A Travel Price Comparison for China Wuhu vs. Tianjin for Vacations, Tours, and Honeymoons

Should you visit Wuhu or Tianjin?

Which is cheaper to visit? Which is more expensive for vacation?

Which city should you visit? Read on to compare the activities as well as the prices of travel for Wuhu and Tianjin. We'll break down costs for accommodation, food, transportation and more to help you learn more about these two destinations. Then, you can figure out if either of these two places are accessible based on your travel budget, schedule, and interests. So, let's dig into it.

Where Should I go: Wuhu or Tianjin?


The city of Wuhu is located in the southeast of the Anhui province of China. It lies on the south bank of the Yangtze River, and about 74 miles from the capital city of Hefei. It is made of floodplains, terraces and low hills, and its plentiful water supply makes it the perfect spot for fish and rice production.

The area has a subtropical climate with a humid monsoon season. When planning your trip, remember that the rainy season is from spring to early winter with the heaviest rainfall from mid-June to early July. So the best trips will be in autumn when it is nice and cool, and the chrysanthemums are in bloom.


Tianjin is a large metropolis on the north east coast of China. This ancient city, which dates back to prehistoric times, is one of five National Central Cities of China and is rich in culture and history. Tianjin is most famous for its beautiful walking streets and history of European concession territories.

Tianjin experiences hot and humid summers, with temperatures reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are cool and dry with temperatures around 15° (F). Spring and Autumn tend to be the best times to visit as weather is a little more mild, although Spring has a tendency to be a little rainy.

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Which place is cheaper, Tianjin or Wuhu?

These are the overall average travel costs for the two destinations.

The average daily cost (per person) in Wuhu is $86, while the average daily cost in Tianjin is $76. These costs include accommodation (assuming double occupancy, so the traveler is sharing the room), food, transportation, and entertainment. While every person is different, these costs are an average of past travelers in each destination. What follows is a categorical breakdown of travel costs for Wuhu and Tianjin in more detail.

  • Accommodation Hotel or hostel for one person
    Wuhu $30
    Tianjin $34
  • Accommodation Typical double-occupancy room
    Wuhu $60
    Tianjin $68
Compare Hotels in Wuhu and Tianjin

Looking for a hotel in Wuhu or Tianjin? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options and compare which is best for your budget and travel style.

Hotels in Wuhu

Hotels in Tianjin

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Local Transportation
  • Local Transportation Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    Wuhu $26
    Tianjin $37

Hired Cars and Shuttles in Tianjin

Also for Tianjin, here are a few examples of actual transportation services:

  • [Airport Transfer] Tianjin Airport ⇔ Tianjin City Transfer ☆ High reputation for service <Charter charter>: $13
  • Tianjin Airport Chauffeur Service, Tianjin Airport Transfer: $13
  • Tianjin Binhai Airport(TSN) to Arrival Private Transfer: $25
  • Private Transfer Airport Transfer in Tianjin: $25
  • Private Departure Transfer:City Hotel to Any Tianjin Railway Station: $28
  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport Private Departure Transfer from City Area : $29
  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport Private Arrival Transfer to City Area : $29
  • Private Arrival Transfer:Any Tianjin Railway Station to City Hotel: $30
  • Tianjin Railway Station Private Transfer to Cruise Port: $32
  • Tianjin Cruise Port Private Transfer to Binhai Railway Station: $32
  • Private Departure Transfer: Bejing City Hotel to Airport: $32
  • Private Transfer from Tianjin Binhai Airport TSN to Tianjin Port: $33

Is it cheaper to fly into Wuhu or Tianjin?

Prices for flights to both Tianjin and Wuhu change regularly based on dates and travel demand. We suggest you find the best prices for your next trip on Kayak, because you can compare the cost of flights across multiple airlines for your prefered dates.

  • Food Meals for one day
    Wuhu $39
    Tianjin $20

  • Entertainment Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    Wuhu $18
    Tianjin $10

Tours and Activities in Tianjin

Also, here are some specific examples of entertainment, tickets, and activities for Tianjin.

  • Tianjin Private Walking Tour Guided by a Lady Worked in Europe: $151
  • Private Tianjin City Night Tour with Haihe River Cruise: $156
  • Tianjin Cruise Port To Beijing Hotel With the English Speaking Driver: $160
  • 4-Hour Private Tianjin Walking Tour with Dim Sum: $168
  • 5-Hour Private Tianjin Shopping Tour from Tianjin Cruise Port: $179
  • Tianjin Cruise Port To Beijing Capital Airport With the English Speaking Driver: $187
  • Private Tianjin City Highlight Day Tour: $188
  • Tianjin Port-up To Beijing City Self-Guide Tour and Drop-off at Beijing Hotel: $192
  • Tianjin Cruise Port To Beijing Daxing Airport With the English Speaking Driver: $203
  • 4-Hour Tianjin Shore Excursion to Shijia Mansion with Bullet Train Experience: $210
  • Private Tianjin Shopping Tour: $218
  • Bullet Train Private Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven: $219

  • Alcohol Drinks for one day
    Wuhu $8.10
    Tianjin $11

When comparing the travel costs between Wuhu and Tianjin, we can see that Wuhu is more expensive. However, the two cities are actually relatively comparable in price, as the difference is somewhat minimal. Generally, this means that you could travel with generally the same travel style and level of luxury in each place. Since both cities are in Asia, it's no surprise that their costs are relatively close, as many destinations here have somewhat similar travel prices overall.

