How to get from HO CHI MINH to MUI NE?

How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet)
How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet)? You can travel by bus, train or private taxi. Book tickets online.

Bus – Saigon to Mui Ne
Train to Phan Thiet
Taxi / Car to Mui Ne
Saigon Airport to Mui Ne
 Book Ticket to Mui Ne

    • Mui Ne (Mũi Né)  – now it is a big tourist place, formerly a fishing village. Mui Ne is about 10 km from Phan Thiet and is is a favorite place among fans of kitesurfing and windsurfing. Near the town are Po Sha Nu towers, monument from the period of the Cham kingdom and monastery on Ta Cu mountain, wire with 49 meters long reclining Buddha. Every year in August, this place held the Cau Ngu feast, the residents whale worship god. During the war in Vietnam there was the US military base known as Firebase Betty. Mui Ne it is well known for the large sand dunes in the area. In which days are the sand dunes the most beautiful? Tourists usually visit them early in the morning when the light is the best for shooting, and the temperature of the sand is warm. There are 4 options how to reach Mui Ne or Phan Thiet – you can travel by bus, train, private car/taxi or motorbike. The closest railway station is in Phan Thiet town.
    • Book your e-tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet) by bus, limousine or train.

    • Travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet) is only about 220 km. From Saigon to Mui Ne you can travel by bus, limousine or train. Bus tickets are cheap and start already at $5/pp. Travel by bus to Mui Ne from Saigon takes about 4.5-6 hours. You can also travel by train of Vietnam Railways to Phan Thiet, Phan Thiet is only about 15 km from Mui Ne. Travel by train from Saigon Railway Station to Phan Thiet takes about 4 hours and train tickets cost about $6-12/pp. There are also some private taxi companies, you can travel by private car and you can book this car easily online. There are various cars private minivans to Mui Ne also from the Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon. It is not possible to travel by plane, there are no flights between Saigon and Phan Thiet – Mui Ne. Book your bus/train tickets or private car from Saigon to Mui Ne easily online. From Mui Ne you can travel to Hanoi in northern Vietnam.

How do I get from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne?


1. BUS from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne

    • yes, there are many buses on this route from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne
    • bus companies to Mui Ne: Hanh Cafe, The SinhTourist, Phuong Trang (Futabus), Thin Phat Limousine, Kumho Samco…
    • these buses go directly to Mui Ne, but stop also in Phan Thiet
    • travel by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne takes about 4.5-6 hours (220 km)
    • bus ticket from Saigon to Mui Ne costs about $5-12/pp
    • arrive 30-60 minutes before departure and present voucher (e-ticket) to board bus
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Saigon to Mui Ne online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Mui Ne 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 in Ho Chi Minh City
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Bus of Hanh Café company from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne, tickets already from $5 (photo: Baolau)
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Thin Phat Limousine – semisleeper from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (photo: Baolau)


2. TRAIN from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet

    • trains run to Phan Thiet town (Phan Thiet Railway Station, 20 km from Mui Ne)
    • travel by train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet takes about 4 hours
    • the trains are comfortable and refurbished
    • check and see the Vietnam Railways Map
    • there are 2 trains every day of Vietnam Railways from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet
    • one-way train ticket costs about $6-12/pp, seat or berth (Train SPT2, SPT4)
    • train station in Ho Chi Minh City – Saigon Railway Station (01 Nguyễn Thông)
    • train station in Phan Thiet – Phan Thiet Railway Station (Phong Nẫm, Phan Thiết)
    • Book and buy train e-tickets from Saigon to Phan Thiet online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • this is a top travel route from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet – recommended – book your train tickets online!
    • you will receive your train e-ticket to Phan Thiet by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present when boarding the train in Ho Chi Minh City
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Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet (photo: Baolau)


3. TAXI from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne

    • yes, there are some private luxury taxis (car or minivan) from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne
    • taxi companies to Mui Ne: Tim Charter, Ouros Travel, Mui Ne Sky Travel, Dichung Taxi, Hai Van Transport
    • you can travel by taxi from the city center of Saigon or from the train station
    • travel by taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne takes about 4-5 hours
    • price for taxi about $75-180 (vehicle, 7 or 9 passengers), price depends on the type of car
    • Book your taxi/van from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

4. Travel on motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne

    • the experienced motorbike drivers can travel on motorbike from Saigon to Mui Ne
    • you can rent a motorbike in Tigitmotorbikes or Saigon Scooter Rental
    • rent a motorbike for 1 day costs about $7-15/pp for 1 day (semi-automatic)

5. TAXI from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to Mui Ne

    • you can also take a taxi from Ho Chi Minh City Airport (Tan Son Nhat) to Mui Ne
    • taxi companies from the airport to Mui Ne: Tim Charter, Dichung Taxi, Ouros Travel, Hai Van Transport
    • travel by taxi from Ho Chi Minh Airport (Tan Son Nhat) to Mui Ne takes about 4-4.5 hours
    • travel by taxi from Ho Chi Minh Airport to Mui Ne costs about $75-180/car, depends on the type of car
    • Book taxi from Ho Chi Minh Airport (Tan Son Nhat) to Mui Ne on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

Baolau – search, book, buy tickets + flights
– a company specializing in train, bus, ferry tickets mainly for Vietnam (+ tickets for Cambodia and Laos)
– company offers also a tickets of the bus companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, Futabus, Hung Thanh…)
– company offers flights of Vietnamese Airlines, VietJet Air, JetStar as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– ferry tickets in Vietnam (eg. ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Cat Ba, ferry Con Dao to Saigon, ferry to Phnom Penh…)
– tickets for Malaysia (eg. Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur to Malacca…)
– you can use online train e-ticket in mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– you can select a seat or berth in the train
– read other information about ticket in your order, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

