Interesting Facts About Vietnamese Transportations

Unlike some crowded cities such as Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok, Vietnam has its own distinctive feature with the fairly outlying. However, daily direct flights from European countries are available. International airports are located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Among the two airports, the latter one attracts more tourists than the former. In case that tourist wants to travel from Europe to Vietnam or vice versa, they can take the flight of Air France or Vietnam airline. Flights from Europe often transit at the capital of Thailand. From Hanoi to Beijing, travelers can take a train through Dong Dang railway station in Lang Son Province to reach China. 
 
 
  • Moving by train: running the whole length from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, the Reunification Express also offers other destinations such as Hai Phong, Lang Son and Sapa. We suggest that tourists should reserve tickets a couple of day beforehand, particularly in weekends. The seats are divided into some types namely sleeper, air-conditioned seat with pillows and third-class hard seats. All of them are at reasonable price.
The train crossing over Hai Van Pass. It runs between Da Nang and Hue.
The train crossing over Hai Van Pass. It runs between Da Nang and Hue.


  • Traveling by bus: starting from the stations in heart of the city, indigenous buses begin the long journey. When the space in the bus is filled up, it will depart with the inconvenient condition of the travelers. In fact, they have to put their bags on the feet, 2 people share a small seat and items has to be hung, even chicken is put on laps or inside the bags. We recommend that tourists should bargain for the price of the ticket. They can take the minivans equipped with air-conditioner traveling to almost all main roads. They are able to buy the allocated-seat ticket. The information can be obtained from the welcoming area of the hotel. However, the price will be as twice as that of the local bus but the way of driving is fairly alright. In case that you consider renting a bike and taking a motorbike taxi, you should pay fully attention. To be safer, you can hire a guide to ensure that the journey will go well.
Bus is a public transport in Vietnam.
Bus is a public transport in Vietnam.
 
  • Going by car: it is the most suitable way of moving in this country. Tourists should take on the car instead of driving themselves. It is notable that Cambodian and Vietnamese drivers usually press the hooter, which does not imply that they are in bad mood.

  • Traveling by plane: it is believed by some people that taking a flight is an excellent choice of moving alongside the length of Vietnam. It brings tourists from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang from which they are taken to Da Nang and then to Hue and finally reach Hanoi.
Airplane crossing over Flamingo Dai Lai.
Airplane crossing over Flamingo Dai Lai.