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Nha Trang to Hanoi - Best Ways to Travel [2024 GUIDE]

January 03, 2024 - 1001 views

Nha Trang to Hanoi is long-distance, but you will find the travel interesting and fun if you choose the right transfer. The below article including the guide on the best ways to travel from Nha Trang to Hanoi will help you to find the best way to travel between these two places.

Before travelling between Nha Trang to Hanoi, you need to answer many questions like how far is it, how long does it take and how much does it cost. Please follows our articles carefully you will find all the answer.

Distance from Nha Trang to Hanoi

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam located in the North, and Nha Trang is a beach city situated at the end of Southern Central. Nha Trang is recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal cities in Vietnam with long white sand beaches, breathtaking sceneries, historical sites, etc. The city is no far away from Ho Chi Minh, therefore it becomes the favourite choice for tourists after they have finished their tour in Ho Chi Minh city.

Moreover, Nha Trang has Cam Ranh International airport which handles many international flights such as Nordwind Airlines, Azur Air, Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Asiana Airlines, and Korean Air. After spending time in Nha Trang, many tourists choose Hanoi as the next destination.

The flight distance from Cam Ranh international airport in Nha Trang to Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi is 1084km (673 miles), and the flight takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes. The driving distance from Nha Trang to Hanoi is 1281km (833 miles), and you will need 24 hours to travel by private car.

Distance from Nha Trang to Hanoi

Best ways to travel from Nha Trang to Hanoi

There are 3 popular ways to travel from Nha Trang to Hanoi: Flight, bus and train. Find more detail about each kind of transportation below:

1. Nha Trang to Hanoi by flight

Due to the long distance from Nha Trang to Hanoi, the flight is the fastest and most convenient way for you, and it takes around 1 hour and 50 minutes. The flight departs from Cam Ranh International airport which is about 30 km from Nha Trang city and arrives in Noi Bai airport, which is 40 km from Hanoi centre. To get to Cam Ranh airport from Nha Trang city centre, tourists can take a one-hour bus that costs around 3 USD or get on 45 minutes taxi which is around 10 USD.

At present, domestic airlines operate flights from Nha Trang to Hanoi at a rate of around VND600,000 – VND1,500,000. In total there are 3 airlines operating nonstop flights: Vietnam airline, Vietjet airline, and Bamboo airline. Vietnam airline is the flag carrier of Vietnam, provides high-end service, and includes checked luggage in the flight ticket, while Vietjet airline is the budget one, excludes checked luggage. Vietjet air often cancelled or delayed its flight, so consider it when choosing to travel on this airline. The bamboo airline is a mid-range airline, it is the perfect choice when you comparing among different airlines in terms of service and price. 

Although travelling by flight can be more expensive than other means of transportation such as train, bus, you can still get the flight at a reasonable price by booking the ticket early in advance. BestPrice Travel provides 24/7 service for booking flight tickets, so do not hesitate to contact us for free advice and best support. Booking the flight ticket 2 months in advance is highly recommended.

Nha Trang to Hanoi flight


2. Nha Trang to Hanoi By train

The distance from Nha Trang to Hanoi is approximately 1321km if you travel by train. There are 6 trains on this route, including SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8, SE10, and SE12. The trains depart daily from Nha Trang train station at 17 Thai Nguyen, Phuoc Tan District, Nha Trang City, and arrive in Hanoi at 120 Le Duan ward, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi City.

The train journey takes about 24,5 to 27,5 hours time depending on which train you take. The fastest train is SE2 departing at 04:55 and scheduled to arrive in Hanoi at 05:30, after 24 hours 35 minutes journey. The slowest train is Train SE6 departing at 16:06 and scheduled to arrive in Hanoi 27 hours 06 minutes later at 19:12.

The seat types include the hard seat, the soft seat, the hard berth (6 berths in a cabin), and the sort berth (4 berths in a cabin). All carriages and cabins from Soft Seat type to Soft Berth type are air-conditioned with comfortable seats/berths. Please see the price below:

Train Number Departure Arrival  Hard Seat Soft Seat Hard berth Soft berth
SE 2 (24hr 36min) 04:54 5:30 50 53 83 85
SE 4 (25hr 29min) 3:21 4:50 50 53 83 85
SE 6 (26hr 49min) 16:23 19:12 50 53 83 85
SE 8 (25hr 57min) 13:33 15:30 50 53 83 85
SE 10 (4hr 4min) 23:51 3:55 50 53 83 85
SE 12 (29hr 23min) 15:49 21:12 50 53 83 85

The biggest advantage of travelling by train is to admire the various sightseeing along the way, as well as meet local people. Surely, you will be surprised by the magnificent and poetic nature of Vietnam. Moreover, Nha Trang to Hanoi train rolls past picturesque, and you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes with both the vast ocean and magnificent mountain ranges.

Nha Trang to Hanoi train


3. Nha Trang to Hanoi by bus

The bus is the cheapest way to get from Nha Trang to Hanoi as you will need to pay only 30 USD for an open bus ticket or less for a local bus ticket. Many tourists choose to travel on the open bus, as they can stop along the way for few days, before arriving in Hanoi. Most of the open buses have a bathroom, or they will stop along the way for the restroom.

Hoang Long bus travels directly from Nha Trang to Hanoi for 28 hours, while other buses such as Hanh Cafe, Hey Travel tour bus company, Hung Thanh bus travel company, Sinh Cafe OPen bus, or Phuong Trang bus company will stop at Hoian for few hours before making their way to Hanoi 

The open bus is cheap and convenient, however, you should well prepare beforehand. Horn is used by the driver more often in Vietnam than in any other places you have been. You had better bring sickness tablets and earplugs with you on the bus. Moreover, the bus driver is unlikely to speak English, so make sure you get back on when the bus stops for a rest.

Nha Trang to Hanoi bus

Tips to choose your best transportation to get to Hanoi from Nha Trang

It is difficult to say which is the best way of transfer from Nha Trang to Hanoi as each kind of transfer has its own advantages and disadvantages. Depending on your time, budget, and interest, you can pick up the best which is suitable for you. 

The flight is very quick and cheap as long as you book early in advance, at least 2 months ahead of your travel date. It is even cheaper than a bus, or a train ticket. It is great for the long-distance like Nha Trang to Hanoi, and if you travel with kids. Being able to stretch out and lie down makes your trip more comfortable ad enjoyable. However, on the plane, you will miss the beautiful scenery along the way.

The train is safe and it can save your money on accommodation if you book overnight on the train. It would be great if you travel in a big group and can book the whole cabin on the train. 

Using the bus, you won't need to get transferred to and from the airport or the train station. It often picks up and drops off at the city centre. You can stop at some tourist attractions for few days before continuing the trip to Hanoi. This kind of transfer allows you to travel to a place which other kinds of transfer can not reach, it is especially good for backpackers.

Nha Trang to Hanoi

Among many kinds of transfers from Nha Trang to Hanoi, hope that you were able to pick up the best one for you. Another interesting way to travel between these two places is to join a Vietnam package tour. The tour includes all the transfers, hotel bookings, entrance fees to beautiful attractions, everything will be taken care of. Contact us for more detail. 


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