Transfer Between Tianjin Airport and Tianjin Port 2021/2022

As a coastal city, Tianjin has two gateways, namely Tianjin Port (Xingang Port) and Binhai International Airport. If you get to China by water at Tianjin and expect to explore this amazing country, you can always transfer here to the train stations of Tianjin and take a high speed bullet train to the nearby cities such as Beijing, which is reachable within 0.5h. If you would like to explore the further cities such as Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, besides taking a train, you can also transfer to the Airport in Tianjin and get to most of the other cities in China by air within about 2 hours.

Meanwhile, passengers landed in Tianjin Airport can head to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port) where you can depart from China and sail for the other Asian countries such as Korea and Japan, etc.

The followings are detailed information on how to get from the Port to Tianjin Airport and the transferring ways to the opposite direction.

Tianjin Port Map

Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port) Location Map

Where is Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Located in the east outskirts of Tianjin, Tianjin port is a large zone which includes 9 small ports (Hangu, Beitang, Dongjiang, Nanjiang, Dagusha, Gaoshaling, Nangang, Haihe), and Tianjin International Cruise Home port of Dongjiang Port Area, Tianjin Cruise Port for short, is where people can take a cruise, which is also the main international cruise ship port area.

Tianjin International Cruise Home Port (Tianjin Port or Tianjin Cruise Port for short) is about 70km away from downtown, located in the east of Binhai New District, close to the Binhai Railway Station, facing the Bohai Sea.

▶ Location: No. 1001 Guanhai Road, Binhai New District, Tianjin天津市滨海新区观海道1001号

▶ Distance: It’s about 60km to Tianjin Binhai International Airport, 1 hour by car; 70km to Tianjin Railway Station, 1.5 hours by car; 80km to Tianjin West Railway Station, 1.5 hours by car; 100km to Tianjin South Railway Station, 2 hours by car; 26km to Binhai Railway Station, 40min by car; 28km to Binhai West Railway Station, 40min by car; 30km to Tanggu Railway Station, 45min by car.

Where is Tianjin Airport

Tianjin Binhai International Airport, Tianjin Airport for short (Chinese: 天津滨海国际机场 IATA:TSN) is the major airport in Tianjin is about 60km away from the port, 19km from the city center (Tianjin Railway Station), linked by subway line 2 to Tianjin Railway Station and the downtown area. The daily flights depart here to multiple provincial, and scenic cities of China, as well as some international/ regional cities, such as Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan, Changsha, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Guilin, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, etc.

▶ Location: No. 1 Airport Avenue, Dongli District, Tianjin天津市东丽区机场大道1号

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Tianjin port is linked by Bus 513 to the Subway line 9 at Citizen Square Station (市民广场) to downtown. However, the bus only serves from 6:00am to 6:00pm and the subway runs between 6:00am to 10:30pm. Out of this serving time, you may need to take a taxi to get from one to the other. The distance is about 60km. it takes about 1 hour by car and costs around CNY 200. Due to the long distance, the actual price might be higher and sometimes you may need to negotiate with the taxi driver. You can choose the private car service provided by China Discovery. We will pick you up from your hotel and send you to the great wall safely with comfortable vehicles, skilled drivers, and professional guides. >>Contact us now

How to Get from Tianjin Airport to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Besides taking a taxi or booking a private car from us (about one hour by car), you can also choose to reach the port by subway and bus.

Get on the subway line 2 from the airport to Tianjin station (天津站) and then transfer to subway line 9 to Citizen Square station (市民广场). After getting out of the subway station from Exit A, you may need walk about 400 meters passing by a gas station along Xincheng West Road (新城西路) and the 513 bus station is right next to the west gate of citizen square. Take Bus 513 there and the last stop, namely Dongjiang Cruise Home Port (东疆邮轮母港 Pinyin: dōng jiāng yóu lún mǔ gǎng) is where you should get off. The duration will be about 3 hours.

Tianjin Port to Tianjin Airport Transportation Map

Tianjin Port to Tianjin Airport Transportation Map

How to Get from Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port) to Tianjin Airport

You can follow the same route, taking bus 513 to the citizen square and transfer to subway line 9 and later subway line 2 to the airport. Also, if you can get a taxi to Tanggu Kaifaqu Station (塘沽发区站), there is an airport express station, located at the crossing of Huanghai Road (黄海路) and the First Avenue (第一大街). Tanggu Kaifaqu Station is about 25km away from the Port, 0.5h by car. The airport express departs every 30min from 5:30am to 7:30pm and it takes about 1 hour from the Tanggu Kaifaqu Station to Tianjin Airport. You can also transfer with the same transferring route to the opposite direction, from Tianjin Airport to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port).

How to Plan a Tianjin Tour

It usually needs two or three days to cover the highlights of Tianjin. You can spend one day visiting North Jiefang Road Financial Street (the “Wall Street in the East”), Five Great Avenues (Wudadao Area), and Jingyuan Garden which is the former residence of the Last Emperor of Qing Dynasty – Puyi. Then spend another day exploring the most eye-catching building in Tianjin - Porcelain House (China House), Shi Family Courtyard, a large and well-kept civil residence with unique features of Qing Dynasty in north China, and Tianjin Ancient Culture Street, where you can enjoy the special architectural styles, take folk crafts, and taste the delicious local snacks. At night, you can try a relaxing cruise (available from April to November) trip on Haihe River to appreciate the beautiful cityscape of Tianjin. If you are a hiking lover, the ancient and steep Huangyaguan Section of the Great Wall is highly recommended to be added to your itinerary.

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