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Results from Hue to Ho Chi Minh on Tuesday, 28 September 2021
How to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh
There are three ways to travel from Hue to Ho Chi Minh: by plane, by train and by bus.
How far is Ho Chi Minh from Hue?
The travel distance from Hue to Ho Chi Minh is 1,045 km. You have three options to travel from Hue to Ho Chi Minh: taking a flight, a train or a bus.
How long does it take to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh?
It takes 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh by plane, 18-20 hours by train and 25 hours by bus.
Depending on the traffic, sometimes the bus arrives 30 minutes earlier or later than scheduled. The plane and the train usually departs and arrives on time.
What types of airlines operate the route from Hue to Ho Chi Minh?
There are four domestic airlines operating route Hue to Ho Chi Minh: Vietnam Airlines (VN), Bamboo Airways (QH), Pacific Airlines (BL) and VietJet Air (VJ).
How much does it cost to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh by plane?
The price of the plane ticket from Hue to Ho Chi Minh 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 Hue to Ho Chi Minh?
There are two types of train services running the route Hue to Ho Chi Minh that are managed by two operators: Vietnam Railways and Private railway companies.
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.
Private railway companies: a number of private companies operate their own passengers cars attached to the trains hauled by Vietnam Railways, hence depart and arrive according to the same schedule. The coaches operated by the private railway companies provide a higher level of comfort, with luxury cabins decorated with wooden floor and cozy soft beds. The service also includes bottled water and snacks. Passenger cars are divided in two classes: Sleeper 2-Berth in compartments for 1-2 passengers and Sleeper 4-Berth in compartments for 1-4 passengers.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh by train?
The train ticket with Vietnam Railways costs from 462,000 VND for Hard seat, 616,000 VND Soft Seat, 965,000 VND for Sleeper 6-berth and 1,050,000 for Sleeper 4-berth. Meanwhile, the train ticket with private trains costs from 1,500,000 VND for standard Sleeper 4-berth up to 4,000,000 VND for luxury Sleeper 2-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 Hue to Ho Chi Minh depart?
Trains on the North-South railway line depart from Hue Railway Station, located at 01 Bui Thi Xuan, Hue.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
What types of buses operate the route from Hue to Ho Chi Minh?
There is only one type of bus running the route Hue to Ho Chi Minh.
Sleeper Bus: double-deck coaches equipped with fixed berths and capacity for 40–46 passengers. These are quite comfortable so you can sleep during most part of the journey.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Vietnam.
How much does it cost to get from Hue to Ho Chi Minh by bus?
The price of the bus ticket from Hue to Ho Chi Minh varies depending on the type of vehicle that you choose. It starts from 380,000 VND.
Keep in mind that some bus companies in Vietnam increase the price on weekends and national holidays.
Where does the bus from Hue to Ho Chi Minh depart?
Most buses from Hue to Ho Chi Minh depart from Hue South Bus Station, 97 An Duong Vuong, Hue.
Please arrive to the point of departure at least 30-60 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Note that some bus companies will organize the transfer of passengers from the point of departure to the bus terminal by shuttle bus, therefore customers must show up in advance or risk missing the bus.
Where does the bus from Hue to Ho Chi Minh arrive?
Most buses from Hue to Ho Chi Minh arrive at Mien Dong Bus Station at 292 Đinh Bo Linh, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh.