How to travel from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Chau Doc

Chau Doc is 300km west of Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Chau Doc is right on the border between Vietnam and Cambodia with photogenic countryside and interesting floating villages of Cham communities. The convenient means of transportation to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc are as follows:

 By private car: The road from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc is in good conditions and there are bridges which span the Mekong River branches nowadays that make transport much more convenient than earlier. There are several tourist attractions between the two cities.

By local bus: There are several bus companies operating daily buses from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc. The trip starts from Ho Chi Minh City’s Western Bus Station and concludes at Chau Doc Bus Station or Ba Chua Su Temple. The journey takes 6 hours.

By motorbike: Chau Doc surely can be reached by motorbike from Saigon, the trip takes a full day. There are interesting tourist attractions for those who love to explore: Dong Thap Muoi, My Tho, Cai Be Floating Market, Tram Chim Nature Reserve, Xeo Quyt Combat Base, Gao Rong ecotourist site...

By bicycle: Road trip from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc by bicycle should take a few days. There are amazing country roads with amazing encounters awaiting the adventurers longing for discovery.