Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

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15:20
Ho Chi Minh City
1d 14h 1m ride in train #SE6
3.0+
05:21
+2
Hanoi
06:00
Ho Chi Minh City
1d 13h 52m ride in train #SE8
3.6+
19:52
+1
Hanoi
14:30
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport
2h 10m flight #VN246 with Vietnam Airlines
16:40
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport

From Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi by train

06:00
Ho Chi Minh City
1d 13h 52m ride in train #SE8
3.6+
19:52
+1
Hanoi
15:20
Ho Chi Minh City
1d 14h 1m ride in train #SE6
3.0+
05:21
+2
Hanoi

From Ho Chi Minh Airport to Hanoi by flight

14:30
SGN Ho Chi Minh Airport
2h 10m flight #VN246 with Vietnam Airlines
16:40
HAN Hanoi Noi Bai Airport

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi Schedule

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN725604:55 - 07:05VND 952k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN20606:00 - 08:10VND 827k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN20808:00 - 10:10VND 856k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN21010:00 - 12:10VND 962k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN21212:00 - 14:15VND 2,861k
Vietnam Railways 1st Class Sleeper 15:20 - 05:21VND 1,533k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN21616:00 - 18:10VND 976k
Vietnam Railways 1st Class Sleeper 19:25 - 08:30VND 1,602k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN22020:00 - 22:10VND 962k
Vietnam Airlines Economy #VN22422:00 - 00:10VND 827k

Transportation from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

When you want to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, 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 flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about VND 59,650,832. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as VND 600,436.

How far is Ho Chi Minh City from Hanoi?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. 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 Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi?

The travel time from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 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 Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi?

The cost of the trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 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 600,436 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as VND 59,650,832.

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

  • Plane tickets - VND 589,213 to VND 59,650,832;
  • Train tickets - VND 982,022 to VND 3,086,355;
  • Bus tickets - VND 728,310 to VND 728,310;

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

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 22:00. There are 7 available bus trips every day.
  • Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 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 Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. 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 589,213.

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 Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi
All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Cebu Pacific, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Thai Airways, Thai Smile (ไทยสมายล์), VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines (เวียดนาม แิอร์ไลน์), Vietravel Airlines

Buses

Taking a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 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 Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi? 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:

  • 79% users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 21% users took a plane.