See also: Appendix:Variations of "ben"
- a station (place where a vehicle may stop)
Bến xe Miền Đông ― Mien Dong Coach Station
- a port or a wharf
- On land, large bến, such as Ho Chi Minh City's Mien Dong Coach Station, are stations where coaches and coach-vans used for inter-province travel can also park. Smaller bến are only specialized for numbered buses, carts and autorickshaws used for in-province travel or commute.
- Compare ga (“train station”).