- 1 Introduction
- 2 Distance From Phong Nha To Ninh Binh
- 3 How To Get From Phong Nha To Ninh Binh?
- 4 Remarkable Attractions On The Way
- 5 What To Explore In Ninh Binh?
- 6 Conclusion
Ninh Binh is one of the top tourist destinations in Vietnam, dubbed “Ha Long Bay on land”. Are you looking for the best vehicles to travel to Ninh Binh from Phong Nha to explore Ninh Binh? However, you have no idea how to get from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh. There are many means of transport for you to reach Ninh Binh. For example, you can travel by private car, motorbike, or taxi, but which one is the best?
Phong Nha Private Car will give you a hand in solving all your queries. Let’s refer to our article’s details to know how to get to Ninh Binh from Phong Nha!
Distance From Phong Nha To Ninh Binh
The distance from Ninh Binh to Phong Nha is about 410 kilometers. Thus, it takes more than 7 hours to reach Ninh Binh city. However, the duration to get to Ninh Binh can be different depending on the route and means of transport you choose. You can see the route map from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh as follows:
How To Get From Phong Nha To Ninh Binh?
Nowadays, there are many means of transportation from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh, such as cars, motorbikes, trains, taxis, or buses. Each type of means has its advantages and disadvantages. However, a private car from Phong Nha Town to Ninh Binh City is still the best choice. Let us learn more about these types of vehicles!
By Phong Nha Private Car Transfer
First and foremost, we highly recommend you book a private car from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh (only 217 USD/Sedan car). This is the best choice for travelers who want to experience the safest and most comfortable journey. Our private car service is flexible in departure time and time to visit each place. Hence, this choice is superior to other constant schedules of other vehicles, such as trains or buses.
Moreover, along the way to Ninh Binh from Phong Nha by car, you can stop at some places to take photos, drink coffee, etc. Most importantly, you can decide the departure time without waiting for other people. Furthermore, we can pick you at any of your homestay or hotels in Phong Nha to transfer to your homestay or hotel in Ninh Binh city.
Is Phong Nha Private Car Best For You?
Top reasons why you should choose our Phong Nha private car transfer:
- Firstly, our private car service is a door-to-door private car transfer service.
- Secondly, since this is your private car ride from Phong Nha town to Ninh Binh city, so you can customize your itinerary. That means you can request our driver to stop at any place you want to admire the landscape, have lunch, etc.
- Thirdly, all our private car prices are clear and without any hidden costs.
- Our friendly driver team can speak basic English and has many years of experience serving international tourists. Hence, they can understand what you say and meet your needs.
- Additionally, you are flexible in choosing the type of private car that is suitable for your travel plans in Vietnam.
- Our private cars are all-new, modern, and comfortable, with strong air-conditioning.
- Most importantly, you don’t need to deposit first, so you can pay after arriving at Ninh Binh.
- Bottled water, wet tissues, wifi, petrol, road tolls, and parking fees are included in our private car service.
- Baby seats are available and free, but please pre-request them.
- We are always online 24/7 to support you immediately via WhatsApp at +84349825119.
By Means Of Public Transports
In addition to the private car service, you can also travel to Ninh Binh from Phong Nha by other public transportation, such as a bus from Phong Nha to Ninh Binh, a train, or a taxi.
Below is a summary table of pick-up locations from Phong Nha and arrival locations at Ninh Binh city. Plus, the departure, arrival times, and prices. Note that the ticket price will increase slightly on occasions such as National Day (September 2), Tet holiday, and International Labor Day.
There are three bus companies that you can choose from Hung Thanh, Group Tour, and Techbus VN JSC. Transfer by bus with low prices is suitable for many tourists. However, your time has to depend on the constant schedule of the bus, similar to transferring by train.
