Transport in Vietnam

Transport in Vietnam

Most Vietnamese people get around on a motorbike. The cheapest way to travel is with an Open Bus Ticket while the fastest is certainly to fly. Vietnam has a good selection of budget airlines and flights can often be cheaper than taking a train. Trains, while longer and more expensive than other modes of transport, are very comfortable and often offer unbeatable views along the way.

Vietnam Domestic Flights

Vietnam has great domestic flight routes, making travel across the country quick and easy.

You can also get some fantastic deals when you book early or if the airline is having a sale. Interestingly though, flying out of Vietnam is often cheaper than flying domestically.

Vietnam Train Services

Save time and experience local culture by taking one of the popular overnight trains.

Comfortable private sleeping cabains will help to smoothen the ride.

Vietnam Shuttles Transportation

Shuttles provide comfortable transportation between major destinations.

In addition to a driver, a friendly guide will make announcements about your travel over the loudspeaker.

Vietnam Private Transportation

Private transportation is the most convenient way of getting around Vietnam.

We can send our drivers right to your hotel for a seamless pickup. Private transportation vehicles are clean, air-conditioned, and comfortable. Your driver is a local who can expertly navigate Vietnamese streets and highways.

Motorbikes

The most popular mode of transport is motorbike. In fact, one of the most popular ways to travel from the North to the South is by buying or renting your own set of wheels. This is certainly the most immersive way to explore Vietnam, but isn’t necessarily the fastest, most convenient, or safest.

The Open Bus Ticket

Arguably the best way to travel in Vietnam is with the Open Bus Ticket. This hop-on-hop-off system allows you to purchase one ticket valid for up to 10 stops over a month and simply schedule yourself on a specific bus a day ahead of time. The ticket can take you from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi, visiting all the major hubs along the way. Stops can include Mu Nei, Nha Trang, Dalat, Hoi An, Hue and Phong Nha. Most journeys are made by sleeper bus, with fully reclined beds. This transport option is very cheap and usually convenient, but is not always the most comfortable.

Domestic Flights in Vietnam

Vietnam has great domestic flight routes, making travel across the country quick and easy. You can also get some fantastic deals when you book early or if the airline is having a sale. Interestingly though, flying out of Vietnam is often cheaper than flying domestically.

If you know you are planning to fly between destinations while in Vietnam, keep an eye on flight prices as they can vary wildly and you don’t want to get stuck with a last minute pricey flight and no time to take a bus. The most popular routes, between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Da Nang, will generally be the cheapest and most frequent.

Private Transportation

This is the most convenient way of getting around. We can send our drivers right to your hotel for a seamless pickup. Private transportation vehicles are clean, air-conditioned, and comfortable. Your driver is a local who can expertly navigate Vietnamese streets and highways.