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There are 11 ways to get from Thailand to Vietnam by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Chiang Mai to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

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Train, bus, drive

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

BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Take the BTS from Pak Nam to Phaya Thai
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

BTS to Suvarnabhumi, fly to Danang

  1. Take the BTS from Pak Nam to Phaya Thai
  2. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Danang (DAD)

Fly Chiang Mai to Danang

  1. Fly from Chiang Mai (CNX) to Danang (DAD)

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Danang

  1. Take the bus from Soi Sri Merit to Soi Satsana
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Danang (DAD)

Bus to Don Muang, fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Take the bus from Soi Sri Merit to Soi Satsana
  2. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Khao San Road to Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office to Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office

Bus via Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Phnom Penh
  2. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Mekong express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
  2. Take the train from Poipet to Phnom Penh Station
  3. Take the bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express

Drive

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Chiang Mai (CNX) to Noi Bai International (HAN) flights

The flight time between Chiang Mai (CNX) and Noi Bai International (HAN) is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 764 km. Services are operated by Thai AirAsia. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Planes
1h 30m Average Duration
$65 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.

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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 Thailand 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to bus which costs ฿1251 and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to fly which costs ฿3700 - ฿11000 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thailand to Vietnam. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Khao San Road and arriving at Vien Pasteur via Kuntha Bopha Chidlren's Hospital, Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office and De Tham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 5m.

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The distance between Thailand and Vietnam is 838 km. The road distance is 867.7 km.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Vietnam without a car is to bus which takes 21h 5m and costs ฿1251.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Thailand to Vietnam, including transfers.

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Thailand to Vietnam bus services, operated by Virak Buntham, depart from Bangkok Khao San Road station.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Vietnam is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs ฿3100 - ฿47000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1251 and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Chiang Mai Airport to Noi Bai International Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Thailand to Vietnam bus services, operated by The Sinh Tourist, arrive at Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office station.

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Map of how to get from Thailand to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 838.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Thailand and Vietnam?

Thai AirAsia flies from Chiang Mai to Hanoi once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City via Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express, Kuntha Bopha Chidlren's Hospital, City Mall, Phnom Penh Cambodia - Sing Tourist Office, Ho Chi Minh - Sinh Tourist Office, and De Tham in around 21h 5m.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Chiang Mai to Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Flights from Chiang Mai to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Flights from Don Muang to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $95
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Danang
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Train operators
BTS
Phone
(66) 2617 7300
Email
nuduan@bts.co.th
Website
bts.co.th
Subway from Pak Nam to Phaya Thai
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bts.co.th
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Phayathai to Ban Klong Luk Border
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $35
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 - $6
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$18 - $25
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
$9 - $13
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
$26 - $35
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
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
Bus from Phnom Penh Virak Buntham Express to Ho Chi Minh Virak Buntham Express
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
virakbuntham.com
Book 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
$11
Schedules at
thesinhtourist.vn
Book at
12go.asia
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
Mekong Express
Phone
85512787839
Email
info@catmekongexpress.com
Website
catmekongexpress.com
Bus from Phnom Penh Mekong express to Ho Chi Minh Mekong Express
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
catmekongexpress.com
Book at
bookmebus.com
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

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Thailand to Vietnam is 868 km. It takes approximately 12h 28m to drive from Thailand to Vietnam.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Chiang Mai Airport to Noi Bai International Airport.

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The best way to get from Thailand to Chiang Mai Airport is to bus which takes 9 min and costs ฿15 - ฿20.

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