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
Bus via Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong • 3h 4m
4 alternative options
Bus • 2h 30m
$4 - $8
Taxi • 1h 24m
$65 - $80
Drive • 1h 24m
$7 - $11
Private Transfer • 1h 24m
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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.
The quickest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 1h 24m.
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.
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.
The distance between Ho Chi Minh City and Vũng Tàu is 66 km. The road distance is 96.9 km.
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.
The ferry from Bach Dang Pier to Ho May Tourism Area Pier takes 2h including transfers and departs four times a day.
Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by FUTA Bus Lines, depart from Pham Ngu Lao station.
Ho Chi Minh City to Vũng Tàu bus services, operated by FUTA Bus Lines, arrive at Vung Tau station.
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.
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 from Pham Ngu Lao to Vung Tau
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 30m
- Estimated price
- $4 - $6
- Schedules at
Bus from Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong to Vung Tau
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