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Ninh Binh to Hanoi

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4 ways to get from Ninh Binh to Hanoi

Taking a Bus from Ninh Binh to HanoiDuration: 2h 30m
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Take a bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi as the most price accesible option. The amenities are limited because of the simplicity of the cabin, but there is always an A/C on board. The bus makes stops in lieu of the no bathroom on board.

  • Pros
    • Cost effective
    • Easy contact with suppliers
    • Stable travel times
    • Quick journey
  • Cons
    • Pick up in city center only
    • A/C turned on high (bring a sweater)
    • Departure time limited to specific time of day
    • Possible language barrier
    • Traffic may delay departure times
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Taking a Minivan from Ninh Binh to HanoiDuration: 2h
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There are 11 operators that run from Ninh Binh to Hanoi, with 235 departures per day. If you decide to take a Minivan, you can take the Luxury, Limo, and Standard options.

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Taking a Train from Ninh Binh to HanoiDuration: 2h 30m
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Trains from Ninh Binh to Hanoi are always very high-end and provide travellers with necessities. Air conditioning, bathrooms on board, food and snacks, WiFi, and charger sockets are a given. The train has a clean bathroom on board so pitstops are unneeded.

  • Pros
    • Great service and comfortable accommodations provided
    • Privacy
    • Wonderful service provided
    • Central pick up/drop off
    • Toilet on board
  • Cons
    • Noisy speakers
    • Overnight accommodation still needed
    • Printed ticket necessary
    • Once a day departure
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Taking a Private rides from Ninh Binh to HanoiDuration: 1h 30m
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There are 2 operators that run from Ninh Binh to Hanoi. If you decide to take a Car, you can take the SUV and Standard options.

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About the ride from Ninh Binh to Hanoi

After meandering through the caves, karsts and rivers of Ninh Binh, you might need a rest from all the viewpoints and vistas. Your next stop should be Hanoi. Many tourists travel to Hanoi from Ninh Binh each day, for their fix of street food, cheap beers and the fascinating thrills of big city living. 

For the 95km (59 mile) journey from Ninh Binh to Hanoi, there are four main options:

  • Bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi - typically around 2.5 hours
  • Car from Ninh Binh to Hanoi - typically around 1.5 hours
  • Minivan from Ninh Binh to Hanoi - typically around 2 hours
  • Train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi - typically around 2.5 hours

Some tourists rent scooters in Ninh Binh to drive to Hanoi. Though a fun adventure, driving a scooter in Vietnam can be very dangerous, so we don’t recommend it.

 

What to see when traveling from Ninh Binh to Hanoi

The ride from Ninh Binh to Hanoi starts small and humble, passing by small towns, rich farmland and verdant vistas. The area surrounding Ninh Binh is awash with greenery, so it’s a beautiful place for a road trip.

Soon your journey will become busier and the roadside buildings will become bigger. As the roads become livelier and the vehicle horns get louder, you’ll know you’re approaching Hanoi. One of the world’s busiest cities, it’s brimming with endless traffic, countless commuters and lots of exciting markets and stores.

You’ll also spot lots of street food vendors as you reach the heart of the city. Hanoi’s street food scene is very special, and this offers you a great taste of what’s to come… 

 

How to get from Ninh Binh to Hanoi

Taking a bus

The bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi is fast, simple and clean. Though you don’t get any luxury, there’s AC and the seats are pretty comfortable. 

Taking a car 

With the SUV Car from Ninh Binh to Hanoi, you don’t buy a ticket for an individual seat. Instead, you rent an entire car for your journey. Up to five people can travel in the car from Ninh Binh to Hanoi. You then split the cost of your journey between all of the people you’re traveling with.

The SUV car from Ninh Binh to Hanoi is very comfortable, and offers AC and an English-speaking driver. You can also choose to stop spontaneously whenever you like, and for whatever you like!

Taking a minivan

There are many options for getting a minivan from Ninh Binh to Hanoi. With some minivans to Hanoi from Ninh Binh you can simply buy a ticket for one seat. With others, you need to rent the entire vehicle and split the total cost with your traveling party. The quickest of these options takes about 1.5 hours, while the longest is just over 3 hours.

Different providers offer different levels of comfort and convenience, but some of the best vehicles have very comfortable seats along with blankets, power sockets, WiFi and English-speaking staff. 

Taking a train

The train to Hanoi from Ninh Binh is a fun and exciting experience. It’s also more comfortable than a bus, and you haven’t fully experienced all that Vietnam has to offer until you’ve traveled on one of its trains!

Train journeys take an average of around 2 hours and 25 minutes, and they’re all very affordable. On some journeys, you have a seat. On others, you get a bed. For such a short journey, you don’t need a bed, but they’re very comfortable if you do decide you want a little shut-eye.

All trains have toilets, and all offer food and drinks.

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Reviews of the ride from Ninh Binh to Hanoi

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The minivan was really comfortable, and they were there to pick me up on time.

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Approximately, there are 242 departures each day. You can also book a private ride and leave whenever you want.