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There are 7 ways to get from Nanjing to Vietnam by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly

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

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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

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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 via Wuhan

  1. Take the train from Nanjing South to Wuhan
  2. Take the train from Wuhan to Guilin
  3. Take the train from Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
  4. Take the train from Ha Noi 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

Bus, train, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Nanjing to Guangzhou
  2. Take the train from Guangzhou Train Station to Sanshui South
  3. Take the train from Sanshui South to Nanning
  4. Take the train from Nanning to Dong Dang station
  5. Take a taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
  6. 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 7h 30m and covers a distance of around 2050 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. Services are operated by Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and others. Typically 13 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Planes
7h 30m Average Duration
$158 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 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam is to train and bus via Xiaoshan which costs ¥650 - ¥1500 and takes 3 days 0h.

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The quickest way to get from Nanjing to Vietnam is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3400 and takes 9h 7m.

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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, Wuhan, Guilin, Gia Lam and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19h.

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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 8h and costs ¥1000 - ¥1700.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m 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 9h 7m and costs ¥1100 - ¥3400. Alternatively, you can train via Wuhan, which costs and takes 2 days 19h.

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There is no direct flight from Nanjing Airport to Danang Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 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: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Nanjing, China and Vietnam?

Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air and three other airlines fly from Nanjing to Da Nang twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nanjing to Ho Chi Minh City via Nanjing South, Nanjing South, Wuhan, Guilin, Hanoi Gia Lam Station, Gia Lam, and Ha Noi in around 2 days 19h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $950
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Nanjing to Danang via Incheon
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Phone
(86)12306
Website
12306.cn
Train from Nanjing South to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$95 - $120
1st Class Seat
$160 - $200
Business Class Seat
$300 - $370
Train from Nanjing South to Wuhan
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $40
1st Class Seat
$50 - $65
Business Class Seat
$100 - $130
Train from Wuhan to Guilin
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $65
1st Class Seat
$80 - $100
Business Class Seat
$160 - $200
Train from Nanjing South to Guilin Station
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $120
1st Class Seat
$160 - $190
Business Class Seat
$300 - $360
Vietnam Railways
Phone
19006469
Email
support1@dsvn.vn
Website
dsvn.vn
Train from Ninh Binh to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
32h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
Hard seat, air-conditioned
$26 - $40
Soft seat, air-conditioned
$35 - $55
Bed, air-conditioned
$50 - $75
Train from Ha Noi to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
34h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
http://dsvn.vn
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
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 Guilin to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
19h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Train from Nanning to Dong Dang station
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Book at
baolau.com
China Railways D-Class
Train from Nanjing to Hangzhou South
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Guangzhou Train Station to Sanshui South
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$5 - $8
Train from Sanshui South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Hangzhou South to Nanning
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$23 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$70 - $90
Bus operators
Guanxi Yunde Transport
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 Nanjing to Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$48
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 - $75
Book at
https://12go.asia/en
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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China Southern Airlines, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines and Vietnam Airlines offer flights from Nanjing Airport to Danang Airport.

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