How to travel from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet is 200km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City (also known as Saigon). Phan Thiet is a popular R&R destination to both foreign visitors and Vietnamese tourists. The city is famed for beaches and amazing sand dunes. The convenient means of transportation to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet are as follows:

 By helicopter: The trip by air starts at Tan Son Nhat Airport and arrives at Mui Ne Beach after a 40-minute flight.

By private car: The road from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet is in excellent conditions, but the traffic can be very busy as you make your way through the city though. Out of the city, it is just a smooth experience. The road trip takes 5 hours.

By local bus: There are several bus companies operating daily buses from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet. The trip starts from Ho Chi Minh City’s Eastern Bus Station and concludes at Phan Thiet City. The journey takes 6 hours.

By train: There are several train including luxury trains from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet. The journey takes 4-5 hours depending on each train. The starting train station is Saigon and the finishing one is Phan Thiet.

By motorbike: Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet by motorbike takes 7 hours. The traffic is busy.

By bicycle: The trip from Saigon to Phan Thiet by bicycle takes a couple of days. The traffic is busy.