21.12.2020, 18:10

Fee cut extension sought for Cai Mep-Thi Vai Port

The Saigon Times

Fee cut extension sought for Cai Mep-Thi Vai Port
Passengers buy train tickets at the Saigon Railway Station – PHOTO: ANH QUAN

HCMC – The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) will offer a 50% discount on train tickets for certain routes from January 4 to 29, 2021, to attract more passengers.

In the southern region, the pairs of trains under the promotional program include SE21/SE22, SNT1/SNT2 and SPT1/SPT2 trains, which transport passengers between HCMC and Danang, Nha Trang or Phan Thiet.

In the northern region, passengers travelling on routes between Hanoi and Vinh, Haiphong or Lao Cai will be entitled to the discount.

The discount will also be applied to SE1/SE2, SE3/SE4, SE5/SE6 and SE7/SE8 trains, which connect HCMC and Hanoi, the nation's two biggest cities.

With the discount, tickets for the HCMC-Nha Trang, HCMC-Danang and HCMC-Hanoi routes would be only VND160,000, VND250,000 and VND450,000 per person, respectively.

Passengers should buy tickets at least two days prior to the date of departure. The tickets will be on sale from 8 a.m. on December 28, 2020, until the end of January 27, 2021.