How to get from Saigon to Nha Trang

How to get from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Nha Trang

What about

Nha Trang is the dominant seaside city of Vietnam. Beautiful white sand beaches run the length of the city and some of the best resorts in the country extend to the north and south. Once the sun sets, you will find a vibrant nightlife scene with restaurants, bars and clubs that span all tastes and preferences. From elegant cafes to thumping discos on the beach, there is something for everyone to enjoy after a relaxing day on the beach.

From Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) to Nha Trang

It is simple to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by train, bus or plane and there are even two private luxury train services from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang. The overland trip takes between seven and 11 hours, often overnight. There are regular daily flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang’s International Airport at Cam Ranh which is approximately 35 kilometers south of the city.

From Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by train

You have the option of several different Vietnam National Railways services from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang everyday and a once daily private train services provided by Saigon Golden Train and Livitrans Express. The morning trains from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang depart at 6am, 7.53am and 9am and get to Nha Trang seven and a half hours later. These are followed by 11.55am and 1pm departures which take you from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by 8pm and 9.30pm the same evening.

Vietnam Railways has six overnight trains departing Ho Chi Minh City between 7.30pm and 10.30pm and arriving in Nha Trang early the next morning (VND640.000/USD30 for a berth in an AC second class sleeping car). The Saigon Golden Train and Livitrans Express from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang depart at 8.30pm and get to Nha Trang at 5.30am the following morning (VND1.100.000/USD50). These private train services can offer a more relaxing and comfortable journey with cleaner compartments, usable toilets and dedicated staff to assist any needs that may arise. Both Livitrans Express and Saigon Golden Train serve a small selection of snacks and drinks with more available for purchase. With all overnight trains from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang it is advisable to inform your hotel of your arrival time to ensure everything is ready when you get in as the usual check-in hour is after midday but with a prior notice you may sometimes get a room earlier.

From Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by bus

The Sinh Tourist has two busses departing daily from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang both costing about USD10 (VND240.000). The first bus to Nha Trang from Ho Chi Minh City starts at 7.15am and arrives at 6.30pm with the whole trip taking just over 11 hours. The second is an overnight bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang, which takes only 10 hours; it departs at 8pm and arrives in Nha Trang by 6am the following morning.

Getting around in Nha Trang

While there are xe om (motorcycle taxi) drivers on every corner offering rides (and more), you are better off taking a metered taxi. If possible look for the green Mai Linh taxis as these tend to be the most reliable. Should you absolutely need to use a xe om, know that it should cost under USD2 (VND40.000) to go anywhere around the city centre.

Nha Trang is easy enough to get around by bicycle and these are widely available at most hotels for a dollar or two per day. For those venturing out of the city to the nearby attractions, your hotel should easily be able to arrange for a motorcycle rental for around USD5 (VND100.000).

Tip: We recommend staying on the roads near the coast and avoiding the AH1 as that can be a harrowing experience for even seasoned riders while the coast highways are relatively calm.

Where to stay in Nha Trang

Nha Trang has hundreds of accommodation options in all price ranges and styles, most within several blocks of the beach. Prices can tend to reflect proximity to the water instead of overall quality, so take that into account when booking. During slow times you can often get large discounts when you book on the spot but do not count on this at 5am after your overnight train journey or during one of the Vietnamese national holidays.

Things to do in Nha Trang

The main draw here is the beach which white sands stretch the length of the city. Beach chairs generally cost a few bucks to rent for the day and vendors stroll by regularly selling snacks and drinks. Depending on various factors both the sand and water can become quite dirty by foreign standards. If this is the case you may want to try Bai Duong beach which is a kilometre and a half north of downtown or if you are feeling adventurous – Bai Dai (Long Beach) which is south of Nha Trang, about half way to the airport along the same road. There are several places to relax and eat here and plenty of undisturbed sand to enjoy.

North of the city centre, on a hill overlooking the Cai River are the Po Nagar Cham Towers. The earliest were constructed in the 7th century and are remnants of the Champa civilization which ruled over much of Vietnam and Cambodia in ancient times. The site is still used today by Buddhist worshippers and is easily reached by bicycle from downtown. Wear modest clothes and expect to pay a small entry fee.