If you're trying to decide if either of these two destinations are within your price range, also see Is Wuhu Expensive? and Is Tianjin Expensive?.

Which is Bigger, Wuhu or Tianjin?

Tianjin has a larger population, and is about 7 times larger than the population of Wuhu. When comparing the sizes of Wuhu and Tianjin, keep in mind that a larger population does not always imply the destination has more attractions or better activities. So, always research the type of place that you want to visit along with the activities and attractions that interest you.

When is the best time to visit Wuhu or Tianjin?

Both places have a temperate climate with four distinct seasons. As both cities are in the northern hemisphere, summer is in July and winter is in January.

Should I visit Wuhu or Tianjin in the Summer?

The summer brings many poeple to Wuhu as well as Tianjin.

In the summer, Wuhu is around the same temperature as Tianjin. Typically, the summer temperatures in Wuhu in July average around 28°C (83°F), and Tianjin averages at about 27°C (80°F).

It's quite rainy in Tianjin. Wuhu receives a lot of rain in the summer. Wuhu usually gets around the same amount of rain in July as Tianjin. Wuhu gets 174 mm (6.9 in) of rain, while Tianjin receives 185 mm (7.3 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Summer Average Temperatures July
    Wuhu 28°C (83°F) 
    Tianjin 27°C (80°F)

Should I visit Wuhu or Tianjin in the Autumn?

Both Tianjin and Wuhu are popular destinations to visit in the autumn with plenty of activities.

In October, Wuhu is generally a little warmer than Tianjin. Daily temperatures in Wuhu average around 17°C (63°F), and Tianjin fluctuates around 15°C (58°F).

In October, Wuhu usually receives more rain than Tianjin. Wuhu gets 44 mm (1.7 in) of rain, while Tianjin receives 21 mm (0.8 in) of rain each month for the autumn.

  • Autumn Average Temperatures October
    Wuhu 17°C (63°F) 
    Tianjin 15°C (58°F)

Should I visit Wuhu or Tianjin in the Winter?

Both Tianjin and Wuhu during the winter are popular places to visit.

Tianjin can be very cold during winter. Wuhu can get quite cold in the winter. Wuhu is much warmer than Tianjin in the winter. The daily temperature in Wuhu averages around 3°C (37°F) in January, and Tianjin fluctuates around -3°C (27°F).

Wuhu usually gets more rain in January than Tianjin. Wuhu gets 27 mm (1.1 in) of rain, while Tianjin receives 3 mm (0.1 in) of rain this time of the year.

  • Winter Average Temperatures January
    Wuhu 3°C (37°F) 
    Tianjin -3°C (27°F)

Should I visit Wuhu or Tianjin in the Spring?

The spring attracts plenty of travelers to both Wuhu and Tianjin.

In the spring, Wuhu is around the same temperature as Tianjin. Typically, the spring temperatures in Wuhu in April average around 15°C (60°F), and Tianjin averages at about 14°C (58°F).

Wuhu gets a good bit of rain this time of year. In April, Wuhu usually receives more rain than Tianjin. Wuhu gets 101 mm (4 in) of rain, while Tianjin receives 25 mm (1 in) of rain each month for the spring.

  • Spring Average Temperatures April
    Wuhu 15°C (60°F) 
    Tianjin 14°C (58°F)

Typical Weather for Tianjin and Wuhu

Wuhu Tianjin
Temp (°C) Rain (mm) Temp (°C) Rain (mm)
Jan 3°C (37°F) 27 mm (1.1 in) -3°C (27°F) 3 mm (0.1 in)
Feb 4°C (40°F) 52 mm (2 in) -1°C (31°F) 6 mm (0.2 in)
Mar 9°C (48°F) 69 mm (2.7 in) 6°C (43°F) 9 mm (0.3 in)
Apr 15°C (60°F) 101 mm (4 in) 14°C (58°F) 25 mm (1 in)
May 21°C (69°F) 88 mm (3.5 in) 21°C (69°F) 33 mm (1.3 in)
Jun 25°C (77°F) 114 mm (4.5 in) 25°C (77°F) 68 mm (2.7 in)
Jul 28°C (83°F) 174 mm (6.9 in) 27°C (80°F) 185 mm (7.3 in)
Aug 28°C (83°F) 158 mm (6.2 in) 26°C (79°F) 155 mm (6.1 in)
Sep 23°C (74°F) 105 mm (4.1 in) 21°C (70°F) 42 mm (1.7 in)
Oct 17°C (63°F) 44 mm (1.7 in) 15°C (58°F) 21 mm (0.8 in)
Nov 11°C (52°F) 64 mm (2.5 in) 6°C (43°F) 11 mm (0.4 in)
Dec 5°C (41°F) 25 mm (1 in) -1°C (31°F) 4 mm (0.2 in)

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