The city of thousand flowers offers a charming atmosphere with fresh air, beautiful nature and interesting activities. Although it takes more than 2 days to explore this city, Dalat can be a great getaway weekend from Saigon.
This article is a comprehensive transportation guide to travel from Saigon to Dalat by bus, flight, train, and private transfer, with details of ticket price, timetable, how to book tickets to Dalat and other information.
As the number of seats is limited (9 seats) and the quality of service is high, there will be no good seats or tickets if the booking date is too close to the departure date. Thus, you should book the seat in advance.
There’s wifi and a large 21-inch LED screen on each car, and the USB charging port is located near the seats. Passengers can have a cold tower and free water bottle for each trip.
Departure bus stop: 230 Thành Thái, Ward 12, District 10, Ho Chi Minh city
Arrival bus stop: D11 KQH, Hoàng Diệu, Ward 5, Đà Lạt city, Lâm Đồng
Although Dalat Train station is closed at the moment, you still can take a train if you wish to. Firstly, you’ll need to take a train from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang, then take a bus from Nha Trang to Dalat or rent a motorbike to Dalat.
Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang Train
Duration: 7 – 10 hours
Cost starts at 170 000 VND ($7) for a hard seat.
Vietnam Railways offer daily trains from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang, and the journey can take from 7 hours up to 10 hours depending on the train.
Saigon Railway station: 01 Nguyễn Thông, Phường 9, District 3, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh