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Trip overview from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh

To make trip planning super easy and fast, we created a step-by-step guide to find the best way to travel from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh.

To start with, use the slider to compare the different options:


How to get from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh

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.

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.


Your options at a glance

Transport modeDurationCostsAvailability
Train4,5 hours180.000 VND (€7)Check train tickets
Bus5 hours120.000 VND (€5)Check bus tickets

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If you haven’t found your best transport option yet, no problem. This was just the intro. Below we share our step-by-step guide of how to get from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh.


Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh travelroute



Train from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh

Duration: 4,5 hours
Costs: 180.000 VND (€7)

When you travel by train from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh you can either take the train from Phant Thiet or from Muong Man.

We recommend to take the train from Phan Thiet, since this railway station is closest to Mui Ne center.

Step 1: Train from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh

Duration: 4 hours
Costs: 145.000 VND (€5,50)
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.

TrainScheduleDurationSoft Seat
SPT113:05-17:033h 58m145.000 VND (€5,50)

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Step 2: Train from Muong Man to Ho Chi Minh

Duration: 3,5 hours
Costs: 127.000 VND (€5)

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:

TrainScheduleDurationSoft Seat
13:19-17:504h 31m136.000 VND (€5)
SE712:33-16:103h 37m127.000 VND (€5)
SE515:12-18:383h 26m128.000 VND (€5)

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Step 3: Bus/Taxi from Ho Chi Minh RailWay Station to 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.

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Bus from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh

Duration: 5 hours
Costs: 120.000 VND (€5)

When you decide to travel by bus from Mui Ne to Ho Chi Minh, we recommend traveling with Hanh Café or Sinh Tourist.

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.

Suggested options:

Hanh Café08:00-13:00
5h120.000 VND (€5)
Futa BusAlmost every hour 6h135.000 VND (€5)

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My favourite places to stay in Ho Chi Minh

Boholand Hostel

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

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Chez Mimosa

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

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SGN Living Artist Apartment

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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ActivitiesMekong Delta

One of the popular activities from Ho Chi Minh is visiting the Mekong Delta.

We recommend to check out Klook to get a better impression about this tour. Tickets start from €15 for a full day tour including entrance fees.

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