How to travel from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Can Tho

Can Tho is 180km southwest of Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Can Tho is the biggest city in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. Can Tho is a good place to get to know the exotic Mekong Delta and good for a relaxing vacation amid peaceful countryside. The convenient means of transportation to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho are as follows:

 By private car: The road from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho is in good conditions, but the traffic can be very busy. There is also an expressway for those who like to travel faster. The journey should take 3.5 hours.

By local bus: There are several bus companies operating daily buses from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho. The trip starts from Ho Chi Minh City’s Western Bus Station and concludes at Can Tho City. The journey takes 3-4 hours.

By motorbike: Can Tho surely can be reached by motorbike from Saigon, the trip takes 4 hours. There are quite interesting tourist attractions for those who love to explore: Dong Thap Muoi, Vinh Long…

By bicycle: Road trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho by bicycle should take 2-3 days and it is recommended to have overnight stop at My Tho or Ben Tre, or Vinh Long where there are amazing cultures await those who love to learn.