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07:22
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G108
12:47
TIP Tianjin South
Air China
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21:15
SHA Hongqiao Airport, Shanghai
2h 15m flight #CA9698 with Air China in Economy
23:30
TSN Tianjin Binhai Airport

From Shanghai Hongqiao to Tianjin by Trains

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07:22
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G108
12:47
TIP Tianjin South
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07:34
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
6h 25m ride in train #G1232
13:59
TIP Tianjin South
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07:51
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h ride in train #G120
12:51
TIP Tianjin South
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08:05
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 20m ride in train #G112
13:25
TIP Tianjin South
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08:42
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 45m ride in train #G212
14:27
TIP Tianjin South
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09:08
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G1258
14:33
TIP Tianjin South
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09:16
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
18h 30m ride in train #K516
03:46
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TIP Tianjin South
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09:39
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 40m ride in train #G1204
15:19
TIP Tianjin South
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10:20
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 45m ride in train #G1214
16:05
TIP Tianjin South
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10:26
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 5m ride in train #G42
15:31
TIP Tianjin South
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10:36
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 50m ride in train #G1236
16:26
TIP Tianjin South
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11:05
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G126
16:30
TIP Tianjin South
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11:10
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
6h ride in train #G1252
17:10
TIP Tianjin South
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11:25
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
6h ride in train #G1228
17:25
TIP Tianjin South
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12:17
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 35m ride in train #G132
17:52
TIP Tianjin South
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12:18
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
19h 5m ride in train #1462
07:23
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TIP Tianjin South
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13:00
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 20m ride in train #G134
18:20
TIP Tianjin South
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13:29
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 20m ride in train #G138
18:49
TIP Tianjin South
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13:34
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 30m ride in train #G140
19:04
TIP Tianjin South
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14:23
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
14h 45m ride in train #T132
05:08
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TIP Tianjin South
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14:50
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 20m ride in train #G146
20:10
TIP Tianjin South
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15:00
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
4h ride in train #G14
19:00
TIP Tianjin South
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15:05
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G214
20:30
TIP Tianjin South
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16:18
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 20m ride in train #G152
21:38
TIP Tianjin South
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16:34
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
20h 20m ride in train #K48
12:54
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TIP Tianjin South
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16:37
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
5h 25m ride in train #G216
22:02
TIP Tianjin South
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17:57
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
14h 5m ride in train #T110
08:02
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TIP Tianjin South
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18:09
AOH Shanghai Hongqiao
18h 20m ride in train #K188
12:29
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TIP Tianjin South

Transport types between Shanghai and Tianjin

Shanghai to Tianjin Schedule

Shanghai to Tianjin Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Second Class Seat 07:22 - 12:47¥ 602
China Railway Second Class Seat 08:05 - 13:25¥ 595
China Railway Second Class Seat 10:20 - 16:05¥ 602
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU911510:05 - 12:15¥ 557
TianJin Airlines Economy #GS788410:10 - 12:30¥ 625
Air China Economy #CA153411:20 - 13:45¥ 654
China Railway Second Class Seat 12:17 - 17:52¥ 595
China Railway Hard Seat 14:23 - 05:08¥ 225
China Railway Second Class Seat 16:18 - 21:38¥ 595
China Railway Hard Seat 18:09 - 12:29¥ 225
China Railway Hard Seat 20:22 - 15:02¥ 204
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU906922:35 - 00:45¥ 557

Popular Routes in China

How to get from Shanghai to Tianjin

When you want to get from Shanghai to Tianjin, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 1,820. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 192.

How far is Shanghai from Tianjin?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Tianjin. Your trip will be a total of 633 miles (1017 km). The flying distance is 623 miles (1002 km).

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Tianjin?

The travel time from Shanghai to Tianjin can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 21 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Tianjin?

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Tianjin varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 192 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as CNY 1,820.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Shanghai to Tianjin:

  • Train tickets - CNY 192 to CNY 1,820;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 479 to CNY 710;

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Tianjin?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 93 trains per day.
  • Flights from Shanghai to Tianjin depart during the day - there are approximately 31 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Shanghai to Tianjin. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 479.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Shanghai to Tianjin
Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring airlines, TianJin Airlines, Xiamen Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Shanghai to Tianjin

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Tianjin? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.