Transfer Between Tianjin Railway Stations and Tianjin Port 2020

Tianjin Port serves as an important maritime gateway for numerous visitors by sea, while the high speed train stations in Tianjin connects itself to the other major cities of the vast land in China.

Travellers getting to Tianjin by high speed bullet train from other cities of China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Qinhuangdao, can take a cruise ship at Tianjin International Cruise Home Port to Japan and South Korea, etc. Meanwhile, you can also get to China by water at Tianjin Cruise Port from other countries and head to multiple domestic cities of China by train. Especially Beijing, you can get there with about 30min by high speed bullet train from the train stations in Tianjin.

The followings are detailed information on how to get from the Port to the different railway stations in Tianjin 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)

Tianjin Port is a large zone with 9 port areas (Hangu, Beitang, Dongjiang, Nanjiang, Dagusha, Gaoshaling, Nangang, Haihe), and the one that people can take a cruise only refers to the Tianjin International Cruise Home Port (天津国际邮轮母港), Tianjin Cruise Port for short, which belongs to the Dongjiang Port Area, the main cruise ship port area.

Tianjin Port is located in the east outskirts of Tianjin, Binhai New District, about 70km away from the downtown area, 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.

How to Get from Tianjin Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

There are more than 7 railway stations in Tianjin. Among them, Tianjin Railway Station (Tianjin East Railway Station), Tianjin South Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station are mainly located in the west area of Tianjin City, serving most of the passengers and visitors from other cities of China, while Binhai Railway Station is newly built high speed train station in Binhai District, in which Tianjin port is located, and it is the nearest main station to Tianjin Port. Besides getting to Tianjin from the 4 major railway station mentioned, there are also other railway stations such as Tanggu Railway Station and Binhai West Railway Station with multiple arrivals of the inter-city trains. Though these train stations do not operate long-distance trains, they assist the other 4 major trains transferring the passengers to the east border area of Tianjin.

Tianjin Port Transportation Map Tianjin Port Transportation Map (click to enlarge)

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Tianjin Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Tianjin Railway Station (天津站 Pinyin: tiān jīn zhàn), also known as Tianjin East Railway Station, is located right in the downtown area (Location: #1, Xinwei Road, Hebei District, Tianjin 天津市河北区新纬路1号) and about 19km to Tianjin Binhai International Airport (about 40min by car), 70km to Tianjin Port (about 1.5h by car). It mainly serves Beijing-Tianjin trains, Tianjin-Qinhuangdao trains and Tianjin-Shanhaiguan trains.

You can take subway line 9 (6:00-22:30) from the Railway Station and get off at Exit A3 of Citizen Square Station (市民广场 Pinyin: shì mín guǎng chǎng). After getting out of the subway station, you may need walk around 400m passing by a petrol 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 (6:00-18:00) there and get off at Dongjiang Cruise Home Port (东疆邮轮母港 Pinyin: dōng jiāng yóu lún mǔ gǎng), which is also the last stop of Bus 513. The whole duration will be at least 2 hours.

Tianjin Railway Station Tianjin Railway Station

Tianjin South Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Located at Liujing Road, Xiqing District, Tianjin (天津市西青区柳静路), Tianjin South Railway Station (天津南站 Pinyin: tiān jīn nán zhàn) is even farther to Tianjin Port, and it is about 100km to Tianjin Port (about 2h by car), 21km to the downtown area, 43km to the airport. It mainly serves Beijing-Shanghai high speed trains.

You can take subway line 3 from Tianjin South Railway Station (天津南站) to Tianjin Railway Station (天津站) and then transfer to subway line 9 and get off at Citizen Square (市民广场 Pinyin: shì mín guǎng chǎng). Later, take bus 513 around the west gate of Citizen Square and get off the bus at Dongjiang Cruise Home Port (东疆邮轮母港 Pinyin: dōng jiāng yóu lún mǔ gǎng). The whole duration will be about 3 hours.

Tianjin South Railway Station Tianjin South Railway Station

Tianjin West Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Tianjin West Railway Station (天津西站 Pinyin: tiān jīn xī zhàn) is at #1, Xizhan Front Street, Hongqiao District, Tianjin City (天津市红桥区西站前街1号), about 80km to Tianjin Port (about 1.5h by car), 8km to the downtown area and 26km to the airport. It mainly operates Beijing-Tianjin Trains, Beijing-Shanghai Trains, Tianjin-Baoding Trains, Tianjin-Qinhuangdao Trains, Tianjin-Shanghai Trains.

