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Tianjin Binhai International Airport


Tianjin Binhai International Airport is the second largest airport in Northern China ranking only after the Capital International Airport in Beijing. It is 400,000 square meters (about 99 acres) with a parking apron that can admit 40 airplanes at the same time. At present,Binhai International Airport hold 39 domestic and international airlines, reaching Shanghai, Xian, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Seoul, and so on.


Distance to city center: 13 km


Transportation to city center:


Airport bus

It is very convenient from Binhai International Airport to the downtown area. Passengers can take the airport shuttles. The Shuttle Bus to Nanjing Lu stops at Zhongshanmen Light Rail Station, Wanlong Building on Shiyijing Lu and the crossing of Shanxi Lu and Nanjing Lu. The operating time is from 6:00 to 19:30. It will cost you 15 Yuan to get to the city center with 20 min duration.



It will cost 80 Yuan to take a taxi from the airport to the city center, 50-60 Yuan to the Tianhuan Coach Station.



Railway Stations


Tianjin is one of the four municipalities directly under the Central Government in China, located in the northeast of the North China Plain. Also, it is the closest seaport to Beijing. The city is one of the biggest industrial and port cities in China, and it is also known as 'the diamond of the Bohai Gulf'.


Beijing-Tianjin Intercity High-Speed Railway


The Beijing-Tianjin Intercity High Speed Trains start from Beijing South Station, and have several different destinations in Tianjin city. The opening of this high speed rail line has shortened the journey between the two cities to about half an hour. Every day there are about 140 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. On every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as well as holiday days, more trains will be put into service.


Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway


Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway, Jinghu High Speed Railway for short, finishes the 819 miles' (1,318km) journey between the two cities in 5 hours. The High Speed Trains, namely G trains, run at a highest speed of 186mi/h (300km/h) between Beijing South Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, linking Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Hebei, Shandong, Anhui and Jiangsu.


Tianjin Railway Station


In the city center area, this Railway Station is the largest and most important in the city. There are over 300 pairs of scheduled trains coming and going there. Transit from this station reaches more than forty cities in China including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Xian, Harbin, Jilin, Taiyuan, Datong, Luoyang, and Qinhuangdao.

Location: No.1, Xinwei Road, Hebei District


West Railway Station


The railway station has been reconstructed and reopened on June 30, 2011. Covering an area of 680,000 square meters, it is located at No. 87, Xima Road, Beiyingmen, Hongqiao District. It is a modern transportation hub with the highest level of amenities in Tianjin City. In the future, it will be the intersection of Jingjin Intercity Rail, Jinghu High-Speed Rail, Jinbao Rail, and Jinqin Rail.





Xingang Port


Xingang Port is the biggest man-made port within China and is a must if you decide to come to the city by ship. Its domestic sea routes are to Dalian and Longkou, while its international routes are to Inchon in Korea (every Thursday and Saturday) and Honshu in Japan (every Monday). During high tourism seasons, there are passenger liners from Japan and Europe arriving in this port.

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