How to travel from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city by yourself?


06 Mar 2021

Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City are two great tourism centers of Vietnam. If you have already been to Hoi An and are looking for the best way to travel to Ho Chi Minh, this article is actually customized for you.

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Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City
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Hoi An is the most beautiful ancient towns in the central region, and Ho Chi Minh city is the most crowded and bustling city in the south. With a distance of about 950km, you can find lots of ways to get from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam. Check out for more details at the article below.

I - Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City flights

There is no airport available in Hoi An. Therefore, to get to Ho Chi Minh City, you need to go to Da Nang airport first, then take direct flights to Tan Son Nhat airport in Saigon.

1 - Traveling from Hoi An to Danang airport

Da Nang Airport is located at Duy Tan Street, Hoa Thuan Tay Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang - about 30km from Hoi An ancient town. The 2 ways to get from Hoi An to Danang airport: 

Traveling by taxi: 

- Travel time: 1 hour 

- Cab fare: 350,000 - 450,000 VND/4-seater car ($16 - 20.5)

- Some popular cab agents:

+ Mai Linh taxi: 0510 3 92 92 92

+ Hoi An taxi: 0510 3 91 99 19

+ Faifo Hoi An taxi: 0510 3 91 91 91

 

flights from hoi an to ho chi minh city

Taking a flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City - Source: Internet

Traveling by bus: 

You can travel from Hoi An - Da Nang airport by bus 01

- Frequency: 20 minutes/trip from 5:30am to 5:50pm

- Pick-up point: Hoi An bus station (Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Cam Pho Ward, Hoi An City) 

- Ticket price: 30,000 VND / person ($1.4))

2 - Traveling from Danang airport to the Ho Chi Minh city 

- Departure: Da Nang Airport (Duy Tan Street, Hoa Thuan Tay Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang)

- Arrival: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Truong Son Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City)

- Travel time: 1.5 hours

- Some airlines: Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Pacific Airline, Bamboo Airways. 

- Flight ticket price: from $40 / way

II - Train from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City 

There is no train station in Hoi An, so tourists have to go to Tam Ky train station (or Danang train station) to take trains to Saigon.

1 - From Tam Ky train station to Saigon train station

Step 1: Traveling from Hoi An to Tam Ky station (Nguyen Hoang Street, An My Ward, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam Province) 

- Distance: 48 km 

- To get to Tam Ky station from Hoi An, you can take bus No.11 (Tam Ky - Hoi An - Dien Ngoc). 

+ Bus line: Bus No.11 

+ Frequency: every 30 minutes from 5:30 am to 5pm

+ Operation time: 5:30am - 5pm 

+ Travel time: 1 hour

+ Ticket price: 30,000 VND/ticket ($1.4)

+ Pick-up point: Nguyen Tat Thanh Street (Hoi An bus station) 

+ Drop-off point: Hung Vuong Street (about 600 m from Tam Ky Station) 

+ Contact: 0235 3555 111

 

From Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by train

Source: Internet

Step 2: Traveling from Tam Ky train station to Saigon train station 

- Departure: Tam Ky train Station - Nguyen Hoang Street, An My Ward, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam Province

- Arrival: Saigon train Station - No.1 Nguyen Thong Street, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

- Distance: 861 km 

- Duration: 15 hours

- Trains from Tam Ky to Ho Chi Minh city: SE7; TN1; SE21; SE1; SE3

- Ticket price:  370,000 - 900,000 VND / person ($16.8 - 40.9)

For detailed information about departure time, ticket price, train code, etc., please visit the website https://dsvn.vn/#/

2 - Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city by train from Danang railway station 

Step 1: Traveling from Hoi An to Danang train station 

- Train station: No.791 Hai Phong Street, Tan Thuan Ward, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang city) 

- Distance: 30 km

- To get to Danang train station, you can take a taxi with a cost of $9 or bus No.01with a cost of $1

+ Bus line: Bus No.01

+ Frequency: every 20 minutes from 5:30am to 5:50pm

+ Travel time: about 40 minutes

+ Ticket price: 18,000 VND/ticket ($0.8)

+ Pick-up point: Hoi An Bus Station (Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Cam Pho Ward, Hoi An City) 

+ Drop-off point: No.79 Ong Ich Khiem Street (700 m from Da Nang train station)

Step 2: Traveling from Danang train station to Saigon train station

On your journey from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city by train, you need to get on a train at Danang to get to Saigon train station. 

- Departure: Da Nang train station - No.791 Hai Phong street, Tam Thuan ward, Thanh Khe district, Da Nang city

- Arrival: Saigon train station - No.1 Nguyen Thong street, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh city

- Distance: 935 km

- Duration: 17 hours 35 minutes

- Trains operating Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh route: SE5, SE9, SE21, SE3, SE1, SE7

- Ticket price: 390,000 - 1,002,000 VND/person ($16.8 - 43.2)

For detailed information about departure time, ticket price, train code, etc., please visit the website https://dsvn.vn/#/

III - Bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh

Bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh

Source: Dylan Lu

- Distance: 935 km

- Bus traveling time: 17 hours

There are also several bus companies operating route Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City that you can refer to:

Hanh Cafe

- Departure time: 6:30pm

- Pick up point: No.02 Thai Phien Street, Minh An Ward, Hoi An City

- Drop-off point: No.229 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

- Contact: 0283 9205679 - 02838376429 - 0905395368

- Ticket price: 330,000 VND/ticket ($15)

Queen Cafe bus

- Departure time: 10:30am 

- Pick-up point: No.117 Ton Duc Thang street, Hoi An city

- Drop-off point: Mien Dong bus station - No.292 Dinh Bo Linh street, Ward 26

- Ticket price: 350,000 VND/ticket ($15)

- Contact: 0984898796

Duy Xuyen bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city 

- Departure time: 10:30an

- Pick-up point: Nam Phuoc Bus Station (National Highway 1A, Nam Phuoc Town, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province) 

- Drop-off point: An Suong Bus Station (National Highway 22, Ba Diem Commune, Hoc Mon District, Ho Chi Minh City) 

- Ticket price: 350,000 VND/ticket ($16) 

- Contact: 0235 663 0183 - 0982 748 665

Huong Ty Bus

- Starting time: 8:40am

- Pick up point: National Highway 1A, Tam Ky City -  Quang Nam Province

- Drop-off point: No 230 Kenh 19/5B Street, Tay Thanh Ward, Tan Phu District, Ho Chi Minh City

- Ticket price: 300,000 VND/ticket ($13.6)

- Contact: 0963 527 527

Taking a bus, train, or flight are the best ways to travel from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city. That is a detailed travel guide from Localtravelidea is hoped to be helpful for you on your vacation in Vietnam. 

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