Dalat was once the garrison area of the French colonialists in the early 20th century when the Vietnam – French War was happening. From the mid-1910s, the construction of the city really began and within 30 years, a beautiful city with villas, offices, schools, hotels, etc. was formed. In 1945, Dalat was a city of more than 25,000 people, truly an important education center and an attractive tourist city. Up to now, Dalat has become one of the most developed tourist cities in Vietnam. Most of the historical sites are still there and the most outstanding one is Dalat Railway Station.
- 1 Introducing Dalat railway station
- 2 Visiting Dalat Railway Station
- 3 Dalat – Trai Mat route
- 4 Tourist attractions near Dalat railway station
- 5 Pictures of Dalat Railway Station
- 6 Tour to Dalat Railway Station
Introducing Dalat railway station
The railway station was built by the French from 1932 to 1938. In 2001, this place was recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Information of Vietnam as a national cultural and historical relic. Dalat Railway Station is currently an attractive tourist attraction of Dalat city. The only route currently served is the Dalat City – Trai Mat route which is 7 km long. This route will take visitors to Trai Mat and Linh Phuoc Pagoda.
Where is Dalat railway station
Dalat Railway Station is located on Quang Trung Street, ward 10 of Dalat city, Lam Dong province. About 2.8 km from Dalat market, it only takes about 8 to 10 minutes driving to get there.
Dalat Railway Station ticket price
The fee to visit Dalat Station is very cheap, just 5.000 VND / person. It might be the cheapest entrance ticket of all time, isn’t it? Next time travel here, you should stop by and take some pictures as a souvenir.
Visiting Dalat Railway Station
This train station was voted as one of the top 20 best tourist attractions in 2019 by travelers. So what’s inside this railway station? Let’s follow Hoa Dalat Travel to answer this question!
What does Dalat Railway Station have?
- This is the station that’s still retaining the steam locomotive from ancient times as well as a part of cog railway. There are only few places in the world still has these locomotive engines. Dalat railway station’s still retain it most intact.
- This place is designed and built based on western architecture with a bit of oriental. In 2001, this place was recognized by the Ministry of Culture and Information of Vietnam as a national cultural and historical relic.
- If any visitors like portrait painting. You can come here and pay around 80.000 to 200.000, it takes you 15 minutes to have an outstanding painting.
- This place also displays rare wooden products and unique woolen items so you can buy one as a gift for your kin or friends.
Dalat Railway Station review
Here are the reviews of travelers about Dalat Railway Station. You can refer to the image below or see more reviews on google.
Address & contact information of Dalat Railway Station
Address: Dalat Railway Station is located at No. 1 Quang Trung Street, Ward 10 of Dalat City, Lam Dong Province.
Phone number: If you have any questions about the station, you can contact 02633834409.
Dalat Railway Station opening hours
The railway station welcomes the first visitors at 7:30 am and closed at 5:00 pm daily.
Dalat – Trai Mat route
Note: Dalat Railway Station operates only one route: Dalat – Trai Mat. Thus, they will drive pretty slow, so tourists can do sightseeing and taking photos.
Dalat – Trai Mat trains time:
One day there will be 5 trains from Dalat – Trai Mat so you can visit Linh Phuoc Pagoda:
- No.1: 7:45 – 9:15
- No.2: 9:50 – 11:20
- No.3: 11:55 – 13:25
- No.4: 14:00 – 15:30
- No.5: 16:05 – 17:35
Note: You can take a train and return to the city center by take another train the same day. Times may vary by number of guests and can be canceled if the number of passengers is too small (<20 Guests).
Dalat – Trai Mat ticket price for Vietnamese tourists
For children under 1 meter, they will be free of charge when boarding the train. For adults, the round trip ticket is 108,000 VND / person to 150,000 VND / person. With one way ticket is 72,000 VND / person.
Dalat – Trai Mat ticket price for foreign tourists
The fares apply to foreign visitors is a bit more expensive than domestic travelers. Ticket price for foreigners is 170,000 VND / person for round-trip tickets. For those who buy a one-way ticket, it costs 150,000 VND (just apply for group of 10).
Tourist attractions near Dalat railway station
Below we have summarized some tourist attractions near the station. Visitors can refer to the destinations below:
Lam Vien Square
This is one of the most attractive destinations in Dalat city. When you come here, the noticeable point is the two giant sunflower and artichoke blocks on the top of the square. Besides, located under the square is the hypermarket Big C Dalat, meeting place of famous brands such as Lotteria, Cinestar, Kichi Kichi, etc.
Xuan Huong lake
This place is known as the most beautiful lake in Dalat city. Next time travel to Dalat, you should take a walk around the lake, admire the beauty of the city center as well as release all the stress, sorrow in your soul. At night, the lake has an outstanding panorama – a poetic, gentle beauty mingle with the hustle and bustle of the night life!
Dalat Pedagogy College
Dalat Pedagogical College (formerly Grand Lycée Yersin) is an architecture recognized by the International Union of Architects (UIA) as one of the 1,000 unique constructions of the world in the 20th century.
The highlight of an arc-shaped building is the bell tower. Outside the bell tower, there was a clock but it was probably dismantled. Visitors can only see traces of the large clock still printed on the brick floor. There were no more bells on the bell tower as it was probably removed during the old regime.
This tourist destination is very close to Dalat railway station, just about 800 meters from the station.
Linh Phuoc Pagoda
Linh Phuoc Pagoda, also known as Ve Chai pagoda, is one of the most famous scenic spots of Dalat in particular and Vietnam in general. The 49-meter-long dragon temple is made of over 12.000 bottles; only the dragon’s head is 7 meters high. This is the pagoda that set the most records ever – 11 records.
This place is just 300 meters from the railway station, if you want to find out more about Ve Chai pagoda, click here.
Hydrangeas flower garden
Dalat hydrangea flower garden is one of the top 10 tourist attractions in 2019. If you are a big fan of photo shooting, you must definitely visit this place.
Trai Mat village
Trai Mat village is not a tourist destination. It is just a small suburb of the flower city. This area is home to group of pagodas so if you want to find a tranquil, quiet destination, you can come here and enjoy!
Cau Dat tea hill Dalat
Cau Dat tea hill is one of the top 10 tourist attractions for a reason. I will drop some pictures of this place so you can judge it by yourself!
Google maps Dalat Railway Station
Here are google maps from Dalat market to Dalat railway station:
Pictures of Dalat Railway Station
Here are some photos travelers captured at the railway station:
Tour to Dalat Railway Station
With the price of 230,000 VND for 1 ticket. Including shuttle bus, entrance tickets to visit 8 tourist destinations in Dalat. When participating in the tour, visitors will visit the following locations:
- Dalat railway station
- Flower village
- Xa Lat ethnic minority village
- Langbiang Mountain
- Strawberry garden
- Golden Valley
- Lam Dong Museum
- The ancient villa village
Langbiang Tour – Strawberry Garden – Dalat Railway Station
This is the most favorite tour of young travelers in 2019. With just 250k / person, you can visit some of the most attractive tourist attractions:
- Langbiang Mountain
- Vegetable and flower farm
- Strawberry Garden
- Famous artichoke garden
- Dalat railway station
- Linh Phuoc Pagoda (Ve Chai Pagoda)
If you want to book the above tours. You can call Hotline 02633 981 968. Thanks for your interest in our article about Dalat Raiway Station. Wish you have a joyful and memorable trip to Dalat the flower city!