The Vietnam Railways Corporation recently inaugurated a new train waiting room, along with a coffee service area and train station check-in facility at Long Bien station, situated in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.
This newly opened facility spans an area of 80m2 and is located directly opposite (inside) the train station. The building has undergone extensive renovation and repairs to enhance its functionality and provide improved services for passengers.
Hanoi Train Track Cafe named HOA XA CAFE
Location of Hanoi Train Track - Hoa Xa Cafe
Hoa Xa cafe located in the Long Bien Railway Station. It is very easy to see on the Tran Nhat Duat Str. Opposite to the way to Long Bien bridge. It means, you can walk from your hotels in the Hanoi old quarter to this special train track cafe.
The location of Hanoi Train Track Cafe - Hoa Xa Cafe
Or if your hotels are not in the old quarter, you can take a taxi to Long Bien bridge or take bus No 02, 21A, 27, 68 that will stop at the bus stop near this cafe.
Best time to enjoy coffee at Hanoi Train Track - Hoa Xa Cafe
Hoa Xa Train Track opens from 7.00am to 22.00 everyday. As the great location inside the Long Bien Railway Station so visitors could see the trains passing and stopping at the Cafe station mostly every 40 minutes.
It is very possible to have a great view of the trains from this cafe.
The best time will be in the late afternoon before the sunset, that would be golden time for the best photos.
Enjoy coffee and watch the train leaving from Hanoi Train Track Cafe
What makes this Hanoi Train Track - Hoa Xa Cafe special?
The great location:
It is located in the Long Bien railway station.
It is French style, the waiting room has four sides with arched glass windows, offering views of Long Bien Bridge, Long Bien Station, Phung Hung Elevated Railway, and the stairs leading to Long Bien Bridge on Tran Nhat Duat Street. Visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee, observe the train station, and take photos.
Safe and easy to view the train passing:
You can take a seat inside or outside the cafe train track to enjoy the views and wait for the train to come. No need to move when the train comes, it is in a safe distance.
Great Menu and reasonable price:
With a great location and nice views. The price for drinking ( no alcohol) is from 30 000 VND ( $1.3) to 60 000 VND ($2.5). They are coffee, fresh fruit juices, teas…
Nothing is better than enjoying a coffee inside the A/C room and taking photos of trains from Long Bien bridge.
Let Ama Journey brings you to this Hanoi Train Track cafe by some photos:
Hanoi train track Cafe - Hoa Xa is in Tran Nhat Duat str - opposite to Long Bien Station
Ancient wall and steps to Hanoi Train Track Cafe - Hoa Xa Cafe
View of Tran Nhat Duat Str and the way to Long Bien bridge
The outside of Hoa Xa Cafe
Door to Hanoi Train Track - Hoa Xa Cafe
Hoa Xa means train in English
Inside Hoa Xa cafe with view of Long Bien bridge
A great wiew of Long Bien bridge
A view of the Long Bien Station, see the train comes
Standing in safe area and view the Long Bien bridge - waiting for the train
Hanoi Train Track - Hoa Xa Cafe
The train is coming - View from Hanoi Train Track Cafe
View of Phung Hung Elevated Railway and the local market
Train stops at Long Bien Station for passengers boarding to the train