Tianjin is situated between 38°34′ to 40°15′ north latitude and 116°43′ to 118°4′ east longitude, falling within the Eastern Eighth District of the international time zone. It has a total land area of 11,966.45 square kilometers, with a coastline stretching 153.67 km. Positioned on the Pacific Ocean's western coast, Tianjin lies in the northeast of the North China Plain, within the lower reaches of the Haihe River basin. The Bohai Sea borders it to the east, the Yanshan Mountains to the north, and the capital city of Beijing to the west. This location has earned it the epithets of 'the tip of the nine rivers' and 'the fortress of the river and the sea.' Tianjin serves as a vital junction of the China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, a strategic pivot point along the Maritime Silk Road, a convergence point of the 'Belt and Road' initiative, and the nearest eastern starting point of the Eurasian Continental Bridge. It is a crucial gateway connecting the East and the West, serving as a significant maritime outlet for neighboring landlocked countries. With its backing from North China, Northwest China, and Northeast China, Tianjin boasts an extensive economic hinterland. It serves as a vital conduit for foreign exchanges among numerous provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities in northern China, and stands as the largest port city in the northern region. Located 120 kilometers from Beijing, Tianjin acts as the gateway to the capital city.
Tianjin Binhai New Area
Tianjin Binhai New Area is positioned on the eastern coast of Tianjin, at the intersection of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and the Bohai Economic Belt, approximately 45 km away from the city center of Tianjin.
Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone
Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone consists of the Airport Section, the Seaport Section, and the Harbor Section, which are dispersedly located within the Tianjin Binhai New Area. Each section enjoys a favorable location and convenient transportation.
§ Airport Section of Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone (Tianjin Airport Economic Area and Tianjin Air Logistics Zone)
It is on the northeast side of the Tianjin Binhai International Airport, with easy access to the airport and Tianjin city center.
l Tianjin Binhai International Airport: 8 km, 10 minutes by car; If you take Metro Line M2 from the Airport Economic Area Station, it's currently just one stop and a 10-minute ride to the airport. In 2025, Metro Line Z2 will open with three new stations in the area, making it possible to reach the airport with just one stop from Central Avenue Station. In the future, Metro Line M2 will be extended to connect with Metro Line 13 at Dong'erdao Station, and it will take only one stop from there to reach the airport.
l Beijing Capital International Airport: 150 km, 2 hours by car
l Tianjin Port: 50 km, 50 minutes by car
l Tianjin Railway Station (Tianjin city center): 16 km, 30 minutes by car, 22 minutes from Airport Economic Area Station by Metro Line M2
§ Harbor Section of Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone (Tianjin Habor Economic Area)
It is adjacent to the Bohai Bay in the east, Haihe Estuary in the north, Haibin Avenue in the west, and Jinjin Expressway in the south.
l Tianjin Port: There are two port areas, Dagukou port and Gaoshaling port, within Harbor Section. The Dagukou port area has 100,000-ton-level two-way navigation capabilities.
l Tianjin Binhai International Airport: 60 km, 50 minutes by car
l Beijing Capital International Airport: 190 km, 2 hours 50 minutes by car
l Tianjin Binhai Railway Station: 15 km, 17 minutes by car
l Tianjin city center: 55 km, 60 minutes by car.
l Urban area of Tianjin Binhai New Area: 18 km, 20 minutes by car
§ Seaport Section of Tianjin Port Free Trade Zone (Tianjin Port Comprehensive Bonded Zone)
It is in the Tianjin Port area.
l Tianjin Port: 1 km, 2 minutes by car
l Tianjin Binhai International Airport: 50 km, 50 minutes by car
l Beijing Capital International Airport: 181 km, 2 hours 20 minutes by car
l Tianjin Binhai Railway Station: 9 km, 20 minutes by car
l Tianjin city center: 52 km, 60 minutes by car
l Urban area of Tianjin Binhai New Area: 8 km, 15 minutes by car