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Tanggu Railway Station

Tanggu Railway Station is a railway station located in Binhai ('Seaside') New District, Tianjin, near the overpass bridge of the North Station Road. 50 km east of the city center, it is the second most important railway station in Tianjin Municipality after Tianjin Railway Station, and transport is convenient to Tianjin City, Tianjin Port, and Beijing.

To Tianjin Railway Station by Taxi

  • 45 km (28 miles) west, 1 hour, 120 yuan (20 USD)

To Tianjin International Cruise Home Port by Taxi

  • 35 km (22 miles) east, 45 minutes, 100 yuan (17 USD)

To Beijing by Bullet Train

Tanggu Railway Station is about 170 km (106 miles) from Beijing. There are eight bullet trains per day from Tanggu Railway Station to Beijing South Railway Station, taking an hour. The price is 80 yuan (13 USD) for first class or 66 yuan (11 USD) for second class.

Tanggu–Beijing Services:

  • 08:36 C2272
  • 09:12 C2274
  • 13:02 C2276
  • 17:19 C2278
  • 18:22 C2280
  • 19:28 C2282
  • 20:12 C2284
  • 21:52 C2286

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To Beijing by Taxi

You can also take a taxi from Tanggu to Beijing. It takes 2½ hours (depending on traffic), if the driver takes the expressway, otherwise it might take as long as 5 hours! The taxi fee should be around 600 yuan (97 USD).

If you want to take a taxi, make sure that the driver takes the expressway, and be careful to take a genuine registered taxi. A card with the Chinese name of your destination is suggested.

From Tanggu to Beijing:

Please take me to … (Beijing city center / see destination card)
请带我到……(北京城市中心 / 见目的地名片)
Use the Expressway.
用高速公路。

From Beijing to Tanggu:

Please take me to Tanggu Railway Station
请带我到塘沽火车站。
Address: Station North Road (by the overpass), Binhai New District, Tianjin
地址:天津滨海新区车站北路立交桥旁
Use the Expressway.
用高速公路。

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