06 Mar 2021

You can choose one of the following means of transportation to get to Ho Chi Minh from Hoi An, depending on your needs, preferences and itinerary: Plan, bus, train, motorbike. Based on the information that we gather and analyze, you will have the most favorable itinerary.

Table Contents
  • I - Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City flights
  • II - Train from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City
  • III - Bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh
Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City
Source: Tron Le

The distance from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City is about 900km. The popular ways to travel to Ho Chi Minh City from Hoi An are by plane, by train and by bus

I - Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City flights

There is no airport available in Hoi An. Therefor, you need to go to Da Nang airport and from there you catch flights to Ho Chi Minh.
Step 1: Moving from Hoi An to Da Nang airport
To travel from Hoi An to Da Nang airport (Duy Tan Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City), you have two options: taxi and bus.
It takes about 1 hour if you travel by taxi. The fare is about 350,000 - 430,000 VND/one way (15.11 - 18.56 USD). You can refer to some taxi companies below:
- Mai Linh: 0510.
- Taxi Hoi An: 0510.
- Faifo Hoi An: 0510.
You can travel from Hoi An - Da Nang airport by bus No. 01. Frequency is about 20 minutes/trip, operating from 5:30 '- 17h50' daily with the fare of only 16,000 VND/person/one way (0.69 USD).
Open bus
Traveling by open bus takes about 100,000 - 150,000 VND/ person (4.32 - 6.47 USD), you can refer to:
- Du lich Dai Bang: 0942.318.118
- Du lich Con Voi: 012.600.5588
Step 2: Traveling from Da Nang airport to the Ho Chi Minh City
There are many airlines providing services assisting tourists to travel from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City (Truong Son Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City) such as: Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airline, VietJet Air, Bamboo Airways. The average travel time is 1 hour and 30mins.
The total travel time from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh is about 2h30 (including 45-60min drive from Hoi An to Da Nang station and flight time 1h30min). The total expense is about 1,300,000 - 1,750,000 VND /person/way (~ 56.03 - 75.43 $).
- Vietnam Airline: Average frequency is 19 trips/day with a fare of 1.236.000 VND (53.34 USD).
- Vietjet Air: Average frequency is 12 trips/day with a fare of 816.000 VND (35.22 USD).
- Pacific Airline: Average frequency is 6 trips/day. Travel time is 1 hour and 25 min;
- Bamboo Airways: Average frequency is 12 trips/day with a fare of 679.000 - 1.142.000 VND (29.30 - 49.29 USD).

II - Train from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City

Travelling by train is certainly a pleasant experience for you. There is currently no train station in Hoi An, so you need to go to Tam Ky station (or return to Da Nang station) first and from there, you get on the train to Saigon station.

From Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City by train

Source: Internet

Step 1: Traveling from Hoi An to Tam Ky station (Nguyen Hoang, An Xuan Ward, Tam Ky City, Quang Nam)
To get to Tam Ky station from Hoi An, you can take bus No. 11 (Tam Ky - Hoi An - Dien Ngoc), which operates every 30 minutes, and buses operating from 5:30am - 5:00pm daily. Ticket price: 30,000 VND/person/way (~ $ 1.29). Travel time is 60 minutes.
Route: Road DDT6 - Nguyen Tat Thanh (Hoi An) - 28/3 (Hoi An) - Hung Vuong Street (Hoi An) - Mother Thu Street (Dien Ban) - Tran Nhan Tong Street - Highway 1 - Phan Boi Chau (Tam Ky) - Nguyen Du Street - Trung Nu Vuong Street - Hung Vuong Street - Huynh Thuc Khang Street - N24 Street - Tran Cao Van Street - Phan Chu Trinh Street - Duy Tan Street.
Step 2: Traveling from Tam Ky station to Saigon station (1 Nguyen Thong, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City)
It takes about 14 hours 49 minutes to travel from Tam Ky station to Saigon station by train since the distance between Tam Ky - Saigon is quite far, 861 km. Trains operating Tam Ky - Ho Chi Minh route include: SE7; TN1; SE21; SE1; SE3. The average fare ranges from 370,000 (~ $ 15.94 - soft seats) - 900,000 VND (38.79 $ for berth). For detailed information about departure time, ticket price, train code, etc., please visit the website
Total travel time by train is 15 and a half hours while the total expense  ranges from 400,000 VND (soft seat) - 930,000 VND (berth) (~ 17.24 - 40.08 $).

III - Bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh

Bus from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh

Source: Dylan Lu

For a distance of 846 - 935 km, which is a rather long distance, the bus is not so popular with many people. Currently, buses are equipped with modern supplies, ensuring you have a comfortable and safe journey throughout the trip such as thin blankets, water, wet towels,...
There are also several bus companies operating route Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City that you can refer to:
Cam Van Bus Company
- Pickup point: 246 Dien Bien Phu - Thanh Khe - Da Nang
- Drop-off point: 49 Tan Thanh, Hoa Thanh - Tan Phu - Ho Chi Minh City
- Hotline: 1900 088825
- Ticket price: 380,000 VND/person/way (~ 16.48 $)
Hoang Long Bus Company
- Pick up point: 161 Ton Duc Thang - Cam Le - Da Nang
- Drop-off point: Mien Dong bus station (Dinh Bo Linh Street, Ward 26, Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh)
- Hotline: 028.22438989
- Ticket price: 450,000 VND/person/way (~ 19.51 $)
Total Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh bus time is about 17 hours/trip.
Time and expense for each means of transport vary. We hope that with the information above, you will be able to choose the means that suits your schedule and have great experiences in Ho Chi Minh city.

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