How to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi

How to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi by bus or train? In this article, We will answer that question Hanoi to Ninh Binh for you, and your trip will be easier.

How to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi

Ninh Binh is a good place for a family getaway, a romantic trip, or a short backpacking trip with your friends to strengthen important bonds.

Ninh Binh is just 85 km from Hanoi, with many tourist attractions worth visiting, namely Tam Coc, Trang An, and Cuc Phuong National Park.

How to book Hanoi to Ninh Binh

  1. Book online with the booking box on this website. Click to book (recommend website )

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Trang An
by Yolanda S. Saavedra

By bus Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Yes, always one of the most guaranteed available options for traveling in Vietnam. Many buses run from Hanoi to Ninh Binh because Vietnamese people are so fond of the landscape of hills and also of rice paddies beneath vast horizons. 

Tam Coc
by Vu Khanh

Traveling by bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes about 2 hours 30 minutes and usually costs 4 - 6 USD (120,000 - 190,000 VND.).

You can easily book tourist buses from many travel agencies if you are staying in the Hanoi Old Quarter or going to Giap Bat Station or Nuoc Ngam Station by local bus.

The price difference is not much, so you can join other tourists or challenge yourself to travel as a local.

Promotion Cruise

Among many bus conductors from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, Grouptour, Trang An Limousine, Duy Khang Limousine is the one that has been receiving the most positive reviews.

You can book the ticket with 12 GO and pay online.

* Note: It is advised for passengers to arrive at least 1 hour before departure time to ensure you wouldn't miss the bus when it suddenly changes the departure time (Check out 12 GO for more information.)

Hoang Long Bus

By train to Ninh Binh

Traveling by train in Vietnam is quite an interesting experience, from how old-fashioned the trains look to how the scene appears on the windows of the trains.

Train window

Traveling by train from Hanoi to Ninh Binh takes around 2 hours 30 minutes and usually costs 4 - 7 USD (90,000 - 190,000 VND)

For more information, check out the travel agency website of

Train Vietnam

By taxi

Traveling from Hanoi to Ninh Binh costs 50 - 70 USD and usually takes 2 hours.

By motorbike from Hanoi

Hanoi to Ninh Binh motorbike

You can rent a motorbike in Hanoi (5 - 8 USD/day) and follow the route suggested by Google Maps to get to Ninh Binh. Depending on how much you love speed, it would probably take 2 - 3 hours to get to the destination.

Enjoy your trip!

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