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Beijing - Tianjin Intercity High-Speed Trains

Opened in 2008, the 166-km (103 mi) Beijing to Tianjin railway is the most important intercity high-speed rail lines in China. There are plenty of high-speed trains running on this route every day, with the travel time of 30 minutes to an hour. In Beijing, these trains operate at Beijing South Railway Station. In Tianjin, they operate different train stations of Tianjin West, Tianjin, Tianjin, Tianjin South and Binhai railway stations.

Beijing - Tianjin High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on Sep.16, 2023)

Train Number Departure - Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
G2551 06:34 – 07:35 34 min Second class: US$4 - 11 (30 - 75 CNY)
First class: US$13 - 19 (88 - 128 CNY)
Business class: US$25 - 35 (174 - 239 CNY)
C2015 08:45 – 09:15 30 min
G2571 09:05 – 09:39 34 min
C2027 10:58 – 11:28 30 min
C2217 14:09 – 14:42 33 min
C2223 16:44 – 17:19 35 min
C2637 19:21 – 19:56 35 min
C2089 21:37 – 22:10 33 min

Please note:

  • There are more than 150 trains from Beijing to Tianjin. Trains listed above are some of them. Check up-to-date train schedules.
  • Beijing to Tianjin intercity trains terminate at different train stations in Tianjin City. Please pay attention to which station your train will be arriving at when booking your train tickets.

Tianjin to Beijing High-Speed Train Schedules and Ticket Fares

(Updated on Sep.16, 2023)

Train Number Departure - Arrival Duration Ticket Fares
C2610 06:07 – 06:42 35 min Second class: US$4 - 11 (30 - 75 CNY)
First class: US$13 - 19 (88 - 128 CNY)
Business class: US$25 - 35 (174 - 239 CNY)
C2560 08:45 – 09:44 59 min
G1050 09:02 – 09:37 35 min
C2026 11:03 – 11:33 30 min
C2632 14:09 – 14:32 23 min
C2058 16:23 – 16:53 30 min
G130 17:47 – 18:21 34 min
C2652 19:47 – 20:32 45 min

Seat Classes on Beijing – Tianjin High-Speed Trains

High-speed trains on Beijing – Tianjin rail route provide three types of seats: second class seat, first class seat and business class seat. Second class seat and first-class seat are the most popular among travelers. Business class seat is the most expensive but the most comfortable. Here is the introduction of each type of seat class.

seat classes on high-speed trains

Second Class

Second class seat is the standard type and the cheapest on high-speed trains. It is also the most common types on G, D and C trains. A second-class coach has five seats in a row, two seats on one side of the aisle and three on the other. The configuration is A+B+C and D+F. Seats numbered A and F are window seats.

First Class

First class carriage provides more comfort and privacy than second class. The first-class seat is wider than a second-class seat. First-class seats are arranged as A+C and D+F across the coach width, offering more leg room and elbow room. Moreover, there is an automatic door to separate the coach from the others to keep quiet and private.

Business Class

Business class seats are available on most G-category trains and some D and C-category trains. This is the most luxurious and expensive class on high-speed trains. There are three seats in a row, two seats on one side and one on the other side of the aisle (A+C and F). As first class, there is also an automatic door to keep the coach quiet and private.

How to Board Your Train at Beijing or Tianjin?

High-speed trains traveling between Beijing and Tianjin conclude their journeys at two convenient locations: Beijing South Railway Station and Tianjin South Railway Station. Both stations are easily accessible from downtown areas through efficient city public transport systems.

Boarding at Beijing South Railway Station

Beijing South Railway Station is a major transportation hub that caters to both high-speed and regular train services. It benefits from excellent connectivity to prominent tourist attractions, other train stations, and even the airport through various modes of transportation, including subway, bus, and taxi.

beijing south railway station

To reach Beijing South Railway Station, you can opt for subway lines 4 or 14. Upon arrival, you will disembark on the -1F level and then proceed to the waiting rooms on the 2F level by taking the escalator. Taxi passengers can alight at the front square of the station. From there, simply enter the building and utilize the escalator to access the waiting rooms.

Boarding at Tianjin South Railway Station

Tianjin South Railway Station, although located at a distance from the downtown area, benefits from convenient city public transport options. Travelers can make use of Tianjin Metro Line 3 or take buses such as No.312, 587, and 707 to reach Tianjin South Station. These transportation modes provide easy accessibility to and from the railway station, allowing passengers to conveniently travel to their desired destinations.

Boarding at Tianjin Railway Station

Tianjin Railway Station enjoys a prime location in the downtown area of the city, making it easily accessible. With a rich history, it stands as the busiest train station in Tianjin. Presently, subway lines do not provide direct service to this station. Therefore, it is recommended to opt for a taxi to reach your destination. Alternatively, buses such as No. 96, 607, 701, and 813 provide convenient transportation options to Tianjin Railway Station

Boarding at Tianjin West Railway Station

Tianjin West Railway Station holds great significance as it serves as the primary hub for high-speed trains to and from the city. It is situated approximately 6 kilometers (4 miles) away from Tianjin Railway Station and 24 kilometers (15 miles) away from Tianjin Binhai Railway Station.

To reach Tianjin West Railway Station, you can conveniently utilize subway lines 1, 4, and 6. The subway platform is situated on the -1F level of the station. Follow the clearly marked signs and take the elevator to access the waiting hall located on the 2F level. 

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