How to get to Phong Nha from Hanoi update 2017

how to get to phong nha from hanoi

Phong Nha cave is based in Heritage road of center Vietnam located 60 mins driving from Dong Hoi City. Nowadays, there are more way reach Phong Nha town, you are find best one How to get to Phong Nha from Hanoi?

Other way, we would like to help you find the best way to travel via these modes of transportation, which is why we’ve gathered the information as below:

  1. By planes: You can flight from Ha Noi or Sai Gon to Dong Hoi airport. We can arrange a private transfer from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha.Private car from Hue to Phong Nha Cave
  2. By trains:you can book train ticket from all most major coastal cities up and down Viet Nam to Dong Hoi, you will still need to arrange a transfer from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha by car
  3. By buses is the unique services drop in Phong Nha directly.

If you depart from Hanoi you will arrive at around 5:00 AM giving you enough time for breakfast before the start of your trekking tour in Phong Nha.

All most buses depart from Phong Nha at 9:00 PM, so you have enough time after your tour to relax and enjoy dinner in the local restaurants before taking off.

The bus connect Phong Nha with Ninh Binh, Ha Noi, Hue, Da Nang and Hoi An.

  1. By cars: All tours start and end in Phong Nha town, Huracars know that and we provide private car transfers to and from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha, Hue to Phong Nha, Danang/ Hoi An to Phong Nha.

How to get to Phong Nha from Hanoi?

It is easy to reach Phong Nha from Hanoi and vice versa with a number of transport options including train, bus and of course by flight.

Most bus companies will now stop directly in Phong Nha, and taking a bus is therefore becoming a popular choice amongst travelers as it saves on the additional transfer required from Dong Hoi (closest train station and airport to Phong Nha).

Phong Nha to Hue by car

  • Bus Company:

They pick you up in Hanoi Old quarter by van an transfer to their bus. All of them depart around 6:00 pm from Ha Noi to Phong Nha. Bus companies you can book is: Queen café, The Sinh tourist, Hung Thanh Bus, Trekking Bus.

All of theme is the sleeping bus with air-conditioned and occasionally has wi-fi. You can ask them, is there a small toilet at the back of the bus and you’ll also make a stop along the way near Ninh Binh, where there are toilet facilities.

It costs around 12 – 15 USD from Ha Noi to Phong Nha (the price might increase dramatically during holiday). The bus stops at Phong Nha center between 4h30 – 5 AM in the morning.

  • Train Travel:

Trains are an enjoyable way to travel and see a bit of the countryside and night trains are also a good choice because you can save money to sleep in hotel.

We recommend the following overnight trains from Hanoi to Dong Hoi:

Train no Departure time Arrival time
SE1 19h30 5h35
SE19 20h10 6h24
SE3 22h00 7h40

You can book a private car to Phong Nha from Dong Hoi Trains station with us, and then make tour in Phong Nha or Dark Cave.

Train from Dong Hoi to Hanoi:

Train no Departure time Arrival time
SE2 18h45 4h50
SE4 19h50 5h30
  • Air Travel

There is one flight daily from Hanoi to Dong Hoi. Flights are as follows:

  • 8:05 AM -> 9:30 AM: VN8591: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
  • 7:00 AM -> 8:00AM: VN1593: Tuesday, Thurday, Saturday

 There is one flight from Dong Hoi to Hanoi. Flights are as follows:

  • 10:00 AM -> 11:20 AM: VN8590: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
  • 8:50 AM -> 9:50AM: VN1592: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

You can book a car pick up from Dong Hoi airport before to save your time and money.