Lang Son

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

Lang Son is a mountainous province in the northeast region of Vietnam, bordering Guangxi province in China. The province is bounded by China in the north, Cao Bang Province borders the northwest, Bac Giang Province on the south, Quang Ninh Province starting on the south and extending to the eastern border and Thai Nguyen Province to the west. Its capital is also called Lang Son, which is a strategically important town at the border with China.

Lang Son has two international border crossings. The most accessed is the Friendship Gate called the Huu Nghi Quan crossing at Dong Dang connecting to Pingxiang town in China. This is the historical first land link in the north between China and Vietnam that connects Lang Son and Guangxi, China. The border is open daily, from 07:00 to 17:00 and involves a walk of 500 m through the no man’s territory between Vietnam and China.

Mountains and hills cover over 80% of the province’s total area. The complex network of rivers makes a good condition for agriculture. Main rivers that run through the province are: Ky Cung, Ba Thin, Bac Giang, Bac Khe, Thuong, Hoa, and Trung rivers.

Lang Son province is subdivided into 1 city and 10 districts including Lang Son city, Bac Son, Binh Gia, Cao Loc, Chi Lang, Dinh Lap, Huu Lung, Loc Binh, Trang Dinh, Van Lang, and Van Quan district.

Lang Son map

Lang Son what to see

Lang Son has potentiality of mineral, forestry, tourism and trading. Star aniseed (hoa hoi) is a specialty. The province is proud of many culture and historical vestiges. They are Rampart of Mac Dynasty, Doan Citadel Vestige, Chi Lang Defile, Ky Cung and Bac Le temples. Apart of these, Ky Lua Market, To Thi and Mau Son mountains, Tam Thanh, and Nhi Thanh grottoes also attract many visitors every year. Especially, lots of people come to Ky Lua and Tam Thanh markets to shopping because the goods are abundant and cheap.

Coming to Lang Son province, tourists are interesting in Ky Lua or Long Tong traditional festivals. They would like to taste special dishes: roast duck, roast pig, Mau Son wine and lam rice.

How to get to Lang Son?

Lang Son is 154km from Hanoi, 60km from Thai Nguyen, 48km from Quang Ninh, 55km from Cao Bang, 73km from Bac Kan. The province capital is 137 kilometres (85 mi) northeast of Hanoi connected by rail and road.

There are several ways for getting to Lang Son. You can get there by private car, limousine shared transfer, shuttle, local bus, train, motorbike, or bicycle. Your choices are various depending on your departure location, preferred means of transport, your trip duration, your personal interest and budget.

Getting to Lang Son from Hanoi

Hanoi to Lang Son private car

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 Lang Son and the northeast Vietnam.

No matter if in Lang Son 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 Lang Son from Vietnam Car Hire!

Hanoi to Lang Son bus or shared transfer

There are public buses going to Lang Son from Hanoi. Taking local public bus or limousine shared transfer are low cost options for getting from Hanoi to Lang Son. Most of Limousine service and shuttle buses depart from My Dinh bus station in the west of Hanoi city center. While most of overnight buses leave from My Dinh bus station, you may find some day buses 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.

We at vietnamcarhire.com 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 Lang Son, Vietnam. More details about this budget option can also be found online at our partner’s site: 12go.asia

Hanoi to Lang Son train

There is an international train service, an express route, opened in 1996 from Hanoi to Beijing (China), which operates twice a week on Tuesday and Friday that passes through Lang Son Town and Dong Dang through this gate which has three-hour stop at the border town to complete formalities of entry from one country to the other. Passengers are not allowed to board the train at any intermediate station between Hanoi and Beijing.

Lang Son when to go?

The climate is cool and temperate. Annual average temperature is 21.50C. Annual average rainfall is from 1200mm to 1600mm.

L?ng Son Province has an average annual temperature of 17–22 °C and an average annual rainfall of 1,200–1,600 millimetres (47–63 in). The average temperature in the summer is 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) and 12–13 °C (54–55 °F) in the winter,[18] It has an average humidity of 80–85% and an average of 1600 hours of sunlight a year.

Lang Son car hire

The following packages are only sample car rental packages, private transfers we design for travelers to travel to Lang Son or from this province 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 Lang Son

Private transport from Lang Son to other destinations in Vietnam

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Frequently asked questions

What is the best way for getting to Lang Son from Hanoi?

The best way to get to Lang Son from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. Booking a private transfer from Hanoi to Lang Son 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.

How much does it cost to rent a car for Lang Son Vietnam?

Lang Son 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 cheapest way to get to Lang Son from Hanoi?

The cheapest way to get to Lang Son from Hanoi is to bus. Hanoi Lang Son bus ticket costs about $10 per ticket per way.

What is the most popular rental cars in Lang Son?

7 seat SUV Ford Everest, Isuzu Highlander and Toyota Fortuner are the most popular rental cars for individual travel in Lang Son, 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 Lang Son city. Other Lang Son’s mountainous districts, communes and remotes villages might be difficultly accessible by sedan and big coach.

Why should I book Lang Son private transfer with Vietnam Car Hire?

When booking Lang Son car hire via vietnamcarhire.com, 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 Lang Son. 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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