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 an excellent destination for a day trip from Ho Chi Minh.
How to get from Saigon to Can Tho?
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 pretty 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.