There are 4 ways to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Minh Le to Ninh Binh Ho Chi Minh

$36 - $53

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Bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ninh Binh

$11 - $14

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình 239.9 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Dong Hoi (VDH) to Hanoi (HAN) VDH - HAN
  2. Take the train from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

$99 - $353

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No, there is no direct bus from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình. However, there are services departing from Phong Nha Ke Bang and arriving at Ninh Binh via Dong Hoi Quang Binh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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The distance between Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park and Ninh Bình is 296 km. The road distance is 383.8 km.

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The best way to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình without a car is to train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 min to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình, including transfers.

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, depart from Dong Hoi Quang Binh station.

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The best way to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình is to train which takes 8 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Dong Hoi Airport to Hanoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Ninh Binh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình is 384 km. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình.

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Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Dong Hoi Airport to Hanoi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình.
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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 21 min

What companies run services between Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam and Ninh Bình, Vietnam?

Vietnam Railways operates a train from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, Hoang Long Transit Co operates a bus from Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to Ninh Bình every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 7 h 58 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Dong Hoi to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Minh Le to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$7 - $9
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $14
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$12 - $18
Train from Hanoi to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com

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