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

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  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Haikou (HAK) SGN - HAK

$313 - $955

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  2. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Maoming East
  4. Take the train from Maoming to Haikou

$102 - $184

3 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  46 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Thanh Hoa
  2. Take the bus from Thanh Hoa to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
  3. Take the bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  4. Take a taxi from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Jinjiang

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 1 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 Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
  4. Take a taxi from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Jinjiang

Train, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
  2. Take the train from Hanoi Gia Lam Station to Nanning Station
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Langdong to Danzhou Nada
  4. Take the bus from Danzhou Nada to Tunchang

$135 - $206

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan is to train which costs $100 - $190 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan is to fly which costs $310 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Hainan is 1030 km.

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 46 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $310 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $190 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Haikou Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Hainan is 1 h ahead of Ho Chi Minh City. It is currently 6:30 PM in Ho Chi Minh City and 7:30 PM in Hainan.

Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and four other airlines offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Haikou Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hainan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hainan.
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  • Distance: 644 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

Cambodia Angkor Air, China Southern Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Xiuying hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Jinjiang via Hanoi, Ha Noi, Gia Lam, Hanoi Gia Lam Station, Nanning Station, Nanning, Maoming East, Maoming, Haikou, and Fushanzhen in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Siem Reap, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Phnom Penh, Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Hong Kong
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Haikou via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Thanh Hoa
Ave. Duration
28 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$29 - $34
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $50
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
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 Nanning Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Maoming East
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$11 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$21 - $29
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Maoming to Haikou
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $30
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Thanh Hoa to Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning to Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Trip 8080
Website
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Nanning to Haikou
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
haikou.trip8080.com
Bus from Nanning Langdong to Danzhou Nada
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
danzhou.trip8080.com
Bus from Danzhou Nada to Tunchang
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
danzhou.changtu.com
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Tinh
Ave. Duration
29 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Haikou Xiuying Port Bus Terminal to Jinjiang
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70

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