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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City by plane, bus, car or night bus

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Fly from Suvarnabhumi  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) BKK - SGN

$46 - $172

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Fly from Don Muang  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) DMK - SGN

$35 - $142

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  17h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  3. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

$41 - $44

Bus  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

$47

Night bus  •  24h

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the night bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express

$40

Drive  •  12h 27m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City 542.3 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is to night bus which costs ฿1321 and takes 24h.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which costs ฿1500 - ฿6000 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 14m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City is 748 km. The road distance is 867.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City without a car is to bus which takes 19h 14m and costs ฿1541.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by Nattakan Transport, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs ฿1500 - ฿6000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1541 and takes 19h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City.
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  • Distance: 467.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?

Vietjet Air, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ho Chi Minh City via Phnom Penh and Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office in around 19h 14m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Bus operators
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Phuong Trinh (Cambodia) Tourism
Phone
+855 23 636 0028
Website
ptbusline.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Night bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Night bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is 868 km. It takes approximately 12h 27m to drive from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Thai Airways International, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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There are 4697+ hotels available in Ho Chi Minh City. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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