tianjin Hongqiao, Lavande Hotel. It is not very hard to find a taxi near railway station, if at midnight, fewer taxi in service but still able to find one.
Asked by Ross from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 23, 2018 18:55Reply
What is the cost of parking a car at the Tianjin West station for 3 to four days?
Answers (1)
Answered by Randy | Jul. 27, 2018 01:21

I think they charge by hours. It is CNY4 per hour. I am not sure if it will charge in a different way if you park there overnight.
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