Most popular amongst local tourists is the Vinpearl Land located on an island in Nha Trang Bay and accessible via cable car from south of the city. The island boasts an amusement park, aquarium and water park plus all of the arcade style attractions one would expect to find at such a place.

Water sports of all types are available for people looking to enjoy the ocean. You can learn to surf at Bai Dai, go rafting down the Cai River or enjoy any number of diving and snorkelling outings. The sea life is still recovering from a long history of poorly managed construction and fishing practices but Nha Trang is emerging as a great place to get your diving certification and is certainly worth a few trips for experienced divers.

Onward travel from Nha Trang

After travelling from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang, one can continue north to Danang and Hoi An. It is 11 hours from Nha Trang either to Danang or Hoi An by land or one hour by air.

Hoi An is a popular tourist destination with its famous historical town centre that attracts visitors from all over the world. Both trains and airplanes will take you to Danang and from there you must transfer to Hoi An which is 30 km to the south. The Sinh Tourist has a direct bus route to Hoi An, which departs at 7pm, arrives at 6am and costs USD15.

Another option is to head inland from Nha Trang to Dalat in the central highlands. With the look and feel that is decidedly European and a climate to match, Dalat offers a nice change of pace after the heat of the coast. The Sinh Tourist busses depart daily at 7.30am and 1pm, costing USD5 and making the trip in four hours.

Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang @ train, bus, flight Jul 25, 2017

68 trips (THB 181 — 5,560)

From Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang by train

06:00
Ho Chi Minh City
13:30
Nha Trang
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From Ho Chi Minh Airport to Nha Trang by flight

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From Ho Chi Minh City Sinh to Nha Trang by bus

07:00
Ho Chi Minh City Sinh
18:15
Nha Trang Sinh
11h 15m
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฿ 354
× 2 = ฿ 708
25 seats available
20:00
Ho Chi Minh City Sinh
06:00
Nha Trang Sinh
10h
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฿ 383
× 2 = ฿ 766
18 seats available

From Ho Chi Minh Hanh Cafe to Nha Trang by bus

08:00
Ho Chi Minh Hanh Cafe
17:30
Nha Trang Hanh Cafe
9h 30m
฿ 311
× 2 = ฿ 622
10 seats available
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05:30
Nha Trang Hanh Cafe
9h 30m
฿ 311
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06:00
Nha Trang Hanh Cafe
9h 30m
฿ 311
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Ho Chi Minh Hanh Cafe
06:30
Nha Trang Hanh Cafe
9h 30m
฿ 311
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07:30
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฿ 311
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Passenger reviews out of total 1,252 passengers traveled with us on this route

