Tam Coc is a village and big tourist spot in Ninh Binh town.
Many travelers from Hanoi want to visit this very nice place near of the Ninh Binh town. There is a beautiful karst scenery, Hoa Lu historic city and other interesting places to visit. Tam Coc is 100 km from Hanoi (Hoan Kiem Lake) and 5 km from the centre of the Ninh Binh town. Ride on a boat in Tam Coc takes about 2 hours and here you will see many tourists and travellers and also very nice karst sceneries.
When you come to Ninh Binh town by bus or train, you need to take a taxi or mototaxi to Tam Coc. Tam Coc village is 4 km from the train station and 5 km from the main bus station in Ninh Binh. Almost everywhere in Ninh Binh and Tam Coc you can find an accommodation (hotel, homestay, bungalow).
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1. TRAINS from Hanoi to Ninh Binh 🚆
– traveling by train in Vietnam is an interesting experience
– the journey takes around 2,5 hours
– the trains in Vietnam are comfortable, you can buy of course snack + food
– see the Vietnam railway map
– there are 6 trains every day of Vietnam Railways from Hanoi
– one-way ticket costs around 70 000 – 80 000 Dongs (Seat)
– Railway station in Hanoi – Hanoi Railway Station (120 Le Duan)
– Railway station in Ninh Binh – Ninh Binh Railway Station (1 Hoàng Hoa Thám)
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2. BUS from Hanoi to Ninh Binh or Tam Coc 🚍
– many buses run from Hanoi to Ninh Binh or to Tam Coc
– the journey takes around 2 hours
– price of one-way ticket – from 80 – 150 000 viet.dongs
– various companies – Hoang Long (about 8 buses every day), and many other smaller companies
– several buses go directly to Tam Coc or Trang An from Giap Bat station in Hanoi
What is Baolau?
– Baolau company sell train and bus tickets mainly for Vietnam (+Cambodia and Laos)
– certified company from Singapore – no cheaters and scammers
– you can buy also a tickets of well-known bus companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines as well as flights to neighboring countries + tickets for the ferry in Vietnam
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– read any other information about ticket on Baolau website
– read also frequently asked questions on Baolau
What is 12go.asia?
– 12go.asia sell train tickets mainly to Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos)
– you can not select a seat in a train
– it is possible to use online train e-ticket in Vietnam
– you can not use an online train e-ticket in Thailand, you have to print it
– if you buy a train ticket at Baolau and 12go.asia for tourist trains in Vietnam (Orient Express, Sapaly, Chapa …), you must pick them at the station
– read in article about transportation in Vietnam and information about 12go.asia
– if you buy bus tickets online on Baolau or 12go.asia, you will receive your e-ticket by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present at the ticket counter of the station before boarding the bus
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