How to reach Ninh Binh?
Ninh Binh Vietnam is an important intersection point, with 9 national highways, spreading evenly across all districts, cities and towns in the province so the most convenient means of transportation to reach Ninh Binh is through the road traffic system.
The bus routes to Ninh Binh from Hanoi start from Giap Bat bus station and end at Ninh Binh bus station. Because Ninh Binh City is also located right on the National Highway 1A, so besides the routes, you can use any other routes from Hanoi to the Central or Southern provinces. For instance, you can easily select the bus routes to Thanh Hoa, Vinh, Ha Tinh, etc. because these routes also pass Ninh Binh City with a large number of trips, quite continuously)
If you use the car, from Hanoi you can follow the highway Phap Van – Cau Gie – Ninh Binh, with a distance of about 90km, only takes about 1 hour, you will reach the centre of Ninh Binh city. From here you can go to tourist destinations in the province in a comfortable way because they are almost no more than 30km from the Ninh Binh city to destinations.
If you use motorbikes, from Hanoi you go along the old NH1A road through Ha Nam and follow the direction of Ninh Binh Thanh Hoa. Note that avoid going to the wrong direction to Nam Dinh – Thai Binh.
Ninh Binh has Tam Diep – Ninh Binh urban axis located on the North-South railway. There are Ninh Binh stations, Cau Yen station, Ghenh station and Dong Giao station in the province. Therefore, you can easily come to Ninh Binh by taking a train Thong Nhat.
From Hanoi there are trains starting at 19:30, 22:00, 9:00, 6:00, 20:05 shipping to Ninh Binh.
If departing from Saigon, the trains will all arrive in Ninh Binh almost late, the only suitable train that you should go will depart from Saigon station at 6:00 and arriving in Ninh Binh at 13:15 on the next day.
From Ninh Binh to Van Long
It is about 20 km from Ninh Binh city center to Van Long. If you take your own car, you can go back to National Highway 1A in the direction of Ninh Binh – Hanoi and then turn to Gian Khau fork (Road 477) turn left and go more about 5km to Van Long market. From here tourists on ninh binh small group tour turn right to reach to Van Long wharf about 2km away.
From Ninh Binh to Van Long
It is about 20 km from Ninh Binh city center to Van Long. If you take your own car, you can go back to National Highway 1A in the direction of Ninh Binh – Hanoi and then turn to Gian Khau fork (Road 477) turn left and go more about 5km to Van Long market. From here you turn right to reach to Van Long wharf about 2km away.
In Ninh Binh city, there are 2 bus routes: 01-09 going through Road 477, this is the closest road to come to Van Long conservation area, if visitors have time and want to experience, you can try to book full day cycling in ninh binh here once, surely it will not make you disappointed.