How to go — HO CHI MINH City to PHU QUOC?

How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island
How to get from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Phu Quoc Island in southern Vietnam? You can travel by combination of bus, ferry or plane.

Bus + Ferry (via Ha Tien)
Bus + Ferry (via Rach Gia)
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From Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island by bus+ferry or plane.

    • Travel distance from Saigon to Phu Quoc Island is about 380-400 km by bus+ferry and about 270 km by direct flight. How to go to Phu Quoc Island from Saigon? The best and fastst option is to travel by plane and take a direct flight. Direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat Airport) to Phu Quoc Island (Phu Quoc Duong Dang Airport) takes about 1 hour and sometimes these flights are cheap. Direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc costs about $25-130/pp and there are a lot of flights every day. Another option how to reach Phu Quoc from Saigon is to travel by bus + ferry via Rach Gia or Ha Tien. There are some buses or private minivans from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Tien or Rach Gia. In Ha Tien or Rach Gia you have to take a ferry/speedboat to Phu Quoc Island. The shorter and cheaper route is via Ha Tien port town by ferry/boat. Travel time by bus+ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc is about 12 hours and it costs about $18-30/pp. It is not possible to travel by train from Saigon to Phu Quoc, there is no railway to Ha Tien and Rach Gia. Book your bus+ferry tickets and flights from Saigon to Phu Quoc easily online. From Phu Quoc you can travel to Cambodia, e.g. by ferry + bus/train to Bangkok or you can also visit Con Dao.

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    • Phu Quoc Island – there are beautiful untouched beaches, places for relax but also a big urbanization. Phu Quoc Island (Phú Quốc) in Kiên Giang province it is the largest island in southern Vietnam. Phu Quoc lies in Gulf of Thailand, on the border with Cambodia. We can say, urbanizing and development on this island still going and it is the most visited island on the south. In the near future you will see there modern hotels and resorts. One of the most beautiful beaches in southern Vietnam you will find on Phu Quoc Island. But no one knows, how long it will last. The best way how to explore the Phu Quoc Island is to rent a motorbike (if you do not have a taxi). It is about 60 km from the south to the north, if you drive along the main road. You can enter in the Phu Quoc Island with a motorbike. Read the instructions how you can reach Phu Quoc from Ho Chi Minh City below in this article.

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How do I get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc?


1. BUS + FERRY from Saigon to Phu Quoc (via Ha Tien)


A) BUS from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Tien

    • a cheapest way how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Tien
    • travel by bus from Saigon to Ha Tien is about 8-9 hours (320 km)
    • bus ticket price from Saigon to Ha Tien – 170 000 – 200 000 viet.dongs ($7-11/pp)
    • bus companies – Phuong Trang (Futabus), Hoang Minh, Kumho Samco – comfortable, modern and sleeper buses
    • arrive 30-60 minutes to the bus stop before departure and present voucher to board bus
    • there is no train from Ho Chi Minh City to Ha Tien
    • Book and buy your bus e-tickets from Saigon to Ha Tien on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your bus 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

B) FERRY/BOAT from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc Island

    • travel by ferry/boat takes about 1,5 hour from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc
    • speedferry from Ha Tien (Ha Tien Port) to Phu Quoc Island (Bai Vong Fast Boat Pier)
    • ferry ticket price from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc – 230 000 – 400 000 viet.dongs ($9-15/pp)
    • boat companies from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc – Superdong, Phu Quoc Express (economy, tourist class)
    • recommended – print your ferry e-ticket to Phu Quoc
    • Book your ferry e-tickets from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Ferry from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc by Superdong (photo: Baolau)


2. BUS + FERRY from Saigon to Phu Quoc (via Rach Gia)


A) BUS from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia

    • a cheapest way how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia
    • travel by bus takes about 6-7 hours to Rach Gia (280 km)
    • bus ticket price from Saigon to Rach Gia – 150 000 – 200 000 viet.dongs ($6-8/pp)
    • bus company – Phuong Trang (Futabus), Thienh Thanh, Kumho Samco – comfortable, modern and sleeper buses
    • arrive 30-60 minutes to the bus stop before departure and present voucher to board bus
    • there is no train from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia
    • Book and buy your bus e-tickets from Saigon to Rach Gia on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your bus 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
    • there is also the airport in Rach Gia, so you can use a direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City (about 1 hour)

B) FERRY/BOAT from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc Island

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Ferry from Ha Tien and Rach Gia to Phu Quoc Island – Phu Quoc Express (photo: Baolau)


3. FLIGHT from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island

    • the most comfortable and fastest way how to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island
    • direct flight from Saigon to Phu Quoc takes about 1-1.5 hour
    • airport on the Phu Quoc Island – Phu Quoc – Duong Dang Airport
    • airport in Ho Chi Minh City – Tan Son Nhat Airpot
    • flights and airlines to Phu Quoc by Vietnam Airlines, VietJetAir, Bamboo Airways, Pacific Airlines
    • flight from Saigon to Phu Quoc costs about $30-185/pp, depends on the airline and promotion
    • Book your flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island is the most fastest way of transfer, about 1 hour.


