Question: ” Currently we and my friends are planning for a trip to Ninh Binh by bus from Hanoi, but we still do not know how to get there, how far and how long it takes from here. So could you kindly recommend us a good itinerary and also can we go to Tam Coc by bus from Hanoi? May you recommend a best Bus Hanoi Ninh Binh city, and How to get from Hanoi to Tam Coc? 

I would highly appreciate your help and thank you so much ! Mrs Hellen Gavrilova “

Answer:  ” Hi Mrs Hellen , Followed by your question, we are very delighted to share you some means of transporation from Hanoi city to Ninh Binh province, creditable bus agencies as well as good price list from Hanoi city to Tam Coc and to Ninh Binh “

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Ninh Binh Hanoi Bus

Distance and way from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and Tam Coc

It is around 90 kilometers from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and go further 15 km to reach Tam Coc tourism area, which belongs to Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district

Because it is not so far, so you can definitely go to Ninh Binh from Hanoi by your own private motorbike and car. It is going to take you around 2 hours to get there by motorbike and only 1 hour by private car. A coach or a van or a bus will be also another good option for you.

Hanoi to Ninh Binh Tourist Map

How to travel to Ninh Binh and to Tam Coc from Hanoi

Tourists have a wide variety of options regarding tranpsporation including: bus, train, etc…

How to get from Hanoi to Tam Coc Ninh Binh?

From Hanoi to Ninh Binh by train

Hanoi – Ninh Binh train runs daily with 4 times/day, which departs at Ha Noi station (120 Le Duan street, Hanoi) and stops at Ninh Binh station (01 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Thanh Binh ward, Ninh Binh province).

Checking the train ticket price from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and time table at: Click Here

Train from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Hanoi to Ninh Binh on the motorbike

Travelling to Ninh Binh by motorbike is another option . It is going to take you around nearly 3 hours (around 100 km to arrive Ninh Binh )

From Hanoi city center, you follow Giai Phong street, through Hanoi Southern Bus Station around 3 km and turn left for 1km to Phap Van – Cau Gie highway and then Cau Gie – Dong Van – Phu Ly – Ninh Binh

Explore Ninh Binh by Motorbike

From Hanoi to Ninh Binh by Shuttle Bus

Usually buses go directly to Ninh Binh city from Giap Bat station in Hanoi. You can take coach at Hanoi Southern Bus Station (Giap Bat Bus Station) to Ninh Binh (every 30 minutes), located on Giai Phong street; Price: 100.000 VND/ticket. You can also arrange a coach by contacting some tourism agencies right in the Old Quarter.

Giap Bat Station

  • Address: Giai Phong Street, Giat Bat Ward, Hoang Mai District, Hanoi
  • Telephone: +844 38 641 467
Giap Bat Station in Hanoi

Ninh Binh Station

  • 207 Le Dai Hanh Street, Thanh Binh Ward, Ninh Bình City
  • Telephone: + 843 387 61 58
Ninh Binh Bus Station

List of local bus company from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

How to get from Hanoi to Ninh Binh by bus? As what we have just mentioned, a motorbike or a private car are both suitable for your trip. Below are contact information of  creditable and highly ranked coach/bus agencies for the route Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Tam Coc:


Route: Hanoi – Giap Bat – Ninh Binh

Departure time: Contact

Telephone: 0229 3514578

Minh Long Bus Company


Route:  Tam Diep Town – Ninh Binh – Giap Bat

Departure time: Tam Diep Town at 7.05am. Giap Bat Station at 13.00pm

Telephone: 0229 3660190 – 0989 652555


Route: Ninh Bình – Hà Nội

Departure time: Contact

Telephone: 0914 506434

Cat Loi local bus company


Route: Ninh Binh Station – Giap Bat Station

Departure time: Contact

Telephone: +84945 448139

Please check the information and book a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh for the cheapest price at the end of this article

Hanoi to Ninh Binh by Private Car or by Taxi

How far is it from Hanoi to Ninh Binh? If you travel by your private car, please follow Phap Van – Cau Gie highway, then Cau Gie – Ninh Binh highway; Price: 30.000 VND/one-way ticket. You just have to continue  following the highway (80km in length) and it takes you around another 1 hour.

You can book Private Car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Anther option is that you can go on the old highway that parallels the above highway; however, this road is much tougher and difficult for you to travel. Please don’t forget to bring a map on the way from Hanoi to Ninh Binh because it will be useful for you. Apart from this, you can also contact Private Car Hanoi to Ninh Binh to be consulted for the best decision

Private Limousine Car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

How to book a Tourist Bus Hanoi Ninh Binh Tam Coc

We do think that you should study this service because of its convenience and we strongly advise you to use this due to its safety and cost effectiveness.

