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There are 6 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai by plane, car ferry, bus, shuttle, bus and ferry, ferry, train 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, car ferry  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Trat (TDX) SGN - TDX
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$76 - $305

Cheapest option

Bus, train, drive, car ferry  •  23 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
  2. Take the train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
  3. Take the bus from Aranyaprathet to Chanthaburi
  4. Drive from Chanthaburi to Ao Thammachat Pier
  5. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$28 - $46

4 alternative options

Bus, Private Transfer, car ferry  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Amphoe Aranyaprathet to Ao Thammachat Ferry
  4. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$158 - $173

Bus, bus and ferry, ferry  •  22 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ko Chang Center Point Pier
  3. Take the ferry from Ko Chang to Laem Ngop
  4. Take the ferry from Laem Ngop to Ko Mak
  5. Take the ferry from Ko Mak to Ko Chang

$86 - $90

Minivan, bus, car ferry  •  28 h 28 min

  1. Take the minivan from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Sihanoukville Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$59 - $62

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ao Thammachat Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$64 - $92

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai is to bus and train and drive and car ferry which costs $28 - $50 and takes 23 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai is to fly and car ferry which costs $75 - $310 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Ko Chang Tai is 488 km.

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai without a car is to bus and Private Transfer and car ferry which takes 20 h 13 min and costs $150 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai, including transfers.

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

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Trat Airport.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Ko Chang Tai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai.
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  • Distance: 305.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Ko Chang Tai, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai. However, you can fly to Trat, take the drive to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the car ferry to Ko Chang, then take the drive to Ko Chang Tai. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai via Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh, Leang Heng Bookshop, Soriya Cinema, Phnom Penh, Aranyaprathet, Amphoe Aranyaprathet, Ao Thammachat Ferry, Ao Thammachat Pier, and Ko Chang in around 20 h 13 min.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Trat via Phu Quoc, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Trat via Danang, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Phnom Penh Station to Poipet
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$0 - $12
Schedules at
royal-railway.com
Bus operators
Phuong Trinh (Cambodia) Tourism
Phone
+855 23 636 0028
Website
ptbusline.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
bookmebus.com
The Transport Company
Koh Chang Minibus
Phone
+66-(0)8-7785-7695
Email
info@kohchangminibus.com
Website
kohchangminibus.com
Shuttle from Amphoe Aranyaprathet to Ao Thammachat Ferry
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$122
Schedules at
kohchangminibus.com
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus and ferry from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ko Chang Center Point Pier
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express to Trat
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
bus
Bus from Aranyaprathet to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Mekong Express
Phone
85512787839
Email
info@catmekongexpress.com
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express to Sihanoukville Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com
Koh Chang 2
Website
kohchang2.com
Ferry from Ko Chang to Laem Ngop
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ko-chang.info
Koh Mak Speedboat Services
Phone
+66-(0)9-0506-0020
Email
info@kohmakboat.com
Website
kohmakboat.com
Ferry from Laem Ngop to Ko Mak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kohmakboat.com
Bang Bao Boat
Phone
+6639558046
Email
kohchangbangbaoboat@hotmail.com
Website
kohchangbangbaoboat.com
Ferry from Ko Mak to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
kohchangbangbaoboat.com

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