There are 12 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Malaysia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Penang  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Penang (PEN) SGN - PEN

$34 - $236

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Fly to Singapore, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Singapore (SIN) SGN - SIN
  2. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Bahru CIQ

$44 - $150

Fly to Johor Bahru  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Johor Bahru (JHB) SGN - JHB

$39 - $115

Fly to Kota Bharu  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SGN - KBR

$62 - $282

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SGN - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Seremban

$38 - $145

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) SGN - SZB

$80 - $1,205

Bus, train  •  42 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office to Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh KSO Transport to Bangkok
  3. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  5. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$71 - $141

Bus  •  44 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 from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$86 - $99

Bus, train via Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express  •  46 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  5. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  6. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$74 - $172

Bus, train via Battambang  •  46 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Battambang Virak Buntham Express
  3. Take the bus from Battambang to Bangkok
  4. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  5. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  6. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$73 - $143

Bus, KTM Komuter  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
  3. Take the bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
  5. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  6. Take the bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral

Drive  •  31 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur 1454.5 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Malaysia is to fly and train which costs $35 - $150 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Malaysia is to fly which costs $30 - $240 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Malaysia is 1155 km. The road distance is 2327.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Malaysia, including transfers.

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

AirAsia, Malindo Airways and three other airlines fly from Ho Chi Minh City to George Town every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur via Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Phnom Penh, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Hat Yai Bus Station, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, and Bandar Tasik Selatan in around 44 h 27 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Johor Bahru via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Johor Bahru via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kota Bharu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kota Bharu via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $150
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $150
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Penang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Seremban
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Seremban
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Aranyaprathet to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Bahru CIQ
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
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
K.S.O Transport Co. Ltd
Website
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh KSO Transport to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Nattakan Transport
Bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
nattakan-transport.com
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Poipet
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Battambang Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Pattaya
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Capitol Tour Cambodia
Website
capitoltourscambodia.com
Bus from Battambang to Bangkok
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
capitoltourscambodia.com
Giant Ibis
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Pattaya to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours

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