Ninh Binh – an attractive destination, making visitors constantly admired by the majestic beauty and pristine nature. It is famous for the world cultural heritage complex of Trang An, along with many historical sites such as Hoa Lu and the architectural complex of Bai Dinh pagoda.

In this article, we will suggest you useful information about the route to move from Hanoi airport to Ninh Binh in the most convenient and economical way. Let’s check it out! 

Go straight from Noi Bai airport to Ninh Binh

The province has a policy of building Ninh Binh airport. However, currently, the Ninh Binh nearest airport is still Noi Bai. The distance from Ninh Binh to Hanoi airport is about 95 km. After taking the flight to Noi Bai airport, you can choose transportation such as taxi or shuttle bus to go to Ninh Binh.

For taxi companies such as Mai Linh, Vinasun, Thanh Cong… the price for this trip ranges from 900,000 to 1,100,000 VND. Accordingly, the cost of taxis of route Ninh Binh – Hanoi airport will depend on the specific price list of each taxi company and the 4-seat or 7-seat car you choose.

In case you want to choose a comfortable, super-cheap shuttle service, you should book in advance a reliable service provider. Specifically, you will move from Noi Bai to Ninh Binh from only 135,000 VND with 9-seat Limousine, which is cost-effective, comfortable and safe.

Typical prices for some routes are as follows (all departing from the airport). But those prices may be subject to change from time to time:

Destination Price 
Ninh Binh city180.000VND 
Trang An ferry terminal200.000VND
Mua cave200.000VND
Tuyet Tinh Coc210.000VND
Ancient Trang An210.000VND
Hoa Lu ancient capital210.000VND
Cau Yen200.000VND
Thanh Son crossroad200.000VND
Ninh Nhat Committee200.000VND

Move from Noi Bai airport to the city center, and then to Ninh Binh

Another suggestion for your route to Ninh Binh is to move from Noi Bai to the city center and then to Ninh Binh. 

From Noi Bai to the city center

With the distance from Noi Bai to the center, you have a lot of transportation to choose from.


Bus is one of the ways to move from Noi Bai to the city center for the cheapest and most economical way. You can choose bus No. 17 (Long Bien – Noi Bai), NB02 (Noi Bai – Times City Urban Area) or NB03 (Noi Bai to Nuoc Ngam bus station) to go to the center.

Noi Bai Airport Taxi 

You can refer to some specialized taxi companies such as Noi Bai Airport, Group Taxi, Dai Nam with a high price of about 330,000 – 360,000 VND.

Just book in advance to make sure you can take the taxi easily, on time, on the right route, with an acceptable price.

Move from center of Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Bus to Ninh Binh

Bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi airport is a popular means of choice. You can go to Giap Bat, Nuoc Ngam or Yen Nghia bus stations to catch the bus to Ninh Binh every 15 minutes. The price is only 80,000 – 150,000 VND depending on the type of seat. Travel time is about 2 hours. 

Rent Motorcycles

If you are passionate about backpacking, after coming to the city center, you can rent a motorbike to actively move to Ninh Binh. The price ranges from 50,000 – 150,000 VND/day. Some suggestions for you:

  • Prestige cheap motorbike rental platform with a nationwide network, a lot of choices, and prices
  • Bonbon Motor: 246 Ton Duc Thang, Dong Da, Hanoi.
  • Hanoi Motor Tour: 22, Alley 463 Doi Can, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
  • Anh Phat Trading and Service Joint Stock Company: 687 Bach Dang, Chuong Duong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • Long Binh Company: 25 Ho Dac Di, Dong Da, Hanoi.


By train, there are many time frames for you to choose from 9 a.m to 10 p.m. Travel time is about 2 hours 30 minutes.

The fare for the route from Hanoi to Ninh Binh averages from VND 80,000 to VND 200,000 depending on the type of seat you choose. These train ticket codes are SE3, SE4, SE5, SE6, SE19, SE20, TN1, TN2.

Above are a few suggestions on how to move from Noi Bai to Ninh Binh. Hopefully with these shares, you will have yourself a most economical and comfortable trip. Good luck!

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