Tianjin West Railway Station Guides

Established in 1888, rebuilt in 1993-1995, and restructured in 2009-2012, Tianjin West Railway Station (Chinese name 天津西站, Tianjin Xi Zhan) is located in Hongqiao District, 5km northwest of the downtown of Tianjin. It covers 180,100 square metres, and has 13 platforms, 26 railway tracks.  The station was designed by the internationally renowned architectural firm Gerkan, Marg and Partners. Tianjin West Railway Station is one high-speed railway station of Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Rails, but it also is served by ordinary passenger train(denoted with letter Z/T/K). It is served by around 107 high-speed trains (G/D/C series) per day.

Tianjin West Railway Station, Tianjin Xi Train station

Station Layout

Tianjin station has 5 floors.

2F Level The departures hall, Waiting Lounge, restaurants (such as McDonald's and KFC)
1F Level Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, Waiting Lounge, restaurants, platforms and tracks,
B1 Level Arrivals, exits, transfer hall, metro stations, taxi areas, parking lots
B2 Level The platforms of metro line 1
B3 Level The platforms of metro line 6
B4 Level The platforms of metro line 9

Map and Location

Address: No.1 Xizhanqian Street, Hongqiao District, Tianjin, China

How many railway stations in Tianjin?

There are three major railway stations in Tianjin: Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station, and Tianjin South Railway Station.

Tianjin Railway Station is located in Hebei district, the downtown of Tianjin.

Tianjin West Railway Station is located in Hongqiao district, 5km northwest of the downtown of Tianjin.

Tianjin South Railway Station is located in Xiqing district, 18km southwest of the downtown of Tianjin.

Map of Tianjin West Railway station, Tianjin Xi Train Station Map

Public Transportation

The public transports are included Metro line 1, line 6, bus and taxi. Metro trains are mostly recommended, How to get to Tianjin West Railway Station?

Metro line 1 and line 6

Tianjin railway station can be reached by Metro Line 1 and Line 6. The metro station name is Tianjinxizhan(Chinese Name: 天津西站). Metro trains are mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Tianjin West Railway Station

The stations and transfer hall of two metro lines are on B1 level. The platform of metro line 1 is on B2. The platform of metro line is on B3.

Line 1: the first metro train is at 06:00 and the last is at 22:46

Line 6: the first metro train is at 06:00 and the last is at 22:43

Metro ticket price is RMB3 - RMB7

Tianjin Metro Map

Metro line 1, subway at Tianjin West Railway station, Tianjin Xi Train Station

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to or leave Tianjin West Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off and pick-up areas are on B1

Taxi Fee Standard(1.6L)

Day(5:00~23:00) Night(23:00~5:00)
0~3 km RMB11 RMB14
3~10 km RMB2.2 per km RMB2.8 per km
11km-15km RMB3 per km RMB3.9 per km
16km-30km RMB4 per km RMB4.8 per km
over 30km RMB5.1 per km RMB6.7 per km

Taxi to Tianjin West Railway Station

Bus

There are 5 bus station around Tianjin West Railway Station, and 24 bus routes to or pass Tianjin West Railway Station, including bus line 10, line 15, etc.

Bus at Tianjin West Railway station, Bus routes and station at Tianjin Xi Train Station

How to get to Tianjin Binhai Airport (TSN)?

Tianjin Binhai International Airport (TSN) is located 23km southeast of Tianjin West Railway Station. How to get to Tianjin Airport from Tianjin West Railway Station, please click on here to get details.

Tianjin West Railway station to Tianjin airport, TSN airport

Departures

Step 1: Get to the entrance of Tianjin West Railway Station by metro, Taxi, Bus or Car 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport.

Step 3: Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.

Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs

Step 6: Find the platform of your train.

Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find your seats?

Departures at Tianjin West Railway station, Tianjin Xi Train Station

Ticket offices

3 offices are on 1F and 2 ticket offices are on B1

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Tianjin West Railway Station.

It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.

How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get Guides.

If you need to pick up printed tickets, please click on here to get Guides.

Arrivals

Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.

Step 2: Leave Tianjin West Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car. Metro trains mostly recommended

Arrivals at Tianjin West Railway station, Tianjin Xi Train Station

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