4. Travel by MOTORBIKE to Phu Quoc

    • from Saigon to Phu Quoc you can also travel on motorbike
    • rent a motorbike for 1 day costs about $7-40/pp (depends on the type of motorbike)
    • rental motorbikes in Ho Chi Minh City. – Saigon scooter rental or Tigitmotorbikes

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5. Book a TOUR + ACTIVITY + Tickets in Phu Quoc

    • you can also search and book a tour or tickets for tourist attractions in Phu Quoc
    • it is possible to book various types of exploring tours (boat trips, adventure trips)
    • these private exploring tours in Phu Quoc by local tour guides
    • Book your private tour / trip in Phu Quoc online on KLOOK icon-external-link-square

BOOK a PRIVATE TOUR in Phu Quoc

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With Klook you can search and book various private tours and tickets for tourist attractions in Phu Quoc Island or other city of Vietnam.
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Phu Quoc Island has a lot of various tourist and nice beaches.
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Grand World Phu Quoc is an entertainment and shopping complex belonging to Phu Quoc United Center.


icon-info-circle FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc:

1️⃣ How long does it take from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island?

    • You can book e-tickets from Hanoi to Cat Ba Island online on Baolau or 12go.asia.

2️⃣ How to book tickets + flights from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc?

    • Travel by bus+ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island takes about 12 hours.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island takes about 1 hour.

3️⃣ How much does it cost to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island?

    • Travel by bus+ferry from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island costs about $18-30/pp.
    • Travel by plane (direct flight) from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island costs about $25-130/pp.

4️⃣ What is the travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island?

5️⃣ What is the best way of transport from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island?

    • The best + the most comfortable and fastest way of transport from Ho chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island is to use a direct flight, 1 hour and flights can be very cheap. There are a lot of flights every day between these places (low-cost flight to Phu Quoc starts at $25).

6️⃣ What is the most cheapest way of getting from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc Island?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Ho chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island is to travel by bus+ferry (but it takes a lot of time). Sometimes there are also very cheap low-cost direct flights from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc.

7️⃣ From which ports/piers ferries to Phu Quoc Island depart?

    • Ferries and boats to Phu Quoc Island depart from Rach Gia and Ha Tien. Both cities are accesible by tourist bus from Ho Chi Minh City (You can book bus tickets online.). The most fastest way how to get to Phu Quoc is to take a ferry in Ha Tien, it takes about 1.5 hour by ferry.

8️⃣ Which islands you can also visit by ferry/boat from Rach Gia Port?

    • If you are already in Rach Gia you can also travel by ferry/boat to Hon Son (1.5 hours) or Hon Tre (45 minutes). You can also travel by boat/ferry to Nam Du Island.

9️⃣ Is it possible to travel by train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc?

    • No, you can not to travel by train from Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc, because there is no railway from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia and Ha Tien. There is no railway on Phu Quoc Island.

🔟 Where to travel from Phu Quoc Island?

    • If you are already on Phu Quoc Island you can travel to Cambodia. E.g. you can travel to Phnom Penh. You can travel by boat to Ha Tien, from Ha Tien to Kampot in Cambodia by bus and from Kampot by bus or train to Phnom Penh.

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Flight Schedule / Timetable – Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc Island:

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Flight Schedule - Ho Chi Minh to Phu Quoc

Departs in Ho Chi Minh

Arrival in Phu Quoc

Flight to Phu Quoc

VietJet Air

06:00

07:00

From $54.00

VietJet Air

07:20

08:20

From $57.00

VietJet Air

09:30

10:30

From $63.00

VietJet Air

08:45

09:50

From $70.00

VietJet Air

10:10

11:20

From $70.00

VietJet Air

16:25

17:25

From $33.00

VietJet Air

19:10

20:10

From $33.00

VietJet Air

13:50

14:50

From $41.00

VietJet Air

13:20

14:20

From $44.00

Vietnam Airlines

06:15

07:20

From $78.00

Vietnam Airlines

08:05

09:10

From $181.00

Vietnam Airlines

10:45

11:50

From $181.00

Vietnam Airlines

11:25

12:25

From $181.00

Vietnam Airlines

15:45

16:50

From $41.00

Vietnam Airlines

16:40

17:45

From $37.00

Vietnam Airlines

18:15

19:20

From $37.00

Vietnam Airlines

19:50

20:55

From $37.00

Vietnam Airlines

20:05

21:10

From $37.00

Bamboo Airways

05:15

06:15

From $71.00

Bamboo Airways

11:50

20:50

From $78.00

Bamboo Airways

21:25

22:25

From $41.00

Pacific Airlines

19:10

20:45

From $35.00

Pacific Airlines

16:30

17:50

From $43.00

Pacific Airlines

06:05

07:05

From $76.00

Pacific Airlines

07:05

08:10

From $76.00

Pacific Airlines

12:10

13:15

From $76.00

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Huu Le Hotel in Phu Quoc Island (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Phu Quoc Island.
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The Shells Resort & Spa – Phu Quoc (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels + resorts in Phu Quoc Island.

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