There are 7 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SGN - BKK

$46 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong

$38 - $67

5 alternative options

Fly to Don Muang  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Don Muang (DMK) SGN - DMK

$44 - $137

Bus via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office  •  19 h 58 min

  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

$43

Bus  •  21 h

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

$39

Bus Travel Mart  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart

$55

Drive  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok 543.2 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to bus which costs $39 and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to fly which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $45 - $170.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok is 748 km. The road distance is 869 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, including transfers.

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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 Monivong/Sihanouk and Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 58 min.

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

Thai Airways International, Vietjet Air and two other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Monivong/Sihanouk, Ministry of Information, and Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express in around 19 h 58 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
The Transport Company
Giant Ibis
Travel Mart
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Khaosan Road Travel Mart
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
12go.asia

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