COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Vũng Tàu?

Book now

There are 5 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu by bus, ferry, taxi, car or shuttle

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

Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Nguyen Thai Binh to Vung Tau

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  2h

  1. Take the ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Ho May Tourism Area Pier

Taxi  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu 96.3 km

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu 96.3 km

Private Transfer  •  1h 23m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu

Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu by ferry

21 Weekly Ferries
2h Average Duration
$10 Cheapest Price
See schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

International flights leaving Vietnam are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Last updated: August 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is to bus which costs $4 - $9 and takes 2h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 1h 23m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nguyen Thai Binh and arriving at Vung Tau. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

More details

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Bach Dang Pier and arriving at Ho May Tourism Area Pier. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

More details

The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Vũng Tàu is 66 km. The road distance is 96.3 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu without a car is to bus which takes 2h and costs $4 - $9.

More details

The bus from Nguyen Thai Binh to Vung Tau takes 2h including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

More details

Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by Hoa Mai, depart from Nguyen Thai Binh station.

More details

Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by Hoa Mai, arrive at Vung Tau station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 65.8 km
  • Duration: 2h

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

Hoa Mai operates a bus from Nguyen Thai Binh to Vung Tau hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 2h. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Hoa Mai
Phone
0889200200
Email
hoamai.limousine@gmail.com
Website
hoamaicar.com
Bus from Nguyen Thai Binh to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
hoamaicar.com
Phuong Trang
Phone
1900 6067
Email
hotro@futabus.vn
Website
futabus.vn
Bus from Pham Ngu Lao to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Book at
booking.baolau.com
Dichung Taxi
Website
dichungtaxi.com
Shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Greenlines DP
Phone
+84988009579
Email
contact@greenlines-dp.com
Website
greenlines-dp.com
Ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Ho May Tourism Area Pier
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
greenlines-dp.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Vinasun taxi
Phone
+848-38272727
Website
vinasuntaxi.com
Malinh Taxi Group
Phone
+848 3838 3838
Website
mailinh.vn
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts, Which London airport should I choose? and Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There are 100+ hotels available in Vũng Tàu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

ticket