VINH to DONG HOI — Train, Bus, Flight?

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How do you get from Vinh to Dong Hoi in Vietnam? You can travel by train, bus or car.

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    • Travel distance from Vinh (Nghệ An province) to Dong Hoi is about 200 km by land. The best and favorite way of transport to Dong Hoi from Vinh is to travel by train of Vietnam Railways. Travel by train from Vinh Railway Station to Dong Hoi Railway Station takes about 4-4.5 hours and train tickets cost about $5-15/pp. There are seats or sleeper cabins in these trains and you can book day or night train. Dong Hoi has also an airport, but there is no direct flight from Vinh, only flights with stopover, but in this case it does not make a sense to travel by plane.
    • Another option how to reach Dong Hoi from Vinh is to travel by tourist bus. Transport by bus from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 4-5.5 hours and bus tickets cost about $5-8/pp. Transfer by bus and train is the most cheapest option of getting to Dong Hoi. You can search and book tickets to Dong Hoi from Vinh easily online. From Dong Hoi you can travel to Da Nang – the biggest city of central Vietnam, there are trains and buses to this city.

From Vinh to Dong Hoi you can travel by train, bus or taxi/car.

    • If you want to travel by private car or taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi, it is also possible. You can take a private taxi/car operated by Taxi Mai Linh private company. Transport by private car/taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 3 hours and you can book your car online. Transfer by private car/taxi to Dong Hoi costs about $130-160/vehicle. These 3 options of transport – train, bus, taxi/car, are available between these cities.
    • Dong Hoi is also a good city for visit and stop and especially if you want to visit Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Phong Nha-Ke Bang is about 45 km from Dong Hoi city and is accessible by local public bus or private taxi. Phong Nha is also well known by the biggest cave in the world – Song Doong Cave. Also from Phong Nha you can travel by bus to Hue, it is about 220 km by land. Phong Nha has no airport, the closest airport is in Dong Hoi city.

How do I get from Vinh to Dong Hoi?


1. TRAIN from Vinh to Dong Hoi

    • the most favorite way how to travel to Dong Hoi from Vinh in Vietnam
    • transport by train from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 4-4.5 hours
    • you can travel by night or day seat / sleeper train of Vietnam Railways to Dong Hoi Railway Station
    • see and check the Vietnam Railway Map
    • there are about 4 trains every day from Vinh to Dong Hoi, trains are operated by Vietnam Railways
    • one-way train ticket from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $5-15/pp (hard, soft seat, sleeper berths)
    • trains depart from Vinh Railway Station located in 1 Lê Ninh, Phường Quán Bầu
    • trains arrive to Dong Hoi Railway Station located in tiểu khu 4
    • Book and buy train e-tickets from Vinh to Dong Hoi online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • this is a frequented railway route from Vinh to Dong Hoi – book train tickets online in advance!
    • you will receive your train e-ticket to Dong Hoi by email, ready to print or carry in your smartphone or tablet and present when boarding the train in Vinh Railway Station
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Travel by train from Vinh to Dong Hoi is a popular way of transport between these cities.


2. BUS from Vinh to Dong Hoi

    • from Vinh to Dong Hoi you can also travel by sleeper tourist bus
    • transport by sleeper tourist bus from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 4-5.5 hours
    • bus ticket from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $5-8/pp
    • bus companies to Dong Hoi from Vinh: Queen Cafe, Hùng Hiền, Hùng Đức (Quảng Ngãi)…
    • tourist bus is the cheapest way how to reach Dong Hoi
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Travel by tourist bus from Vinh to Dong Hoi is another option of transfer (photo: Baolau).


3. PRIVATE TAXI / CAR from Vinh to Ninh Binh

    • from Vinh to Dong Hoi you can also travel by private car/taxi
    • transfer by private car/taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 3 hours
    • travel by private car/taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $130-160/car
    • taxi company to Dong Hoi from Vinh: Taxi Mai Linh
    • private taxi is the most expensive option how to travel to Dong Hoi

icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Vinh to Dong Hoi:

How long does it take to travel from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • Travel by train of Vietnam Railways from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 4-4.5 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 4-5.5 hours.
    • Travel by private car/taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi takes about 3 hours.

How to book and buy tickets from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • You can book train/bus tickets from Vinh to Dong Hoi on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can also change your travel route, e.g. Vinh > Hue, Vinh > Da Nang…

What is the travel distance from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • Travel distance from Vinh to Dong Hoi is about 200 km by train, bus or private car/taxi.

How much does it cost to get from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • Travel by train of Vietnam Railways from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $5-15/pp.
    • Travel by tourist bus from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $5-8/pp.
    • Travel by private car/taxi from Vinh to Dong Hoi costs about $130-160/vehicle, car.

How to book a tour in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park?

    • You can search and book some tour in Phong Nha-Ke Bang and nearby area easily online with Tourradar.

What is the best and fast way of transport from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • The best and fast way how to reach Dong Hoi + Phong Nha is to travel by train of Vietnam Railways, cheap and comfy.

What is the cheapest way of transport from Vinh to Dong Hoi?

    • The cheapest option of getting to Dong Hoi from Vinh is to travel by train, buses are also cheap. The most cheapest train or bus ticket should cost about $5-7/pp.

Is there some flight from Vinh to Dong Hoi, is it possible to travel by plane?

    • No, there is no direct flight to Dong Hoi from Vinh. There are only some flights with stopover, but this way does not make a sense, because it takes a lot of travel time, if you can – travel by train.

How to book a motorbike / bicycle in Dong Hoi or Phong Nha?

    • You can search and book motorbike / bicycle in Dong Hoi or other place in Vietnam online on Bikesbooking.

Where you can travel from Dong Hoi and Phong Nha?

    • You can travel to central and southern Vietnam and there are a few ways of transport – trains, buses or flights. The most frequented travel routes are from Dong Hoi to Hue or from Dong Hoi to Da Nang.

Where to stay in Dong Hoi?


Train from Vinh to Dong Hoi – Schedule / Timetable + Train Tickets:

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Train Schedule - Vinh to Dong Hoi

Departs in Vinh

Arrival in Dong Hoi

Train Ticket

Train SE1 (soft seat, sleeper)

04:21

08:17

From $6.90

Train SE5 (softseat, sleeper)

15:24

19:32

From $7.35

Train SE3 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

01:47

05:56

From $7.25

Train SE7 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

12:17

16:49

From $5.10

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In Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can visit various caves. Son Doong Cave is the biggest cave in the world.
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park offers various boat trips for tourists.
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Rice fields in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.


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(You can change your travel route, eg. Vinh to Da Nang, Vinh to Hanoi, Vinh to Nha Trang…)

Vinh > SapaVinh > Ninh BinhHaLong > Phu QuocPhuQuoc > Koh RongSoc Trang > Con DaoChiang Mai > Koh Phi PhiChiang Mai > Koh Tao

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