The distance from Ninh Binh to Hue is about 575km and you can travel by bus, train or plane.

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One interesting fact is that both Ninh Binh and Hue used to be the old capitals of Vietnam in feudal times. Today, these 2 cities are the best places to visit in Vietnam with stunning sceneries, impressive cultural attractions and ancient historic sites. 


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Ninh Binh and Hue on map - Source: Internet

Ninh Binh is famous for Trang An Complex landscape, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Mua Cave, Tam Coc - Bich Dong...while Hue is attractive with Hue Imperial City, Thien Mu Pagoda, Khai Dinh Tomb, Perfume River, Lang Co Beach...

I - Traveling by train from Ninh Binh to Hue

- Departure point: Ninh Binh Train Station - Nam Binh Ward, Ninh Binh City Center

- Arrival point: Hue Train Station - Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ward Duc, Hue City - about 2km from Hue Imperial City

- Distance: about 570km

- Train duration: 12 hours

- Ticket prices: from 490,000 VND/person ($21) 

- Booking & get more information via:


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Ninh Binh to Hue train - Source: VnExpress

Note: You can book the high-end Lotus Train service of Hoang Thanh Transport Service Co.Ltd for better service with a soft berth, air conditioner, clean toilet & less noise. Drinks and fruits are served during your trip. 

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II - Traveling by bus from Ninh Binh to Hue 

Travel time is about: 11 hours and you can refer to the following buses: 

Hoang Long bus

- Bus type: 38-seater sleeper bus

- Pick-up point: No.221 Le Dai Hanh Street, Thanh Binh Ward, Ninh Binh City 

- Departure time: 9:30pm

- Drop off point: No.97 An Duong Vuong Street, Hue City 

- Ticket price: 290,000 VND/person ($12.5) or 340,000 VND/person ($14.65) with a meal. 

- Contact: 0225 3920920

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Queen Cafe bus - Ninh Binh to Hue night bus

- Bus type: 38-seater sleeper bus 

- Pick-up point: you are picked up within Ninh Binh City Center 

- Departure time: from 8pm to 8:30pm

- Drop-off point: Hue City Center

- Ticket price: 250,000 VND/person ($10.77)

- Contact: 02439283666

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There is no airport in Ninh Binh, the nearest one is Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi (110km). From Ninh Binh, it is easy to catch a limousine to get to Noi Bai Aiport. Then you take a flight to Hue from Noi Bai Airport. Total travel time is from 1 to 1.5 hours. 

It may be helpful: How to travel from Hanoi to Hue?

Ninh Binh and Hue are two ideal cities for those who want to enhance cultural & exploration experiences when coming to Vietnam. The above information is the quick guide to travel from Ninh Binh to Hue from Vietnamtrips. 

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