10+ Best Places to Exchange Currency in Hanoi

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, it has been a must-visit city in the country for travelers and a wonderful place for expats to live and work. Many foreigners sell and buy currencies at low prices or get scams because they speak limited Vietnamese and do not know the best places exchange currency in Hanoi. Let me share with you the best places to exchange currency in Hanoi.

In Hanoi, you can exchange currency at Noi Bai Airport, jewelry stores, money changer (or currency exchange stores) and bank branches. Read more about pros and cons of exchanging currency at airports, gold shops, bank branches and some great tips on exchanging currencies in Vietnam.

10+ Best Places to Exchange Currency in Hanoi

Noi Bai International Airport

  • Location: Phu Minh Commune-level Town, Soc Son District, Hanoi.
  • There are many money changers at the airport.
  • Exchange rates are relatively low but it is convenient for passengers to exchange currencies after going through immigration.
  • It is recommended to exchange enough money to pay for taxi fares, bus tickets, foods and drinks, or tours after the flight.

Bank branches

Vietnam has about 50 public banks, foreign banks, and joint-stock commercial banks. It is easy to find a bank branch near you in the center of Hanoi and near tourist attractions. Most trusted Vietnam’s commercial banks in 2019 listed by Vietnam Report include Vietcombank, VietinBank, Techcombank, BIDV, MB Bank, VPBank, Agribank, ACB. The top banks having the largest numbers of branches in Vietnam in 2019 include Agribank, LienVietPostBank, VietinBank, BIDV, Sacombank, Vietcombank, ACB, Techcombank, SHB, MB Bank, Maritime Bank. So that you will see branches of these banks in Hanoi. Shinhan Bank and Standard Chartered Bank are good foreign banks in the country.

If you do not exchange a large amount of money, you can type “bank” in the search box on Google Maps, choose the nearest bank branch and go there. On the contrary, the exchange rate is important for you, comparing prices offered by different banks is needed.

  1. Agribank exchange rate (English).
  2. Vietcombank exchange rates (English).
  3. ACB exchange rate (English).
  4. Techcombank exchange rate (English).
  5. Sacombank exchange rate (Vietnamese).
  6. VietinBank exchange rate (English), VietinBank exchange rate (Vietnamese).
  7. BIDV exchange rate (English).
  8. LienVietPostBank (Vietnamese).
  9. Maritime Bank exchange rate (not official site of Maritime Bank, Vietnamese).
  10. MBBank exchange rate (Vietnamese).
  11. VIB exchange rate (English).
  12. VP Bank exchange rate (Vietnamese).
  13. TP Bank exchange rate (English).
  14. SHB Bank exchange rate (English).
  15. HSBC exchange rate (English).
  16. ANZ exchange rate (Vietnamese).

Here is the list of the bank branches in Hanoi:

Hanoi Old Quarter

  • SHB Bank
    • Location: 71 Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is across Hoan Kiem Lake. It is 270 m from Hoan Kiem Lake and 250 m from St. Joseph’s Cathedral.
  • Jpmorgan Chase N.A. Bank
    • Location: 6 Nha Tho Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is across Hoan Kiem Lake. It is 270 m from Hoan Kiem Lake and 250 m from St. Joseph’s Cathedral.
  • BIDV Bank
    • Location: 25 Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hang Trong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is across Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • Tel: +84 24 3936 2630
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30; 13:00 – 16:30 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • MB Bank
    • Location: 81 Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hang Bac Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 200 m from The Huc Bridge and Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:30 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • ACB Bank
    • Location: 90A Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hang Bac Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 200 m from The Huc Bridge and Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 16:30 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • SCB (Saigon Commercial Bank)
    • Location: 31 Ta Hien Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 350 m from Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square. The bank branch is at the crossroads of Luong Ngoc Quyen, Dinh Liet Streets and the famous Ta Hien Street.
    • Tel: +84 24 6270 9996
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 16:30 from Monday to Friday; 7:30 – 12:00 on Saturday, closes on Sunday.
  • VietinBank
    • Location: 35-37 Hang Bo Street, Hang Gai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 200 m from Hanoi Night Market.
    • Tel: +84 24 3929 0612
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:30 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • BIDV Bank Hoan Kiem
    • Location: 96 Thuoc Bac Street, Hang Bo Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 550 m from Ngoc Son Temple.
    • Tel: +84 24 3928 4957
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30; 13:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Techcom Bank
    • Location: 9 Dao Duy Tu Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 200 m from the Cultural Exchange Center.
    • Tel: +84 24 3824 3942
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 18:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • OceanBank Nguyen Sieu
    • Location: 54 Nguyen Sieu Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 130 m from Bach Ma Temple.
    • Tel: +84 24 3936 9004
  • BIDV Tower
    • Location: 35 Hang Voi Street, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 400 m from Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • Tel: +84 24 2220 0419
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Vietcombank H.O.
    • Location: 198 Tran Quang Khai Street, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 400 m from Hoan Kiem Lake.
    • Tel: +84 24 3934 3137
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 16:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • State Bank of Vietnam
    • Location: 49 Ly Thai To Street, Trang Tien Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 85 m from Ly Thai To Garden.
    • Tel: +84 24 3934 2322
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.

