Nha Trang to Mui Ne

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How to get from Nha Trang to Mui Ne

Mui Ne is a coastal town and traditional fishing village on Vietnam’s southeast coast. It is famous for its red and white sand dunes, spread out just beside gorgeous beaches and lush trees.

Wind conditions are perfect on this side of the country, making Mui Ne a popular kitesurfing spot from October to April. Other exciting activities include sailing, windsurfing, sandboarding, and quad biking on the sand dunes.

When travelling the 220 km from Nha Trang to Mui Ne, you have 3 options: a 5.5-hour train, a 5-hour bus, and a 4-hour private transfer. Rates range from 167,000 VND ($6.50) to 1,935,000 VND ($77).

3 ways to get from Nha Trang to Mui Ne

Transport ModeDurationCostsAvailability
Train5.5 hours167,000 VND ($6.50)Check Train Tickets
Bus5 hours195,000 VND ($7.50)Check Bus Tickets
Private Transfer4 hours1,935,000 VND ($77)Check Private Transfers

The train is the cheapest way to get from Nha Trang to Mui Ne. Rates start from 167,000 VND ($6.50) for the 5.5-hour journey. Note that the train will only take you to Binh Thuan Railway Station, from where you can take a bus or taxi to Mui Ne.

The bus is another affordable option with fares from 195,000 VND ($7.50). Direct buses are available from Nha Trang to Mui Ne, but there are also companies that make their final stop in Phan Thiet, which is still 25 km away from Mui Ne. Keep that in mind when booking your ride.

When travelling in a group, you can take a private transfer. Rates start from 1,935,000 VND ($77) for a car that can fit up to 5 people. Travel time is around 4 hours.

Itinerary from Nha Trang to Mui Ne

Nha Trang to Mui Ne travelroute

Nha Trang to Mui Ne by Train + Bus

Duration: 5 hours
Cost: 167,000 VND ($6.50)
Duration: 5 hours
Cost: 167,000 VND ($6.50)

When travelling by train from Nha Trang to Mui Ne, you are to get off at Binh Thuan Railway Station (which used to be called Muong Man). Don’t confuse this with Phan Thiet Railway Station, the main train station in Mui Ne.

Step 1: Nha Trang to Binh Thuan by Train

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 132,000 VND ($5)
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 132,000 VND ($5)

There are 6 trains operating daily from Nha Trang to Binh Thuan. Travel time is 4-5 hours and ticket prices start from 132,000 VND ($5).

Trains depart from Nha Trang Train Station, some 2 km west of Nha Trang Beach. You are to get off at Binh Thuan Railway Station, which is still 40 km away from Mui Ne Beach.

Train schedules from Nha Trang to Binh Thuan (Soft Seats)

TrainScheduleSoft Seats
SE709:38-13:26140,000 VND ($5.50)
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SNT512:00-16:01132,000 VND ($5)
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The abovementioned schedules are the only ones we recommend when taking the train from Nha Trang to Mui Ne via Binh Thuan Railway Station. There are 4 other trains available, but they arrive in the middle of the night in Mui Ne.

If you arrive at night, you might have a hard time getting a ride to the city centre. And if you manage to get a taxi, you might have to pay an exorbitant amount for it.

Step 2: Binh Thuan to Mui Ne by Bus or Taxi

Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: 35,000 VND ($1.40)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: 35,000 VND ($1.40)

From Binh Thuan Railway Station, you can take a bus or taxi to get to Mui Ne.

For the bus, take Bus #9, which is available daily from 05:30 to 18:00. The closest bus stop from Binh Thuan is at T-Junction, about a 5-minute walk. A bus ticket costs 35,000 VND ($1.40) and the journey takes around 1.5 hours.

Alternatively, you can take a 1-hour taxi with rates from 500,000 VND ($20).

Check out our page on Mui Ne Railway Station for more details.

Nha Trang to Mui Ne by Bus

Duration: 5 hours
Cost: 195,000 VND ($7.50)
Duration: 5 hours
Cost: 195,000 VND ($7.50)

When travelling by bus, you have an option to take one that goes directly from Nha Trang to Mui Ne. These buses are operated by Hanh Cafe and Tam Hanh Travel.

Other operators for this route are An Phu Travel and Kumho Samco, but they only take you from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet.

Fares for the direct buses start from 195,000 VND ($7.50) and travel time is around 5 hours.

Bus schedule from Nha Trang to Mui Ne

BusScheduleCosts
Tam Hanh Travel07:30-12:30
19:30-01:00
195,000 VND ($7.50)
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Hanh Café19:30-00:30261,000 VND ($10.50)
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An Phu Travel07:15-12:45
19:15-00:15
182,000 VND ($7)
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Kumho Samco20:30-01:30231,000 VND ($9)
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Buses depart from varying points in Nha Trang. Some in the city centre like An Phu and Tam Hanh Travel. As for Hanh Cafe and Kumho Samco, you can reach their terminals via taxi because they’re a bit outside the city centre.

In Mui Ne, only Hanh Cafe and Tam Hanh arrive in the city centre. Kumho Samco parks at North Phan Thiet Bus Station and An Phu Travel arrives at its own headquarters in Phan Thiet — both are about 25 km west of Mui Ne Beach.

The Sinh Tourist also operates on this route, but the last time we checked (December 2022), their tickets cannot be reserved beforehand. You can only purchase tickets directly at The Sinh Tourist office in Nha Trang city centre.

Optional: Phan Thiet to Mui Ne by Bus or Taxi

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 35,000 VND ($1.40)
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 35,000 VND ($1.40)

If you travel with Kumho Samco and An Phu Travel, your bus will only take you up to Phan Tiet. From here, it’s a 1-hour bus or 45-minute taxi to Mui Ne centre.

A bus ticket costs only 35,000 VND ($1.40). Find the nearest bus stop for Bus #9, which is available from 05:30-18:00.

If you’re arriving in Phan Thiet beyond the public bus operating hours, your only option is to take a taxi to Mui Ne. Rates start from 350,000 VND ($14).

Nha Trang to Mui Ne by Private Transfer

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 1,935,000 VND ($77)
Duration: 4 hours
Cost: 1,935,000 VND ($77)

When travelling in a group, you can also consider taking a private transfer from Nha Trang to Mui Ne. Fares start from 1,935,000 VND ($77) for a car that can fit up to 5 people.

With a private ride, you can get a door-to-door transfer and you can also complete the journey faster. Travel time is around 4 hours.

We recommend booking your ride through BookAway, which offers comfortable cars with trusted drivers.

Check Private Transfers with BookAway

 

Our favourite places to stay in Mui Ne

Le Huynh Mui Ne Hotel

Le Huynh Hotel is directly located on the main street of Mui Ne. You’ll reach restaurants, bars, and the beach within walking distance. The spacious rooms are clean and the staff is always happy to answer your questions - what else to ask for?

Standard King Room from $16

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MAY Bungalow

The comfortable and clean rooms at MAY Bungalow come with air conditioning and a patio.

The place is located right next to the foodcourt and close to the beach, but also has a swimming pool if you feel like staying in!

Double rooms from$25

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Bamboo Village Beach Resort & Spa

Looking for a tropical getaway on Phan Thiet Beach? Bamboo Village Beach Resort & Spa is surrounded by gardens and greenery. Rooms feature stylish wooden & bamboo furnishings and the resort offers plenty of facilities. Guests can chill out at the pool, spend some quiet time at the library, or exercise at the yoga room and fitness centre.

Deluxe garden view room storm from $85 incl. breakfast

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