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Tianjin - Taiyuan Trains

Currently, three pairs of high-speed trains and five pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Tianjin and Taiyuan. The journey duration when taking a high-speed train is only about 3 hours while it takes two or three times longer to take a normal-speed train.

Tianjin–Taiyuan High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 530 kilometers (329 miles)
  • Terminals: Tianjin West Railway Station, Taiyuan South Railway Station
  • Duration: 3–3½ hours
  • Main stop: Shijiazhuang

Tianjin to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2609 10:41 14:17 3 h 36 min
G2601 19:49 22:55 3 h 6 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.

Taiyuan to Tianjin High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G2602 07:44 11:05 3 h 21 min
G2610 14:43 18:12 3 h 29 min

Tianjin to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥595.5 ($86) ¥311.5 ($45) ¥194 ($28)

Tianjin–Taiyuan Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Tianjin Railway Station, Taiyuan Railway Station
  • Duration: 7½–10 hours
  • Main stop: Shijiazhuang

Tianjin to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13, 2020)   

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1572 01:45 09:03 7 h 18 min
K548 12:02 20:36 8 h 34 min
K213 14:33 23:12 8 h 39 min
K865 21:25 07:22+1 9 h 57 min
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • “+1” means you will arrive on the second day.
  • 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.

Taiyuan to Tianjin Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K546 10:10 17:29 7 h 19 min
K1574 11:56 19:12 7 h 16 min
K866 20:40 05:40+1 9 h
K214 21:48 07:31+1 9 h 43 min

Tianjin to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥233–243 ($37–39) ¥152–158 ($24–25) ¥86–91 ($13–13)

Travel Tip

There are also direct flights from Tianjin to Taiyuan. One pair of flights operates daily in the peak or shoulder season. In the low season, they are not available every day.

The airfare is about 990 CNY for a single trip. You can check to see if there are any discounts available in advance.

Station Information

It is about 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Taiyuan South Railway Station to the downtown area. The following public buses operate to the station: 51, 501, 502, 807, 824, 849, 861, and 868.