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There are 6 ways to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu by ferry, bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Ferry  •  2h

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

$11

Cheapest option

Bus via Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Vung Tau

$5

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Pham Ngu Lao to Vung Tau

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  1h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu 96.9 km

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu 96.9 km

$7 - $11

Private Transfer  •  1h 24m

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

$78

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

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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: July 8 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is to bus via Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong which costs $5 and takes 3h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pham Ngu Lao and arriving at Vung Tau. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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

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The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Vũng Tàu is 66 km. The road distance is 96.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu without a car is to ferry which takes 2h and costs $11.

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The ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Ho May Tourism Area Pier takes 2h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by FUTA Bus Lines, depart from Pham Ngu Lao station.

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Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by FUTA Bus Lines, arrive at Vung Tau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu.

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  • Distance: 65.8 km
  • Duration: 2h

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

FUTA Bus Lines operates a bus from Pham Ngu Lao to Vung Tau hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 2h 30m. also services this route hourly.

Bus operators
FUTA Bus Lines
Phone
1900 6067
Email
hotro@futabus.vn
Website
futabus.vn
Bus from Pham Ngu Lao to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
futabus.vn
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
Kumho Samco
Phone
0903 58 0000
Website
kumhosamco.com.vn
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Vung Tau
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
kumhosamco.com.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Dichung Taxi
Website
dichungtaxi.com
Shuttle from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$78
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
greenlines-dp.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
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

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