Access Tianjin from abroad
Tianjin is a city that bears historical and cultural significance. Rich in tourism resources, it is also a major seaport city in the world. Tianjin has witnessed lot of historical event in the late 19 century in China. In China, there is a well-known idiom: “to witness history of Qin and Han Dynasty (220BC-280AD), you need to go to Shaanxi Province. Ming and Qin Dynasty (1368-1911) history is best shown in Beijing. For contemporary Chinese history in the late 1911-1949, you cannot miss Tianjin”. Tianjin is a microscope of contemporary China, exemplified in numerous historical sites, celebrity residences, and a mixture of western architectural building styles. The varieties of competing western building styles in Tianjin’s leased territories mushroomed in early 1900. Check out many mansions on 5th Ave, to uncover history of Tianjin or even then China. In the past few years, Tianjin expanded its transportation network dramatically. The City is easily accessible by rail, highways, ocean liner and air. Our international visitors increase year by year. The following info will help you plan your trip:
Tianjin Binhai International Airport is the largest airport in Tianjin. Japan Airlines, Korean Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, China International Airlines, China Tianjin Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Taipei EVA Airways, and Taipei TransAsia Airways all connect Tianjin in their international routes. On average, there are 25 international inbound flights daily to the Tianjin city. The city also has directly originated flights to Seoul, Incheon, Singapore, Nagoya, Ulan Bator, Hong Kong, Taipei, China, etc. A “Tianjin/Seoul” route peak 60 fights weekly with both passengers and cargo flights.
(B) Domestic routes
Currently, Tianjin airport connects 106 cites (154 international and China domestic routes, 44 airways operate in Tianjin). The major domestic routes cover the following destinations:
1 China International Airlines: Chengdu, Chongqing, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Shanghai Hongqiao, Yuncheng, Guangzhou, Changsha, Kunming, Lijiang, Sanya, China;
2 Hainan Airlines: Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Pudong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen;
3 Tianjin Airlines: Shanghai Hongqiao, Xi'an, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Haikou, Taiyuan, Jieyang, Dalian, Ningbo, Baotou, Yantai, Qingdao, Sanya, Chongqing, Changchun, Urumqi.
4 China Southern Airlines: Changsha, Guangzhou, Sanya, Wuhan, Shenzhen, Hohhot, Urumqi;
5.China Eastern Airlines: Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Pudong, Shanghai, Chifeng, Wuhan, Guangzhou;
6: OK Air: Kunming, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Yantai, Chongqing, Sanya;
7 Shanghai Airlines: Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai Pudong, Kunming;
8 Spring Airlines: Sanya;
9 Shenzhen Airlines: Shenzhen;
10 Sichuan Airlines: Chengdu, Chongqing, Changchun;
11 Xiamen Airlines: Wuhan, Shenzhen, Xi'an, Xiamen, Fuzhou, Jinjiang, Chongqing;
12 Shandong Airlines: Qingdao, Hohhot;
13 Juneyao Airlines: Pudong, Shanghai;
14 Western Airlines: Chongqing;
15 Capital Airlines: Sanya;
16 Lucky Air: Kunming;
17 Chengdu Airlines: Chengdu, Changchun;
18 China Express Airlines: Changzhi, Chongqing;
19 Tibet Airlines: Mianyang, Lhasa.
Tianjin railway is a major deposit of China’s rail systems. Intercept with Beijing/Shanghai, Tianjin to Shanhaiguan Railroads, it is hub to China’s high speed rail system, connecting Beijing/Shanghai, Beijing/Tianjin, Tianjin/Qinhuangdao,Tianjin/Baoding, a true hub connecting northern with southern China. Around 500 trains crossover Tianjin daily.
There are four federal highways crossing over Tianjin: Beijing, Tianjin and Tanggu; Beijing/Fuzhou; Dandong/Lhasa; and regional bypass to Tianjin of Dandong/Lhasa. There are five provincial highways: Beijing/Harbin; Beijing/Tanggu; Tianjin/Datong; Tianjin/Shanhaiguan; and Shandong/Guanzhou highways. It is easy to reach Tianjin via highways.