Travel information

  1. Transportation around Hanoi

    a) Crossing the streets:

    Rules: Never run, go backward, or make any sudden movement. Walk slowly and stop if you feel not safe.

    b) Taxi:

    Taxis offer the greatest speed and convenience, but also cost the most. Fees of meter taxi are 12000 – 18000 VND/km (depending on car quality). If hailing a taxi in Hanoi, look for one of these reputable taxis, instead of just any taxi that passes your way (other taxis could be cheaper and also safe). You can also call them to get a taxi sent to your location.

    • Mai Linh Taxi: (84 - 4)  38.616.161 – (84 - 4) 38.333.333
    • Ba Sao Taxi: (84 - 4) 32 32 32 32
    • Thanh Nga Taxi: (84 - 4) 38-215-215
  2. Getting in/out Hanoi

     From Hanoi to Noi Bai International airport and vice versa, taxi or shuttle offer the great speed and convenience.

    * By taxi :

    Taxi from Noi Bai airport to the downtown costs approximately US$ 16 –18 (350,000 - 400,000 VND) (independently which hotel you will go to). Taxi from the city center to the airport costs approximately US$12 – 14 (250,000 – 300,000 VND). You can call one of these reputable taxis to get a taxi sent to your location. 

    • Airport Taxi: (844) 3886 6666
    • Noi Bai Airport Taxi: (844) 38868888
    • Mai Linh Taxi: (84 – 4) 38222666

    * By express bus route 86:

    It departs from Terminal T2 and Terminal T1, to the final bus stop at the Hanoi Railway Station, and vice versa. The bus route operates from 05:05 to 21:40 from the Hanoi Railway Station and from 06:18 to 22:58 from Noi Bai International Airport. A full journey lasts 50-55 minutes and 80 to 94 rides will be served every day, leaving every 25-30 minutes.

    For more details, please see Bus 86 return route map at:

  3. Getting to VIASM

    VIASM is located at 7th floor, Ta Quang Buu Library building, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, 1 Dai Co Viet, Hanoi, Vietnam.

    The best way to go to Ta Quang Buu Library is to go into the gate of University of Science and Technology at Tran Dai Nghia Street. After passing the entrance with the parking area on the left, keep walking about 100m and you can see the library building (10 floors). If you go by car, you can park your car in front of the library courtyard.

    * By taxi (from Ba Trieu Street):

    • Turn right onto the Dai Co Viet Street at the end of Ba Trieu Street.
    • After passing through the Ministry of Education and Training, take the left turn to go into the lane of the opposite direction.
    • Turn right onto Ta Quang Buu Street (besides the Ministry of Education and Training). Go about 70m then you turn right (still named Ta Quang Buu), you will reach Tran Dai Nghia Street and turn left.
    • Cross the Dai Co Viet Street by the footbridge in front of a gate of Thống Nhất Park if you go on foot.

    * By bus

    • Take the bus 32, 28, 41, 21, 03, 25 and get off at the bus-stop 64 Giai Phong.
    • Cross the Giai Phong Street and get into Parabol Gate of Hanoi University of Science and Technology (opposite to the bus-stop).
    • Walk straight to Ta Quang Buu Library building. The building is on the right.