Tam Coc to Phong Nha

Tam Coc to Phong Nha

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Tam Coc to Phong Nha Schedule

Tam Coc to Phong Nha Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Cua Ong Limousine VIP 33 Sleeper 17:30 - 03:00VND 541k
Grouptour Semi Sleeper 19:20 - 04:30VND 357k
Cua Ong Limousine Sleeper 40 20:45 - 05:45VND 414k

Transportation from Tam Coc to Phong Nha

Facts about the transport from Tam Coc to Phong Nha

Cheapest Transport$15
Fastest Transport8h 6m
Earliest Departure8:27 AM
Latest Departure9:52 PM
Departures per day21
Distance405 kilometers
Transport CompaniesFull Moon Party Tour, Grouptour, Techbus VN JSC, Vietnam Railways

Tam Coc to Phong Nha Destination Reviews

Didn’t stop once during the 7 hour drive for a bathroom break. Also, the bus used said Queen Cafe Bus even though the provider is Sapa Discovery. So I almost missed it
Bus Local Cabin, Sapa Discovery Travel, Nov 29, 2023
6 customer reviews

How to get from Tam Coc to Phong Nha

When you want to get from Tam Coc to Phong Nha, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 22.24. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 14.43.

How far is Tam Coc from Phong Nha?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Tam Coc to Phong Nha. Your trip will be a total of 252 miles (405 km). The flying distance is 252 miles (405 km).

How long does it take to get from Tam Coc to Phong Nha?

The travel time from Tam Coc to Phong Nha can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 9 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Tam Coc to Phong Nha?

The cost of the trip from Tam Coc to Phong Nha varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Techbus VN JSC (Techbus Vietnam Joint stock company): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 14.43 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 22.24.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Tam Coc to Phong Nha:

  • Bus tickets - USD 14.43 to USD 22.24;
  • Train tickets - USD 15.72 to USD 31.15;

How many trips per day are there between Tam Coc and Phong Nha?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 18:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:45. There are 21 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Tam Coc to Phong Nha 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.


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 Tam Coc to Phong Nha

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Tam Coc to Phong Nha? 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:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.