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★★★★★ Jul 17, 2017 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, The SinhTourist) :
We were very nervous about using the night bus after reading reviews, however it was fantastic! Much better than the 11 hour plane journey to get to Vietnam. The seats were comfy and the footwell was perfect for tucking your valuables into. It was essentially bunk beds on a bus and travelling with my three kids they loved it. Ridiculously cheap and that was for the VIP sleeper. I can't comment on the cheaper buses but if you can pay a little bit more it is well worth it.
★★★★★ Jul 10, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
Saigon Golden Train was great! It was pretty easy to navigate the station and train left on time. I was unsure what to expect in terms of cleanliness, but I was happy to see a clean cabin with beds and floors. The toilet was also somewhat clean. I've camped on harder grounds and used dirtier toilets, so the accommodations exceeded my expectations. We arrived a little behind schedule but that worked out better for me. Would definitely take again.
★★★★☆ Jul 8, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
We have used 12go.asia in Thailand with great results so used then for our trip from Saigon to Nha Trang. The process is easy & confirmation came through immediately, the no paper ticket is great, we just showed the conductor our phone. Carriages need an upgrade though
★★★☆☆ Jun 20, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Livitrans Express) :
12GO Asia was good... so don't hesitate to book from there site... I was just disappointed with the pillow and the blanket, it's like they never washed it. I think they never change it since there's a smell of others people head in it and same thing with the blanket.. it was really awful !!! The traveling experienced was ok though.. everything was good except the used pillow and blanket.. Such a shame..
★★★★★ Jun 8, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Nice
★★★★★ Jun 6, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Everything went smoothly. No problems. And arrived only a few mins late
★★★★★ May 29, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★☆☆☆ May 29, 2017 (bus Standard AC, Hanh Cafe)
★★★★☆ May 7, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
We had a great trip on the train from HCMC to Nha Trang. We left and arrived right on schedule, we thought it was quite comfortable and really enjoyed it. Booking online was no problems at all :)
★★★☆☆ May 6, 2017 (train #TN2 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
It's fine - probably best and safest and cheapest option (over road) - would I let my mother do it ? - No
★★★★☆ May 5, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★★☆☆ May 5, 2017 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, The SinhTourist) :
The place to meet the bus was nice, it's seem very profetional. At the bus you have to take off your shoes. The seats are not so comfortable. Doesn't have a toilet inside. The driver was very rude. We arrive 2 hours early to the last stop and we were thinking it was a bathroom stop and the driver didn't tell us we arrive early, so he yell at us that we have to leave. After that we chek the map and saW that we arrive early... but because of that we had to wait morE until our chek in at the hostel.
★★★★☆ Apr 9, 2017 (train #SE4 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
for a 6 sleepers, it ain't too bad and it definitely beat my expectations. Was expecting worse but it's rather comfy. I would give 4 star to the room as it was clean but the toilet, only 1 star or none at all as it was dirty! Tks God it's only a 7hr ride, but we had to control our water intake
★★★★☆ Apr 8, 2017 (train #TN2 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Good journey, no problems
★★★★☆ Mar 28, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
The booking service was excellent . Very easy to book from Canada!!! The train ride through the country was spectacular. The Stewart was great worked hard at making sure sure his car was clean except the bathroom was absolutely discusting!!!!!! He was also not very friendly and abit rude to the local people!!! They are customers as well! The food carts were great! All in all was a great experience. Thank you for the making booking from Canada so easy. Cheers
★★★☆☆ Mar 27, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
I was too cold on the train. Seats were comfortably.
★★★☆☆ Mar 27, 2017 (train #SE22 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Day trip from Saigon to Nha Trang. Train was what we expected. Train was a little tired but neat and tidy. Sheets all looked clean. Would do it again.
★★★★☆ Mar 24, 2017 (train #SE22 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Great experience! Staff were friendly and helpful and we arrived on time!
★★★☆☆ Mar 14, 2017 (train #SE6 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
English translation for stops would be great
★★★☆☆ Feb 24, 2017 (avia Economy, VietJet Air) :
The booking agent this websute connects to, Kiwi.com didn't add the checked baggage we paid for so had to pay double at the airport. I'd advise to use the airlines direct website when booking flights. Flight delayed too
★★★☆☆ Feb 19, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
