Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide

Transportation Guide to Can Tho

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Can Tho is located in the center of the Mekong Delta, between a network of rivers and canals. Along with cultural and historical festivals, traditional craft villages, Can Tho is also famous for its Cai Rang Floating Market. Thus, the city has become a great destination for a day trip from Ho Chi Minh.

How to get from Saigon to Can Tho?

This article covers a complete transportation guide from Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho with details on the ticket price, timetable, and how to book tickets online.

Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho Vietnam


Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho bus

Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $8

Traveling from Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho by bus is the most affordable option. 

Thanh Buoi bus offers frequent departures from Sai Gon every hour from 7 am to 11 pm, and the journey to Can Tho takes approximately 4 hours.

Tips: You should arrive at Can Tho one day earlier to join the floating market in the early morning the next day.


Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho taxi

Duration: 3 hours

Cost: $77 ~ $110

Besides taking a bus, you can also rent a taxi from Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho. This option is recommended if you travel in a group, as it can be quite pricey for solo travelers.


Chi Minh to Can Tho Tour

Taking a tour to Can Tho from Ho Chi Minh is also a popular choice for travelers. 

A tour covers bus transportation from Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho, along with a boat trip to explore the Mekong Delta and Floating market.

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