Transportation

Train Station in Hanoi

Hanoi Train Station

The main Hanoi train station is at the western end of P Tran Hung Dao; trains from here go to southern destinations. Foreigners can buy tickets for southbound trains at counter 2, where the staff speak English. We r…
Motorcycle Rental in Hanoi

Offroad Vietnam

For reliable Honda trail bikes (from US$20 daily) and road bikes (US$17). The number of rental bikes is limited, so booking ahead is recommended. Offroad’s main business is running excellent tours, mainly dealing wi…
Bicycle Rental in Hanoi

Hanoi Bicycle Collective

Vietnamese bikes and mountain bikes (phone ahead one day prior to book) can be rented at this funky spot that also doubles as a cafe and gin bar. Grab a Spanish-style bocata sandwich before setting off around the 15…
Train Station in Hanoi

Tran Quy Cap Station

To the right of the main entrance of the Hanoi Train Station is a separate ticket office for northbound trains to Lao Cai (for Sapa) and China. Tickets to China must be bought from counter 13. Note that all northbou…
Trolleybus in Hanoi

Electric Bus

Hanoi’s golf-buggy-esque ecofriendly Electric Bus tour is actually a pretty good way to get your bearings in the city. It traverses a network of 14 hop-on hop-off stops in the Old Quarter and around Hoan Kiem Lake, …
Trolleybus in Hanoi

Electric Bus Tour Main Departure Point

Hanoi’s golf-buggy-esque ecofriendly Electric Bus tour is actually a pretty good way to get your bearings in the city. It traverses a network of 14 stops in the Old Quarter and around Hoan Kiem Lake in an hour. The …
Taxi in Hanoi

Airport Taxi

Airport Taxi charges US$20 for a taxi ride door-to-door to or from Noi Bai International Airport. They do not require that you pay the toll for the bridge you cross en route. Some other taxi drivers require that you…
Bus in Hanoi

Vietnam Airlines Minibus

Links Hanoi from their branch to Noi Bai Airport (40,000d). Look for the minibus with the price written on the side. This service runs roughly hourly, 5am to 7pm, but is not very reliable as it only departs when ful…
Bus Station in Hanoi

My Dinh Bus Station

This station 7km west of the city provides services to the west and the north, including sleeper buses to Dien Bien Phu for onward travel to Laos. It's also the best option for buses to Ha Giang and Mai Chau.
Airport in Hanoi

Noi Bai International Airport

Noi Bai International Airport is about 35km north of the city, taking around 45 minutes along a modern highway. Has excellent connections through Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.