How to travel from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Ca Mau

Ca Mau is 330km southwest of Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Ca Mau is located to the southernmost region of Vietnam which is home to U Minh Ha and Cape Ca Mau National Parks.. The convenient means of transportation to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Ca Mau are as follows:

 By air: Ca Mau is 1 hour flight from Saigon and there are daily flights between the 2 cities. The airport in Saigon is 8km from the city center and Ca Mau Airport is 4km from Ca Mau city center.

By private car: The road from Ho Chi Minh City to Ca Mau is in good conditions; there are quite a few routes though. The journey takes over 9 hours.

By local bus: There are several bus companies operating daily buses from Ho Chi Minh City to Ca Mau. The trip starts from Ho Chi Minh City’s Western Bus Station and concludes at Ca Mau Bus Station. The journey takes over 9-10 hours.

By motorbike: Ca Mau surely can be reached by motorbike from Saigon, the trip takes a full day. There are several attractions for visiting on the way: floating market, coconut forest, Khmer pagodas, stork sanctuaries...

By bicycle: Road trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Ca Mau by bicycle should take a few days. It is a hard yet interesting adventure and it requires good physical exertion and great cycling passion.