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There are 9 ways to get from Mongolia 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  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) ULN - SGN

$130 - $563

Cheapest option

Fly to Noi Bai International  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Noi Bai International (HAN) ULN - HAN

$36 - $338

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Fly to Danang  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Danang (DAD) ULN - DAD

$128 - $611

Fly to Vinh  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Ulan Bator (ULN) to Vinh (VII) ULN - VII

$45 - $393

Train  •  4 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Hohhot Station
  2. Take the train from Hohhot to Beijing North Station
  3. Take the train from Beijing West to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

$514 - $610

Train, bus via Guangyuan  •  4 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Hohhot Station
  2. Take the train from Hohhot to Guangyuan
  3. Take the train from Guangyuan to Nanning East
  4. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  5. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

$345 - $479

Train, bus  •  4 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Jining South Station
  2. Take the train from Jining South to Shenyang Station
  3. Take the train from Shenyang to Shijiazhuang
  4. Take the train from Shijiazhuang to Nanning
  5. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
  6. Take the bus from Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

$326 - $479

Train via Kunming  •  5 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Ulaanbaatar to Hohhot Station
  2. Take the train from Hohhot to Kunming
  3. Take the train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
  4. Take the train from Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
  5. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

$243 - $387

Drive  •  2 days 16h

  1. Drive from Ulaanbaatar to Ho Chi Minh City 5335.1 km

$400 - $600

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for 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 Mongolia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: January 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mongolia to Vietnam is to fly which costs $35 - $340 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Mongolia to Vietnam is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 8h 8m.

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The distance between Mongolia and Vietnam is 3753 km. The road distance is 5335.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mongolia to Vietnam without a car is to train which takes 4 days 9h and costs $500 - $650.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m to get from Mongolia to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Mongolia to Vietnam is to fly which takes 9h 50m and costs $130 - $600. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $650 and takes 4 days 9h.

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There is no direct flight from Ulan Bator Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 30m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mongolia to Vietnam is 5335 km. It takes approximately 2 days 16h to drive from Mongolia to Vietnam.

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Cathay Pacific, Asiana Airlines, Japan Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Ulan Bator Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Mongolia to Ulan Bator Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $5 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Mongolia to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 3753.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 50m

What companies run services between Mongolia and Vietnam?

MIAT, Cathay Pacific and five other airlines fly from Ulaanbaatar to Ho Chi Minh City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ulaanbaatar to Ho Chi Minh City via Hohhot, Beijing North Station, Bashiqiao South, Beijing West, Beijing West, Gia Lam, Ha Noi, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 4 days 9h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Beijing Capital, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Beijing Capital, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Beijing Capital, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Hong Kong, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Hong Kong, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Gimhae, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Incheon, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $470
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $330
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Incheon, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $380
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Hong Kong, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Hohhot, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Tan Son Nhat via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $470
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Hong Kong Airlines
Website
hongkongairlines.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Ulan Bator to Vinh via Incheon, Cam Ranh
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Train operators
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Ulaanbaatar to Hohhot Station
Ave. Duration
27h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$154
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
39h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $310
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Sleeper
$290 - $310
Train from Ulaanbaatar to Jining South Station
Ave. Duration
25h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$154
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways G-Class
Train from Hohhot to Beijing North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$50 - $60
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
Train from Guangyuan to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$95 - $130
1st Class Seat
$170 - $210
Business Class Seat
$320 - $390
Train from Shenyang to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$55 - $75
1st Class Seat
$95 - $120
Business Class Seat
$180 - $230
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
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 Sapa Lao Cai to Ha Noi
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$7 - $11
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$9 - $13
Bed, air-conditioned
$15 - $23
China Railways K-Class
Train from Hohhot to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
26h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$26 - $35
Hard sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft sleeper
$80 - $95
Train from Jining South to Shenyang Station
Ave. Duration
17h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$20 - $27
Hard sleeper
$40 - $50
Soft sleeper
$60 - $75
Train from Hohhot to Kunming
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$40 - $60
Hard sleeper
$85 - $100
Soft sleeper
$130 - $150
Train from Kunming Station to Hekou North
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $11
Hard sleeper
$17 - $21
Soft sleeper
$27 - $32
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shijiazhuang to Nanning
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$30 - $45
Hard Sleeper
$70 - $85
Soft Sleeper
$100 - $140
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ha Noi Nuoc Ngam Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Book at
baolau.com
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
3 times a day
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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