A Guide to Train Services in Vietnam

Vietnam has 11 operational railway lines with a total of approximately 2,600 km of railway track. The majority of the railway network is made up of the North-South line which is also known as the Reunification Line as it runs from the capital of was North Vietnam (Ha Noi) and South Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City or Sai Gon) for a distance of 1,726 km.


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Map Of The Vietnam Railway Network

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Railway Lines in Vietnam

There are currently 11 railway lines in operation in Vietnam. By length, longest to shortest, they are:

  • North-South Railway (Reunification Line) – 1,726 km
  • Ha Noi to Lào Cai – 296 km
  • Ha Noi to Đồng Đăng – 163 km
  • Kép to Ha Long – 106 km
  • Hanoi to Hai Phong – 102 km
  • Ha Noi to Thái Nguyên – 75 km
  • Thái Nguyên to Kép – 57 km
  • Pho Lu to Xuan Giao – 11 km
  • Tien Kien to Bai Bang – 10.5 km
  • Da Lat to Trai Mat – 7 km
  • Tien Kien to Lam Thao – 4.1 km

Next see the Sai Gon to Ha Noi Train Timetable