There are 6 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai by plane, car ferry, bus, car, shuttle or bus and ferry

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 43 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Trat (TDX) SGN - TDX
  2. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$75 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus, Van, drive, car ferry  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the Van from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Koh Kong Virak Buntham Express
  3. Drive from Koh Kong Virak Buntham Express to Trat
  4. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$48 - $56

4 alternative options

Bus, Private Transfer, car ferry  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  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

$164 - $179

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ko Chang Center Point Pier
  3. Take the car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang

$54 - $58

Van, bus, car ferry  •  30 h 16 min

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

$55 - $58

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

$63 - $91

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai is to bus and Van and drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $60 and takes 16 h 58 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 $70 - $310 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ko Chang Tai, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Trat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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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 43 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 the bus to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, take the walk to Monivong/Sihanouk, take the line 01 bus to Ministry of Information, take the walk to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express, take the Van to Koh Kong Virak Buntham Express, take the drive to Trat Bus Station, take the Minivan to Ao Thammachat Pier, take the car ferry to Ko Chang, then take the taxi to Ko Chang Tai.

Airlines
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Trat via Phuquoc, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Trat via Hanoi, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Bus operators
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Koh Kong Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.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 Ho Chi Minh City to Sihanoukville Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
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
Giant Ibis
The Transport Company
Koh Chang Minibus
Website
kohchangminibus.com
Shuttle from Amphoe Aranyaprathet to Ao Thammachat Ferry
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$121
Schedules at
kohchangminibus.com
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Ao Thammachat Pier to Ko Chang
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kohchangferries.com

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