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Feb, 2020

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Vietnam railway stations

Vietnam railway stations

By Thao Le

While travelling around Vietnam, many travelers would love to travel by train in order to appreciate the wonderful beauty of Vietnam through view from the trains. This is a rare chance which you cannot have if you take flights or buses.

All of Vietnam railway stations are operated by national carrier, Vietnam Railway. The main route is the single - track - North – South railway line with 1726 km length between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city. Built in the 1880s during to French colonial, Vietnam railway system is quite an ageing service but it still provides a relaxing and valuable service. 

Hanoi to Dong Dang route is the rail links between Vietnam and China and it is the most popular route between these 2 destinations. Besides, Hanoi to Hai Phong route, Hanoi to Quan Trieu, Kep to Ha Long and Kep to Luu Xa are lesser.


Hanoi train station 


Hanoi railway station

Hanoi railway stations

In the past, this train station was generally used for demanding of French Government to transport natural resources to port, then deliver to French. And it has become one of the most essential train stations in Vietnam where you can catch a train to go the north (Sapa, Lao Cai) or to the south (Ho Chi Minh city). Nowadays, Hanoi train station was upgraded and improved with many modern amenities such as: free wifi, comfortable chairs and some others.


Hue train station 

Located along the railways between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, this is regarded as a historical place because a large number of Vietnamese young patriots were carried to the south for country liberation from this train station. 


Hue railway station

Hue railway station


Based in Bui Thi Xuan street at the moment, this train station is an important transit point of the central Vietnam where has been carrying a thousand of passengers yearly.


Ho Chi Minh train station 


Ho Chi Minh railway station

Ho Chi Minh railway station

Situated in District 3 of Sai Gon, the biggest city in Vietnam, as well as the most principle economic center of the country, this train station plays an important role in the railway system. Generally, this station is the most modern one equipped many convenient facilities, as well as comfortable space including waiting room.





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