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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Hanoi  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Hanoi (HAN) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) HAN - SGN

$30 - $172

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Bus  •  37 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

$25 - $35

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Train to Haiphong, fly  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ha Noi to Hai Phong
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) HPH - SGN

$38 - $206

Train to Thanh Hoe, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi to Thanh Hoa
  2. Fly from Thanh Hoe (THD) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) THD - SGN

$73 - $246

Train  •  31 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Hanoi

$30 - $60

Drive  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City 1000.5 miles

$120 - $180

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station station and arriving at Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hanoi and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 31 h 25 min.

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The distance between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City is 1142 km. The road distance is 1600.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City without a car is to train which takes 31 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, including transfers.

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Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station.

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Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, depart from Hanoi station.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 31 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 37 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Hanoi Airport to Ho Chi Minh City Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 9 min.

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Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong station.

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
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  • Distance: 714 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and two other airlines fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Vietnam Railways operates a train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 31 h 25 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Haiphong to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Thanh Hoe to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Haiphong to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Haiphong to Ho Chi Minh City via Danang
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Thanh Hoe to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Haiphong to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Thanh Hoe to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ha Noi to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$3 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$5 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Hanoi to Thanh Hoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $11
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
37 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Mai Linh Express
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is 1601 km. It takes approximately 23 h 4 min to drive from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Turkish Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Hanoi Airport to Ho Chi Minh City Airport.

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There are 3115+ hotels available in Ho Chi Minh City. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Hanoi Airport is to bus which takes 47 min and costs .

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