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There are 10 ways to get from China to Vietnam by subway, plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 2 subway to Hong Kong, fly to Danang

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Danang (DAD)

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Train, bus via Di An

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Nanning East
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
  3. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Di An

Fly Shenzhen to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Shenzhen (SZX) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Fly Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat

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

Line 2 subway to Hong Kong, fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Line 2 subway to Hong Kong, fly to Noi Bai International

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
  2. Fly from Hong Kong (HKG) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Train, bus

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

Train, taxi, bus

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Guilin
  2. Take the train from Guilin to Dong Dang station
  3. Take a taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
  4. Take the bus from Thai Nguyen to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Train

  1. Take the train from Chongqing West to Guilin
  2. Take the train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  3. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Drive

  1. Drive from Chongqing to Ho Chi Minh City

Shenzhen (SZX) to Noi Bai International (HAN) flights

7 Weekly Planes
2h 10m Average Duration
$146 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

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

International flights leaving China are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: May 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from China to Vietnam is to train and bus via Di An which costs ¥700 - ¥1600 and takes 2 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from China to Vietnam is to line 2 subway and fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥2200 and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from China to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Qixinggang and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City via Shapingba, Chongqing West, Guilin, Gia Lam and Hanoi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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The distance between China and Vietnam is 2438 km. The road distance is 2759.3 km.

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The best way to get from China to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus via Di An which takes 2 days 7h and costs ¥700 - ¥1600.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from China to Vietnam, including transfers.

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China to Vietnam train services, operated by China Railways D-Class, depart from Chongqing West station.

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The best way to get from China to Vietnam is to fly which takes 6h 20m and costs ¥900 - ¥4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 17h.

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The quickest flight from Hong Kong Airport to Danang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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China to Vietnam train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, arrive at Ho Chi Minh City station.

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Map of how to get from China to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 2438.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between China and Vietnam?

Shenzhen Airlines flies from Shenzhen to Hanoi once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chongqing to Ho Chi Minh City via Shapingba, Chongqing West, Chongqing West, Guilin, Hanoi Gia Lam Station, Gia Lam, and Hanoi in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Hong Kong to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,400
Flights from Hong Kong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Hong Kong to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shenzhen to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Guangzhou Baiyun to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Train operators
Shenzhen Metro
Website
szmc.net
Subway from Gangxia North to Shekou Port
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
szmc.net
China Railways D-Class
Train from Chongqing West to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Chongqing West to Guilin
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $80
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chongqing West to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$65 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$210 - $260
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Di An
Ave. Duration
31h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$26 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$27 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
36h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $80
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Guilin to Dong Dang station
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Thai Nguyen to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
39h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between China to Vietnam is 2759 km. It takes approximately 35h 7m to drive from China to Vietnam.

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Hong Kong Express offers flights from Hong Kong Airport to Danang Airport.

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The best way to get from China to Shenzhen Airport is to line 1 subway which takes 59 min and costs ¥6 - ¥9.

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