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There are 7 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Guangzhou Baiyun  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Guangzhou Baiyun (CAN) SGN - CAN

$72 - $243

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Hai Phong
  2. Take the train from Thuong Ly to Gia Lam
  3. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Guangzhou

$56 - $107

5 alternative options

Fly to Hong Kong, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Hong Kong (HKG) SGN - HKG
  2. Take the train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South

$84 - $232

Fly to Shenzhen, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Shenzhen (SZX) SGN - SZX
  2. Take the train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South

$137 - $345

Train via Guangzhou South  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Noi
  2. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Guangzhou South

$70 - $138

Train  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Noi
  2. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Guangzhou

$61 - $124

Drive  •  33h 14m

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou 1585.8 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou is to bus and train which costs $55 - $110 and takes 2 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou is to fly which costs $70 - $250 and takes 3h 55m.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Guangzhou is 1539 km. The road distance is 2537.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou without a car is to train which takes 2 days 5h and costs $70 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs $70 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 2 days 5h.

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The quickest flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Guangzhou is 1h ahead of Ho Chi Minh City. It is currently 5:24 AM in Ho Chi Minh City and 6:24 AM in Guangzhou.

Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou is 2537 km. It takes approximately 33h 14m to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou.

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Thai AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou.
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  • Distance: 961.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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

China Southern Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and five other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Guangzhou via Ha Noi, Hanoi Gia Lam Station, Nanning Station, Nanning, Guangzhou South, and Guangzhou South in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun via Danang
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong via Danang
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong via Danang
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $260
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Guangzhou Baiyun via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from West Kowloon Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $35
1st Class Seat
$25 - $50
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from Shenzhen North to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $14
1st Class Seat
$18 - $21
Business Class Seat
$35 - $45
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 Thuong Ly to Gia Lam
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$2 - $4
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$4 - $7
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
Bus operators

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