There are 5 ways to get from Tianjin to Dalian by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Tianjin West to Dalian G1251

$55 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tian Jin to Jianshejie terminal

$20 - $45

3 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Tianjin to Yantai Port
  2. Take the car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour

$113 - $137

Fly from Tianjin  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Tianjin (TSN) to Dalian (DLC) TSN - DLC

$53 - $213

Train to Tangshan, fly  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tianjin to Tangshan
  2. Fly from Tangshan (TVS) to Dalian (DLC) TVS - DLC

$53 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tianjin to Dalian is to bus which costs ¥140 - ¥280 and takes 12 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tianjin to Dalian is to fly which costs ¥360 - ¥1500 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Tianjin and Dalian is 383 km.

The train from Tianjin West to Dalian takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tian Jin and arriving at Jianshejie terminal. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tianjin West and arriving at Dalian. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Tianjin, China and Dalian, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Tianjin to Dalian once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, Dalian Bus operates a bus from Tianjin to Dalian 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Tangshan to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Tianjin to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Air Guilin
Website
airguilin.com
Flights from Tangshan to Dalian
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $240
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Tianjin West to Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $70
1st Class Seat
$90 - $110
Business Class Seat
$170 - $210
Train from Tianjin to Tangshan
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Dalian Bus
Website
dalianbus.com
Bus from Tian Jin to Jianshejie terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
dalianbus.com
Ferry operators
Dalian Yantai Ferry
Website
dlpazl.com
Car ferry from Yantai Port to Dalian Harbour
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
dlpazl.com

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