Cheap flights from Shanghai to Tianjin

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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Tianjin. The distance between Shanghai and Tianjin is 976 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air China, Tianjin Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, and China Southern Airlines. Shanghai and Tianjin have 103 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Tianjin, consider visiting Forbidden City, Beijing, Great Wall of China, 798 Art District, Beijing, and Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing.

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Tianjin Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Juneyao Airlines on Mondays, and Fridays.

Air China on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Shanghai Airlines on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

China Eastern Airlines on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Tianjin

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Air ChinaCCACAYes
Tianjin AirlinesGCRGSYes
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes
Shanghai AirlinesCSHFMYes
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Tianjin?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Tianjin takes around 2.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Tianjin?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Tianjin is 976 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Tianjin?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Tianjin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Juneyao Airlines, Air China, Shanghai Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, China Eastern Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, London, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tianjin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tianjin and Singapore, Bangkok, Phuket City, Dalian, Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, New Delhi, Manila, Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Qingdao, London, Sydney, Chiang Mai, Melbourne, Ho Chi Minh City, Harbin, Bengaluru, Taipei, Hangzhou.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Tianjin?
The main airport in Tianjin is Tianjin Binhai International. It is also served by Beijing Capital International, Tianjin Binhai International, Jinan Yaoqiang International, Tangshan Sannühe, Qinhuangdao Beidaihe, Dongying Shengli, Shijiazhuang Zhengding International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Tianjin?
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