From Tianjin West Railway Station to Tianjin Port, you can take subway line 1 at the railway station and transfer to subway line 2 at West South Corner Station (西南角 Pinyin: xī nán jiǎo), then taking subway line 2 to Tianjin Station (天津站 Pinyin:) and transfer to Line 9 and get off at Citizen Square (市民广场 Pinyin: shì mín guǎng chǎng). After getting out from the subway station, you need to walk around 400m to take Bus 513 and finally get off the bus at Dongjiang Cruise Home Port (东疆邮轮母港 Pinyin: dōng jiāng yóu lún mǔ gǎng).The whole duration will be about 2.5 hours.

Tianjin West Railway Station Tianjin West Railway Station

Binhai Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Binhai Railway Station (滨海站 Pinyin: bīn hǎi zhàn), also known as Yujiabao Railway Station (于家堡站 Pinyin: yú jiā bǎo zhàn ) is the nearest station to Tianjin Port, located at Xingang Rd, Binhai District (天津市滨海新区新港路). It is about 26km to Tianjin Port (about 40min by car), 46km to the downtown area, and 43km to the airport. It mainly serves Beijing-Tianjin Trains, Beijing-Shanghai Trains, Beijing-Shanghai trains, Beijing-Qinhuangdao trains.

You can always take a taxi to Tianjin Port (Tianjin International Cruise Home Port 天津国际邮轮母港), which takes about 40min. Besides taxi, you can get there by bus with about 1 hour and there is direct Bus 513 departing outside the West Entrance of Binhai High Speed Railway Station (高铁滨海站 Pinyin: gāo tiě bīn hǎi zhàn) to Tianjin Port, and the last bus stop is where you should get off to the port.

Binhai Railway Station Binhai Railway Station

Other Railway Stations to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Besides the major railway stations, there are also train stations serving the inter-city trains, such as Tanggu Railway Station (塘沽站 Pinyin: táng gū zhàn) and Binhai West Railway Station (滨海西站 Pinyin: bīn hǎi xī zhàn), which are much closer than the major train stations around downtown area.

Tanggu Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Tanggu Railway Station (塘沽站 Pinyin: táng gū zhàn) is about 30km from Tianjin Port, by car it only takes 45 minutes (about CNY 90 by taxi), but by bus you will need about 2 hours. You can take Bus 503, 101 or 518 and transfer to Bus 513 and get to Tianin Port. There are over 20 daily high speed trains from Beijing South Railway Station to Tianjin Railway Station and Tanggu Railway Station, and finally reach Binhai Railway Station.

Binhai West Railway Station to Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port)

Binhai West Railway Station (滨海西站 Pinyin: bīn hǎi xī zhàn) is about 20km from Tianjin Port, and it takes only about 40min by car. You can also choose to get there by bus, taking Bus 934 and then transferring to Bus 513 to the last stop. Connected with Tianjin West Railway Station, Binhai West Railway Station host more than 17 high speed bullet trains to Qinhuangdao.

Tanggu Railway Station Tanggu Railway Station
Binhai West Railway Station Binhai West Railway Station

How to Get from Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port) to Tianjin Railway Station

Though there are multiple different railway stations in Tianjin, if you get to Tianjin from the port, you can always take a taxi from Tianjin port to the nearby Binhai Railway Station, Binhai Xi Railway Station and Tanggu Railway Station, all of which are no further away than 30km to Tianjin Port within about 40min by car, and serves trains to Beijing, Qinhuangdao, Tianjin City, etc.

If you would like to reach the downtown area and take the train from the other 3 major railway stations (Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station, and Tianjin South Railway Station)take Bus 513 (6:00-18:00) or a taxi from the port to the Citizen Square, and then get on the subway line 9 (6:00-22:30) to Tianjin Station (Tianjin Railway Station), and Tianjin South Railway Station and Tianjin West Railway Station are also linked by subway line 3 and line 1 respectively, and the whole duration will be about 2 hours, depending on the distance and traffic condition.

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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