Tianjin – Daxing Airport (PKX) by High Speed Train

Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway to Open by end of 2023

If you are planning to travel from Tianjin to Beijing Daxing International Airport, you will be glad to know that there is a fast and convenient way to do so: the Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway. This is a high-speed railway that connects Tianjin West Station and Daxing Airport Station, with a total length of 100.1 kilometers and a design speed of 250 kilometers per hour. The railway will be completed and opened by the end of 2023, and it will shorten the travel time between Tianjin and the airport to only 36 minutes.

Railway Maps

 Tianjin West – Daxing Airport Train Schedule, Fares & Duration

Train Type Departure Station Arrival Station Frequency Duration Fares
high-speed Tianjinxi Daxingjichang   daily 36-40 mins
high-speed Daxingjichang Tianjinxi   daily 36-40 mins
For a live schedule & ticket availability & refer to www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Jack will add the latest schedule when it is released.

Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway

The Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway has six stations along the way: Tianjin West Station (Tianjinxi), Shengfang Station, Anci Station, Yongqingdong Station, Guanandong Station, and Daxing Airport Station (Daxingjichang). The railway runs parallel to the Beijing-Tianjin Expressway, and passes through the provinces of Tianjin, Hebei, and Beijing. It a total length of 100.1 kilometers and a design speed of 250 kilometers per hour. The railway will be completed and opened by the end of 2023, and it will shorten the travel time between Tianjin and the airport to only 36 minutes.

Tianjin West Railway Station

Tianjin West Station (Tianjinxi) is the starting point of the Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway, and also the largest railway station in Tianjin. It is located in Hongqiao District, No. 1 Xizhanqian Street. The station has 13 platforms and 26 tracks, and it is a modern integrated hub that integrates various modes of transportation such as high-speed rail, subway, and bus.

You can easily reach Tianjin West Station by taking the Tianjin Metro Line 1 or Line 6, which both have a stop at the station. You can also take a taxi, a bus, or a private car to the station, as there are plenty of parking spaces and drop-off areas available.

Daxing Airport Railway Station

Daxing Airport Station (Daxingjichang) is the terminal station of the Tianjin – Daxing Airport Railway, and also the main station of the Beijing Daxing International Airport. The station is located underground, below the airport terminal building. The station has four platforms and eight tracks, and it is connected to the airport by escalators, elevators, and moving walkways. At Daxing Airport Station, you can easily transfer to the airport terminal, where you can check in, go through security, and board your flight.

If you want to travel from the airport to other destinations in Beijing, you can also take the Beijing – Xiongan Intercity Railway, which connects the airport with Beijing West Station in 30 minutes.

Read: Beijing West Station to Daxing Airport

How to Buy Tickets Online

There are several ways to book your train tickets online. Just remember that booking herizon for train tickets opens 15 days before your travel date. It is recommended to book you tickets as soon as possible in advance to secure your seat at your desired departure time.

1. Book with China Highlights

www.chinahighlights.com is a trusted online ticket agent who get possitive reviews & is  often recommended on Trip Advisor forum. They offer real-time train schedule online, English-language support, They can also provide assistance in case of any issues with your tickets or travel or when you’re running into trouble. Even they can deliver tickets to your hotel in advance. You can place orders with them any time. They are helpful, especially when you’re not familiar with the China’s transportation system or do not speak Chinese.

2. Book with 12306 China Railway

www.12306.cn is the offcial website of China Railway, which now has supported English. It also provides an offcial ticketing (English version) App – Tielu 12306 for both iOS and Android.

Jack’s friendly reminder: In the official site www.12306.cn, you can enter “Tianjinxi” as Tianjin West Station, and “Daxingjichang” as Daxing Airport Railway Station.

When to Buy Tickets

Tickets can be booked up to 15 days on the official 12306 China Railway website. It is always advisable to buy tickets in advance to secure ticket availability or seat assignment. Ticets tend to sell out quickly especially during the bussy travel peak period, such as the public National Days (Gold Week), Labour’s Days, Chinese Moon Festival or Qingming Festival. But if you use an online ticket agent www.chinahighlights.com, you can order tickets any time with them and they will book it for you once the tickets are released online.

Trusted Online Ticket Agents:

Option 1: China Highlights is a reliable online agency  for China train ticketing. They get positive reviews on TripAdvisor & Trustpilot. Sharon and her team help you buy tickets & plan rail routes even deliver tickets to your hotels with a service fee.

Option 2: Trip.com  is an internatioal brand owned by Ctrip Group, China's largest online travel booking platform. Trip.com offers booking service for flight, train, hotel, activities, etc