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There are 8 ways to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) CAN - SGN

$71 - $245

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Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou to Nanning
  2. Take the train from Nanning Station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

$58 - $124

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Train to Hong Kong, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) HKG - SGN

$81 - $232

Train to Shenzhen, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
  2. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) SZX - SGN

$136 - $353

Train, bus  •  45 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
  3. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Tinh
  3. Take the bus from Ha Tinh to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Train via Guangzhou South  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  2. Take the train from Nanning Station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

$67 - $138

Drive  •  33 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City 1590.2 miles

$220 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City is to train which costs ¥400 - ¥900 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which costs ¥490 - ¥1700 and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Guangzhou and Ho Chi Minh City is 1539 km. The road distance is 2544.3 km.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City without a car is to train and bus which takes 45 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 6 h 3 min and costs ¥490 - ¥1700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h, you could also train, which costs ¥460 - ¥1000 and takes 2 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Ho Chi Minh City is 1 h behind Guangzhou. It is currently 4:47 AM in Guangzhou and 3:47 AM in Ho Chi Minh City.

Yes, the driving distance between Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City is 2544 km. It takes approximately 33 h 19 min to drive from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air, Vietnam Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City.
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  • Distance: 961.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

What companies run services between Guangzhou, China and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?

China Southern Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and six other airlines fly from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guangzhou to Ho Chi Minh City via Nanning, Baicangling, Nanning, Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre, and Ha Tinh in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Shenzhen to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Tan Son Nhat via Kaohsiung
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to West Kowloon Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from Guangzhou South to Shenzhen North
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$30 - $50
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
30 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$30 - $35
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $50
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$32 - $37
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $60
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning Station to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Guangzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Tinh
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Guangzhou Yuexiu South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Hoang Long Transit Co

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