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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  2h 1m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) KUL - SGN

$29 - $653

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Fly to Danang  •  2h 39m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Danang (DAD) KUL - DAD

$95 - $129

Fly to Pleiku  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Pleiku (PXU) KUL - PXU

$75 - $98

Fly to Noi Bai International  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Noi Bai International (HAN) KUL - HAN

$85 - $122

Fly to Quinhon  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Quinhon (UIH) KUL - UIH

$94 - $121

Train, bus, drive  •  44h 36m

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
  5. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  6. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  7. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

$77 - $174

Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  4. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

$87 - $108

Train, bus  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Siem Reap
  4. Take the bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express

$3,582 - $3,592

Drive  •  31h 51m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Ho Chi Minh City 2360.4 km

$170 - $260

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

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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

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Malaysia. Leaving Malaysia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: January 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam is to fly which costs RM 110 - RM 2700 and takes 2h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam is to fly which costs RM 110 - RM 2700 and takes 2h 1m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and Vietnam is 1386 km. The road distance is 2360.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0h and costs RM 350 - RM 440.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam is to fly which takes 2h 1m and costs RM 110 - RM 2700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 350 - RM 440 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Vietnam is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL). It is currently 3:39 AM in Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and 2:39 AM in Vietnam.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam is 2360 km. It takes approximately 31h 51m to drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam.

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Malindo Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1386.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), Malaysia and Vietnam?

Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and two other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Ho Chi Minh City every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Ho Chi Minh City via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hatyai, Hat Yai, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, and Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pleiku via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pleiku via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Quinhon via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Quinhon via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tan Son Nhat via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Noi Bai International via Kuching
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pleiku via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Quinhon via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Pleiku via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Quinhon via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $21
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $35
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$18 - $25
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$8 - $11
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$24 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $60
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$25 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$16 - $23
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$45 - $60
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Suasana Edaran
Phone
+60 3-2143 2299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Giant Ibis
Phone
+855 969993333
Email
info@giantibis.com
Website
giantibis.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Siem Reap
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
giantibis.com
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Siem Reap Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
bookmebus.com

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