There are some tips to avoid scams in bus stations in Hanoi:
- Always keep an eye on your luggage
- Do research about destinations, bus routes, and bus agencies before booking and getting on
- Ask about the price carefully before booking a traditional motorbike taxi or taxi. Ride-hailing services are highly recommended.
- Buy tickets in advance in the ticket counters
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Note: Luong Yen bus station Hanoi currently stops operating.
1 - My Dinh bus station - one of the most popular bus stations in Hanoi
Location: No.20 Pham Hung street, My Dinh ward, Nam Tu Liem district, Hanoi - 10km to the West of Hanoi city center
My Dinh bus station connects Hanoi city to other places mostly in Northern & Easten Vietnam.
My Dinh bus station - Source: MOHAMED OSAMA
From this Hanoi bus station, you can catch a sleeper bus to the famous destinations such as: Sapa, Ha Giang province, Mai Chau, Moc Chau, HaLong Bay, Hai Phong city, Danang city, Quang Binh province, Nghe An province, Ha Tinh province, Daklak province,...
2 - Yen Nghia bus station in Hanoi
Yen Nghia bus station - Source: Internet
Location: Highway 6, Yen Nghia ward, Ha Dong district, Hanoi - 17km to the Southwest of Hanoi city center.
At Yen Nghia bus station, you can get some buses to Hoa Binh province, Dien Bien province, Kon Tum province, Son La province, Vung Tau city, Hai Phong city, Thanh Hoa province.
3 - Giap Bat bus station - one of the most important bus stations in Hanoi
Location: Km6, Giai Phong street, Hoang Liet ward, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi - 7km to the South of Hanoi city center
Giap Bat bus station Hanoi - Source: Vov
Giap Bat bus station mainly focuses on transferring passengers from Hanoi to the southern provinces. From here, you can take buses to such provinces as: Nam Dinh province, Thai Binh province, Ninh Binh, Hung Yen province, Daklak province, Danang city, Thanh Hoa province, Hue city, Ho Chi Minh City,...
4 - Nuoc Ngam bus station in Hanoi
Location: No.8, Giai Phong street, Hoang Liet ward, Hoang Mai district, Hanoi - 1.8km from Giap Bat bus station
Nuoc Ngam bus station - top bus stations in Hanoi - Source: Internet
Nuoc Ngam bus station plays an important role in supplying transfer service from Hanoi to: Lang Son, Thai Nguyen, Ninh Binh, Ha Tinh, Hung Yen, Ho Chi Minh City, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Gia Lai
5 - Gia Lam bus station Hanoi
Gia Lam bus station - Source: Mapio
Location: No.9 Ngo Gia Kham street, Long Bien district, Hanoi - 5.2km to the Northeast of Hanoi city center
Mainly supplying buses to: Quang Ninh province, Bac Giang province, Hai Phong city, Thanh Hoa province, Thai Binh province, Tuyen Quang province, Yen Bai province, Ha Giang province, Hung Yen province.
Those are all bus stations in Hanoi where you can take a local bus to other destinations located far from Hanoi.