Vietnam trains

Trains in Vietnam are one of popular and cheap means of transportation.

While traveling in Vietnam, you can use trains for some main long routes to save money or night trains to save time: Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi, Hanoi - Hue or Da Nang, Hanoi - Saigon, Saigon - Danang, Hue. 

Railways in Vietnam

Vietnam Railways (Tổng Công ty Đường sắt Việt Nam) is the state-owned operator of the railway system in Vietnam.The route is 1,600 km (990 miles), North-South, single track running between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This was built at the metre gauge (narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of 1,000 mm) in the 1880s during the French colonial rule. There are also standard gauge (railway with a track gauge of 1,435 mm) lines running from Hanoi to China and some mixed gauge in and around Hanoi. Vietnam train tickets

Vietnam train schedule and tickets


Popular train stations in Vietnam for tourists

Hanoi Railway StationThere are 2 gates: Gate A is at number 120, Le Duan Street which is for North - South trains. Gate B is at number 1, Tran Quy Cap Street, Gate B is for Hanoi - Lao Cai trains Lao Cai Railway StationSituated in the city center, Lao Cai Railway Station is 40 KM from Sapa and Bac Ha market.It is smart idea choosing train for your Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi tour.There are 3 daily trains departing from Hanoi every evening (19.00 PM ~ 22.00 PM) and arrive Lao Cai early next morning. From Lao Cai Railway Station, you can take a taxi, bus or mini van to Sapa (around 2 ~ 2.5 $US) Ninh Binh Railway StationNinh Binh is 100KM from Hanoi and train is rarely chosen by travelers  to visit Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Bich Dong, Trang An... from Hanoi. Dong Hoi Railway StationPhong Nha - Ke Bang, Da Nhay beach, Paradise Cave Hue Railway Station Da Nang Railway Station Quy Nhon Railway Station Nha Trang Railway Station Da Lat Railway Station Phan Thiet Railway Station Saigon Railway Station We offer all up to date Vietnam train schedules and Vietnam train tickets with all routes from Hanoi, Saigon, Danang, Sapa... Vietnam  SE trains from Hanoi to Saigon or from Saigon to Hanoi, tourist trains from Hanoi to Lao Cai (Sapa) and vise versa
Train Information(US$)Price with Air Condition
Departe FromReturn ToTrain NameTrain DaysTrain TimeSoft SeatSoft Berth
HanoiHueSE1 SE3 SE5 SE7Daily19:00 23:00 12:25 05:5524 26 20 17 1738 40 29 28 28
HanoiNha TrangSE1 SE3 SE5 SE7 SE9Daily19:00 23:00 12:25 05:55 13:3041 43 32 30 3065 69 55 53 53
HanoiDanangSE1 SE3 SE5 SE7 SE9Daily19:00 23:00 12:25 05:55 13:3026 27 21 19 1940 42 34 32 32
HanoiSaigonSE1 SE3 SE5 SE7 SE9Daily19:00 23:00 12:25 05:55 13:3049 50 39 36 3670 73 66 64 64
HanoiLaocaiSP1 SP3 SP5 SP7Daily21:10 21:50 19:40 20:350 0 0 030 30 30 30