Ok train ride, but far from anything you can call VIP. much cleaner and comfy than 1. class so. Poor description about where to get the tickets, but great support by 12GO, the Golden Saigon Staff and the local trainstation staff.
★★★★★ Feb 17, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Great staff. Good food all inexpensive. Scenery great. A window onto rural life in Vietnam. I loved the trip.
★★★☆☆ Feb 13, 2017 (train #SE4 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Definitely cockroaches in the cabin...
★★★★★ Feb 12, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Ticketing service was easy to use and very efficient. My wife and I enjoyed the journey and whilst the carriages could do with an upgrade that is part of the experience, what we were expecting and quite acceptable.
★★★☆☆ Feb 9, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Not as bad as I was expecting after reading reviews on TripAdvisor. Book as early as you can to ensure you get seated with the rest of your party. Toilets weren't bad and room seemed clean enough. I bought a sleeping bag liner to use. Barely any announcements in English and arrived 3hrs late. All in all reasonable for the price.
★★★★☆ Feb 8, 2017 (train #SE6 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Clean train, not too noisy. The ride seemed quicker than it was. Definitely would travel again.
★★★★☆ Feb 4, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways)
★★★★☆ Feb 4, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Food not to my taste
★★★★☆ Feb 1, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
Lovely little room but quite noisy to sleep in and the toilet wasn't too pleasant, needed a good clean!
★★★★☆ Jan 30, 2017 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways)
★★★☆☆ Jan 28, 2017 (train #SE8 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Journey was comfortable enough. But the toilets were disgusting...:(
★★★★★ Jan 28, 2017 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, Hanh Cafe) :
Quick, easy and comfortable.
★★★☆☆ Jan 23, 2017 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
We enjoyed the overnight train journey itself however the cabins were not as nice as the pictures.. the bed felt like the floor and the toilet in the golden train carriage was disgusting.. no toilet paper at the beginning and not clean.. expected more for the extra money spent for the private carriage. Booking with 12go Asia however was extremely easy and support was great.
★★★★★ Jan 19, 2017 (train #SE4 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways)
★★★☆☆ Jan 13, 2017 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, Hanh Cafe)
★★★★☆ Jan 8, 2017 (train #SE22 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Fun trip on a third world train, comfortable enough.
★★★★☆ Jan 7, 2017 (train #SE22 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
2nd Class soft seat. Saigon to Nha Trang during the day. Seats were comfortable and reclined (some needed to be moved manually rather than with the lever). I was very concerned when I got aboard but the 7 hour trip was actually much better than I anticipated. They regularly brought food/beverage carts through the aisles and I received a complimentary water. There were a few bumpy spots during the trip but it was smooth and comfortable overall. The bathroom leaves a lot to be desired but so did the business class bathrooms on Cathay and JAL so I won't complain too much. Remember the rule in Vietnam is to always bring your own toilet paper and tissues everywhere you go. Don't leave home without it. If you're looking for the Orient Express save yourself the trouble and fly. If you want a cheap and interesting way to travel through Vietnam then this may be for you. Just make sure to book the soft seats. THe hard ones in the other car would have been miserable IMHO.
★★★★★ Jan 4, 2017 (train #SE6 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★★★★ Jan 2, 2017 (train #SE22 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Easy booking system with 12GoAsia and train journey efficient, clean, toilet, ac, friendly locals, food/beer to purchase. Felt safe. Beds ok as comfy as to be expected, sheets get changed with each passenger but not sure how often duvet or pillow is changed! But otherwise no probs and have another upcoming journey soon!
★★★★☆ Dec 30, 2016 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, The SinhTourist)
★★★★☆ Dec 26, 2016 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★★★☆ Dec 21, 2016 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
An enjoyable way to travel. We have an 18 month old and 5 year old and found the sleeper cabins perfect for our needs. We had to use our suitcase to stop the baby rolling out of the bed but all went well. There were some late night party goers that were noisy until midnight. Only thing is making sure you don't miss your stop. We set our alarm but ended up getting there at 6am instead of 5.30am so missed out on some extra sleep. Sleeping to lull of train is soothing once the train is quiet. 12goasia was easy to use and we had no issue with tickets upon arrival.
