Train times & tickets – Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

The Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi journey follows Vietnam’s famous Reunification Line, and it is the most popular train journey in Vietnam. This is a long distance journey taking between 31 hours and 35 hours depending on which train you book. We recommend booking a soft sleeper well in advance of your planned travel dates.

Times from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi


The fastest train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is Train #SE2 departing from Ho Chi Minh City at 21:55 and scheduled to arrive in Hanoi 31 hours 35 minutes later at 05:30.

TrainHCMCHanoi
SE806:0015:54 (+1 Day)
SE608:4019:12 (+1 Day)
SE419:2504:48 (+1 Day)
SE221:5505:30 (+1 Day)

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The most comfortable trains to book are trains SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8. These trains have ‘soft seats’ and ‘soft sleepers’. This is important because most of the trains take two nights to travel the distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi.

Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House

Location of Saigon Railway Station


Location of Hanoi Railway Station


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