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

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Read about: • Ho chi Minh lớn Nha Trang by Flight • Ho bỏ ra Minh lớn Nha Trang by Train • Ho bỏ ra Minh khổng lồ 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 đưa ra Minh, it’s quite a trek to lớn get from one thành phố to the other. Traveling by road is therefore a lengthy journey, with bus options taking somewhere between 9.5 lớn 11 hours, although the good news is that there are overnight buses if you’d lượt thích to just lie back & go khổng lồ sleep. A faster option is a train, although the duration of services bởi vì vary from 7 hours khổng lồ over 9 hours, so if timing matters lớn you be sure to cửa hàng around for the best schedule. The final option is a flight from Ho chi Minh to 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 and cons of all three options below.


Let’s start with the fastest way lớn get from Ho đưa ra Minh lớn Nha Trang, by air. The rã Son Nhat International Airport is the busiest in Vietnam và it’s mix centrally within Ho đưa ra Minh City. From here, there are flights to lớn Nha Trang’s Cam oắt con International Airport with three different airlines: Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, and 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 bỏ ra Minh to Nha Trang, so there’s a great khuyễn mãi giảm giá of choice if you prefer flying over taking a bus or a train.

And, flying really isn’t that expensive compared khổng lồ 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 showroom on a couple of hours for getting to và from the airports & going through security, flying is still by far the quickest way khổng lồ get from Ho đưa ra Minh to lớn Nha Trang, allowing you to lớn leave Ho đưa ra Minh đô thị in the morning, & be in Nha Trang in time for lunch!


As you have already read above, flights are the fastest way to get from Ho bỏ ra Minh to Nha Trang & 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 add on an extra night in a hotel to that cost khổng lồ make the comparison more realistic.

One of the big advantages with traveling from Ho chi 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 khổng lồ find a train that fits in with your schedule, whether you prefer to lớn 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 và 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 and 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 & often the slowest way to get from Ho bỏ ra Minh khổng lồ Nha Trang. So, weigh up the pros và cons of bus travel before choosing this option.

Traveling by bus does have its advantages then – it is by far the cheapest way to lớn travel so it’s perfect if you’re spending time in Asia & 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 đưa ra Minh to lớn Nha Trang: khô cứng Cafe, & The SinhTourist. Buses operated by khô cứng 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 and snack services as well as onboard toilets, & you’ll get all of this for just a few dollars more.

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If you’re someone who can easily get lớn sleep, the overnight buses are a great idea and they showroom affordability as you don’t have lớn spend the night in a hotel.