How to get from MAI CHAU to NINH BINH?

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How you can travel from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh? You can travel by bus, minivan/limousine, taxi or motorbike.

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    • Due to the karst scenery, the Ninh Binh area is sometimes also called Halong on land – dramatic limestone hills stand out from the green rice fields. The unadulterated atmosphere of the picturesque Vietnamese countryside and visit fascinating pagodas and caves. Ninh Binh is located about a hundred kilometers south of Hanoi, in the Red River Delta. The ideal way to explore the area is by motorbike or bicycle, which is not a problem to rent in the village or in the hotel. Ninh Binh attracts many visitors and tourists all the year because there you can see top tourist places. Which places? Trang An Scenic Complex, Bai Dinh temple complex, Tam Coc, Vang Long Nature Reserve or Bich Dong Pagoda. There are 3 popular options how you can get to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau – by tourist bus, private car/taxi or motorbike. It is not possible to travel by train because there is no railway between these towns and there are no airports.

From Mai Chau to Ninh Binh you can travel by bus/minivan, taxi or motorbike.

    • Travel distance from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh is about 130 km by road (the fastest route). The best and popular option how to reach Ninh Binh is to travel by tourist bus. Travel by tourist bus to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau takes about 4-4.5 hours and bus tickets cost about $17-18/pp. Another option is to travel by private taxi/minivan but for this option you have to ask at your hotel in Mai Chau. If your driving skills are very good you can also travel by motorbike (IDP necessary). Travel on motorbike takes about 5-6 hours from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh. You can also travel via Hanoi, take a bus to Hanoi and from Hanoi you can take a train of Vietnam Railways to Ninh Binh. There is no train connection between Mai Chau and Ninh Binh. Book your bus tickets to Ninh Binh easily online. From Ninh Binh you can travel to central Vietnam, e.g. to Da Nang + Hoi An by train, Ninh Binh has a railway station but no airport.

How do I get from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?


1. BUS from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh

    • from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh you can travel by tourist bus
    • travel by bus from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh takes about 4-4.5 hours
    • bus ticket from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh costs about $17-18/pp
    • bus companies from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh: The Long Travel
    • the most popular option for travel to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh online on Baolau icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Ninh Binh by email, ready to print or carry in your smartphone or tablet and present at the ticket counter of the station before boarding the bus in Mai Chau
    • read carefully all the information about departure, arrival, before you book tickets
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Bus of The Long Travel from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh (photo: Baolau).


2. TAXI / MINIVAN from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh

    • from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh you can also travel by private taxi/minivan or car
    • travel by private taxi/minivan from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh takes about 4 hours
    • if you want your private taxi try to ask at your hotel in Mai Chau

3. TRAVEL BY MOTORBIKE to Ninh Binh

    • you can also travel on your motorbike to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau
    • you will be driving via QL6 a QL12B roads, use your Google Maps in your phone
    • there are lots of motorbike rentals in Hanoi (1 day costs about $7-15/pp)
    • if you are an experienced motorbike driver – this is your option
    • IDP – International Driving Permitt is in Vietnam necessary
    • Note: Be careful on the roads in Vietnam, some drivers are dangerous
    • motorbike is also the best way how to explore Ninh Binh
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From Mai Chau to Ninh Binh you can also travel on motorbike.


Faqs – Travel route from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh:

How to book and buy tickets from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • You can book bus tickets from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh online on Baolau.
    • It is also possible to search another route, e.g. Mai Chau > Hanoi, Hanoi > Ninh Binh…

What is the travel time from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • Travel by bus to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau takes about 4-4.5 hours.
    • Travel by private taxi to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau takes about 4 hours.
    • Travel by motorbike from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh takes about 5-6 hours.

What is the travel distance from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • Travel distance to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau is about 135 km by bus or private taxi, motorbike.

How much does it cost to get from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • Travel by bus to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau costs about $17-18/pp.
    • Travel by private taxi to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau costs about $100 (vehicle).
    • Travel by motorbike from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh costs about $10-15.

Is it possible to travel by train from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • No it is not possible to travel by train to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau because there is no railway between these sites. The only way how to travel between these towns is to take a bus, taxi or motorbike.

Is there a flight from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • No, there are no flights to Ninh Binh from Mai Chau, Mai Chau and Ninh Binh do not have any airport.

What is the fastest way of transport from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh?

    • The fastest and comfortable way is to travel by private taxi, but it is not a cheap option. Take a tourist bus.

Where to accommodate in Ninh Binh?

    • Ninh Binh is a popular tourist site and has almost every types of accommodation. There are cheap and luxury hotels, guesthouses or typical local homestays and also various bungalows in Trang An Complex or Tam Coc.
    • Search your hotel/homestay in Ninh Binh > Book your accommodation in Ninh Binh.

Where to travel from Ninh Binh? Hanoi or Halong Bay.

What are the most visited places in Ninh Binh?

    • Definitely it is one of the most beautiful places in Ninh Binh – Trang An Scenic Complex. In this amazing site you can enjoy boat tour to this protected area. Another popular and visited places are Hang Mua Caves, Bich Dong Pagoda, Bai Dinh Temple Complex and Tam Coc. These places are also very easily accessible.
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Top tourist site in Ninh Binh – Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex.
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From Hang Mua viewpoint you have one of the most beautiful viewpoints to Trang An and Tam Coc.

Book your tickets or taxi from Mai Chau to Ninh Binh + Schedule:

(You can change your departure, arrival… e.g. Mai Chau > Ninh Binh, Hanoi > Ninh Binh…)



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