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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

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Bus via Bangkok  •  21h 5m

  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 to Bangkok Phnom Penh Virak Buntham - Bangkok

4 alternative options

Fly to Don Muang  •  4h 51m

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

Bus  •  19h 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

Bus via Bangkok Khao San Road  •  24h

  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

Drive  •  12h 33m

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

Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) flights

The flight time between Tan Son Nhat (SGN) and Suvarnabhumi (BKK) is around 1h 32m and covers a distance of around 718 km. Services are operated by Thai Smile, Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways and others. Typically 45 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

45 Weekly Planes
1h 32m Average Duration
฿1701 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to bus which costs $40 and takes 19h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok is to fly which costs $50 - $180 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 Mochit Bus Terminal via Phnom Penh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 14m.

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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 19h 14m and costs $40.

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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 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 and takes 19h 14m.

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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 Nattakan Transport, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal 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, Vietnam Airlines and four other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office and Phnom Penh in around 19h 14m.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿9500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3100
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿6500
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿5500
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿6000
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿4900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿9500
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
฿338
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
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Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿1022
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1200
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿545
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿852
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia

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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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Bamboo Airways, Thai Vietjet Air, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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