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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  •  1h 8m

  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  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Tianjin to Beijing Sihui

$6

Taxi  •  1h 23m

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Tianjin to Forbidden City 78.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City is to train and line 4 subway which costs ¥9 - ¥11 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Tianjin to Forbidden City is to train and line 4 subway which costs ¥9 - ¥11 and takes 1h 8m.

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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 1h 8m and costs ¥9 - ¥11.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m 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 1h 23m to drive from Tianjin to Forbidden City.

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There are 1393+ hotels available in Forbidden City. Prices start at $53 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: 1h 8m

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 2h 15m.

Train operators
Beijing Subway
Website
bjsubway.com
Subway from Beijing South station to Lingjing Hutong Station
Ave. Duration
9m
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tianjin to Forbidden City
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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