How to get from CON DAO to HO CHI MINH (2020)?

How to get from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)

How to travel from Con Dao Islands to Ho Chi Minh City? You can travel by plane or ferry+bus and book tickets online.


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Flight to Ho Chi Minh  +  Ferry + Bus to Ho Chi Minh icon-ticket Book tickets

    • Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) is the biggest and most visited city in southern Vietnam, growing and modern city. Con Dao Islands are not so visited like another places in southern Vietnam, for example like Phu Quoc Island. There are 2 ways how you can travel from Con Dao Islands to Ho Chi Minh City. The most fastest and comfortable way is to use a direct flight from Con Dao (Con Son) to Saigon, you will save a lot of time.
    • Direct flights from Con Dao to Saigon cost about $90 and travel by plane takes about 1 hour. The second option is to use a ferry from Con Dao (Con Son) to Soc Trang or Vung Tau and from Soc Trang or Vung Tau you can travel by tourist bus to Ho Chi Minh City. Travel by ferry + bus from Con Dao to Saigon (via Soc Trang or Vung Tau) is the cheapest way of transport. Travel by bus + ferry to Saigon from Con Dao takes about 8-10 hours. Book and buy your bus, ferry tickets or direct flights from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City online.


How do I get from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?


1. FLIGHT from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City icon-plane

    • yes, there are direct flights from Con Dao Island to Ho Chi Minh City
    • airlines from Con Dao to Saigon: Vietnam Airlines
    • flight time from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City is only about 1 hour
    • flight from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City costs about $90
    • airport in Con Dao – Con Dao Airport, airport in Ho Chi Minh City – Tan Son Nhat International Airport
    • air transport is the fastest and most comfortable option how to get from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City
    • if you can not search your flight – try to change a date of departure
    • icon-angle-double-rightbook your direct flight from Con Dao Island to Ho Chi Minh City on 12go.asia
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Vietnam Airlines offers flights from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City.


2. FERRY+BUS from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City
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A) Con Dao > Soc Trang > Ho Chi Minh Cityicon-angle-double-down 


1. Ferry from Con Dao (Con Son) to Soc Trang

    • travel by ferry from Con Dao (Con Son) to Soc Trang takes about 2,5 hours
    • ferry ticket from Con Dao to Soc Trang costs about  300 000 viet.dongs ($13)
    • boat company – this route is operated by Superdong Speed Ferry
    • it is about 130 km by ferry from Con Dao (Ben Dam Port-Con Son) to Soc Trang (Tran De Port)
    • passengers must print the e-ticket in advance and carry the printout to the port

2. Bus from Soc Trang to Ho Chi Minh City

    • travel by bus from Soc Trang to Ho Chi Minh City takes about 5,5 hours
    • bus ticket from Soc Trang to Ho Chi Minh City costs about 200 000 viet.dongs ($8)
    • bus company: Phuong Trang (Futabus)
    • sleeper tourist buses, carry-on baggage – 20 kg
    • icon-angle-double-rightbook your ferry+bus tickets from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City on Baolau
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Saigon 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 ferry, bus in Con Dao and Soc Trang
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Ferry of Superdong from Con Dao (Con Son) to Soc Trang (photo: Baolau)


B) Con Dao > Vung Tau > Ho Chi Minh Cityicon-angle-double-down


1. Ferry from Con Dao (Con Son) to Vung Tau

    • travel by ferry from Con Dao (Con Son) to Vung Tau takes about 3,5 hours
    • ferry ticket from Con Dao to Vung Tau costs about $28-52 (Eco, Vip)
    • boat company – this route is operated by Phu Quoc Express
    • it is about 200 km by ferry from Con Dao (Ben Dam Port-Con Son) to Vung Tau (Express Ship Harbour)
    • passengers must print the e-ticket in advance and carry the printout to the port
    • icon-angle-double-rightbook your ferry tickets from Con Dao to Vung Tau online on Baolau

