There are 4 ways to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 4 subway  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South Tianjin
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Beijing South station to Lingjing Hutong Station 4

$1

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tianjin to Beijing Sihui

$6

Taxi  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tianjin to Forbidden City 78.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Tianjin to Forbidden City 78.1 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The distance between Tianjin and Forbidden City is 109 km. The road distance is 124.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City without a car is to train and line 4 subway which takes 1 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tianjin to Forbidden City is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to drive from Tianjin to Forbidden City.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Forbidden City. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City.
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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 8 min

What companies run services between Tianjin, China and Forbidden City, China?

China Bus Guide operates a bus from Tianjin to Forbidden City every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
China Railways C-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Tianjin Station to Beijing South
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Beijing Subway
Website
bjsubway.com
Subway from Beijing South station to Lingjing Hutong Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
bjsubway.com
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Tianjin to Beijing Sihui
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tianjin to Forbidden City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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