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There are 6 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Don Muang  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Don Muang (DMK) SGN - DMK

$42 - $135

Cheapest option

Bus The Transport Company  •  18 h 57 min

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

$27 - $40

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tan Son Nhat (SGN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SGN - BKK
  2. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong

$47 - $165

Bus PPSDN  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$44 - $45

Bus, night bus  •  20 h 21 min

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

$36

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 $36 and takes 20 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to fly which costs $40 - $140 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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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 City and arriving at Democracy Monument via Leang Heng Bookshop, Phnom Penh and Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 57 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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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 57 min and costs $27 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand, including transfers.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand bus services, operated by Khai Nam Transport, depart from Ho Chi Minh City station.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs $40 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 18 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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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 25 min

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

Nok Air and Thai AirAsia fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Nonthaburi 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok via Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus, Leang Heng Bookshop, Soriya Cinema, Phnom Penh, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 18 h 57 min.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi via Phu Quoc
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Jetstar Pacific Airlines
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tan Son Nhat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
bangkokairportonline.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
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
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.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
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12go.asia

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand is 869 km. It takes approximately 12 h 37 min to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Thailand.

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Nok Air and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Thailand. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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