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Results from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi on Friday, 14 May 2021
How to get from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi
There are two ways to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi: by plane and by train. Book online and receive your e-tickets by email, ready for boarding.
How far is Dong Hoi from Ho Chi Minh?
The travel distance from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi is 1,217 km. You have two options to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi: taking a flight or a train.
How long does it take to get from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi?
It takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi by plane and 21-23 hours by train.
Depending on the airline you choose, sometimes the low-cost carriers might delay and depart later than scheduled. The train usually departs and arrives on time.
What types of airlines operate the route from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi?
There are two domestic airlines operating the route Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi: Vietnam Airlines (VN) and VietJet Air (VJ).
How much does it cost to get from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi by plane?
The price of the flight ticket from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi varies depending on the airline and how long you book in advance. It starts from 600,000 VND.
Full-service carriers are more expensive but usually depart on time. Meanwhile, low-cost carriers are cheaper but often suffer delay.
For more information about travelling by plane, please read our Flight Guide in Vietnam.
What types of trains operate the route from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi?
There is one type of train service running the route Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi that is managed by Vietnam Railways.
Vietnam Railways: the state-owned railway company operates its own set of passenger coaches on the trains SE1/2, SE3/4, SE5/6 and SE7/8. Passenger cars are divided in four classes: Hard seat, Soft seat, Soft bed in compartments for 1-4 passengers and Hard bed in compartments for 1-6 passengers.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi by train?
The train ticket with Vietnam Railways costs from 480,000 VND for Hard seat, 685,000 VND for Soft seat, 937,000 VND for Sleeper 6-berth, and 950,000 for Sleeper 4-berth.
If you travel on a budget, Vietnam Railways is good enough as the passenger cars have been upgraded with the interior refurnished and higher quality components.
Where does the train from Ho Chi Minh to Dong Hoi depart?
Trains on the North–South railway line depart from Saigon Railway Station, located at 09 Nguyen Thong, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where to travel next from Dong Hoi?
From Dong Hoi, you can go to Ninh Binh, or Hanoi by train or bus to continue traveling by bus to other destinations in Northern Vietnam, such as Ha Long, Cat Ba, Ha Giang, Sapa, Mu Cang Chai, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Mai Chau and Moc Chau.