Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

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15:20
Hanoi
1d 14h 30m ride in train #SE5
3.0+
05:50
+2
Ho Chi Minh City
12:10
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
2h 10m flight #VJ121 with VietJet Air in Economy
5.0
14:20
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport
12:20
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
2h 10m flight #VJ121 with VietJet Air in Economy
5.0
14:30
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport

From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by train

15:20
Hanoi
1d 14h 30m ride in train #SE5
3.0+
05:50
+2
Ho Chi Minh City

From Hanoi Noi Bai Airport to Ho Chi Minh City by flight

12:10
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
2h 10m flight #VJ121 with VietJet Air in Economy
5.0
14:20
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport
12:20
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
2h 10m flight #VJ121 with VietJet Air in Economy
5.0
14:30
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Schedule

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN20505:00 - 07:15VND 842k
Vietnam Railways 1st Class Sleeper 06:00 - 20:02VND 1,562k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN23908:00 - 10:15VND 754k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN24510:00 - 12:15VND 2,615k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN23312:00 - 14:15VND 2,615k
Vietnam Railways 1st Class Sleeper 15:36 - 05:50VND 1,533k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN26916:00 - 18:15VND 1,367k
Vietnam Railways 1st Class Sleeper 19:25 - 09:12VND 1,602k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN26318:00 - 20:15VND 754k
VietJet Air Economy #VJ14318:10 - 20:20VND 911k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN28320:00 - 22:15VND 962k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN25322:00 - 00:15VND 842k

Transportation from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

How to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

When you want to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about VND 3,240,091. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as VND 807,151.

How far is Hanoi from Ho Chi Minh City?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. Your trip will be a total of 938 miles (1509 km). The flying distance is 722 miles (1161 km).

How long does it take to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City?

The travel time from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 39 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City?

The cost of the trip from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์): travelling by flight expect to pay as low as VND 807,151 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as VND 3,240,091.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City:

  • Plane tickets - VND 807,418 to VND 1,225,227;
  • Train tickets - VND 955,098 to VND 3,240,061;
  • Bus tickets - VND 728,310 to VND 859,806;

How many trips per day are there between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 21:30. There are 5 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is VND 807,418.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
Bamboo Airways, VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์), Vietravel Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 60% users took a plane.
  • 27% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 13% decided to go for a bus.