There are 4 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi by plane, train, bus or car

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  •  2 h 30 min

  1. SGN - HAN

$31 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 h 43 min

$26 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Ho Chi Minh

$30 - $65

Drive  •  23 h 2 min

  1. 997 miles

$120 - $180

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

Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Vietnam Railways operates a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$33 - $38
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$35 - $55
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
37 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi is 1142 km. The road distance is 1595 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is to bus which costs $26 - $35 and takes 37 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $30 - $170.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving at Hanoi. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong and arriving at Ha Noi. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, including transfers.