Cao Bang City

Cao Bang city is a comprehensive travel guide about private car hire, car rental with driver, easy bus station pickup, transfers, transport from/to Cao Bang, Vietnam. Rent a car with driver and make the most of your trip to Cao Bang city, Cao Bang province.

Cao Bang city is the provincial capital of Cao Bang, north east Vietnam. The township is located on the bank of the Bang Giang river, and is around 30 km away from the border with China. The city and its surrounding region offers beautiful off the beaten path trips from Hanoi as well as trekking homestay, mountain biking, community tour, and educational travel…

Cao Bang city is divided into 8 wards and 3 communes including Hop Giang, Tan Giang, Song Bang, Song Hien, Hoa Chung, Ngoc Xuan, Duyet Chung, De Tham, Hung Dao, Vinh Quang, and Chu Trinh.

The area, Cao Bang (“high plateau”) was the stronghold of the last years of the Mac dynasty after their 1592 defeat at the hands of the Trinh lords. During the 19th century the area was resistant to the Nguyen government. The city is also known for the Battle of Cao Bang, the first major decisive victory of the Viet Minh against the French Army.

Cao Bang city map

How to get to Cao Bang city?

There are several ways for getting to Cao Bang city. You can get there by private car, limousine shared transfer, shuttle, local bus, motorbike, or bicycle. You have many choices depending on your departure location, preferred means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget. Unfortunately Cao Bang city can’t be reached neither by train nor flight.

Getting to Cao Bang city from Hanoi

The best way to get to Cao Bang city from Hanoi is to rent a private car with driver. Booking a private transfer from Hanoi to Cao Bang city offers you the chance to make as many stops on the way as you wish for coffee breaks, side-road visits, or just taking pictures.

There are also public buses going to Cao Bang city from Hanoi. Taking local public bus or limousine shared transfer are low cost options for getting from Hanoi to Cao Bang city. Most of Limousine service and shuttle buses depart from My Dinh bus station in the west of downtown Hanoi. While most of overnight buses leave from My Dinh bus station, you may find some departing from Gia Lam or Giap Bat bus station. Please bear in mind local buses are usually full at weekend and/or during school holidays in summer.

Local taxis, Uber, and Grab car, motorbike rental, bicycle hire service are also available in Hanoi.

Cao Bang city when to go?

The geographical setting of Cao Bang township is mostly mountainous, with land available for habitation thus being limited. The average temperature reported in the province is 22 °C (72 °F). Winter temperatures in some areas occasionally experience freezing conditions and some amount of snowfall.

March through May

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm in Cao Bang city. Highs range from 90.1°F (32.3°C) and 69.8°F (21°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

June through August

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Cao Bang city, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

September through November

Fall daily highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 73.1°F (22.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels in Cao Bang city may be higher priced.

December through February

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Cao Bang city to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 61.6°F (16.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a small amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

Car and driver for Cao Bang city

The best way to explore Cao Bang city as well as its surroundings is to rent a private car with driver. The option offers you the flexibility to discover the place at your own pace. Booking a private car with driver is recommended for a family holidays, and photography tour.

We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat Sedan, 7, 8 seat MPV, SUV, 4WD, 15, 16 Minivan, Minibus, 29, 35, 45 Coaches offering a wide selection of car rental packages. Options include easy bus station pickup, private transfers, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for overland trips, self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours to Cao Bang city, Cao Bang province, and the northeast Vietnam.

No matter if in Cao Bang city for travel, business, or pleasure you can find the right rental vehicle to match your budget and plans. Get around with more ease with a top quality car rental in Cao Bang city from Vietnam Car Hire!

Cao Bang city car rental

The following packages are only sample car rental packages, private transfers we design for travelers to travel to Cao Bang city or from this city to other destinations in northern Vietnam. Please contact us for personalized travel plans, routes, car rental options, best rates, deals, and service’s availability.

Private transfers to Cao Bang city

Private transport from Cao Bang city to other destinations in Vietnam

Hanoi to Cao Bang bus

We at don’t provide bus ticket booking service. Therefore we can help you with updated information of local bus schedule you may need for planning your upcoming trip to Cao Bang, Vietnam. More details about this budget option can also be found online at our partner’s site:

Other routes

  • Transport from Bac Giang to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Bac Kan to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Ha Giang to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Lang Son to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Phu Tho to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Quang Ninh to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Thai Nguyen to Cao Bang or v.v
  • Transport from Tuyen Quang to Cao Bang or v.v

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to rent a car for Cao Bang, Vietnam?

Cao Bang city car rental rates vary much depending on your travel plan, routes, date of travel, as well as your trip duration. Please let us know your working agenda (business trip) or day-to-day itinerary (travel itinerary), we will provide a quote.

What is the most popular rental cars in Cao Bang?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Cao Bang, Vietnam. For small group tours (3-6 people), Ford Transit and Mercedes Sprinters (Minivan and Minibus) are also popular rental cars. 4,5 seat Sedans and 45, 50 seat coaches are only recommended for traveling to Cao Bang. Other Cao Bang’s mountainous districts, communes and remotes villages might be difficultly accessible by sedan and big coach.

Why should I book Cao Bang private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Cao Bang car hire via, all your car rental options will be suggested by senior car rental agents who live in Vietnam. They are drivers, tour guides, and local people who have been to Cao Bang city, Cao Bang province. They can provide practical, updated information about this destination. There are no extra costs and no hidden fees involved in booking a rental car with Vietnam Car Hire.

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