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There are 5 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Beijing Capital (PEK) SGN - PEK

$145 - $492

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Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi Ho Chi Minh
  2. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Beijing West

$68 - $375

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Bac Ninh
  2. Take the bus from Bac Ninh to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Beijing West

$79 - $109

Bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Tinh
  2. Take the bus from Ha Tinh to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
  3. Take the bus from Nanning to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Beijing station

Drive  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing 2704.5 miles

$380 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing is to bus and train which costs $75 - $110 and takes 2 days 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing is to fly which costs $140 - $500 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving at Beijing West via Ha Noi and Hanoi Gia Lam Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Beijing is 3377 km. The road distance is 4327.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing without a car is to train which takes 2 days 21 h and costs $65 - $380.

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $140 - $500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $380 and takes 2 days 21 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 6 h.

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The quickest flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Beijing Capital Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 50 min.

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Beijing is 1 h ahead of Ho Chi Minh City. It is currently 3:14 AM in Ho Chi Minh City and 4:14 AM in Beijing.

Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing.
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  • Distance: 2110.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

Air China, China Southern Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing via Ha Noi and Hanoi Gia Lam Station in around 2 days 21 h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,000
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Incheon
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Beijing Capital via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
35 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
22 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $45
Hard Sleeper
$70 - $90
Soft Sleeper
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Bac Ninh
Ave. Duration
38 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Tinh
Ave. Duration
27 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Bac Ninh to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Bus from Ha Tinh to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
yunde.cn
Shanxi Road Transport
Website
sxtrans.net
Bus from Nanning to Taiyuan Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
sxtrans.net
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Beijing station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing train services, operated by China Railways, arrive at Beijing West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing is 4327 km. It takes approximately 2 days 3 h to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Beijing.

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Air China, Vietnam Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.

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