There are 7 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand by plane, bus, subway, night bus 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 Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SGN - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong

$47 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  19 h 8 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

$34 - $47

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Fly to Don Muang, MRT  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to Don Muang (DMK) SGN - DMK
  2. Take the MRT from Tao Poon to Nonthaburi Civic Center

$42 - $136

Bus Nattakan Transport  •  19 h 56 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

$47 - $48

Bus, Mini Van  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the Mini Van from Phnom Penh to Bangkok

$46

Bus, night bus  •  22 h

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

$40

Drive  •  12 h 37 min

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

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to bus and night bus which costs $40 and takes 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to fly and MRT which costs $40 - $140 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand is 781 km. The road distance is 869.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand. However, there are services departing from Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Monivong/Sihanouk, Phnom Penh and Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 8 min.

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The nearest airport to Thailand is Don Muang (DMK) Airport which is 112.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Suvarnabhumi (BKK) (133.9 km), Phitsanulok (PHS) (216.6 km), Utapao (UTP) (247.7 km) and Khon Kaen (KKC) (272.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand.
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  • Distance: 488.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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 Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Monivong/Sihanouk, Central Market, Phnom Penh, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 19 h 8 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 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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
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
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
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
Train operators
Bangkok Metro
Website
bangkokmetro.co.th
Subway from Tao Poon to Nonthaburi Civic Center
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
bangkokmetro.co.th
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
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
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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
Giant Ibis
Mekong Express
Virak Buntham
Website
virakbuntham.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
Night bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia

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