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Travel from Hanoi to Hue

Train from Hanoi to Hue

Hue city, which is also called Ancient Capital – Co Do Hue with the long-standing cultures and histories, is one of the most famous tourist destinations in central Vietnam. Once being in Hanoi, you should not miss a chance to pay a visit to Hue. Vietnam travel tours

Train from Hanoi to Hue

Train from Hanoi to Hue

Train from Hanoi to Hue-source: the internet

With 5 fast trains and a slow train, Vietnam Railways operates daily trains running from Hanoi to Hue. Averagely, it takes you around 13 hours to travel on this route. As being a cheap way to travel between cities and save on a hotel bill, traveling by the night trains from Hanoi to Hue is favored by many people. However, you should book day train if you prefer to see the picturesque scene via the window of the train.
• There are 4 trains available consisting of SE1, SE3, SE5 and SE7 (which belong to Reunification Express train) running on this route of about 688 kilometers of the railway from Hanoi station to Hue station. Departing every day, the train ride takes you about 12 hours (traveling from Hanoi to Hue). The soft seat, the hard seat, the sort berth (4 berths) and the hard berth (6 berths), called cabin are the types of seats. Each of the cabin features the comfortable seat and the air-conditioner. cruise Mekong river

Night train from Hanoi to Hue

Night train from Hanoi to Hue-source: the internet

  • Hanoi station owns two different gates. The Station B, which is located at Tran Quy Cap Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, is usually for North train as Sapa while the Main gate which is located at No 120 Le Duan Street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, is usually for a South-bound train. If having a long time, you can wait for the train at both stations as they all have the waiting halls.
  • About 1 km from the city center, Hue station is situated at No 02, Bui Thi Xuan Street, Hue city.

Children prices

  • Children under 2 years: travel free
  • Children from 2 to less than 9 years old (and shorter than 1.3m): For the North – South trains and vice versa, a price will be 75% of adult price. But the children will have to pay full prices for the adults for trains Hanoi – Sapa and vice versa.
  • Over 9 years old: the same price of adult price.


  • Carry-on bags: It is allowed to carry baggage not to exceed the weight limitation of 20 kilograms for each adult and 10 kilograms each child on the train cabins. All the baggage should be wrapped reliably and neatly.
Vietnam Airlines provides daily flights from Hanoi to Hue

Vietnam Airlines provides daily flights from Hanoi to Hue-source: internet

Flights from Hanoi to Hue

With the average price for one-way ticket for business class is about 93 USD (non-taxes) while economy class is 49 USD (non-taxes), there are 4 daily HAN to HUI flights operated by Vietnam Airlines.

Situated about 40km far away from Hanoi center, Hanoi Airport is named Noi Bai International Airport. It takes you about 45 – 60 minutes by taxi and costs you about 250, 000VND – 360.000 VND (11USD – 16 USD) to go to Hanoi center when traveling by taxi inside airport such as Noi Bai taxi (Yellow), Mai Linh taxi (Green), etc.

Phu Bai International Airport

Phu Bai International Airport- source :the internet

From Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, passengers can take daily flights to Hue city. The distance of 688km from Hanoi to Hue needs 1 hour and 10-minutes flight.

Situated at Phu Bai ward, Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien Hue province, Hue airport is about 15 km from the city center. To reach the city center, passengers can take the taxi inside airport like Yellow taxi and Mai Linh taxi (Green).

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