Ho chi minh to nha trang: best ways to travel


Colorful, busy, và energetic are just three of the words you could use khổng lồ describe Ho chi Minh City, the largest thành phố in Vietnam. Still commonly known by its former name of Saigon, Ho bỏ ra Minh is filled with culture & grand architecture, và it’s a city that pulses with energy 24 hours a day. Once you’ve experienced the busy streets, a popular respite is the coastal thành phố of Nha Trang. Vietnam’s premier beach destination is the ideal place lớn kick back & relax on its gorgeous white sand beaches by day, và soak up the nightlife by night.

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Read about: • Ho bỏ ra Minh lớn Nha Trang by Flight • Ho chi Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang by Train • Ho chi Minh to Nha Trang by Bus


The shortest road route from Ho đưa ra Minh lớn Nha Trang is over 430 kilometers (about 270 miles), so although Nha Trang is a popular escape from Ho chi Minh, it’s quite a trek khổng lồ get from one đô thị to the other. Traveling by road is therefore a lengthy journey, with bus options taking somewhere between 9.5 khổng lồ 11 hours, although the good news is that there are overnight buses if you’d like to just lie back & go to lớn sleep. A faster option is a train, although the duration of services vì chưng vary from 7 hours to over 9 hours, so if timing matters khổng lồ you be sure to cửa hàng around for the best schedule. The final option is a flight from Ho bỏ ra Minh lớn Nha Trang – this is easily the fastest way khổng lồ travel, and, surprisingly, is not necessarily the most expensive. We’ll discuss the pros & cons of all three options below.


Let’s start with the fastest way to get from Ho chi Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang, by air. The chảy Son Nhat International Airport is the busiest in Vietnam và it’s phối centrally within Ho bỏ ra Minh City. From here, there are flights to lớn Nha Trang’s Cam ma lanh International Airport with three different airlines: Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, & Jetstar Pacific Airlines. Out of these, VietJet Air has the most flights per day and, this airline is also usually the cheapest for flights from Ho chi Minh to lớn Nha Trang, so there’s a great giảm giá khuyến mãi of choice if you prefer flying over taking a bus or a train.

And, flying really isn’t that expensive compared to lớn some of the other transport options. With VietJet Air, the cost of a seat can actually be less than the price of a bed in a sleeper cabin on some of the railway services, but the main advantage with flying is the time it takes – the flight itself is only around 1 hour, & even when you địa chỉ cửa hàng on a couple of hours for getting to & from the airports and going through security, flying is still by far the quickest way to lớn get from Ho chi Minh to Nha Trang, allowing you khổng lồ leave Ho bỏ ra Minh thành phố in the morning, và be in Nha Trang in time for lunch!


As you have already read above, flights are the fastest way lớn get from Ho chi Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang and they can be cheaper than some train services. However, bear in mind that if you’re buying a ticket for a bed within a sleeper cabin on the train, you are saving yourself the cost of a night’s accommodation in either Ho bỏ ra Minh or Nha Trang, so although flights may be cheaper, you would need to showroom on an extra night in a khách sạn to that cost to lớn make the comparison more realistic.

One of the big advantages with traveling from Ho bỏ ra Minh to lớn Nha Trang by train is that there are always plenty of services operating between the two cities. This gives you increased flexibility as you should always be able to lớn find a train that fits in with your schedule, whether you prefer khổng lồ travel overnight, or through the day. The good thing about traveling through the day is that you’ll be able khổng lồ see plenty of passing scenery that you would miss overnight, or by flying, so bear this in mind when choosing your tickets.

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Vietnam Railways is the operator & you can buy tickets directly with them whether you’re looking at the cheapest rail options – 2nd class seats only – or you want a sleeper cabin. The service provided by Vietnam Railways is acceptable, but if you prefer a little more luxury và attentive staff you could consider one of the private operators: Saigon Golden Train, or Livitrans Express. You will still be on a Vietnam Railways train, but the private operators have special cabins with more comfortable sleepers in them. Of course, you will pay more for the privilege, but the extra comfort can be worth the cost.


The final option is both the cheapest và often the slowest way to get from Ho đưa ra Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang. So, weigh up the pros & cons of bus travel before choosing this option.

Traveling by bus does have its advantages then – it is by far the cheapest way lớn travel so it’s perfect if you’re spending time in Asia and are getting around on a tight budget. Considering the distance you’ll be traveling, bus tickets are extremely good value for money but, spending so long on a bus is not for everyone.

Two major companies operate services between Ho bỏ ra Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang: khô giòn Cafe, và The SinhTourist. Buses operated by khô nóng Cafe are substantially more basic than those by The SinhTourist, only providing AC và standard seats for the roughly 9.5 hour journey, while with The SinhTourist you’ll be enjoying sleeper seats, TVs, steward & snack services as well as onboard toilets, and you’ll get all of this for just a few dollars more.

If you’re someone who can easily get khổng lồ sleep, the overnight buses are a great idea và they địa chỉ affordability as you don’t have to spend the night in a hotel.

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