1. TRAIN TICKETS

It is highly recommended that travelers should use the soft-seating trains for the short distance (E.g. Hanoi ↔ Ninh Binh; Hue ↔ Da Nang) and the soft-sleepers for the long distance (E.g. Hanoi, Ninh Binh ↔ Hue, Da Nang, Dong Hoi; Hanoi ↔ Lao Cai/Sapa). Train tickets can be easily reserved in advance. Go to https://www.baolau.com  to book online and pay by credit cards at good rates or email us if you need our help. See our rates as below:

 
ROUTES

SOFT SEATER

(USD/PAX)

SOFT SLEEPER

(USD/PAX)

Hanoi – Ninh Binh (one way) 8 N/A
Hanoi – Lao Cai (one way) N/A From 25
Ninh Binh – Dong Hoi (one way) 20 30
Ninh Binh – Hue (one way) 30 36
Ninh Binh – Da Nang (one way) 33 39
Hue – Da Nang 15 N/A
Da Nang – Saigon 45 58

Note:

  • Price is subject to change (30% higher) during our Tet Holidays (Late January and early February).
  • If passengers stay in hotels inside Ninh Binh City Center, price includes complimentary pick-up (or see-off) by taxis. If your hotel is outside Ninh Binh City Center, surcharge might be applied. When confirming the train tickets, please let us know whether you want to book the pick-up (or see-off).  

Upon your arrival, if you don’t find our drivers, please call me (Mr. Tommy Pham – Mr. Tam) immediately at: 0916998777 (Vietnam only). Thank you!

2. TRAIN SCHEDULES

These below trains are popular and easy to reserve.

  1. TRAINS FROM HANOI TO NINH BINH:
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Duration
SE7 (D) * 6:00AM 8:19AM 2h19’
SE5 (D) * 9:00AM 11:18AM 2h18’
SE9 (D) * 14:35PM 17:06PM 2h31’
SE1 (N) 19:30PM 21:46PM 2h16’
SE19 (N) 20:10PM 22:22PM 2h12’
  1. TRAINS FROM NINH BINH TO HANOI:
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Duration
SE8 (D) * 13:14PM 15:33PM 2h19’
SE6 (D) * 17:27PM 19:58PM 2h31’
SE20 (D) * 9:56AM 12:33PM 2h37’
  1. TRAINS FROM NINH BINH TO DONG HOI, HUE, DA NANG, SAIGON:
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Dong Hoi Arrival Hue Arrival Danang Arrival Saigon
SE1 (N) * 21:49PM 5:35AM 8:48AM 11:26AM 04:39AM
SE19 (N) * 22:25PM 6:24AM 9:42AM 12:20PM N/A
SE3 (N) 00:10AM 7:25AM 10:27AM 13:00PM 5:20AM
SE7 (D) * 8:22AM 16:21PM 19:47PM 22:25PM 16:05PM
SE5 (D) 11:21AM 19:22PM 22:42PM 01:28AM 20:03AM
SE9 * 17:06PM 01:47AM 05:02AM 8:04AM 2:50AM
  1. TRAINS FROM DANANG, HUE, DONG HOI TO NINH BINH:
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Hue Arrival Dong Hoi Arrival Ninh Binh
SE20 (N) * 18:40PM 21:26PM 00:34AM 9:56AM
SE4 14:13PM 16:39PM 19:37PM 03:18AM
SE8 (N) * 22:59PM 01:28AM 04:35AM 13:14PM
SE6 03:02AM 5:31AM 09:01AM 17:24PM
  1. TRAINS FROM HANOI TO LAO CAI (FOR SAPA):
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Duration
SP1 (Fanxipan, Orient Express, Tulico, ET Pumkin) 21:40PM 5:35AM 7h55’
SP3 (Orient Express, Sapaly Express) 22:00PM 6:20AM 8h20’
SP7 (Livitrans) 20:30PM 04:45AM 9h15’
LC3 6:10AM 15:45PM 9h35’
  1. TRAINS FROM LAO CAI (FOR SAPA) TO HANOI:
 
TRAIN Departure Arrival Duration
SP2 (Fanxipan, Orient Express, Tulico, ET Pumkin) 20:35PM 04:45AM 9h10’
SP4 (Orient Express, Sapaly Express) 21:10PM 5:22AM 8h12’
SP8 (Livitrans) 19:40PM 04:20AM 8h40’
LC4 10:05AM 19:32PM 9h27’

Note: “D” = Day train, “N” = Night train, “*” = Highly recommended

If you wish to use train for other routes, do not hesitate to email me at: tommysserviceinninhbinh@gmail.com.

Soft-berths on Reunification Express Train SE1,2,5,6

Soft-seats on Reunification Express Train SE1,2,5,6