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How to get from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh
The easiest way to travel from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh is by a sleeper train or a bus. Book online and receive your e-tickets by email, ready for boarding.
How far is Ninh Binh from Dong Hoi?
The travel distance from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh is 400 km. There is no airport nearby Ninh Binh, so you have two options to travel between Dong Hoi and Ninh Binh: taking a sleeper train or a bus.
How long does it take to get from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh?
It takes 7-8 hours to get from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh by bus or sleeper train. The train will take you to Ninh Binh Railway Station, located in the city center, whereas the bus usually takes you directly to the tourist spots like Tam Coc, Trang An, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital or Bai Dinh Pagoda.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled. The train usually departs and arrives on time.
What types of trains operate the route from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh?
There are two types of train services running the route Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh 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 and SE7/8. Passenger cars are divided in four classes: Hard seat, Soft seat, 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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh by train?
The train ticket with Vietnam Railways costs only 317,000 VND for Soft Seat Premium, 484,000 VND for a Sleeper 6-berth, and 537,000 VND for a Sleeper 4-berth. Meanwhile, the train ticket with private trains costs from 1,500,000 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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh depart?
Trains on the North–South railway line depart from Dong Hoi Railway Station, located at 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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh?
There is only one type of bus running the route Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh.
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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It ranges from 250,000 VND up to 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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh depart?
Most buses from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh depart from the representative offices of the bus companies downtown Dong Hoi.
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 Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh arrive?
Most buses from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh arrive at the representative offices of the bus companies in the city center or the tourist spots like Tam Coc.