Phong Nha Bus Schedule:
|Ordinal numbers||Bus from Phong Nha town to Ninh Binh city||Departure time||Arrival time||Price|
|1||Hung Thanh bus office to Ninh Binh city||8:30 pm||4:30 am||18 USD|
|2||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mike’s Travel Agency in Tam Coc, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh city.||8:40 PM||5:40 AM||15 USD|
|3||Hung Thanh bus office to The Long Hotel in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh city.||8:40 PM||5:00 AM||17 USD|
|4||Hung Thanh bus office to The Long Hotel||8:50 PM||5:10 AM||17 USD|
|5||SSB Phong Nha (Central Backpackers Hostel) to Ninh Binh Luxury SSB||9:00 PM||6:00 AM||16 USD|
|6||Hung Thanh bus office to Ninh Binh city||9:00 PM||5:00 AM||15 USD|
|Central Backpackers Hostel to Mikes Hostel and Travel Agency, Tam Coc, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh city.||Normal bus: 9:00 PM||6:00 AM||15 USD|
|VIP bus: 9:40 PM||6:00 AM||20 USD|
|8||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mr. Khanh Travel Agency in Ninh Binh city.||9:00 PM||4:00 AM||15 USD|
|9||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mike’s Travel Agency, Ninh Binh city.||9:00 PM||4:00 AM||19 USD|
|10||Central Backpackers Hostel to The Long Hotel.||9:00 PM||6:00 AM||20 USD|
|11||Central Backpackers Hostel to Ninh Binh Luxury SSB||9:15 PM||6:15 AM||16 USD|
|12||Hung Thanh bus office to Ninh Binh city||9:00 PM||5:00 AM||15 USD|
|13||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mr. Khanh Travel Agency Ninh Binh.||9:00 PM||4:00 AM||15 USD|
|14||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mike’s Travel Agency.||9:00 PM||4:00 AM||19 USD|
|15||Central Backpackers Hostel to The Long Hotel.||9:00 PM||6:00 AM||20 USD|
|16||Central Backpackers Hostel to Ninh Binh Luxury SSB||9:15 PM||6:15 AM||16 USD|
|17||Central Backpackers Hostel to Mikes Hostel and Travel Agency.||9:15 PM||6:15 AM||15 USD|
|18||VIP Bus from Central Backpackers Hostel to Mikes Hostel and Travel Agency.||9:15 PM||6:15 AM||20 USD|
|19||Vip bus from SSB Phong Nha to Ninh Binh Luxury SSB||9:30 PM||6:30 AM||20 USD|
|20||Central Backpackers Hostel to The Long Hotel.||9:40 PM||6:40 AM||15 USD|
|21||SSB Phong Nha to Ninh Binh Luxury SSB||9:45 PM||4:15 AM||15 USD|
Phong Nha is a small town near Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, so there is no train station in Phong Nha. Therefore, you must transfer by car or taxi from Phong Nha to Dong Hoi train station to get to Ninh Binh by train. You may need our Phong Nha to Dong Hoi private car – 27 USD/Sedan.
Below is the detailed addresses and the schedule of the railway stations in Dong Hoi and Ninh Binh:
- Dong Hoi Railway Station: Sub-zone 4, Nam Ly ward, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province.
- Ninh Binh Railway Station: Ngo Gia Tu street, Nam Binh ward, Ninh Binh city, Ninh Binh province.
|Dong Hoi train station to Ninh Binh train station||Departure time||Arrival time||Price|
|SE20 train of Lotus Train||00:06 AM||9:20 AM||From 1,650,000 VND/Adult|
|SE20 train of Laman Express||11:59 PM||9:21 AM||From 1,680,000 VND/Adult|
|SE8 train of Vietnam Railways||7:08 AM||4:26 PM||From 378,000 VND/Adult|
|SE6 train of Vietnam Railways||5:03 PM||2:10 AM||From 499,000 VND/Adult|
|SE4 train of Vietnam Railways||6:51 PM||3:27 PM||From 462,000 VND/Adult|
|SE2 train of Vietnam Railways||8:53 PM||5:50 AM||From 479,000 VND/Adult|
|SE20 train of Vietnam Railways||11:51 PM||8:56 AM||From 327,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II Sleeper AC||00:06 AM||9:21 PM||766,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways VIP Sleeper||05:21 AM||1:34 PM||723,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||7:25 AM||4:27 PM||403,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||8:35 AM||4:53 PM||475,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||10:02 AM||6:39 PM||475,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||2:10 PM||00:30 AM||487,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||4:53 PM||2:00 AM||386,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways VIP Sleeper||7:21 PM||3:23 AM||761,000 VND/Adult|
|Vietnam Railways Class II AC||8:59 PM||7:01 AM||411,000 VND/Adult|
Taxi is also a comfortable option, but the problem is its price because of the price calculation per kilometer. Therefore, the price will be very expensive for a long-distance. On the other hand, a taxi only has 4 seats, so it cannot meet your travel needs if you travel with 5 people and up.
Travel To Ninh Binh By Motorbike
Traveling by motorbike may be the most interesting and adventurous option for backpackers. Hence, you can rent motorbikes in Phong Nha at affordable prices, only from 100,000 VND to 200,000 VND per day. Further, traveling by motorbike is very convenient to stop and take beautiful photos along the way. However, you will easily get lost if you do not know the way to Ninh Binh. Even if you use the map for directions, getting to Ninh Binh will take longer.
Remarkable Attractions On The Way
Ngang Pass, the wonderful scenery, became the main subject in many Vietnamese rhyme poems. Tourists can take beautiful photos with the sandy beaches below, the forested slopes, and the cultivated fields farther afield.
Next, Sen Village, also known as Kim Lien Village, is peaceful in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, Nghe An province. This is the motherland of President Ho Chi Minh – the greatest leader in the modern history of Vietnam. Annually, thousands of travelers visit this village not only to know more about the childhood and lives of Uncle Ho but also to express their respect for the mighty father of the Vietnamese people.
Lastly, Cua Lo Beach is the most beautiful beach in Nghe An province.
What To Explore In Ninh Binh?
As you know, Ninh Binh is the only representative of Vietnam in the top 10 friendliest destinations in the world. Ninh Binh has many stunning tourist attractions for you to explore. For example, Mua Cave, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Thai Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, Bai Dinh Pagoda, etc.
All in all, Ninh Binh is genuinely the valuable pearl of tourism in Vietnam that is awaiting for you to explore. We hope that our article can answer your question of how to get to Ninh Binh from Phong Nha. Phong Nha Private Car wishes you the best holiday in Ninh Binh.