2. Bus (or ferry) from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City

    • travel by bus from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City takes about 2,5-3 hours
    • bus ticket from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City costs about 200 000 viet.dongs $4-8
    • bus company: Phuong Trang (Futabus), Phu Hai, Kumho Samco
    • icon-angle-double-rightbook your tickets from Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • you will receive your bus/ferry e-ticket to Saigon 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/ferry in Vung Tau
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Ferry of Phu Quoc Express – Con Dao to Vung Tau (photo: Baolau)

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Bus of Phuong Trang (Futabus) from Soc Trang, Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City (photo: Baolau)


Baolau – search and book tickets, flights online

– you can search and buy train, bus, ferry e-tickets for Vietnam (+ tickets for Cambodia and Laos, Thailand…)
– flights of various airlines in southeast Asia and mainly in Vietnam
– boat tickets for Vietnam (eg. ferry to Cat Ba Island, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Nam Du Island, Vung Tau to Con Dao…)
– various routes in Vietnam (eg. Hanoi to Ha Long, Da Lat to Hanoi, Hoi An to Nha Trang…)
– the price of tickets or flights is from the official price of transport company or airlines
– you can use your online train e-ticket in your smartphone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– read any other information about tickets, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

12go – search and book tickets, flights online

– train, bus, boat e-tickets mainly to Thailand (+ tickets for Vietnam, China, Laos, Malaysia, Cambodia…)
– 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 Kood, Koh Chang, Koh Samui, Koh Phi Phi
– train/bus tickets for the most popular routes in Thailand – Bangkok > Krabi, Bangkok > Chiang Mai, Bangkok > Surat Thani..
– you can not use an online train e-ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand)
– if you book a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai on 12go.asia, Baolau (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– if you buy train tickets in Thailand on 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– read also another information about train tickets and trains in Thailand

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Bitexco Financial Tower in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Boat on the river in Ho Chi Minh City.

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The city center of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Sunset on the Con Dao Island in Vietnam.

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Onetel Vietnam Hostel in Ho Chi Minh City (photo: Agoda). 15 best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Chill Box in Ho Chi Minh City (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

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The Myst Dong Khoi in Ho Chi Minh City (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels+resorts in Ho Chi Minh City.


icon-info-circle Faqs – Travel route from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh Cityicon-angle-double-down


How long does it take from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • Travel by ferry+bus from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City (via Soc Trang) takes about 10-16 hours.
    • Travel by ferry+bus from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City (via Vung Tau) takes about 7-10 hours.
    • Travel by plane from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City takes about 1 hour.

What is the travel distance from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • Travel distance from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City is about 380 km by ferry+bus (via Soc Trang).
    • Travel distance from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City is about 280 km by ferry+bus (via Vung Tau).
    • Travel distance by plane from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City is about 260 km.

How much does it cost to travel from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • Travel by plane from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City costs about $90.
    • Travel by ferry+bus from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City (via Soc Trang) costs about $22.
    • Travel by ferry+bus from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City (via Vung Tau) costs about $32-60.

What is the cheapest way of travel from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • The cheapest way of transport from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City (or from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao) is to travel by combination of bus+ferry/boat. It is a cheap way, but it takes a lot of time.

What is the best way of transport from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • The best way of transport from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City is definitely to travel by plane. There are a few direct flights every day from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City.

How to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao?

    • From Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao you can travel by plane (the most comfortable way) or by combination of bus+ferry (ferry from Soc Trang or Vung Tau). It is the same way how you can get from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City.

Are there trains from Soc Trang or Vung Tau to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • No there are not trains from Ho Chi Minh City to Soc Trang or Vung Tau. There are buses between these cities.

Where to book and buy tickets from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh City?

    • icon-angle-double-rightYou can book tickets + flights from Con Dao to Ho Chi Minh on 12go.asia or Baolau

Where to travel from Ho Chi Minh City?

    • From Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam you can travel e.g. to Mui Ne (Phan Thiet) or you can travel to central Vietnam, e.g. to Da Nang + Hoi An and then you can continue to northern Vietnam.



icon-arrow-circle-right Book your tickets or flights from Con Dao Islands to Saigon + Scheduleicon-angle-double-down

(you can change your departure and arrival, Con Dao > Vung Tau, Con Dao > Soc Trang, Vung Tau > Ho Chi Minh…)



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