★★★★☆ Dec 16, 2016 (train #SE22 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Definitely, not the perfect ride. Though the booking via 12go was problem free and smooth. Another strange thing - nobody checked my tickets at all. Have no idea why. Pros: - There is an electric outlet for every bunk - Perfect timing (from HCMC to Nha Trang) - Stewards help the best they can - Clean bed sheets Cons: - Coaches are small and old, with very narrow aisles. - Toilets are dirty as hell, but at least have water. - People don't speak English (not really the fault, but still cons for me) - Cabin was pretty dirty and outdated - The railway sometime is bumpy - Several times breaking on the stations was too sudden Despite my list of cons, I think it was a good travel taking into account it is all happening in Vietnam. I had a great chance to sleep after 2 flights and overnight in some airports.
★★★★☆ Dec 14, 2016 (train #SE4 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★★★★ Dec 11, 2016 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, Hanh Cafe) :
Everything's fine!
★★★☆☆ Nov 25, 2016 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Great Vietnam experience travelling by train with the local people. Train left Saigon exactly on time and arrived in Nha Trang exactly on time. Only criticisms are the train interiors badly require upgrading and the toilets are pretty bad. Other than that, a good trip.
★★★★★ Nov 22, 2016 (train #SE8 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Free water, free face wipes, lunch for very cheap price, lovely views, nice bed, nice train staff.
★★★★☆ Nov 20, 2016 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Ticketing service was good, very convenient. No ticket pick up or papers needed. The train was ok, fairly comfortable and on time. It was a bit busy and noisy with all the food sellers. The staff on the train was very helpful.
★★★☆☆ Nov 15, 2016 (train #SNT2 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Room was ok, loud speaker on train was going all night, with crackling noises.
★★★★★ Nov 14, 2016 (train #SE8 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways)
★★★☆☆ Nov 9, 2016 (bus VIP Sleeper 41, The SinhTourist) :
Everything was good organized, we left and arrived on time. Would be more fun as we had WiFi!
★★★★★ Nov 1, 2016 (train #SNT2 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Everything went perfect. Arrived in time. i do not recommend it for tall Guys (i am 1.94m and the bed is of corse too short).
★★★★★ Sep 6, 2016 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
The beds are a little hard and the train bumpy however the experience was great! Good ac and good size beds
★★★☆☆ Aug 29, 2016 (train #HNT8 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
We were sold a VIP cabin which was NOT a VIP cabin. We expected to have it to ourselves (2 people), but we had to share and were forced to take the top bunks even though we paid go bottom. The second sleeper train we took (second class) was no different. Air con was very cold on the top bunk. Other than that a comfortable journey.
★★★★☆ Aug 28, 2016 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways)
★★★★★ Aug 24, 2016 (train #SE8 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Really smooth train ride, even arrived slightly early and we slept pretty much the way through. Good air conditioning and fairly comfortable beds. There was a mouse in our cabin, it was kinda cute.
★★★★★ Aug 19, 2016 (train #SE6 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Great and convenient!
★★★★☆ Aug 8, 2016 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
The booking system worked perfectly, I found it easy to use. No need for paper tickets as the conductor just checked my cellphone screen. The train was fine but is getting a bit old. Seats were worn and could do with modernising. The journey was enjoyable and we liked the company of local passengers.
★★★★☆ Aug 6, 2016 (train #SE6 Class II AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Easy to get tickets online. It's a train in a up coming third world country. On time, and reasonably helpful staff.
★★★☆☆ Jun 23, 2016 (train #SE4 Class II Sleeper AC, Vietnam Railways) :
Booking on 12go Asia was easy. The bed on 2nd class sleeper is perfect if you're petite. It's just a very basic space for you to rest.
★★★★★ May 31, 2016 (train #SNT2 VIP Sleeper 4x, Saigon Golden Train) :
Not always easy to travel with large group (12 total), and we are lucky to have 12go to help with arranging this leg of our journey! Smooth and easy travels from Saigon with nice staff and clean bathrooms (a welcome surprise!),. Looking forward to booking with 12go again!
★★★★★ May 23, 2016 (train #SE6 VIP Sleeper, Vietnam Railways) :
Our train trip was good, it was nice to save money on hotel and still get good sleep.

News @ Nha Trang

11 July 2017

Budget airline AirAsia has confirmed the inauguration of a direct service from Kuala Lumpur to one of Vietnam’s most beloved seaside resort towns. Flights to Nha Trang will commence on 14 September and will operate once a day in each direction.

10 July 2017

Officials at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport have confirmed that a major upgrade of the domestic passenger terminal is about to start. The improvements will begin tomorrow and are designed to alleviate congestion at a facility operating way beyond its maximum capacity.

23 May 2017

The Vietnames seaside resort town of Nha Trang will be the centre of activities to mark the Khanh Hoa Sea Festival next month. The 2017 edition of the fest features an eclectic range of entertainment and activities.