Bus Stations in Hanoi

Hanoi is well-connected with other provinces throughout the country.

There is a wide range of choices when it comes to transportation if one departs from the capital city: plane, train, and bus. You can even hire a motorbike if you are confident enough of your riding skill. However, if you have already been tired of waiting for check-in at the airport or train station and wanted to save a few bucks, bus can prove to be a smart alternative.

One of the most exciting ways to get acquainted and understand more about the locals’ life is to join them in their ride between provinces. If you want professional services and precise schedule, pay an extra amount of money to book ticket for an open tour at your travel agent. However, if you do not mind keeping an eye on your belonging full time, sitting among strangers who hardly understand what you are talking about, just head for the terminals!

There are six main bus terminals in Hanoi which located at essential gateways of the city:

Giap Bat Terminal (Ben xe Giap Bat)

This bus terminal mainly focuses on south-bound routes to provinces such as Danang, Buon Ma Thuot or Ho Chi Minh City. However, from here you can still have bus going to other provinces in Northern Vietnam like Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa.

Address: km6 Giai Phong, Hoang Mai, Hanoi

Phone:0243 864 1467

Popular routes: Hue, Danang, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh

Photo: kenhhomestay.com 

My Dinh Terminal (Ben xe My Đinh)

My Dinh is one of the largest terminals in Hanoi. With ideal location on Ring Road No 3, My Dinh station serves bus route to both North-bound and South-bound destination. 

Address: No.20, Pham Hung Str., My Dinh, Tu Liem, Hanoi

Phone: 0243 7685549

Popular routes: Hue, Danang, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lang Son, Hoa Binh

Photo: xeca.vn 

Gia Lam Terminal (Ben xe Gia Lam)

This bus terminal mainly focuses on the routes to Northern provinces like Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Phu Tho, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Lang Son, Hung Yen, Thai Binh, Hoa Binh, Ninh Binh.

Address: No.9 Ngo Gia Kham, Long Bien, Hanoi

Phone:  (024) 38271529

Popular routes: Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Ninh Binh

Photo: xeca.vn

Ha Dong (Yen Nghia) Terminal

This is the newest terminal in Hanoi, opened since 2009. You can take bus going to Hoa Binh, Son La, Thai Nguyen from here.

Address: Tran Phu, Ha Dong

Phone: (024) 3825209

Popular routes: Hoa Binh

Further Readings:

  • Buses from Hanoi to Sapa
  • Buses from Hanoi to Ha Giang
  • Buses from Hanoi to Halong Bay
  • Tips for taking bus in Vietnam
  • Hanoi City Bus
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