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There are 7 ways to get from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave by plane, train, night 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 Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Dong Hoi (VDH)

Cheapest option

Fly Singapore Changi to Danang, train

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Danang (DAD)
  2. Take the train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi

5 alternative options

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Dong Hoi

  1. Take the train from Seremban to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Dong Hoi (VDH)

Fly Penang to Dong Hoi

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Dong Hoi (VDH)

Fly Senai to Dong Hoi

  1. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Dong Hoi (VDH)

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
  3. Take the night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
  4. Take the train from Vinh to Minh Le

Drive

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Son Doong Cave

Singapore Changi (SIN) to Dong Hoi (VDH) flights

101 Weekly Planes
6h 55m Average Duration
$81 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave is to fly and train which costs RM 500 - RM 1200 and takes 13h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave is to fly which costs RM 600 - RM 1200 and takes 8h 57m.

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The distance between Malaysia and Son Doong Cave is 1498 km. The road distance is 2511.7 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Dong Hoi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malaysia to Son Doong Cave is 2512 km. It takes approximately 34h 37m to drive from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave.

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Singapore Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Vietjet Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Dong Hoi Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Son Doong Cave. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malaysia to Penang Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs RM 1 - RM 4.

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Map of how to get from Malaysia to Son Doong Cave.
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  • Distance: 1498.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Malaysia and Son Doong Cave, Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways and three other airlines fly from Johor Bahru to Son Doong Cave hourly.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Danang, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Phu Quoc, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Cam Ranh, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Danang, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Singapore Changi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Penang, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $260
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dong Hoi via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $390
Flights from Penang to Dong Hoi via Singapore Changi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Senai to Dong Hoi via Kuala Lumpur, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Danang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Seremban to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$8 - $12
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $22
Train from Vinh to Minh Le
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $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
Eastern and Oriental Express
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Nong Khai
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $45
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$12 - $17
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Soutchai Travel
Phone
+856 21 254512-5
Email
kenlotchana.travel@gmail.com
Website
soutchaitravel.com
Night bus from Vientiane to Vinh
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
soutchaitravel.com

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