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There are 10 ways to get from Bangkok to Vietnam by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat  •  4h 10m

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

$70 - $412

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
  2. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  4. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

$21 - $62

8 alternative options

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat  •  4h 2m

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

$106 - $559

Fly Don Muang to Danang  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Danang (DAD) DMK - DAD

$73 - $610

Fly Don Muang to Noi Bai International  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Noi Bai International (HAN) DMK - HAN

$71 - $387

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Noi Bai International (HAN) BKK - HAN

$97 - $354

Bus  •  20h 38m

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

$43 - $45

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  22h 17m

  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

$46 - $48

Train, bus  •  23h 55m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
  2. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City

$27 - $67

Drive  •  12h 19m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City 859.6 km

$75 - $110

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Thailand

Last updated: April 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bangkok to Vietnam is to train and bus and drive, which costs ฿600 - ฿1900 and takes 22h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Vietnam is to fly which costs ฿3100 - ฿17000 and takes 4h 2m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Vietnam is 858 km. The road distance is 859.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Vietnam without a car is to bus which takes 20h 38m and costs ฿1250 - ฿1350.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Bangkok to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Vietnam is to fly which takes 4h 10m and costs ฿2100 - ฿13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1250 - ฿1350 and takes 20h 38m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Vietnam is 860 km. It takes approximately 12h 19m to drive from Bangkok to Vietnam.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Don Muang Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs ฿150.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 858.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam?

Nok Air and Thai AirAsia fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City via Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express, Kuntha Bopha Chidlren's Hospital, Leang Heng Bookshop, Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 20h 38m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Don Muang to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from Don Muang to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Don Muang to Noi Bai International via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $410
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $40
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)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$10 - $14
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$29 - $40
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $40
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)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$10 - $14
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$29 - $40
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Bus operators
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules 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
$10
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bookmebus.com

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