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Tianjin - Qingdao Trains

Tianjin - Qingdao Trains

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Jul. 7, 2021

Eleven pairs of high-speed trains operate between Qingdao and Tianjin. They provide a quick trip of 3 to 4½ hours.

Four pairs of normal-speed trains also operate between the two cities, taking about 9½–10 hours.

Tianjin–Qingdao High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 708 kilometers (440 miles)
  • Terminals: Tianjin West Railway Station, Tianjin South Railway Station, Qingdao Railway Station, Qingdao North Railway Station
  • Duration: about 3–4½ hours
  • Main stops: Cangzhou, Dezhou, Jinan, Zibo, Weifang

Tianjin to Qingdao High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G177 08:06 11:30 3 h 24 min
G1267 16:00 20:38 4 h 38 min
G187 13:18 16:20 3 h 2 min
G199 17:57 22:27 4 h 30 min
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Qingdao to Tianjin High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1268 06:01 10:23 4 h 22 min
G172 09:13 13:26 4 h 13 min
G192 12:55 16:38 3 h 43 min
G174 16:10 20:39 4 h 29 min

Tianjin to Qingdao High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥815.5 ($115) ¥435 ($62) ¥264 ($37)

Tianjin–Qingdao Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Tianjin Railway Station, Qingdao North Railway Station
  • Duration: 9½–10 hours
  • Main stops: Dezhou, Daminghu, Zibo, Weifang

Tianjin to Qingdao Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1053 05:22 14:48 9 h 26 min
K701 05:33 14:54 9 h 21 min
K955 05:56 16:01 10 h 5 min
K969 06:41 16:41 10 h

For up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Qingdao to Tianjin Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K970 10:19 19:49 9 h 30 min
K956 18:07 03:19 9 h 12 min
K702 18:30 04:05 9 h 35 min
K1054 18:41 04:18 9 h 37 min

Tianjin to Qingdao Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥290 ($41) ¥190 ($27) ¥98 ($14)

Tianjin–Qingdao High-Speed Train Tips

The high-speed trains offer very convenient transportation between Tianjin and Qingdao. Some of them depart from or arrive at Qingdao North Railway Station while some depart from or arrive at Qingdao Railway Station. Which train station is more convenient for passengers?

Qingdao Railway Station is within walking distance of the coastline, being about 300 meters away. It is 7.5 kilometers from the city center and 24 kilometers from Qingdao Liuting International Airport.

Qingdao North Railway Station is about 12 kilometers from the city center and about 12 kilometers from Qingdao Liuting International Airport.

Therefore, if your Qingdao hotel is in the city center, it is better to book a train that stops at Qingdao Railway Station. If you are planning to connect a high-speed train journey with a flight in Qingdao, then Qingdao North Railway Station will be the best option.

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