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There are 9 ways to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Surat Thani to Tan Son Nhat  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) URT - SGN

$58 - $200

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Train, bus, drive  •  33h 14m

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
  3. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  4. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
  5. Drive from Bavet border Bus station to Ho Chi Minh City

$28 - $115

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Fly Surat Thani to Danang  •  7h 39m

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Danang (DAD) URT - DAD

$71 - $258

Bus, bus to Nakhon Si Thammarat, fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Seatran Ferry to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
  3. Fly from Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) NST - SGN

$72 - $234

Bus, bus to Nakhon Si Thammarat, fly to Danang  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Don Sak Pier
  2. Take the bus from Don Sak Seatran Ferry to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
  3. Fly from Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) to Danang (DAD) NST - DAD

$85 - $282

Bus via Bangkok  •  32h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City

$60 - $70

Train, bus  •  32h 39m

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

$57 - $104

Bus  •  34h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani Bus Station to Ratchadamnoen Avenue
  2. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Sorya to Ho Chi Minh

$87 - $90

Drive  •  21h 28m

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Ho Chi Minh City 1499.2 km

$130 - $200

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

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Last updated: January 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam is to train and bus and drive which costs ฿800 - ฿3500 and takes 33h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam is to fly which costs ฿2100 - ฿8000 and takes 7h 39m.

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The distance between Surat Thani and Vietnam is 1094 km. The road distance is 1499.2 km.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam without a car is to bus via Bangkok which takes 32h 14m and costs ฿1700 - ฿2200.

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It takes approximately 7h 46m to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam is to fly which takes 7h 46m and costs ฿1700 - ฿6000. Alternatively, you can bus via Bangkok, which costs ฿1700 - ฿2200 and takes 32h 14m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Surat Thani to Vietnam is 1499 km. It takes approximately 21h 28m to drive from Surat Thani to Vietnam.

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Vietnam Airlines, Thai Smile and Thai Vietjet Air offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Surat Thani Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs ฿100.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1093.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 46m

What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Vietnam?

Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Smile and Vietnam Airlines fly from Surat Thani to Ho Chi Minh City 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surat Thani to Ho Chi Minh City via Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal, Opposite Southern Bus Terminal, Kong Salak, Bangkok Khao San Road, Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express, Kuntha Bopha Chidlren's Hospital, Leang Heng Bookshop, Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 32h 14m.

Airlines
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Flights from Surat Thani to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Danang via Chiang Mai, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Surat Thani to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Tan Son Nhat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Danang via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $50
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$23 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$13 - $19
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $50
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$6 - $10
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$23 - $35
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$13 - $19
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$35 - $50
Train from Hua Lamphong to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $40
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$20 - $27
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$10 - $14
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$29 - $40
Royal Railway Cambodia
Phone
023 992 379
Email
Chhon.Sotheara@trrcambodia.com
Website
royal-railway.com
Train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
royalrailway.easybook.com
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Don Sak Pier
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Don Sak Seatran Ferry to Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Sri Suthep Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Surat Thani to Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Virak Buntham
Phone
016 786 270
Email
support@virakbuntham.com
Website
virakbuntham.com
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book at
12go.asia
Khai Nam Transport
Phone
0972 098 300
Email
khainam_vietnam@yahoo.com
Website
en.khainamtransport.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Khai Nam Bus to Ho Chi Minh City
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
en.khainamtransport.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Nattakan Transport
Phone
+855 70 877 727
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
The Sinh Tourist
Phone
+84-28 3838 9596
Email
info@thesinhtourist.vn
Website
thesinhtourist.vn
Bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
Phnom Penh Sorya
Phone
023210359
Email
info@ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Website
ppsoryatransport.com.kh
Bus from Phnom Penh Phuong Trinh to Bavet border Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bookmebus.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Sorya to Ho Chi Minh
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
m.facebook.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
Krungsiam Tour
Phone
0863036540
Email
krungsiamairbus@gmail.com
Website
krungsiamtour.com
Bus from Surat Thani Bus Station to Ratchadamnoen Avenue
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
12go.asia
Travel Mart
Phone
02 629 1300
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
travelmartbkk.com
Book at
12go.asia

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