How To Get From Ho Chi Minh City To Vung Tau

Vung Tau city is located far from the city. Ho Chi Minh is about 110 km to the East. This is a city that juts out from the mainland like a strip of land, with a coastline stretching 20km, valuable for natural landscapes as well as a long history of culture, Vung Tau is an ideal destination. attract tourists from the south.

From Saigon to Vung Tau, visitors can travel by coach, bus, motorbike, private car or hydrofoil. Please refer to the ways of transportation below

From Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau by motorbike

Traveling by motorbike, you have 3 ways to move and it takes about 3 to 3.5 hours to get there

  • 1 way from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau

From the inner city. In Ho Chi Minh City, you go through the area of ​​​​Phu My Bridge, at the intersection, turn right onto Nguyen Thi Dinh Street. Go straight on the road and you will reach Cat Lai ferry. After 10 minutes by ferry, you will arrive in Dong Nai area.

Go straight along Ly Thai To street about 5km, you will reach Tran Van Tra street. After going all that route, turn left to Quach Thi Trang street for about 4km, then go to Ton Duc Thang street. From this place, you go straight for about 14km and then turn to Highway 51. Go on Highway 51 about 60km through Ba Ria city and then go straight to Vung Tau city area.

This route is short but roundabout difficult to find, easy to get lost.


  • 2 ways to Vung Tau

You follow Highway 1, crossing Dong Nai bridge will meet a traffic roundabout (Vung Tau intersection, formerly known as Vung Tau fork), from here you turn right along Highway 51. Go about 100km further. to Vung Tau City

This route is longer but is a popular route because it is easy to find and quite safe

  • Option 3 with motorbikes

You still follow National Highway 1A, cross Dong Nai bridge, follow Highway 51 to 27 km from Vung Tau, there will be signposts to Long Son.

This is a shortcut through Vung Tau. This part of the road is newly built, there is little traffic, the scenery is very beautiful with the floating fishing villages along the coast.

Take a private car (take a taxi from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau)

Starting from the downtown area. In Ho Chi Minh City, you go to Phu My Bridge, then go straight to the ring road 2, continue to turn right onto the highway TP. Ho Chi Minh – Long Thanh – Dau Giay. You go in this direction for about 20km, then turn right onto Highway 51 and then go straight to Vung Tau city

Map of traveling by car to Vung Tau (photo ST)
Map of traveling by car to Vung Tau (photo ST)

Taking a private car along this road takes about 2 to 2.5 hours to move

Link: Ho Chi Minh Private Car Rental With Driver

Take a bus

You can go to the Eastern bus station, address 292 Dinh Bo Linh, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, City. Ho Chi Minh City to buy bus tickets to Vung Tau. Buses serving this route are relatively numerous, departing continuously. Running time is about 2 to 2.5 hours. High-quality bus tickets range from 80,000 to 160,000 VND per ticket. The stop in Vung Tau is Vung Tau city bus station at 192 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 3, Vung Tau City.

Some quality car companies run this route such as:

  • Hoa Mai car company

There is a bus route every 1 hour

Book tickets in Vung Tau

The berth is at 2A Trung Trac Street, Vung Tau.

Tel: (064).3531982 – 3531981 – 3531980

Book tickets in Ho Chi Minh City

50 Nguyen Thai Binh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (08.38218928 .)


  • Phuong Trang car company

There is a trip every 30 minutes, operating time from 5am to 6pm daily

Book tickets from Vung Tau, there is a shuttle bus within a radius of 10km

192 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Thang Tam Ward, City. Vung Tau

Tel: (0254) 3525354

Book tickets from the city. Ho Chi Minh

272 – 274 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh

Tel: (0283)9208559

395 Kinh Duong Vuong, An Lac Ward, Tan Binh District, City. Ho Chi Minh

Tel: (0283)7528618 – (0283)7528984


  • Thien Phu car company

Car pick up guests at home.

Book tickets from Vung Tau

Parking at Vung Tau bus station.

Book tickets from the city. Ho Chi Minh

the East Station

Tel: (08.38984893 .)


Take the Ho Chi Minh City bus

This is the cheapest means of traveling to Vung Tau. But if you take the bus, you will have to change buses 3 times:

  • Route 150: Cho Lon – Tan Van bus station. Ticket price is 6,000 VND/person/way.
  • Route 11: Vung Tau intersection bus station – Tan Thanh bus station. Ticket price is 17,000 VND/person/way.
  • Route 6: Tan Thanh bus station – Vung Tau bus station. Ticket price is 20,000 VND/person/way

Hydrofoil ride

  • Ship Greenlines

Operating time from 6:30 to 17:00, travel time 1.5 hours at Bach Dang Wharf, City. Ho Chi Minh City and Cau Da Wharf, City. Vung Tau

Book tickets at Vung Tau

51 Ham Nghi, District 1, HCMC

Tel: (08) 9147806 – 8218185

Book tickets in the city. Ho Chi Minh

124 Ha Long, Vung Tau City

Tel: (064) 510 009

  • Vina Express train

Phone: (08) 38297892 – 39400621 – 38253888

  • Petro Express train

Book tickets in Vung Tau

120 Ha Long, Ward 1, Vung Tau City

Tel:(064) 81 81 81 – 515151 – 626262

Book tickets in the city. Ho Chi Minh

1A Ham Nghi, District 1

Tel: 08. 821 0650


In addition, if possible, you can also hire a private taxi to move. You should hire a taxi package for a cheaper price!

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