There are 7 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Dong Hoi, bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Dong Hoi (VDH) SGN - VDH
  2. Take the bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Phong Nha Ke Bang

$43 - $173

Cheapest option

Bus  •  28 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Dong Hoi Quang Binh

$23 - $43

5 alternative options

Fly to Vinh, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Vinh (VII) SGN - VII
  2. Take the train from Vinh to Minh Le

$71 - $141

Fly to Hue, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Hue (HUI) SGN - HUI
  2. Take the bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Phong Nha Ke Bang

$43 - $209

Train via Dong Hoi Quang Binh  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi Ho Chi Minh

$30 - $52

Train  •  24 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ho Chi Minh City to Minh Le Ho Chi Minh

$51 - $79

Drive  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 717.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong and arriving at Phong Nha Ke Bang via Dong Hoi Quang Binh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 760 km. The road distance is 1147.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park without a car is to train which takes 23 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, depart from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is to train which takes 23 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Dong Hoi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park bus services, operated by Hoang Long Transit Co, arrive at Dong Hoi Quang Binh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is 1148 km. It takes approximately 16 h 56 min to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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  • Distance: 475.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam?

Vietnam Railways operates a train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 21 h 25 min. Alternatively, Hoang Long Transit Co operates a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 26 h 15 min.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $190
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh via Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Vietnam Railways
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Vinh to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$4 - $5
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$6 - $9
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$7 - $11
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$22 - $26
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$27 - $40
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$30 - $45
Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
23 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
dsvn.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Soft Seat With Air Conditioners
$23 - $27
Hard Bed With Air Conditioners
$28 - $40
Soft Bed With Air Conditioners
$30 - $45
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Dong Hoi Quang Binh to Phong Nha Ke Bang
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thuexequangbinh.info
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Hue - Sinh Tourist Office to Phong Nha Ke Bang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Hoang Long Transit Co
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Dong Hoi Quang Binh
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com

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