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Transportation from Hanoi to Phong Nha Quang Binh is very convenient as there are many options to choose such as planes, trains, and road.

Quang Binh is a locality with beautiful sea, rivers, and streams and, especially the beautiful cave system in Phong Nha Ke Bang. Nowhere in Vietnam has there been such an experience as in Phong Nha Quang Binh. Quang Binh experience tours range from relaxation, sightseeing and adventure tourism. International tourists often choose Phong Nha in winter-spring to experience. This is also the time when visitors are not too busy like summer, if you like quiet and many experiences, Phong Nha tourism in winter and spring is a reasonable choice for you. Famous tourist destinations in Quang Binh such as Phong Nha, Paradise, Chay River Dark Cave, Son Doong Cave, Cha Loi Cave. Especially, Son Doong Cave, the largest cave in the world is located in Phong Nha, Quang Binh. In this article, Netin Travel will introduce to visitors the popular ways to travel from Hanoi to Phong Nha and Quang Binh. Guests can choose the type of transportation that suits their needs and budget.


How long from Hanoi to Phong Nha?

Following National Highway 1A is the shortest distance to travel from Hanoi to Phong Nha Quang Binh, with a distance of about 490km, while if you follow Ho Chi Minh Road, the distance is up to 520km. The average time to travel from Hanoi to Phong Nha is about 9-10 hours.

Normally, visitors will go to Dong Hoi city and then take the transport to Phong Nha.

How to get Phong Nha

Phong Nha Ke Bang is a world natural heritage located on Quang Binh land, which is considered the middle province of the country with many arterial roads passing through. Therefore, coming to Phong Nha from Hanoi, visitors have many options. Today, with upgraded roads from Hanoi to Phong Nha, Quang Binh has never been so convenient. In just period of time, visitors can come to Phong Nha Quang Binh to experience tourism activities in this province known as the cave kingdom.

Ha Noi to Phong Nha Quang Binh by plane

From Ha Noi there are no direct flights to Phong Nha Ke Bang, but just fly to Dong Hoi Quang Binh and you can easily get to Phong Nha. From Dong Hoi airport, you only need to go about 45km to Phong Nha tourist center. Traveling from Hanoi to Phong Nha Quang Binh by plane is the fastest option. Currently, Dong Hoi Quang Binh Airport has many flights from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Every day there are 2-6 flights from Hanoi to Quang Binh. There are many airlines to Quang Binh from Hanoi such as Vietnam airline, Vietjet, Bamboo.

In the summer, many airlines increase flights to Dong Hoi, Quang Binh. Visitors can also have more options than airlines for the Quang Binh experience. From Hanoi, visitors take a bus or taxi to Noi Bai airport to fly to Dong Hoi Airport, Quang Binh. From Dong Hoi airport, only about 15 minutes, you can go to hotels in the center of Dong Hoi city or Nhat Le beach hotels. Guests can spend the night at hotels in Dong Hoi and then book tours to visit Phong Nha Ke Bang during the day. Or from if you go to Phong Nha, from Dong Hoi Airport you only need to take a taxi about 45km to about 1 hour to Phong Nha tourist center. In summer, flights to Quang Binh from Hanoi are usually quite expensive. For good airfares, you should book the services in advance. In addition, you can choose flights into Quang Binh in Winter and Spring to get good prices. This is also the time when many hotels in Dong Hoi have good price policies during the year. Travel agencies pick you up for free in Dong Hoi when participating in a 1-day Phong Nha tour.


Ha Noi to Phong Nha by train

Traveling to Phong Nha by train from Hanoi or Ninh Binh is the option many tourists choose. Every day, there are many trains to Dong Hoi station, Quang Binh running from morning to evening. With an interval of about 8-9 hours, visitors can come to Quang Binh. More specifically, visitors can catch dark trains, sleep 1 night on the train to Dong Hoi Station tomorrow morning.

Unlike traveling to Phong Nha by plane, when visitors choose to go to Phong Nha by train, the travel is not too far, because Hanoi Station and Dong Hoi Station are located in the city center, and visitors do not take as much waiting time as when flying. If visitors travel from Hanoi to Quang Binh by train during the day, they can easily see the scenery of Vietnamese villages and nature stretching along the way. From Dong Hoi Railway Station, visitors can easily reach the attractions in Phong Nha Ke Bang. Visitors can take a bus, taxi, private car or rent a motorbike to Phong Nha Ke Bang, the beautiful road is very convenient. Guests can also stay 1 night at comfortable hotels in Dong Hoi and then join Phong Nha 1-day tours. The tour usually departs 8am daily, we will pick you up for free at Dong Hoi Hotel or Phong Nha Hotel.

Travel from Hanoi to Quang Binh by sleeper bus.

Nowadays, National Highway 1A and Ho Chi Minh trail are upgraded, so the road is quite beautiful. The sleeper car option from Hanoi to Quang Binh is also chosen by many tourists because of its convenience and shortened time. The cost of sleeper cars is usually cheaper than train and plane tickets to Dong Hoi, Quang Binh.
Especially, if you are a tourist who wants to come to Phong Nha, a sleeper car is also a perfect choice. Many bus companies carry passengers directly from Hanoi to Phong Nha. International tourists often choose this option, picking up visitors in Hanoi or Ninh Binh and dropping off passengers in Phong Nha and vice versa.

In addition, you can drive your car or motorbike from Hanoi to Phong Nha. With a distance of nearly 500km, we recommend going to Quang Binh by plane, train or sleeper car or 45-seater car to ensure safety.

Experience Phong Nha Tours

Visitors also spend 1-3 days visiting tourist attractions in Phong Nha Ke Bang or can join the experience tours to explore Cha Loi Cave, explore Phong Nha by Kayak, trekking over Duong Cam waterfall in Dong Chau Nuoc Trong Nature Reserve.

With many famous tourist destinations such as Son Doong Cave, Hang En, Paradise Cave, Phong Nha, zipline in Chay Cave Dark River, visitors will have many choices when coming to this cave kingdom.

We offer daily tours to Phong Nha Ke Bang, Phong Nha tour 2-3 days. Lots of experiences for visitors when traveling to Phong Nha. For a tickets to Phong Nha Quang Binh, you can contact us for advice and support.



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