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There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Móng Cái by plane, taxi, car, train, bus or night bus

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Van Don, taxi  •  8h 34m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Van Don (VDO) BKK - VDO
  2. Take a taxi from Van Don to Móng Cái

$115 - $332

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Train, bus  •  38h 13m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Hai Phong Niem Nghia Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Mong Cai Bus Station

$40 - $86

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Nanning, drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Nanning (NNG) BKK - NNG
  2. Drive from Nanning to Móng Cái

$64 - $213

Fly Don Muang to Nanning, drive  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Nanning (NNG) DMK - NNG
  2. Drive from Nanning to Móng Cái

$53 - $203

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International, train, bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Noi Bai International (HAN) BKK - HAN
  2. Take the train from Long Bien to Hai Phong
  3. Take the bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Mong Cai Bus Station

$69 - $467

Night bus, bus  •  39h 53m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit to Vientiane Talat Sao Station
  2. Take the bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station to Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Mong Cai Bus Station

$47 - $66

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
  2. Take the bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
  3. Take the bus from Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station to Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Mong Cai Bus Station

$96 - $98

Drive  •  22h 58m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Móng Cái 1578.9 km

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Móng Cái is to train and bus which costs ฿1200 - ฿2700 and takes 38h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Móng Cái is to fly and drive which costs ฿2000 - ฿7000 and takes 6h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Móng Cái station. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit and arriving at Mong Cai Bus Station via Vientiane - Southern Bus Station, Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station and Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 53m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Móng Cái is 1171 km. The road distance is 1578.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Móng Cái without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 39h 53m and costs ฿1400 - ฿2100.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Bangkok to Móng Cái, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Móng Cái bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Bus Terminal Mochit station.

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There is no direct flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Van Don Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 25m and has one stopover.

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Bangkok to Móng Cái bus services, operated by Hai Phong Tourism, arrive at Mong Cai Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Móng Cái is 1579 km. It takes approximately 22h 58m to drive from Bangkok to Móng Cái.

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  • Distance: 1170.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Móng Cái, Vietnam?

You can take a bus from Bangkok to Móng Cái via Vang Vieng, Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office, Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station, and Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Van Don via Noi Bai International, Danang
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Van Don via Tan Son Nhat, Danang
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Van Don via Danang
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International via Danang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Don Muang to Nanning via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Nanning via Kunming
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Long Bien to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$5 - $7
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$4 - $7
Bed, air-conditioned
$10 - $15
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $50
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $9
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$22 - $30
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$13 - $18
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Hai Phong Tourism
Phone
+84.31.382.2616
Email
info@haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Website
haiphongtourism.gov.vn
Bus from Lac Long Hai Phong Bus Station to Mong Cai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
dulichhaiphong.gov.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Giap Bat Bus Station to Hai Phong Lac Long Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
dulichhaiphong.gov.vn
Huyen Chau
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
baolau.com
27-7
Website
baolau.com
Bus from Vientiane - Southern Bus Station to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Hai Phong Niem Nghia Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Vang Vieng Laos
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Vang Vieng to Ha Noi - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Other operators
Taxi from Van Don to Móng Cái
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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Bangkok Airways, Thai Vietjet Air, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Van Don Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Móng Cái. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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