General information about Vietnam transportation
Vietnam public transportation is varying. It’s not always comfortable, but the price is reasonable for expats. Depending on purpose and requirement of each tourist they will choose their suitable transportation.
The following is the most three common transportations in Vietnam for expats when traveling in Vietnam:
Flight within Vietnam is very reasonably priced, especially when a person considers how much time they save. Domestic flights in Vietnam are rising in both the number of routes and frequency. The most frequent flights are between main cities, especially those with larger airports such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. There are also many direct flights, though at fewer frequently to tourism destinations such as Dien Bien, Nha Trang, Hai Phong and Dalat
Domestic airlines include Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific, Viet Jet and Air Mekong.
Besides travelling by air, you can choose railway as the best solution if you want to see around Vietnam and also have a chance to discover many Vietnam attraction.
The major train line in Vietnam, the Reunification Express, runs between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. This in itself is a 34-hours train journey, but there are a number of stops along the way. There are also some shorter routes from Hanoi to the northwest and northeast of the country.
The price of train tickets depends on your routes and kind of tickets as Hard or Soft Seat, Hard or Soft Berth. Click Vietnam Transportation for more detail about what really Vietnam train is
Bus is the cheapest and most convenient means of transportation for foreign travelers since the bus system has been well-developed and covered almost every part of the country. Intercity buses are commonly used to travel between major cities in Vietnam and good condition with air-conditioned.
Hoang Long and Mai Linh are two of the major bus companies operating long-distance bus services in Vietnam.
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