There are some bus agencies in the Old Quarter that allows you to book a bus right in Hanoi so that you do not have to go to Giap Bat Bus Station to buy tickets

Good Quality Bus Hanoi Ninh Binh

Route Tourist Bus Hanoi to Ninh Binh and Tam Coc

Hanoi – Ninh Binh buses appear due to the travelling demand of foreign tourists for more convenience  from Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Distance from Hanoi To Ninh Binh by Bus

This is absolutely the right and low-cost choice for travellers who do not desire to go on a full – service tour but explore the beauty of Ninh Binh on their own or for people who want to save cost for other trips in Vietnam. Not only does it save cost for you, but also it is much safer. Let’s see details of Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Tam Coc bus:

Price : From 130.000VND to 160.000VND/Way/Person

Pick up time: From 08.00am tới 08.30m

  • Second Time:  09.55am to 10.30am

Pick up address:  Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter center

Duration Time: Around 2.5 Hours

Drop Off Address: The Long Hotel, and Duc Tuan Restaurant at Tam Coc toursim center: Super convenient for visitors who book a hotel for exploring Tam Coc easily. Add: The Long Hotel….

  • Ninh Binh city center: Super convenient for you to book a hotel
Tourist Bus Hanoi Ninh Binh pick up in Old Quarter Center

Router Tourist Bus Ninh Binh Hanoi

After finishing the trip to Ninh Binh, you can check and book the recomended Ninh Binh Hanoi bus to get back for your nex travel planing:

  • Price : From 130.000VND to 160.000VND/Way/Person
  • Pick up time: 07.00am, 13.30pm , 16.30pm
  • Pick up address: The Long Hotel and your hotel in Ninh Binh City Center
  • Duration Time: Around 2.5 Hours
  • Drop Off Address: Hanoi Old Quarter Center
Ninh binh hanoi bus

Apart from this, you also can contact us for Hue to Ninh Binh bus. Please contact us directly through: or What’s app : + 84 974 805 797

Domestic buses in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is a spot of many well-known tourist attractions: ….So how can we travel to these beautiful locations by bus?

Buses in ninh Binh city

Bus route 01

Schedule: Ninh Phuc conjunction – Highway 10 – Le Dai Hanh street – Highway 01- Tue Tinh street – Truong Han Sieu street – Highway 01- Cuc Phuong three-way crossroad ( belong to Nho Quan district)

Bus route 02

Schedule: Ninh Binh bus station – Highway 10 – Lai Hanh three-way crossroad

Bus route 03

Schedule : Ninh Binh stadium – Trang An road – Tran Hung Dao road – Highway 01 – Tam Diep Doc Xay area

Bus route 04

Schedule: Ninh Binh bus Station – Highway 01 – Binh Son three-way crossroad –480 provincial road – Lai Thanh three-way crossroad

Buses in Ninh binh

Bus route 05

Schedule: Ninh Binh Bus Station – Le Dai Hanh street – Le Hong Phong street – Dinh Tien Hoang street – Trang An stret – Highway 01 – Truc Doc intersection  – Hai Thuong Lan Ong street – Le Thai To street – Tue Tinh street –  Highway 01 – Highway 12B – Cuc Phuong three-way crossroad

Bus route 06

Schedule: Bim Son (Thanh Hoa) – Highway 1A- Three – way crossroad 207 – Town road – Highway 1A – Cho Chieu three-way crossroad – Hgihway 12B – Anh Troi three-way crossroad – Highway 38         B – Parking place of Bai Dinh pagoda

Bus route 07.

Schedule: Nam Thanh – Highway 1A – Tran Nhan Tong street – Big C supermarket – Highway 10 – Thong three-way crossroad – provincial road 481A – Muoi Boat Port.

Travel to Ninh Binh by Motorbike – Part 2

Bus route 08

Schedule: Nam Thanh rest station – 700-bed hospital – tuberculosis hospital – Eye hospital – maternity hospital – Army hospital – Lim Bridge – Provincial post office – Highway 1A – Huyen Bridge – Truong Yen – Truong Yen commune – three-way crossroad to Ga canal – Bai Dinh pagoda – Anh Troi three-way crossroad – Ria three-way crossroad – Phu Long commune (Nho Quan  district)

Bus route 09

Schedule : Northern Bus Station – streets of Ninh Binh city – highway 1A – Gia Thanh port – provincial road 477D – provincial road 477 – Gia Vien Bus Station

Bus route 10

Schedule: Lai Thanh bus station – Highway 10 – Provincial road 482B – Provincial road 480D – Provincial road 478D – Highway 45 – Ria bus station

Local Buses in ninh Binh City

Bus route 11

Schedule: Northern bus station (belong to Ninh Binh province) – Streets of Ninh Binh city– Southern bus station (belong to Ninh Binh province)

Bus route 12

Schedule: Den Dau bus station (belong to Tam Diep commune) – Tam Diep industrial area – Chi Lang road – Quan Doan three-way crossroad – Highway 1A – Quyet Thang road – Provincial road 480D – Yen Thanh road – Provincial road 480C – Yen Thinh town bus station – Provincial road 480C – Highway 10 – Yen Khanh bus station

Bus route 13

Schedule: Yen Khanh bus station – Provincial road 483 –Provincial road 480B – Provincial road 481D – Extented highway 12B – Tan Thanh bus station

Buses in ninh Binh city

Now you get to know means of transportation from Hanoi to Ninh Binh as well as bus routes from Hanoi to Tam Coc so that you can have a smooth trip, right? And we really hope that our practical experience we have just share, you can have the rightest decicision in choosing the most creditable bus agency of the route Hanoi – Ninh Binh for your journey. May you have a happy and safe trip!

If you any further information and questions related to bus booking from Hanoi to Tam Coc and Ninh Binh, please leave your comments below here or contact us.

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