I have recently returned from a trip in Vietnam where I flew into Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in the south and travelled purely by train / overland to Hanoi in the North for my return flight. Most people do choose to fly some sectors internally as the country is so vast, but we chose to travel purely overland by train / bus. Prior to my departure, my partner and I really struggled to find any accurate, current information on the internet regarding train travel in Vietnam, prices, schedules etc.
So…. I have decided to gather all the information I can so as that any future travellers can hopefully find this blog very useful in planning their own adventure.
The first thing to bear in mind is that train travel in Vietnam, despite how daunting it appears, is very simple and very safe. They run by diesel so you may…
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