15 minute taxi* [100,000 VND] to Dong Hoi Airport with 5 days/week flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on Vietnam Airlines [www.vietnamairlines.com]. Our desk can purchase Vietnam Airlines tickets for you at no surcharge. Our desk also can call a cab for you (no surcharge). Internet tickets can be purchased on Jetstar Pacific [http://www.jetstar.com/vn/en/home] that flies nearly every day. Both airlines have connecting flights to multiple Vietnam destinations daily.
10 minute taxi* to the train station [60,000VND] with 10 trains stopping daily 5 to the south and 5 to the north. Our desk can purchase tickets for you (no surcharge). You can pick up the ticket yourself at the station or pay 20,000VND for someone to deliver the tickets to the hotel).
By night Sleeper Bus:
Night buses with extra long beds leave from Nam Long Hotels every night:
6pm sleeper bus: arrives in Ninh Binh about 4:30am and in Hanoi around 5:30am
10pm sleeper bus: arrives Ninh Binh about 5am and Hanoi about 7am. Note: buses are forbidden in the Hanoi’s Old (French) Quarter, but the 10pm bus gets you closer, with a shorter taxi ride.
Prices and schedules can change so please check with our desk. We can make reservations for you at no surcharge. You can pay the driver when you board the bus.
By day Bus:
It is a 5 minute walk from the Rt 1A bus station (please see Dong Hoi map). There are frequent departures both north and south, both express and regular. Costs vary depending on the type of bus and the distance. As an example, the bus going south to Hue takes about 4 hours. Headed north to Hanoi, takes about 10 hours. Our staff can buy tickets for you at no surcharge.
Hint: if traveling to Hue, get a group of 4 together and check out History Tour #1 in the Attractions and Tours tab for a personalized, comfortable one way trip to your hotel in Hue while visiting historic Vinh Moc Tunnels and the DMZ bridge. Of course, you save taxi fares and bus/train fare.
* Please confirm the price with the taxi driver prior to entering a taxi. Rates quoted are normal meter rates, but may vary depending upon fuel costs and competition.