Listed in the top 15 beautiful but little-known places in Vietnam by the English newspaper, Ninh Binh is a tourist destination that is attractive to domestic and international visitors. The landscape of Ninh Binh is given the natural beauty of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu; the solemnity and the ancient beauty of Bái Đính Temple Spiritual and Cultural Complex; the mystery and the biodiversity of Thung Nham bird park. You will be also surprised by skillful shaping by the Creator in ecological caves of Trang An and Tam Coc – Bich Dong. The distance from Hanoi to Ninh Binh is not too far. If you are traveling in Hanoi, you should not miss the opportunity to visit Ninh Binh. We will provide you with useful information about the journey from Hanoi to Ninh Binh.
Distance from Hanoi to Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh city is more than 90 km from Hanoi to the south and located on the North-South Expressway. This is the ideal distance for you to plan to take a trip to Ninh Binh.
How to move from Hanoi to Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh is located on the Highway 1A. The traffic is quite convenient so that you can easily move to Ninh Binh.There are many choices of transportation from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. One of the most convenient ways is passenger car. From Hanoi, you can depart from Giap Bat and My Dinh bus station. The ticket price fluctuates between 70,000 and 80,000 VND / person. Every day, a lot of trips to Ninh Binh are provided for passengers.
Besides, you can take a train to Ninh Binh. Every day, quite a few North-South train trips run through Ninh Binh. You buy the ticket from Hang Co to Ninh Binh railway stations. The advantage of traveling by train is that it is safe and cheap. However, in terms of time, it is rather inconvenient. After reaching Ninh Binh, you still have to seek other means for traveling to different destinations.
By motorbike or private car
If you want to drive by yourself, you can choose to go by personal means such as motorbike or private car.
To save some money and admire the landscape along the roadside, you ride a motorcycle to Ninh Binh along the old Highway 1A. From the center of Hanoi, you move towards Van Dien – Thuong Tin, then follow National Highway 1A to Ninh Binh city. However, this route is quite tortuous.
If you take a trip by private car, you should go along the Hanoi – Ninh Binh Expressway (Expressway 01). This route is 95 km long. From the center of Hanoi, you follow the road of Phap Van – Cau Gie, then turn to the Expressway 01 to Ninh Binh city.
Ninh Binh famous sights
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
Tam Coc – Bich Dong is one of the most famous beauty spots in Ninh Binh This site is often regarded as “Halong Bay on the land.”
Trang An eco-tourist area
Trang An, discover interesting caves, explore the cultural history of Ninh Binh.
Bai Dinh Pagoda is the temple with the largest scale in Vietnam. This pagoda owns the largest bronze bell and the highest and the heaviest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam.
Van Long Nature Reserve
Van Long Nature Reserve is home to the largest number of Delacour’s langur in Vietnam.
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park is a large museum of nature, where the diverse fauna and flora on limestone mountain in Vietnam are preserved.
In the journey to explore Ninh Binh, you should enjoy and buy Ninh Binh’s specialities, especially dishes made from mountain goat, Kim Son wine, crystal noodles, Tong Truong anabas, Dong Giao pineapple, Ninh Binh burned rice and “Thắng Cố”.