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There are 3 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan by plane, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, travel  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Dienbienphu (DIN) SGN - DIN
  2. Travel from Dienbienphu to Fansipan

2 alternative options

Train, travel  •  42h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Noi
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Pho Lu
  3. Travel from Pho Lu to Fansipan

Bus, train, travel  •  42h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Ha Noi to Pho Lu
  3. Travel from Pho Lu to Fansipan

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Fansipan is 1318 km.

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan without a car is to train and travel which takes 42h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Dienbienphu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 20m and has one stopover.

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Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Dienbienphu Airport.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Fansipan. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan.
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  • Distance: 823.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

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

There is no direct connection from Ho Chi Minh City to Fansipan. However, you can fly to Dienbienphu then take the travel to Fansipan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ha Noi, take the train to Pho Lu, then take the travel to Fansipan.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Dienbienphu via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Dienbienphu via Danang, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Dienbienphu via Tamky, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Dienbienphu via Hue, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Dienbienphu via Quinhon, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
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
Train from Ha Noi to Pho Lu
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$6 - $7
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$8 - $11
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Mai Linh Express
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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