Tips: type “Hanoi Old Quarter” in the search box of Google Maps, enter; type “bank” in the search box of Google Maps, enter to see locations of banks in Hanoi Old Quarter.

 

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Hanoi Railway Station

  • Lien Viet Post Bank
    • Location: Capital Tower, 109 Tran Hung Dao Street, Cua Nam Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is nearly 100 m from the entrance to Hanoi Railway Station.
    • Tel: +84 1800 577758
    • Opening hours: 24/7.
  • VP Bank Tran Hung Dao
    • Location: Capital Building, Tran Hung Dao Street, Cua Nam Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is nearly 100 m from the entrance to Hanoi Railway Station.
    • Tel: +84 24 7301 5555
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; 8:00 – 12:00 on Saturday, closes on Sunday.
  • Tien Phong Bank
    • Location: 4 Yet Kieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is 300 m from the entrance to Hanoi Railway Station. The bank branch is across Viet Xo Friendship Labour Cultural Palace.

Other areas

  • Nam A Bank
    • Location: 68 Nguyen Khuyen Street, Van Mieu Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is nearly 1km from the Temple of Literature.
    • Tel: +84 24 3747 8368
  • Vietinbank Dien Bien
    • Location: 66 Ngoc Ha Street, Ngoc Ho Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. It is 400 m from Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh Museum – Hanoi Branch.
    • Tel: +84 24 3747 8467
  • OceanBank Hanoi
    • Location: 33 Au Co Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi. It is nearly 270 m from InterContinental Hanoi Westlake.
    • Tel: +84 24 3718 5437
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; 8:00 – 12:00 on Saturday, closes on Sunday.
  • ACB Bank Au Co
    • Location: 49 Au Co Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi. It is nearly 270 m from InterContinental Hanoi Westlake.
    • Tel: +84 28 3824 7247
  • OceanBank Hoan Kiem
    • Location: 49 Hai Ba Trung Street, Hang Bong Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi. It is across Hoa Lo Prison Museum and Somerset Grand Hanoi Hotel.
    • Tel: +84 24 3942 9907

Jewelry stores and gold shops

Hanoi Old Quarter

  • Quoc Trinh Gold Shop
    • Location: 27 Ha Trung Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. It is 2 minutes walking distance from the Vietnam National Tuong Theater.
    • Tel: +84 24 3826 8856
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 18:00 daily.
  • Kim Linh Jewelry
    • Location: 67 Hang Bac Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. It is 2 minutes walking distance from Hanoi Ancient House.
    • Tel: +84 24 3825 3649
    • Opening hours: 8:30 – 18:00 from Monday to Saturday, closes on Sunday.
  • Tu Binh Jewelry
    • Location: 54 Hang Bac Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. The jewelry shop is across Queen Hotel Hanoi.
    • Tel: +84 24 3824 9799
  • Phu Van Hung Jewelry, 25 Luong Ngoc Quyen Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. The jewelry shop is located across Vietnam Guest House.
  • Manh Hung Jewelry
    • Location: 51 Ha Trung, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. It is 2 minutes walking distance from the Vietnam National Tuong Theater.
    • Tel: +84 24 3938 2251

Other areas

  • Vang Hoang Tin Gold Shop
    • Location: 124 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi. It is 2 minutes walking distance from Kim Ma bus station.
    • Website: vanghungthinh.vn
    • Tel: +84 888 336 633
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 19:00 from Monday to Friday; 8:30 – 18:00 on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Bao Tin Minh Chau Jewelry Store
    • Location: 29 Tran Nhan Tong Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Ha Noi. It is 3 minutes walking distance from Bay Mau Lake.
    • Website: https://btmc.vn
    • Tel: +84 1800 585899
    • Opening hours: 9:00 – 19:00 daily.
  • Kim Chung Gold Shop
    • Location: 24 Tay Son Street, Dong Da District, Ha Noi, Vietnam. It is located near Dong Da General Hospital and Thai Ha Church.
    • Tel: +84 97 535 25 86

Money changer (or currency exchange stores)

Hanoi Old Quarter

  • Hanoi Money Exchange, 19B Hang Be Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi. The shop is 5 minutes on foot from Hoan Kiem Lake.

* Opening hours may vary, call before going to any place in the list.

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