Route overview from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh
Train + Bus from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh
4,5 hours, 197.000 VND (€7,50)
Taking the train from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh is the option we recommend. The closest railway station to Mui Ne is Phan Thiet, which you can reach by local bus or taxi from Mui Ne.
Continue reading to book your train tickets online.
Bus from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh
5 hours, 120.000 VND (€5)
Although we prefer the comfort of a train seat, traveling by bus is also a good option. The bus departs from the center of Mui Ne and also drops you off in the center of Ho Chi Minh.
Option 1: Train + Bus
Route: Mui Ne Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 4,5 hours
Costs: 197.000 VND (€7,50)
We recommend to take the train from Phan Thiet, since this railway station is closest to Mui Ne center.
1a Train: Phan Thiet Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 162.000 VND (€6)
There is only one train a day leaving from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh. This train leaves Phan Thiet railway station in the afternoon at 13:05 and arrives in Ho Chi Minh at 17:05.
|SPT1||13:05-17:03||3h 58m||162.000 VND (€6)|
Insider-tip: Make your bookings with the debit card from N26 Bank to avoid foreign currency fees. Thanks to the low ATM withdrawal fees and no fees on foreign currencies (most cards charge 3%-5%), I was able to save over €50 on my trip to the Philippines. You can go to the N26 Bank website to order one for free.
1b Train: Muong Man Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 3,5 hours
Costs: 117.000 VND (€4,50)
If the departure time of the option above is not convenient for you or fully booked, you can also take one of the trains from Binh Thuan/Muong Man railway station.
To reach this station you have to take a taxi from Mui Ne which will take about 1 hour and costs at least 500.000 VND (€19).
We suggest one of the options below:
|SPT1||13:19-17:50||4h 31m||154.000 VND (€6)|
|SE7||12:33-16:10||3h 37m||117.000 VND (€4,50)|
|SE5||15:12-18:38||3h 26m||117.000 VND (€4,50)|
Bus/Taxi: Ho Chi Minh RailWay Station Ho Chi Minh City Center
Duration: 1 hour
Costs: 35.000 VND (€1,30)
When you take the train from Phan Thiet, you can take a public bus for just 35.000 VND (€1,30) or a taxi for 200.000 VND (€8) from Mui Ne center. This ride takes 45 min to 1 hour.
When you take the train from Muong Man, you only have the option to take a taxi for 500.000 VND (€19).
See Mui Ne railway station for more details.
PRO-TIP: Receive 10% discount on Booking.com. Your discount will be visible at the final booking confirmation.
Option 2: Bus
Route: Mui Ne Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 5 hours
Costs: 120.000 VND (€5)
These bus companies leave from the backpacker street in Ho Chi Minh and also drop you off in the center of Mui Ne.
Futa Bus also has buses leaving every hour but their departure point in Ho Chi Minh, as well as the drop off point in Mui Ne, are not in the center.
|5h||120.000 VND (€5)|
|Futa Bus||Almost every hour||6h||135.000 VND (€5)|
My favourite places to stay in Ho Chi Minh
Want to enjoy a great atmosphere with a bit more privacy than the typical backpack hostel? Boholand hostel offers lovely decorated private rooms. The super friendly host will give you the best recommendations of where to go. And best of all, she serves a delicious home-made breakfast for a perfect start of the day!
Double rooms from: €18
This boutique hotel is located just oustide of the center, but everything is still in walking distance, or just $1 by taxi to the center. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast at the balcony after a great night of sleep in the comfy beds. The very helpful owners also provide airport shuttle service.
Double rooms from: €28
This apartment is located a few minutes walk from the backpacker street and offers great value for money. Expect stylish modern rooms with lots of space and very comfy beds.
Double rooms from: €36
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