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There are 10 ways to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam by bus, plane, train 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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Bus, fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Take the bus from Oriental Hotel to Lanzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Lanzhou (LHW) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lanzhou to Kunming Station
  2. Take the train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
  3. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Hanoi
  4. Take the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

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Bus, fly to Noi Bai International

  1. Take the bus from Oriental Hotel to Lanzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Lanzhou (LHW) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Bus, fly to Nanning

  1. Take the bus from Oriental Hotel to Lanzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Lanzhou (LHW) to Nanning (NNG)
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong

Bus, fly to Danang

  1. Take the bus from Oriental Hotel to Lanzhou Airport
  2. Fly from Lanzhou (LHW) to Danang (DAD)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Lanzhou West Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
  4. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

Train, bus via Đồng Đăng

  1. Take the train from Lanzhou West Station to Guangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Pingxiang Station
  4. Take the bus from border crossing to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  5. Take the train from Giap Bat to Ho Chi Minh City

Train via Changsha

  1. Take the train from Lanzhou to Changsha
  2. Take the train from Changsha to Dong Dang station
  3. Take the train from Dong Dang to Hanoi
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Di An

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lanzhou to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
  2. Take the bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Zhengzhou
  3. Take the train from Zhengzhou to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  4. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Drive

  1. Drive from Lanzhou to Ho Chi Minh City

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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

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

Last updated: July 4 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam is to train which costs ¥470 - ¥1300 and takes 3 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam is to bus and fly which costs ¥1000 - ¥3300 and takes 11h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lanzhou to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Lanzhou and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City via Changsha, Dong Dang, Ha Noi and Di An. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 13h.

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The distance between Lanzhou and Vietnam is 2573 km. The road distance is 3731.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 16h and costs ¥1400 - ¥2300.

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It takes approximately 11h 41m to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam, including transfers.

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Lanzhou to Vietnam train services, operated by China Railways Z-Class, depart from Lanzhou station.

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There is no direct flight from Lanzhou Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 5m and has one stopover.

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Lanzhou to Vietnam train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, arrive at Di An station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lanzhou to Vietnam is 3731 km. It takes approximately 45h 51m to drive from Lanzhou to Vietnam.

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Map of how to get from Lanzhou to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 2572.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 41m

What companies run services between Lanzhou, China and Vietnam?

You can take a train from Lanzhou to Ho Chi Minh City via Kunming Station, Hekou North, Sapa Lao Cai, and Hanoi in around 3 days 7h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Nanchang, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $600
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Nyingchi, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Lanzhou to Noi Bai International via Yibin Wuliangye, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Xiamen, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Beijing Capital, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Chengdu, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Tianfu International, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Taiyuan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Shanghai Pudong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Wuhan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Tianjin Binhai, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Chengdu, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Xiangfan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Lanzhou to Tan Son Nhat via Chongqing, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $450
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $450
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
GX Airlines
Website
gxairlines.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Nanning via Tianfu International
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Lanzhou to Danang via Kunming, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Lanzhou West Station to Guangzhou South
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$130 - $180
1st Class Seat
$230 - $280
Business Class Seat
$430 - $550
China Railways D-Class
Train from Guangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
35h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$26 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Giap Bat to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
36h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $80
Train from Sapa Lao Cai to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$8 - $13
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $23
Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
37h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $80
Train from Dong Dang to Hanoi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $18
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$5 - $9
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$6 - $9
Bed, air-conditioned
$12 - $18
Train from Ha Noi to Di An
Ave. Duration
34h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$28 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Nanning to Pingxiang Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Book at
baolau.com
Train from Changsha to Dong Dang station
Ave. Duration
19h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Train from Zhengzhou to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $290
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Sleeper
$260 - $290
China Railways K-Class
Train from Lanzhou to Kunming Station
Ave. Duration
24h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $40
Hard sleeper
$50 - $65
Soft sleeper
$80 - $100
Train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $10
Hard sleeper
$17 - $20
Soft sleeper
$26 - $31
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Lanzhou to Changsha
Ave. Duration
22h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$26 - $40
Hard Sleeper
$60 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Lanzhou Airport Transportation
Phone
0931-96556
Website
lzzcairport.com
Bus from Oriental Hotel to Lanzhou Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lz.bendibao.com
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from border crossing to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Lanzhou to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Yinchuan Nanmen Station to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
checi.cn
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mai Linh Express
Phone
028 39 39 39 39
Website
mailinhexpress.vn
Bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
36h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
mailinhexpress.vn

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Chengdu, Air China, Hebei and four other airlines offer flights from Lanzhou Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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