In the morning January 26th, Hanoi Railway Transportation Company (Corporation of Hanoi Railways) officially opened the new high quality passenger train SE5 / SE6 running on the route of Hanoi – Saigon to serve people returning home for Tet 2016.
Promotional fares 30%-50%
On the occasion of launch of new train, Hanoi Railway Transportation Company sells promotional fares for passengers with a drop from 30% – 50% compared to the fares of the current train running on the route of Hanoi – Saigon. Specifically, after reduced, the fare from Hanoi to Saigon just from 274,000 VND / 1 ticket (only applied on January 26th).
Daily train from Hanoi to Saigon
Mr. Nguyen Van Binh, deputy director of Hanoi Railway Transportation company said the journey of the trains from Hanoi to Saigon daily as follows: Train SE5 from Hanoi station starting at 9:00 to Saigon station at 20:03 in the next day; Train SE6 starting at 9:00 to Saigon station to Hanoi train station at 20:03 in the next day.
According to the itinerary, train SE5 / SE6 stops to pick-up and drop-off passengers at the stations: Hanoi, Phu Ly, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Bim Son, Thanh Hoa, Cho Sy, Vinh, Yen Trung, Huong Street, Dong Le , Dong Hoi, Dong Ha, Hue, Lang Co and Da Nang, Tam Ky, Nui Thanh, Quang Ngai, Bong Son, Dieu Tri, Tuy Hoa, Ninh Hoa, Nha Trang, Thap Cham, Binh Thuan, Khanh Long, Bien Hoa , Saigon.
According to Mr. Nguyen Van Binh, the wagon of train have modern interiors and equipment, reasonable design, spacious, comfortable feeling for passengers. Especially, the noise will be minimized. Restrooms are renovated to ensure the standard, not affecting to the environment. Along the corridor is arranged lamp with yellow light to create the luxury. In addition, there is a train wagon serving snacks and refreshments for passengers.
The fare of train SE5
About the train fare, representatives of the Corporation of Vietnam Railways said, despite being upgraded, the fare of train SE5 is not changed much compared to that of ordinary trains. The fare of the area for 4 people with soft sleeper from Hanoi to Saigon is 1,320,000 VND / person. The cheapest seat from Hanoi to Saigon is 548,000 VND / person.
Passengers can buy tickets at the station and through booking systems, online payments at the website: http://dsvn.vn (See details on website http://vantaiduongsathanoi.vn to look up information about time and fares).