Vietnam train travel

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There is also an old train line linking Hanoi with Ho Chi Minh City, known as Reunification Express Train. With 1.726Km it was inaugurated in 1976 on the occasion of the unification of Vietnam. The trains are not in very good conditions and run at 50Km/h.

In the page of Vietnam Railway you can find all the routes that make the trains in Vietnam. Here you will also see the approximate prices of each route. I say “approximate” because when buying online we will use another website.

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If you are in search of a real adventure in Asia, a border-crossing train journey is certainly ideal for you – like China to Vietnam. The journey of real romance begins when your viewpoint changes from modern urban to landscapes surrounded by rice paddies.

A trip to cross the border from Nanning to Hanoi can be daunting, especially at night, and the choice of transportation. On a long-distance trip, cars are cramped and unpleasant-smelling, traveling on an overnight train, places where you can stretch your legs, and lying on beds are more comfortable and more pleasant.

The ticket offices in both Nanning and Hanoi do not ask for visa to be able to buy tickets. Refusal of entry at customs or the border due to an invalid visa or passport is entirely the responsibility of the traveler, and the train station will have no responsibility or grant any request for refund of the ticket in a similar case.

Going to Vietnam for excitement? Then don’t worry, we offer an easy and fast China visa application service, and delivery is also available and very reasonably priced. Contact us for further assistance. This should be done at least one week before the trip to Vietnam.

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It is one of the most popular ways to travel among visitors and one of the most economical. There are many routes arranged throughout the country, both short and long distance, allowing you to reach almost any point in Vietnam.

Trains are a bit more expensive than buses, but faster and more comfortable to travel on. Vietnam has a system of train tracks that connects the North to the South of the country, so it is also easy to get around. Each train has different classes, of course each with its price, and you can also choose night trains to do the night section.

It consists of a tricycle-taxi. It is slower than a motorcycle cab but it is a good experience to go around the city. In this case we also recommend negotiating the price before getting on, you will probably have to bargain.

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Buy your ticket at a train station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket window. The ticket can be bought at a station in the country of departure, sometimes also in other countries.

There are daily connections from Hanoi (Vietnam) to Nanning (China). If you are traveling on a date when there are no direct trains from Hanoi to Beijing, first travel on the daily night train from Hanoi to Nanning, then on the daily night train from Nanning to Beijing.

Use a flight from Vietnam to one of the major cities in Thailand. Flight time for the main route from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is 1:30 hours and tickets are available from EUR 50.

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