12go.asia – search, book, buy tickets + flights
– a specialist for train, bus, ferry tickets mainly in Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia)
– company offers also a tickets of the bus companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinhTourist, Futabus, Sapa Express…)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shanghai, Beijing to Xian, Shanghai to Hangzhou..)
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Rong, Koh Kood, Koh Phangan
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Krabi, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Surat Thani
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets)
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– you can use an online train ticket in Vietnam in your mobile phone (not in Thailand)
– if you order a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Sapa on 12go.asia or Baolau (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– information about 12go.asia read in article about transportation in Vietnam

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The sand dune in – Vietnam.
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Fishermen at the beach in Mui Ne.
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Tourists relax on the sand dune in Mui Ne.
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Po Shanu Cham Towers in Mui Ne – Vietnam.


FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne:

How to book bus/train tickets or taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne?

    • You can book tickets or taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne on Baolau or 12go.asia.

How long does it take to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne?

    • Travel by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne takes about 5-6 hours.
    • Travel by train from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet) takes about 4 hours.
    • Travel by taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne takes about 4-5 hours.

What is the travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne?

    • Travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne is about 220 km by train/bus.

How much does it cost to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne?

    • Travel by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne costs about $6-12/pp.
    • Travel by train from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet) costs about $6-12/pp (seat,berth).
    • Travel by taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne costs about $145-170/car.

What is the best and fastest way of transport from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne?

    • The most fastest and best way of transport from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne is to travel by limousine/van, eg. Thin Phat Limousine. Travel by limousine can take only about 4.5 hours.I you don’t solve the money you can book taxi.

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne in Phan Thiet is to travel by bus or van.

How to get from Phan Thiet to Mui Ne?

    • If you will be traveling by train – trains from Saigon go to Phan Thiet (about 20 km from Mui Ne). From Phan Thiet to Mui Ne you can take a local taxi or local bus.

Is there a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet or Mui Ne?

    • No, there are no direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne or Phan Thiet. The only way how to travel between Mui Ne and Saigon is by bus or train.

Where you can travel from Phan Thiet or Mui Ne?

    • From Phan Thiet or Mui Ne you can travel by tourist bus or private car, motorbike to Da Lat. Da Lat is a popular tourist mountain site in Lam Dong province, only about 150 km by land from Phan Thiet, travel time by bus is about 3.5 hours. Read this article: How to reach Da Lat from Phan Thiet? You can also travel to Quy Nhon. This place is very attractive, not so crowded, it is a beach coastal town of Binh Dinh province, accessible by train, bus or plane.

Is it possible to travel on a motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne?

    • Yes, it possible to travel on a motorbike to Mui Ne from Saigon. But it is a good idea only if you have some experinces with driving a motorbike. Roads are dangerous and you have to own your International Driving Permitt.

Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne – Schedule / Timetable + Bus Tickets:

Bus Schedule - Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne

Departs in Ho Chi Minh

Arrival in Mui Ne

Bus Ticket

Hanh Cafe

07:00

12:00

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

08:00

13:00

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

09:30

14:30

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

11:00

16:00

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

13:00

18:00

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

14:30

19:30

From $5.15

Hanh Cafe

17:30

22:30

From $5.15

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

06:30

12:30

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

07:30

13:30

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

08:00

14:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

09:00

15:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

10:00

16:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

11:00

17:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

13:00

19:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

14:00

20:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

15:00

21:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

19:00

01:00

From $6.00

Futabus (Phuong Trang)

23:30

05:30

From $6.00

The Sinh Tourist

07:00

12:00

From $6.80

The Sinh Tourist

14:00

19:00

From $6.80

The Sinh Tourist

21:00

02:00

From $6.80

Thinh Phat Limousine

08:30

13:00

From $10.80

Thinh Phat Limousine

10:30

15:00

From $10.80

Thinh Phat Limousine

15:00

19:30

From $10.80

Thinh Phat Limousine

17:30

22:00

From $10.80

Kumho Samco

08:30

13:30

From $10.00

Kumho Samco

10:00

15:00

From $10.00

Kumho Samco

20:30

01:30

From $10.00

Kumho Samco

22:00

03:00

From $10.00

35 Limo (Business Class)

07:00

13:00

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

12:50

19:00

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

10:20

14:50

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

13:45

18:15

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

19:00

23:30

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

22:00

02:30

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

07:45 (Airport)

12:45

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

09:50 (Airport)

14:50

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

13:15 (Airport)

18:15

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

18:30 (Airport)

23:30

From $13.00

G5 Car (Limousine)

21:30 (Airport)

02:30

From $13.00

BOOK TICKET TO MUI NE


Train from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne – Schedule / Timetable / Train Tickets:

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet

Departs in Ho Chi Minh

Arrival in Phan Thiet

Book train ticket

Train SPT2 (soft seats)

06:40

10:24

Book from $6.50

Train SPT4 (soft seats, sleeper)

07:15

11:13

Book from $8.40

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Volga Apartment Hotel in Phan Thiet (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Phan Thiet + Mui Ne.
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Princess d’An Nam Resort & Spa in Phan Thiet (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury resorts+hotels in Phan Thiet/Mui Ne.

Book your bus, train, taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne + Schedule:

(You can change your travel route, e.g. Ho Chi Minh > Vung Tau, Mui Ne to Da Lat…)


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