You are going to
and wondering how to keep the cost down for the
trip. In this entry I would like to suggest a
cheap way to save money while traveling Hanoi is
public bus with a very reasonable schedule and
of course, a very attractive cost as well as
important notes when traveling around by bus in
There are 3 major bus stations in Hanoi: Long
Bien, My Dinh and Tran Khanh Du. First of all
you need to find out the famous attractions in
Hanoi and from that you can set up an itinerary
for your bus journey.
tour in Vietnam
1. Long Bien Bus Station
With the starting point the Long Bien bus
station, you can enjoy the Hanoi following the
• Bus 08 Long Bien - Dong My, fare 7,000 VND /
person: When choosing bus 08 to explore Hanoi,
you can stop near the Hoan Kiem Lake for a
visit, experienceTrang Tien ice cream (famous
for the people of Hanoi), then take a walk
around the Old Quarter through narrow streets of
Hang Dao and Hang Bac...When tired you can stop
eating Nom (mixed salad) at Long Vi Dung
restaurant, enjoy coconut cream, caramel cream
in Hang Than street. Just as enough to make it
an interesting day in Hanoi.
• Bus 47 Long Bien - Bat Trang, fare 8,000 /
person: With this bus line you will have a very
new experience is to become ceramic artisan. You
only need to sit in the bus and get off at the
last stop that is the Bat Trang pottery village.
You can shop for exquisite ceramic products such
as oil lamps, wind chimes, bracelets...to
sophisticated things such as as vases, cups. You
will also experience the feeling of putting your
own hands on earth to bring home as gifts for
relatives and friends. When you are hungry, it
is a good idea to enjoy a special cake here.
Small cakes are larger than hand made of rice
flour and meat. You can also enjoy authentic
local home made cakes made from local
ingredients such as corn tortillas, potato
cakes, cassava cakes...
• Bus 17 Long Bien - Noi Bai, fare 9.000VND /
person. Cruising on bus 17 you will visit the
famous Co Loa Citadel, where worship King An
Duong Vuong, known for the legend of holy cannon
and love story of Princess My Chau and Trong
Thuy. The relic site is large enough for you to
spend the whole day for examination. And if you
have time just spend a short visit to Noi Bai
Airport one of the most modern airports in
2. My Dinh bus station
My Dinh is the largest bus station in
you depart from here you try our suggestions.
• Bus 33 My Dinh-Xuan Dinh, fare is 7,000 VND /
person, now bus 33 has changed the route toYen
Nghia - Xuan Dinh.
• Bus 16 My Dinh - Nuoc Ngam bus station, fare
7000/person. Instead you can take bus 16 to go
through the Xanh market - the most famous
student market in Hanoi, via Thu Le Park.
• Bus 34, My Dinh - Gia Lam, fare 7,000 VND /
person. As one of the key bus routes of Hanoi
city. If you depart on bus 34 you can visit the
cheap market in the heart of Ha Noi is Nha Xanh
market where there are fashion items, food that
will make you surprise with the cheap prices.
Next you will stop taking pictures in the famous
romantic Korean road Kim Ma.
3. Tran Khanh Du bus station
• Bus 35 Tran Khanh Du - Thanh Tuoc, fare 9.000
VND / person. From Tran Khanh Du bus station,
bus 35 travels through Thong Nhat Park, the
largest park in Hanoi, followed by the National
Cinema Center, Hoa Binh park where there are
projects to plant thousands of cherry trees
supported by Japan. Close to the end of the
journey through the 79 Spring hill in Me Linh.
• Bus 45 Tran Khanh Du - Dong Ngac, fare is
7,000 VND / person. The buses pass through the
main streets in the center of the city such as
Le Thanh Tong, Hai Ba Trung, Tho Nhuom, Dien
Bien Phu. Then you stop at Hoang Dieu street to
walk to Thang Long Royal Citadel, Ho Chi Minh
Mausoleum, through the Temple of
Literature.These are historical monuments of
national level and can not be missed when
Note: Most of Hanoi's bus routes start early
from 5.00 or 5:30 pm until 21.30 - 23.00. Please
consider your time to make sure that you won't
miss the last bus.
"Travel Hanoi by Bus: Fare and Route" was
written from the experience of myself after many
years of study and work in the city. Hopefully
it helps you travel Hanoi in the most economical
and exciting way.