There are 7 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand by plane, bus, subway, 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 to Don Muang, line 63 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Don Muang (DMK) SGN - DMK
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Kasetsart University to Nonthaburi

$41 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus K.S.O Transport Co. Ltd  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh KSO Transport to Bangkok

$30

5 alternative options

Fly to Suvarnabhumi, BTS, line 511 bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SGN - BKK
  2. Take the BTS from Phaya Thai to Bearing
  3. Take the line 511 bus from Bearing BTS Station to Pak Nam Market

$48 - $167

Bus Virak Buntham  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh Cambodia
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road

$36

Bus Virak Buntham #2  •  21 h

  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 Bangkok Khao San Road

$39

Bus, train  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
  2. Take the bus from Siem Reap to Aranyaprathet
  3. Take the train from Aranyaprathet to Lard Krabang

$41 - $70

Drive  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok 543.2 miles

$75 - $120

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

You can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok via Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus, Phnom Penh KSO Transport, Bangkok, and Pratunam in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi via Phuquoc
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
BTS
Website
bts.co.th
Subway from Phaya Thai to Bearing
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bts.co.th
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Aranyaprathet to Lard Krabang
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Bangkok Mass Transit Authority
Email
info@transitbangkok.com
Website
bmta.co.th
Bus from Kasetsart University to Nonthaburi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Bus from Bearing BTS Station to Pak Nam Market
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Khai Nam Transport
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
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
The Sinh Tourist
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh Cambodia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
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
Mekong Express
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
12go.asia
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand is 781 km. The road distance is 869 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to bus which costs $30 and takes 19 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to fly and line 63 bus which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $40 - $140.

No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh City and arriving at Democracy Monument via Phnom Penh KSO Transport and Pratunam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand, including transfers.