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HCMC to Nha Trang by Train on December 31?

  • adz717

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    6th January, 2013
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    If I arrive in HCMC on December 28, will I easily be able to book a train to go to Nha Trang on December 31? Does the trail leave in the morning and get to Nha Trang in the afternoon?

    #1 Posted: 23/9/2013 - 18:11

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  • Geer1

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    New years isn't a huge local celebration. It is however a busy time with travellers. I would think you could book a train ticket easy enough but if you are picky on what train you want to be on and what kind of seat/berth then you would want to book as soon as possible. There are sites you can book train online if you are worried about it, will just cost a few a little more.

    There are multiple trains that leave throughout the day so pick what works best for you.

    Seat61.com/vietnam has good info on trains and vietnam-railway.com will allow you to purchase online although as mentioned costs more then if you buy them at the station.

    #2 Posted: 23/9/2013 - 19:47

  • adz717

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    Thanks! I wasn't sure whether it could be booked online. I went to seat61 and it lead me to this http://www.vietnamimpressive.com/service/reunification-express-train.html . I would much rather book online and pay a bit more than have to go to the station.

    #3 Posted: 23/9/2013 - 21:54

  • daawgon

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    The Golden Train is the first class service - cleaner/more comfortable than the state train (you should book ahead with a travel agent in VN)

    #4 Posted: 24/9/2013 - 12:08

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