How to Go to Ben Tre from Halong Bay?
You can get from Halong Bay to Ben Tre by the many transports, which includes motorbike, coach, shuttle bus, private car, train and plane, it is fairly easy to reach Ben Tre by this transports. If you're in Halong Bay and trying to make your way to Ben Tre, this article has some essential information that is sure to make your travels easier.
HALONG BAY TO BEN TRE
At the end of the Halong Bay cruise 2 days 1 night or 3 days 2 nights, you must leave Ha Long to back your daily life or continue new trips to Ben Tre or across the country. Just like the diversity of its landscapes, Vietnam offers a variety of ways to get around. You may favour windswept motorbike rides, fly straight from point to point, or take the overland routes of trains and buses, soaking in the sights along the way. Click here for the list of Halong Bay tours, all Halong Bay cruises include a shuttle or car transfer Hanoi to Halong Bay and return as part of the price. Here are 5 main transports which you can get from Halong to Ben Tre.
1. By Domestic Flight
To move from Ha Long city to Noi Bai airport is not too difficult, usually you will move to Hanoi, and then you book a private car from Hanoi to Noi Bai airport, Noi Bai international airport is the 2nd biggest transport hub in Vietnam, located on Soc Son district, which is about 27 kilometers from the city center of Hanoi., From Noi Bai Airport, you will take a flight to Ben Tre or Airports nearest to Ben Tre (if Ben Tre has no airport), and then transfer to Ben Tre by private car or taxi. The most popular carriers include Jetstar, VietJet Air, and Vietnam airline.
2. By Train
Traveling from Halong to Ben Tre is also possible by train, but this takes a lot longer. Traveling by train is slightly cheaper but longer travel time for train. A great way to get from one end of the country to the other fast and scenically. Vietnam Railways operates a single track train network running from Ho Chi Minh city to the Hanoi with beautiful views of the countryside and coast. Slightly slow in places as much of the train line dates back to the colonial period; but that’s just part of the charm, right? (if Ben Tre has no train station, the only way to get there is by road, You can hire a taxi or private car from train station nearest to Ben Tre)
3. By Motor Bike
Many adventurers backpacking Vietnam choose to explore the country by motorbike. With a motorbike, you have a lot more freedom and will see a side of the country that is completely inaccessible if you are travelling by bus or train. Best of all, motorbiking Vietnam can work out pretty damn cheap as you can simply sell your used motorbike to another backpacker at the end of your trip.
4. By Bus
Most backpackers choose to explore Vietnam via bus network. Buses in Vietnam are cheap, plenty are hop-on/hop-off style tickets, and they have ever increasing presence of Air Con.
5. By Taxi
An increasingly common sight in the cities, it is not hard to find a ride. Just be sure to use a metered taxi or haggle and agree on the price before you get in. Be firm with directions and destination whilst using taxi within Vietnam.
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