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There are 8 ways to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Fly from Taiyuan (TYN) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Zhengzhou
  2. Take the train from Zhengzhou 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

Fly to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Taiyuan (TYN) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Fly to Danang

  1. Fly from Taiyuan (TYN) to Danang (DAD)

Train, bus

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Taiyuan South to Zhengzhou
  2. Take the train from Zhengzhou 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 Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Zhengzhou
  2. Take the train from Zhengzhou to Dong Dang station
  3. Take a taxi from Dong Dang station to Thai Nguyen
  4. Take the bus from Thai Nguyen to Ho Chi Minh Mien Dong

Drive

  1. Drive from Taiyuan to Ho Chi Minh City

Taiyuan to Vietnam by train and walk

The journey time between Taiyuan and Vietnam is around 3 days 3h and covers a distance of around 4313 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h. Operated by China Railways K-Class, China Railways G-Class, China Railways and others, the Taiyuan to Vietnam service departs from Taiyuan and arrives in Ho Chi Minh City. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
3 days 3h Average Duration
$318 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: June 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam is to bus and train, which costs ¥650 - ¥1400 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest way to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam is to fly which costs ¥700 - ¥3800 and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Taiyuan to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Taiyuan and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City via Taiyuan South, Zhengzhou, Gia Lam and Ha Noi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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The distance between Taiyuan and Vietnam is 2764 km. The road distance is 3944.5 km.

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The best way to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 10h and costs ¥1200 - ¥2100.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Taiyuan to Vietnam is to fly which takes 7h 59m and costs ¥1200 - ¥4500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥2100 - ¥2900 and takes 3 days 3h.

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There is no direct flight from Taiyuan Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 15m and has one stopover.

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Taiyuan 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 Taiyuan to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 2763.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Taiyuan, China and Vietnam?

China Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and six other airlines fly from Taiyuan to Ho Chi Minh City every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Taiyuan to Ho Chi Minh City via Taiyuan South, Zhengzhou, Zhengzhou, Gia Lam, and Ha Noi in around 3 days 3h.

Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun, Danang
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Nanjing, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Nanchang, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Xiamen, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Shanghai Hongqiao, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Huai'an, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Fuzhou, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Wuhan, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Taiyuan to Danang via Changsha, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Wuhan, Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Nanchang, Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Taiyuan to Noi Bai International via Yichang, Shenzhen Bao'an International
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Cambodia Angkor Air
Website
cambodiaangkorair.com
Flights from Taiyuan to Tan Son Nhat via Guangzhou Baiyun, Phnom Penh
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Taiyuan South to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $19
1st Class Seat
$24 - $29
Business Class Seat
$50 - $65
Train from Shijiazhuang to Nanning East
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$110 - $150
1st Class Seat
$200 - $240
Business Class Seat
$370 - $450
Train from Taiyuan South to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$26 - $35
1st Class Seat
$45 - $55
Business Class Seat
$90 - $110
China Railways D-Class
Train from Taiyuan South to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$16 - $23
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Taiyuan South to Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $11
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$24 - $35
Train from Zhengzhou to Nanning
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
$24 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$55 - $70
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $120
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
$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
34h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Zhengzhou to Hanoi Gia Lam Station
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $290
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Sleeper
$260 - $290
Train from Zhengzhou to Dong Dang station
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$240 - $270
Schedules at
booking.baolau.com
Sleeper
$240 - $270
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
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Taiyuan Bus Terminal to Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
checi.cn
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 Taiyuan to Vietnam is 3944 km. It takes approximately 47h 1m to drive from Taiyuan to Vietnam.

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Sichuan Airlines, Cambodia Angkor Air, Hainan and three other airlines offer flights from Taiyuan Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Taiyuan to Taiyuan Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs ¥35 - ¥45.

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