After having had great experiences in the romantic Hue city visitors can travel to Ho Chi Minh city, one of Vietnam's most vibrant cities. The distance from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City is 927 km along the AH1 road. With that distance, visitors can take a flight, catch a bus or train to get to Saigon.
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I - Take the train to Ho Chi Minh City from Hue
Traveling by train from Hue to Ho Chi Minh city takes about 20 hours. Along the way, you can admire the scenery and enjoy many specialties at the crossing train stations.
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- Departure station: Hue Railway Station at No. 02, Bui Thi Xuan Street, Duc Ward, Hue City.
- Arrive station: Saigon Railway Station at 1, Nguyen Thong Street, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.
- Travel time: about 20 hours.
- Departure time SE3 - 8:32: SE1 - 10:54; SE7 - 19:54 or SE5 - 22:30.
- Ticket price: 600,000 - 868,000 VND / way / person (~ 25 - 30 $).
Traveling by train in Vietnam is one of the most impressive experiences to see how the countryside looks like and how beautiful Vietnam is.
III - Flights from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
Taking a flight always is the best choice for safety and convenience. The airlines having flights to Ho Chi Minh from Hue include: Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air & Jetstar Pacific.
- Traveling time: 2 hours
- Cost: 600,000 - 3,000,000 / ticket/ way (~ 25 - 130 $)
IV - Bus from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
A more convenient method is to travel by bus to Ho Chi Minh. Traveling by bus helps visitors to be active in travel time, fares, …
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- Some bus companies serve Hue - Ho Chi Minh City route:
+ Anh Tan bus:
Schedule: 7am, 8am, 9am, 11am, 1pm.
Address: Office at Mien Dong transport station, No. 292 Dinh Bo Linh street, ward 26, Binh Thanh district, Ho Chi Minh city
+ Hoang Long bus:
Contact - 0234.385.4854
Schedule: 7am, 8am, 11am, 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, 9pm
Address: Office at 97 - An Duong Vuong, Hue City.
+ Minh Duc bus:
Contact - 093.583.3393
Schedule: one trip / day at 3:10 from Hue to Saigon
Address 97 An Duong Vuong Street, Hue City.
- Travel time: About 20 hours
- Cost: 420,000 - 550,000 VND /person / way (~ 18 - 24$)
Traveling by bus is relatively convenient and cheap with good service quality.
V - Take the tour from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
For first-time visitors to Vietnam and wishing to explore the magnificent city of Saigon, an packaged tour is quite nice.
The tour price is about 2,850,000 VND / person (~ 123 $), including: fees & tickets, food & transfer service by car in group.
Some suggestions for those who are looking for a travel agency in Hue:
- Elephant Travel Company: at No.33 Nguyen Truong To Street, Hue City. Contact phone number: 02318.104.22.168. Website: dulichconvoi.com.
- Hue Tourist Tourist Company: at No.11 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Hue City. Contact phone number 02343.95.3333. Website: huetourist.vn.
- Huong Giang Tourist Joint Stock Company at 02 Nguyen Cong Tru Street, Hue City. Contact phone number 02343.826.070. Website: huonggiangtourist.com/en/
Those are the most necessary information about all the ways of traveling from Hue to Ho Chi Minh city. Wishing you an safe and sound trip and have wonderful moments when traveling in Vietnam.