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

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4h 8m

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

฿1592 - ฿37107

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Bus  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road

฿1067

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Fly to Don Muang  •  4h 51m

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

฿1562 - ฿15102

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal  •  21h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿1202

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal #2  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh Sorya
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

฿1113

Drive  •  12h 33m

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok 868.5 km

฿2300 - ฿3400

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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to bus which costs $36 and takes 20h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to fly which costs $50 - $1,300 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office and arriving at Bangkok Khao San Road via City Mall and Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 34m.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok is 748 km. The road distance is 868.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok without a car is to bus which takes 20h 34m and costs $36.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, depart from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs $50 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $36 and takes 20h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok bus services, operated by Virak Buntham, arrive at Bangkok Khao San Road station.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 747.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and Vietnam Airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, City Mall, Kuntha Bopha Chidlren's Hospital, and Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express in around 20h 34m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿5500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3300
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3700 - ฿7000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿7000
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿301
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿752
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿902
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh Sorya
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿361
Schedules at
m.facebook.com
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bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿752
Schedules at
m.facebook.com
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bookmebus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is 868 km. It takes approximately 12h 33m to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok.

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Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 12499+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Tan Son Nhat Airport is to line 49 bus which takes 10 min and costs $2.

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