How to get from Hue to Saigon

Bus from Hue to Saigon

Hue and Ho Chi Minh City should be on the list of destinations of anyone who is planning to travel from Northern to Southern Vietnam. But how can you get from Hue to Saigon? centre vietnam travel packages

How far is it from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City- source: internet

The calculated flying distance between Hue, located in Vietnam with (16.4619,107.5955) coordinates and Ho Chi Minh City, located in Vietnam with (10.823,106.6297) coordinates is equal to 636 km which is equal to 395 miles.

If you choose to travel by car, expect the driving distance between Hue and Ho Chi Minh City to be 931.97 km. Travel time will be 08 hours 19 minutes if you ride your car with an average speed of 112 kilometers/hour (70 miles/h).

The distance between Hue and Ho Chi Minh City is 636 kilometers (395 miles) while the driving distance between these two destinations is 932 kilometers (579 miles). 296 km is the difference between traveling by flight and going by a car.

By train

Train from Hue to Saigon

Train from Hue to Saigon- source: internet

The railway between Hue station and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) station is approximately 1038 kilometers. There are 5 trains (all belonging to Reunification Express train) running on this route: SE1, SE3, SE5, SE7 and SE21. The daily train takes you about 20 hours to travel from Hue to Ho Chi Minh City or vice versa. The types of seats include the soft seat, the hard seat, the soft berth (4 berths) and the hard berth (6 berths), called cabin. All of the cabins are equipped with the air-conditioner and the comfortable seat. mango cruise mekong

The state-run railway network running the entire length of Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City makes travelling to Hue by train really a pleasant way. SE1 leaves Hue at 07.48 AM and arrives in Saigon at 04.10 AM (the next day; SE3 leaves Hue at 10.34AM and arrives in Saigon at 04.30 AM (the next day); SE5 leaves Hue at 10.19 PM and arrives in Saigon at 6.37 PM (the next day); SE7 leaves Hue at 07.23 PM and arrives in Saigon at 3.11 PM (the next day) and SE 21 leaves Hue at 05.25 AM and arrives in Saigon at 07.00 AM (the next day). To avoid paying more, it is wise to buy your ticket directly at the station. Notice that the ticket price ranges from VND 540,000 to VND 1.333.000 (~$23.5-$58) with the lowest being the hard seat and the highest being the soft berth.

Hue railway station:

Hue train station

Hue train station- source: internet

Address: No 2 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue Province.

Ho Chi Minh railway station:

Address: No 1 Nguyen Thong Street, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

CHILDREN PRICES

  • Children under 5 years old: Travel free
  • Children from 5 to under 9 years old (and shorter than 1.3m): For the North – South trains and and vice versa, price will be 75% of adult price.
  • Over 9 years old: 100% of adult price.

BAGGAGES

  • Carry-on Bags: On all the train cabins, adults are allowed to carry baggages not to exceed the weight limitation of 20 kgs and children are 10 kgs. This baggages should be wrapped reliably and

By air

Flight from Hue to Saigon

Flight from Hue to Saigon- source: internet

Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air and Jetstar Pacific are currently the three airlines that serve Phu Bai International Airport (approximately 15 km south of Hue City center). Domestic routes connect Hue to Hanoi – 6 daily flights and Ho Chi Minh City – 13 daily flights. Either from Hanoi or from Ho Chi Minh City, the travel time is around 1 hour, the cost is about $50-60 for economy class ticket.

By bus

Bus from Hue to Saigon

Bus from Hue to Saigon- source: internet

If you choose to travel from Hue to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City by bus, you will experience a rather long overnight bus trip. It is possible to purchase open tour bus tickets in tourist area of all three cities. To make the trip more bearable, you can choose a stop in between Hue and Hanoi such as Nghe An (Ho Chi Minh’s hometown and birthplace), Quang Binh (home to the World Heritage Phong Nha caves) or Quang Tri (which has the DMZ lines that used to separate North Vietnam and South Vietnam). On the other side of the coin, the route from Hue to Ho Chi Minh is filled with stunning stops, such as Mui Ne, Nha Trang and Hoian, etc.

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