How to get to NINH BINH from HANOI

How to get to NINH BINH from HANOI

You start from Hanoi and would like to visit Ninh Binh's landscapes in a day or multi-day trip? You may wonder how to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi? This blog is a good reference for you to choose the proper way to reach Ninh Binh from Hanoi up to your interest & budget

Ninh Binh destination and how to reach this place from Hanoi?

Ninh Binh is a great tourist destination of natural landscapes & historical values that you should pay a visit on your Vietnam vacation.Wel-known as the Halong bay on land,Ninh Binh is bestowed with natural landscapes of limestone mountains and naturally hidden grottoes that you can enjoy in scenic boat rides or biking routes.Moreover, Ninh Binh was ever the economical & polictical center of the country in 10th & 11th century, so in trips to Ninh Binh, you can expect to experience the vestiges of royal palaces, ancient temples as well as massive pagodas in the region. You can read more about Ninh Binh’s top attractions in this articles for the details.

Boat ride to visit Trang An Ecotourism complex

You start from Hanoi and would like to visit Ninh Binh’s highlights?

For free & easy journeys, you can book Ninh Binh package tours with local travel companies.Those tour packages are pre-deigned or customized with transfers, tourguide, entrance sightseeing fees, meals or hotel rooms so you no need to waste your time booking around every single services.Booking Ninh Binh tour packages, you are totally hassle- free and relaxed to enjoy the journeys with the companies’s professional services.

However, many of you would like to plan the trip on your own, surely that you would love to know how to travel to Ninh Binh from Hanoi? You can get the detailed instructions about it in this useful article.

Travel Hanoi to Ninh Binh : by roads & by rails

Ninh Binh is 90km far from Hanoi city and you can easily reach in 1.5 hours – 2.5 hours depending on your choice of proper means of transportations : by trains, by public/ shuttle buses, by private car or by motorbike.

1.Train Hanoi to Ninh Binh : cheap & good travel experiences.

Tranin Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Travel by train Hanoi to Ninh Binh

You have time and would like to experience Vietnamese train travelling Hanoi to Ninh Binh? There are 6-7 trains leaving Hanoi railway station ( 120 Le Duan) to Ninh Binh railway station (1 Hoang Hoa Tham), the cost is ranging from 4-7 usd/ ticket depending on the type of train or seats you book ( soft seat or hard seats).The journey is around 2.5 hours passing thru rural provinces of Ha Nam, Nam Dinh & Ninh Binh.You can book the train tickets directly at Hanoi railway station or book online thru those sites : or – secure online booking systems.They will send the e-ticket to your email, it is at best to print it out or carry it on your phone and present when boarding the train.

2. Bus Hanoi to Ninh Binh : local experiences.

Roads Hanoi to Ninh Binh are quite good now but travelling by bus will take you time ( transfer from your hotel to bus station, the bus stops between the journey to pick up or drop off its customers).You need to go to the right bus station ( Giap Bus station or Nuoc Ngam Bus Station), you get into the ticket selling courter asking for the buses to Ninh Binh, choose the departure time and get the bus ticket ( 4-5usd/ seat).Travelling by local bus, it could be interesting to meet local people but it is sometimes hard to explain to driver the places you would like to get dropped because drivers could not speak English at all.

Bus Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Giap Bat bus statio for bus ticket Hanoi to Ninh Binh

At the moment, there is a shuttle limousine bus service ( Khanh An or Binh Minh limousine van) running Hanoi Ninh Binh, they will pick you up at your destinations in Hanoi and drop you in Ninh Binh, the cost is around 7-10usd/ ticket depending on the pick-up or dropping places.

3.Motorbike Hanoi to Ninh Binh : adventure & flexiblitity

The road for motorbikes Hanoi to Ninh Binh is the old road number 1A : quite busy but flat.If you love adventure and are good at driving motorbike in Vietnam ( be sure that you understand Vietnamese’s driving culture), you can get a motorbike rent from Hanoi and travel to Ninh Binh on your own.It is cheap and you can flexibly plan your own travel itnerary to explore the best of Ninh Binh.

Travel to Ninh Binh by motorbike

Travel Hanoi to Ninh Binh by motorbike

4.Private car with driver Hanoi to Ninh Binh : comfortable & professional.

You love to have your own privacy & comfortable journey among your family ( not sharing with the other tourists), you can plan your Ninh Binh trip by renting a private transfer Hanoi to Ninh Binh & back ( private car with driver).The driver will pick you up at your hotel, follow your booked travel itinerary to visit Ninh Binh’s landscapes, then back to Hanoi.The cost is higher than above mentioned services but you will get good consultancy, travel support as well as professional service from the suppliers.Be sure about the inclusions & exclusions in your booked travel itinerary when requesting for the price qoutation.

Car rental Hanoi-Ninh Binh

Private car hire Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh exploration with Golden Holiday Travel.

We hope our local share on “how to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi” is helpful for you to plan your own journey to Ninh Binh.In need of more consultancy, travel support or travel services of Ninh Binh tour packages or hire a private car to Ninh Binh, feel free to drop us an email to or  contact us at +84.988451530 (viber, whatsapp, sms), our travel experts will reply you back with useful  assistances & suggestions for your good vacation in Ninh Binh.

Have a good trip in Ninh Binh, Vietnam !

Golden Holiday Travel Team !

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