Train is one of the best ways to travel in Vietnam. The country’s rail network extends to most destinations of interest to a first-time visitor in Vietnam. It is safe, not too expensive, comfortable, and allows travelers to see the countryside’s beauty nature at a leisurely pace.
The railway system in Vietnam is operated and owned by the state-owned Vietnam Railways. The principal route, the single track North-South Railway running between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, accounts for 1,726 km of the network’s total length of 2,600 km. The train journey is an experience in itself, and become an integral part of traveling in the country.