Traveling by train is very familiar in
Vietnam, with advantages such as
simple procedures, cost savings and easy sightseeing, traveling by train is
not a bad suggestion for slow-living travelers. Today this is still a trend
that is enthusiastically responded by young people. Let's explore 5 train
trips from Ho Chi Minh City with us.
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1 - Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang
With a length of more than 400km passing through the provinces of Binh
Duong, Lam Dong, Binh Thuan,
, the train from Saigon to
gives you the opportunity to admire the landscape from the hills to the blue
sea. What's better than being able to watch the sunrise on the sea or the
sunset slowly falling over the mountains through the train window, right?
Among the train travel routes from Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang is the most
favorite station for young people because it is located right in the city
center. Travelers will save a lot of travel time compared to going by plane.
Currently, the Saigon - Nha Trang route has been equipped with a 5-star
standard train with full amenities from beds, blankets to private toilets.
Trains running Saigon - Nha Trang: SE8, SE10, SE6, SE22, SQN4, SE4, SNT2
One-way fare: From 393,000 VND (17 USD)
Pick up/drop off station: Saigon – Nha Trang
Travel time: 7am - 9am
2 - Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Binh Thuan
Saigon - Binh Thuan is one of the most beautiful railway lines passing
through the immense dragon fruit garden between the sunny and windy land.
With a distance of nearly 200km and 4 hours of travel, you can also see the
blue sea in the distance, blending with the sky like a green carpet.
Trains running Saigon - Binh Thuan: SE8, SE6, SE22, SPT2
One-way fare: From 137,000 VND (6 USD)
Pick up/drop off station: Saigon – Binh Thuan
Travel time: 4 - 5hours.
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3 - Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Bien Hoa
Visitors can experience a train journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Bien Hoa
(Dong Nai), return by river bus with a schedule passing through the famous
tourist attractions of both localities. During the summer holiday, more than
400 passengers travel to Saigon and Bien Hoa every day.
After 45 minutes of traveling by train, you will be able to visit and
explore famous tourist attractions such as: Tran Bien Temple of Literature,
Dong Nai Museum, Ong Pagoda, Buu Long Tourist Area, Son Tien Tourist Area.
Dong Nai), Buu Long Pagoda, Ao Dai Museum (HCMC). Then you can return by
river bus to Bach Dang Wharf.
Trains between Saigon - Bien Hoa: SE10, SE6, SE22, SPT2, SQN4, SE4
One-way ticket fares: From 40,000 VND (1.8 USD)
Pick up/drop off station: Saigon – Bien Hoa
Travel time: 36 – 51minutes
4 - Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Yen
Not only has the charming and poetic seascape, the land of Phu Yen also
captivates people with dozens of unique spiritual architectural works,
unspoiled plateaus and many other wonderful scenes. Currently, there are
quite a few trains running from Saigon to Phu Yen. Each train code has
different characteristics in terms of schedules, fares and accompanying
services. You need to have information in order to choose the most suitable
You can buy train tickets at the station, at booking agents across the
country or buy tickets online on the Vietnam Railways website.
Trains betwen Saigon - Phu Yen: SE2, SE4, SE6, SE22
Fares: 205,000 – 1,533,000 VND (9 USD - 65 USD)
Pick up/drop off stations: Saigon – Tuy Hoa
Travel time: 9 - 11 hours
5 - Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Binh Dinh
Many tourists now choose to take the train from Saigon to Quy Nhon (Binh
Dinh) to experience new sensations. You can freely admire the scenery on
both sides of the road and take selfie pictures with your friends inside the
lovely train compartments.
Trains between Saigon - Binh Dinh: SQN2, SE22
Fares: 210,000 VND (9 USD)
Pick up/drop off station: Saigon – Quy Nhon
Travel time: 13 - 14 hours
Experience when travelling in Vietnam by train
Book tickets early to get deals
If traveling by train from Ho Chi Minh City to the above places, we
recommend that you book tickets early to get many attractive deals, avoiding
the situation of running out of good seats. About a month before your trip,
go to the Vietnam Railways website to find the ticket you like best.
Prepare all identification documents, personal belongings
When traveling by train, you need to bring your citizen ID / identity card
or passport to check in before boarding the train. In addition, for a
comfortable journey, you should prepare all necessary personal items such as
brushes, toothpaste, tissues, etc. to use during the long train journey.
Hopefully with the above 5 train trips from Ho Chi Minh City, you have
chosen for yourself a satisfactory journey to enjoy with family and friends.
Wish you have a truly memorable train trip!
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