11:21 | 21/03/2017 Economy- Society
Saigon Railway Transport Joint Stock Company officially launched the first five-star express train connecting Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet in the central province of Binh Thuan on March 20.
The express train departs at 6:40pm from Ho Chi Minh City and arrives in Phan Thiet at 10:26am. The return route will depart at 13:10pm and arrive at Saigon station at 17:17 the same day.
Ticket prices range from US$6-US$8.2 (VND137,000-VND187,000).
During the peak season, the luxurious train can accommodate 300 passengers per trip.
With professional staff and five-star service of an international standard, the train can meet the increasing demands of both domestic and foreign passengers.
The luxurious train is equipped with modern facilities, including clean and attractive interiors, an efficient ticketing counter, news bulletins and a cafeteria, as well as televisions, free wi-fi, and souvenir and newspaper kiosks.