How to travel from Hanoi to Vinh - Nghe An

Vinh City is the provincial capital of Nghe An Province. Vinh can be the base for exploring the beach of Cua Lo and Ho Chi Minh home villages. Vinh City is 300km south of Hanoi.

 By air: There are daily flights from Hanoi to Vinh, the flight time is 1 hour. Vinh Airport is 10km from Vinh City center.

By private car: the road trip by private car from Hanoi to Vinh is via Route 1 which is in great conditions nowadays. The trip takes 6 hours.

Ho Chi Minh Square in Vinh, Nghe An
Ho Chi Minh Square in Vinh, Nghe An

By local bus: There are some tourist buses which depart Hanoi for Vinh every evening near the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Alternatively there are several local buses departing Hanoi for Vinh every day from various bus stations: Gia Lam, Nuoc Ngam, Giap Bat, My Dinh. The ticket costs are from 250,000VND-350,000VND.

By train: There are daily trains from Hanoi to Vinh with soft seat cabins and sleeper cabins. The train journeys take 6 hours 30 minutes or 7 hours. Vinh Train Station is right in the city center.

By motorbike: Travel to Vinh from Hanoi by motorbike is an adventure which takes a full day. The road is very busy from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and traffic gets better after that.

By bicycle: It is possible to travel to Vinh from Hanoi by bicycle but it requires 2-3 days. It is recommended to break the journey with overnight stay at Ninh Binh and Thanh Hoa.