Getting To Hanoi Old Quarter
Set at the heart of the city, Hanoi Old Quarter is accessible by a variety of transportation.
Hanoi Old Quarter is about 45 minutes from the airport by car ride. One can easily catch a taxi at the airport for $15, or take the inexpensive minibus for $2.
Local bus is the least expensive at 50 cent, but it only stops at the rear of Dong Xuan market and you need to walk or take another taxi ride to the Old Quarter.
Hanoi Train station is 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes walk from anywhere in the Old Quarter. Taxi costs $2 or if you have time, walk down Hang Bong street until you reach Tran Quy Cap station.
From main attractions
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum: 10 minutes by taxi or 20 minutes walk
- Hoan Kiem Lake (Sword Lake): adjacent to Old Quarter by Hang Ngang, Cau Go and Hang Gai street
- West Lake: 10-15 minutes by taxi
- Women Museum, Museum of Arts, Temple of Literature: 20 minutes by taxi
10 Best Airbnbs For Your Stay In Hanoi Old Quarter
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10 Best Cafes in Hanoi Old Quarter
Hanoi Old Quarter, with its myriad of cafes, is the ideal place to start your coffee hunt, all the way watching the continuous rush of people and the time lapse on each street.
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The Old Quarter of Hanoi has been thriving since the 19th century, when it was a major trading area among Hanoians in the old time. The huge number of boutique hotels in the Old Quarter will not break your bank and offer all that you need for your stay, and in style. Browse our listings above and pick what you need.