Shanghai to Tianjin

Shanghai to Tianjin

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Shanghai to Tianjin Schedule

Shanghai to Tianjin Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Juneyao Airlines Economy #HO121707:40 - 10:20$ 151.01
Shanghai Airlines Economy #FM914708:15 - 10:25$ 399.35
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU530910:00 - 12:25$ 222.92
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU215412:25 - 14:45$ 261.11
China Railway First Class Seat 15:21 - 20:59$ 149
Hainan Airlines Economy #HU749317:00 - 20:05$ 219.53
Xiamen Airlines Economy #MF855221:50 - 23:55$ 396
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ821222:00 - 00:30$ 481.86

Transportation from Shanghai to Tianjin

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 Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 513.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 88.00.

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 775 miles (1246 km). The flying distance is 596 miles (958 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 6 to 13 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 (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 88.00 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 513.00.

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

  • Train tickets - USD 88.00 to USD 299.00;
  • Plane tickets - USD 513.00 to USD 513.00;

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

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

  • Flights from Shanghai to Tianjin depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


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 USD 513.00.

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

China Southern Airlines


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:

  • 56% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 44% users took a plane.