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There are 5 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Noi Bai International  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Noi Bai International (HAN) SGN - HAN

$31 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ninh Binh
  2. Take the bus from Ninh Binh to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station

$27 - $44

3 alternative options

Fly to Haiphong, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Haiphong (HPH) SGN - HPH
  2. Take the train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam

$39 - $200

Train  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh

$30 - $60

Drive  •  23 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 997 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is to bus which costs $27 - $45 and takes 35 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is to fly which costs $30 - $170 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi station. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong and arriving at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station via Ninh Binh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving at Hanoi. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi is 1142 km. The road distance is 1595.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi without a car is to train which takes 31 h 35 min and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, depart from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong station.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, depart from Ho Chi Minh City station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $30 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 31 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs $27 - $45 and takes 35 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.
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  • Distance: 714 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Hanoi, Vietnam?

Vietjet Air, Vietnam Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Vietnam Railways operates a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 31 h 35 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haiphong via Danang
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haiphong
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Hai Phong to Gia Lam
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
32 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ninh Binh to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com

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The quickest flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, arrive at Hanoi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is 1595 km. It takes approximately 23 h 2 min to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.

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Turkish Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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There are 1802+ hotels available in Hanoi. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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