Address: 120 Le Duan Street, Hanoi
Tel: (+84-43) 825-3949
Ticket Hours: 7:30 – 19:30
Hanoi Train Station has many alternate names – Tran Quy Cap, Hang Co or Le Duan Train Station (since this place used to be grass selling area for horse). It was established in 1902 by the French Colonial, originally to serve the French Government in transporting coal and other minerals to Haiphong port, and from there to deliver to France. After 1945, the station became the place to transfer soldiers to the South.
In 1976, Hanoi Train Station was rebuilt the last time and now become one of the most important stations of Vietnam Railway System. Now it has 2 areas: Area A (located on Le Duan street) is for the Thong Nhat railways, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city. Area B (located on Tran Quy Cap street) is for others railways (to North highlands, for example). Nowadays the station are modernized and upgraded with free Wifi, and railroad infrastructure sees frequent maintenance services. Read more about Hanoi train station.