How to Get from Tianjin to Great Wall of China 2020
The Great Wall of China includes numerous different sections, most of which are mainly located in the north of China, covering 16 provinces, cities, and autonomous regions, such as Beijing and Tianjin. Among all the different sections, the great walls in Beijing are most representative and best-preserved ones. With a distance of only 140km, Beijing and Tianjin are closely connected by the high speed bullet train with only 0.5 hour’s duration. Travellers can get to either the Great Wall in the suburban of Tianjin or the Great Wall in Beijing within 1 or 2 days.
How to Get to Great Wall in Tianjin
Huangyaguang Great Wall (黄崖关长城) is the only accessible great wall in Tianjin, located in Jixian County, in the northern suburban area. It is about 140km to Tianjin Station (city center)，about 2.5h by bus and it is even further than the distance from Tianjin to Beijing. Travellers can also take a high speed bullet train to Beijing and explore the more representative great wall sections, which are better-preserved and much greater in scale.
Tianjin to Huangyaguan Great Wall
There are direct buses from Tianjin city to Huangyaguan, and the bus departs at Tianjin Tongsha Bus Station (天津通莎客运站) from 7am to 3pm, 4 times a day and the bus fare is about CNY 50 per person with about 2.5 hours’ duration. Besides taking a bus, you can also get to Tianjin North Railway Station (天津北站) or Tianjin Railway Station (天津站), which is right next to Tianjin Tongsha Bus Station in the city center area. Multiple S trains depart from the two stations to Jizhou North Railway Station (蓟州北站), and there are about 7 trains a day from 7am to 7pm. After getting to the train station, you can grab a taxi or charter a mini bus to Huangyaguan Great Wall and reach there within about 30min.
Huangyaguan Great Wall (黄崖关长城) ▶ Location: Huangyaguan Village, Jizhou District, Tianjin 天津市蓟州区黄崖关村
Tianjin Tongsha Bus Station (天津通莎客运站) ▶ Location: East Station of Xinzhao Road, Hedong District, Tianjin天津市河东区新兆路东站后广场
Tianjin Railway Station (天津站) ▶ Location: No. 1 Xinwei Road, Hebei District, Tianjin天津市河北区新纬路1号
Tianjin North Railway Station (天津北站) ▶ Location: No. 1 Zhongshan Road, Hebei District, Tianjin天津市河北区中山路1号
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How to Get to Great Wall in Beijing
Isn’t it amazing that you can reach Beijing within 0.5h by bullet train from Tianjin, over 140km away? There are over 170 daily high speed bullet trains running from 6:00am to 1:00am from Tianjin (Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjin South Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station, Binhai Railway Station) to Beijing South Railway Station.
With these high speed bullet trains, you can easily transfer to Beijing and get to multiple Great Wall Sections from the railway stations in Beijing, and the nearest one is only about 80km (about 1.5h by car) from Beijing city center.
You can easily transfer from Tianjin to Beijing by high speed bullet train, regardless of which railway station, cruise port and airport you plan to depart from.
Tianjin Port to Great Wall
Located in the east outskirts of Tianjin, Tianjin Port (Tianjin Cruise Port) is about 70km away from Tianjin Railway Station (city center). However, Binhai Railway Station (滨海高铁站) is right close to the port within about 28km (about 35min by car), you can always get to the railway station by taxi and head to Beijing. After getting off the train, you can explore Beijing City and the Great Wall.
Tianjin Airport to Great Wall
Tianjin Railway Station (天津站) is the nearest train station to the airport, and it is reachable with about 30min by subway line 2, directly from Tianjin Airport. You can also get to Tianjin South Railway Station from Tianjin Railway station, transferring to subway line 3 with the duration of another half an hour. Both of the train stations frequently operate high speed bullet trains to Beijing, and there are some high speed trains also departing from Tianjin West Railway Station. As soon as you arrive Beijing, you can start to explore the scenic sites in the downtown and the Great Wall in the suburban Beijing.
How to Get from Beijing to Great Wall
As the iconic tourist site in Beijing, the Great Wall that opens to the public mainly often refers to the Great Wall built in Ming Dynasty, which is divided into different sections and named according to its location. The most frequently visited Great Wall sections include the most popular Mutianyu Great Wall, the most convenient Badaling Great Wall, and the most romantic Simatai Great Wall, the longest Jinshanling Great Wall, the steepest Jiankou Great Wall, and the Lakeside Huanghuacheng Great Wall.>> Learn More about Which Section of Great Wall to Visit.
Most of the great wall sections are connected by tourist bus departing from Dongzhimen Wai Bus Station, and Dongzhimen Wai bus stations is located in the city center area and easily accessible from Beijing South Railway Station by taxi.>>Learn more detailed info about how to get to Great Wall from Beijing
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How to Plan a Great Wall Tour from Tianjin
The Great Wall of China is an unmissable part of your travelling in Tianjin. Either going to the Great Wall in Tianjin or heading to Beijing to explore more stunning great wall sections and historic relics, the experience you will have is memorable for your life time. You can explore Huangyaguan Section of the Great Wall from Tianjin. If you have more time, you can also go to visit the highlights of Tianjin, such as North Jiefang Road Financial Street, Jingyuan Garden and Tianjin Ancient Culture Street. China Discovery offers you tailor-made tour service, and you can fully experience all the famous sites in Tianjin and the great walls in Tianjin/Beijing in about 2 or 3 days. If you have more time, it's also recommended to travel from Tianjin to Beijing and appreciate the famous sites there, such as the Forbidden City, Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, and More!
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