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There are 9 ways to get from Nanjing to Vietnam by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly to Danang

  1. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Danang (DAD)

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Fly to Nanning, bus

  1. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Nanning (NNG)
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong

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Fly to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Nanjing South to Nanning East
  2. Take the bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
  3. Take the train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City

Train

  1. Take the train from Nanjing South to Guilin Station
  2. Take the train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  3. Take the train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City

Train, bus via Xiaoshan

  1. Take the train from Nanjing to Hangzhou South
  2. Take the train from Hangzhou 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

Bus, train, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
  2. Take the train from Foshan West to Nanning
  3. Take the train from Nanning to Dong Dang station
  4. Take a taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
  5. Take the bus from Thai Nguyen to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Drive

  1. Drive from Nanjing to Ho Chi Minh City

Nanjing (NKG) to Danang (DAD) flights

The flight time between Nanjing (NKG) and Danang (DAD) is around 8h 52m and covers a distance of around 2050 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. Services are operated by Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and Jin Air. Typically eight flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

8 Weekly Planes
8h 52m Average Duration
$346 Cheapest Price
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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.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
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 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: January 20 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam is to fly and bus which costs ¥550 - ¥1200 and takes 16h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam is to fly which costs ¥1200 - ¥2600 and takes 7h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nanjing to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Gulou and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City via Nanjing South, Guilin, Gia Lam and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17h.

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The distance between Nanjing and Vietnam is 2339 km. The road distance is 3638.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 7h and costs ¥1000 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Nanjing to Vietnam, including transfers.

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Nanjing to Vietnam train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Nanjing South station.

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The best way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam is to fly which takes 8h 57m and costs ¥2100 - ¥4500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 17h.

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There is no direct flight from Nanjing Airport to Danang Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 50m and has one stopover.

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Nanjing to Vietnam train services, operated by Vietnam Railways, arrive at Ho Chi Minh City station.

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Map of how to get from Nanjing to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 2338.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Nanjing, China and Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and Jin Air fly from Nanjing to Da Nang once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nanjing to Ho Chi Minh City via Nanjing South, Nanjing South, Guilin Station, Guilin, Gia Lam, and Ha Noi in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Noi Bai International, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Nanjing to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $400
Flights from Nanjing to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from Nanjing to Tan Son Nhat via Noi Bai International, Danang
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $470
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Tan Son Nhat via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Guiyang
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Nanjing to Noi Bai International via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Nanjing to Tan Son Nhat via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $800
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
GX Airlines
Website
gxairlines.com
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Chengdu
Website
cdal.com.cn
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Nanjing to Nanning via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Nanjing South to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$100 - $130
1st Class Seat
$170 - $210
Business Class Seat
$320 - $390
Train from Nanjing South to Guilin Station
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
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
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
30h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$27 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $80
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$29 - $45
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$40 - $60
Bed, air-conditioned
$55 - $80
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Nanning to Dong Dang station
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Book at
baolau.com
China Railways D-Class
Train from Nanjing to Hangzhou South
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Foshan West to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$25 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $100
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
Website
yunde.cn
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Hai Phong
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
Bus from Nanning Tourism Distribution Centre to Ninh Binh
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
travelchinaguide.com
China Bus Guide
Email
bus@chinatrainguide.com
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Hoang Long
Phone
0225 3920920
Email
info@hoanglongasia.com
Website
hoanglongasia.com
Bus from Thai Nguyen to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong
Ave. Duration
39h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
hoanglongasia.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Nanjing to Vietnam is 3639 km. It takes approximately 43h 57m to drive from Nanjing to Vietnam.

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Korean Air, Jin Air and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Nanjing Airport to Danang Airport.

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