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There are 7 ways to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Noi Bai International to Tan Son Nhat  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) HAN - SGN

$30 - $172

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Bus  •  34h

  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 to Tan Son Nhat  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Gia Lam to Hai Phong
  2. Fly from Haiphong (HPH) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) HPH - SGN

$38 - $206

Train to Tho Xuan, fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ha Noi to Thanh Hoa
  2. Fly from Tho Xuan (THD) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) THD - SGN

$74 - $251

Fly Noi Bai International to Can Tho, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Noi Bai International (HAN) to Can Tho (VCA) HAN - VCA
  2. Take the bus from Can Tho Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Tay

$68 - $230

Train  •  45h 40m

  1. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

$30 - $60

Drive  •  23h 4m

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

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is to bus which costs $25 - $35 and takes 34h.

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The quickest way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which costs $30 - $180 and takes 3h 57m.

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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 every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ha Noi and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45h 40m.

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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 bus which takes 34h and costs $25 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m 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, 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 Ha Noi station.

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The best way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is to fly which takes 3h 57m and costs $30 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $35 and takes 34h, you could also train, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 45h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
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  • Distance: 714 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Hoang Long operates a bus from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 34h. Mai Linh Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Haiphong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Haiphong to Tan Son Nhat via Danang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Tho Xuan to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Noi Bai International to Can Tho
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Noi Bai International to Can Tho via Danang
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Noi Bai International to Can Tho via Phu Quoc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Haiphong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Haiphong to Tan Son Nhat via Danang
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Tho Xuan to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Noi Bai International to Can Tho
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Noi Bai International to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Haiphong to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Tho Xuan to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Noi Bai International to Can Tho
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Gia Lam to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
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Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Train from Ha Noi to Thanh Hoa
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $12
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 - $12
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
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
Thanh Buoi
Website
thanhbuoi.com.vn
Bus from Can Tho Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Tay
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
thanhbuoi.com.vn
Vu Linh
Website
xevulinh.com
Bus from Can Tho Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Tay
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
xevulinh.com
Book at
xevulinh.com
Limousine 9 seats
$5 - $8
Busline
$5
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
34h
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 12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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The quickest flight from Noi Bai International Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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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 23h 4m to drive from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and Vietjet Air offer flights from Noi Bai International Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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There are 3435+ 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 Noi Bai International Airport is to bus which takes 47m and costs $1 - $2.

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