How to get from HO CHI MINH CITY to VUNG TAU?


How to get from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau? Use a high speed ferry or bus.

Vung Tau – the tourist and industrial place of the southern Vietnam.

Vung Tau – it is only about 100 km from Ho Chi Minh City (Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu Province) and we could say, it is the nearest place with the beaches and hotels for tourists from Ho Chi Minh City. It is a modern city and has about 350 000 people. Some of the interesting places in Vung Tau: Vũng Tàu Lighthouse and the Statue of Jesus Christ with outstretched arms, (on the top of Small Mountain), Thắng Tam Temple, Martyr’s Memorial, Duc Me Bai Dau or beautiful pagodas.

1. SPEED FERRY from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau 🛥️

– high speed ferry of the Greenlines Ferry company
the route takes approximately 1,5 hours
– the price of one-way ticket is around 260 000 viet.dongs (13-14 USD)
– port in Ho Chi Minh – Ho Chi Minh City port, port in Vung Tau – Vung Tau Port
– high speed ferry is the fastest and most convenient option to transfer (Aircon, WC, Snack)
– children under 6 are free and do not need a ticket if they share a seat with a parent and children ages 6-11 are half price
icon-angle-double-rightbook and buy ferry e-tickets to Vung Tau online on (arrive to the boat 30 minutes early)

2. BUS from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau 🚍

– several buses of Futabus (Phuong Trang) run every day between these cities
– modern and comfortable buses for tourists and travellers
– the route takes about 2,5 hours
– one-way bus ticket costs around 100 000 – 140 000 viet.dongs (4-5 USD, Seat)
– bus station in Ho Chi Minh –  Futa Bus De Tham (272 – 274 Đề Thám, P.Phạm Ngũ Lão)
– bus station in Vung Tau – Vung Tau Bus Station (192 Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa)
icon-angle-double-rightbook and buy your bus e-tickets to Vung Tau online on Baolau
– you will receive your e-ticket by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present at the ticket counter of the station before boarding the bus


– it is very easy route from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau on the motorbike
– there are lots of motorbike rentals in Ho Chi Minh City (1 day costs about 7-15 Usd)
– you can use eg. Saigon scooter rental


High Speed Ferry of Greenlines company from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau (photo:

What is Baolau?

– Baolau sell train and bus e-tickets mainly for Vietnam (+ tickets for Cambodia and Laos)
– company offers also a tickets larger bus companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long)
– company offers flights of Vietnamese airlines as well as flights to neighboring countries + tickets for the ferries in Vietnam
– certified company from Singapore – no cheaters
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– you will see the final price before making the payment transaction
– you can use online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– read in the order any other information about ticket
– read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

What is sell train e-tickets mainly to Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, Cambodia)
you can not use an online train e-ticket in Thailand, you have to print it
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– you can use an online ticket in Vietnam in your mobile phone or tablet
– information about read in article about transportation in Vietnam
– if you order a train ticket in Baolau and for tourist trains in Vietnam (Orient Express, Sapaly, Chapa …), you must pick them at the station


Vung Tau City and port in Vietnam.


Buddha statue in Ecotourism Park in Vung Tau.


Vung Tau and fisherman´s boat.


Local fishermen in Vung Tau.


Jesus Christ´s statue above Vung Tau.

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