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How to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi
There are 3 ways to travel from Phong Nha to Hanoi: by flight, by train and by bus.
How far is Hanoi from Phong Nha?
The travel distance from Phong Nha to Hanoi is 510 km. You have three options to travel between Hanoi and Phong Nha: taking a flight, a train or a bus.
How long does it take to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi?
It takes 1 hour to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi by flight, 9-10 hours by train or by bus.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled. The flight and the train usually departs and arrives on time.
What types of airlines operate the route from Phong Nha to Hanoi?
There are two domestic airlines operating the route Dong Hoi to Hanoi: Vietnam Airlines (VN) and Bamboo Airways (QH).
How much does it cost to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi by plane?
The price of the flight ticket from Phong Nha to Hanoi varies depending on the airline and how long you book in advance. It starts from 600,000 VND.
Full-service carriers are more expensive but usually depart on time. Meanwhile, low-cost carriers are cheaper but often suffer delay.
For more information about travelling by flight, please read our Flight Guide in Vietnam.
What types of trains operate the route from Phong Nha to Hanoi?
There are two types of train services running the route Dong Hoi to Hanoi that are managed by two operators: Vietnam Railways and Private railway companies.
Vietnam Railways: the state-owned railway company operates its own set of passenger coaches on the trains SE1/2, SE3/4, SE5/6 và SE7/8. Passenger cars are divided in five classes: Hard seat, Soft seat, Soft seat Premium, Soft bed in compartments for 1-4 passengers and Hard bed in compartments for 1-6 passengers.
Private railway companies: a number of private companies operate their own passengers cars attached to the trains hauled by Vietnam Railways, hence depart and arrive according to the same schedule. The coaches operated by the private railway companies provide a higher level of comfort, with luxury cabins decorated with wooden floor and cozy soft beds. The service also includes bottled water and snacks. Passenger cars are divided in two classes: Sleeper 2-Berth in compartments for 1-2 passengers and Sleeper 4-Berth in compartments for 1-4 passengers.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi by train?
The train ticket with Vietnam Railways costs from 301,000 VND for Hard Seat; 416,000 VNĐ for Soft seat; 656,000 for Sleeper-6 Berth; and 715,000 VND for Sleeper 4-Berth. Meanwhile, the train ticket with private trains costs from 1,590,000 VND for a standard Sleeper 4-berth up to 4,000,000 VND for a luxury Sleeper 2-berth.
If you travel on a budget, Vietnam Railways is good enough as the passenger cars have been upgraded with the interior refurnished and higher quality components.
Where does the train from Phong Nha to Hanoi depart?
Trains on the Hanoi–Dong Hoi railway line depart from Dong Hoi Railway Station, located at tieu khu 4, Nam Ly Ward, Dong Hoi.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
What types of buses operate the route from Phong Nha to Hanoi?
There is only one type of bus running the route Phong Nha to Hanoi.
Sleeper Bus: double-deck coaches equipped with fixed berths and capacity for 40–46 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most part of the journey.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Phong Nha to Hanoi by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Phong Nha to Hanoi varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It ranges from 300,000 VND.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Vietnam increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Phong Nha to Hanoi depart?
Most buses from Phong Nha to Hanoi depart from the representative offices of the bus companies in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh province.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Phong Nha to Hanoi arrive?
Most buses from Phong Nha to Hanoi arrive at the representative offices of the bus companies in Hoan Kiem District.
Where to travel next from Hanoi?
From Hanoi, you can continue traveling by bus to other destinations in Northern Vietnam such as Cat Ba, Ha Long, Lang Son, Mai Chau, Moc Chau, Ninh Binh, Pu Luong, Sapa, Ha Giang, Son La, Tuyen Quang, Cao Bang, Bac Kan and Mu Cang Chai.