Phan Thiet To Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam: Transport & Ticket Guide

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Phan Thiet is a famous tourist destination in Vietnam with white sand beaches, blue sea, and long lines of coconut trees. 

How to get from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh city?

This article is a complete transportation guide from Phan Thiet to Saigon, Vietnam, by bus and train, including ticket price, timetable, and how to book online tickets. 

Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam



The distance between Phan Thiet and Saigon is approximately 213 km. There are two popular options to get to Ho Chi Minh City:

  • Option 1: By bus (5 to 6 hours, $5)
  • Option 2: By train (4 hours 15 minutes, $7.5)


Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh Bus

Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Cost: starts at 120 000 VND (~$5)

Traveling from Phan Thiet to Saigon by bus is one of the most common options.

Hanh Cafe, Phuong Trang (FUTA), and The Sinh Tourist offer several rides daily at a reasonable fare, from 120,000 VND to 150,000 VND, depending on the providers. 

Phan Thiet to Saigon bus


You can get the earliest bus at 1:30 am and arrive at Saigon in the early morning and explore the city. The latest bus departs at 5:30 pm, and you’ll reach Ho Chi Minh city at almost midnight. 

How to book your bus tickets online

You can book train tickets easily with Baolau or

After entering your desired day of departure, you can find a fully detailed schedule of the day with different bus providers.


Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh Train

Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes

Cost: starts at 164 000 VND (~$7.5)

Traveling by train is the fastest option to get to Saigon. 

Vietnam Railways offers daily train from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh city. The journey takes approximately 4 hours, 15 minutes.

Schedule: SPT1 departs at 1:20 pm and arrives in Saigon at 5:35 pm daily. 

Phan Thiet to Saigon train


The railway distance between Ho Chi Minh and Phan Thiet is approximately 187 km.

  • Phan Thiet Railway Station: 1 Le Duan, Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province
  • Saigon Railway Station: 1 Nguyen Thong, 9 Ward, 3 District, Ho Chi Minh.

Seat selections

You can select your seats based on your preference.

  • Soft seat
  • Sleeper 4-berth

In soft seat and sleeper berth, all carriages and cabins are air-conditioned with comfortable seats/berths.

Also, you are allowed to bring up to 20 kg/ per person and purchase food and drinks on the train.

Packing tips

You should bring light luggage because the distance from the gate to the boarding station is quite far. Also, bringing some food with you is a great idea.

travel luggage

How to book online train tickets to Saigon

You can book train tickets easily with Baolau or

By entering your desired travel date, you will find information on the travel time and seat.

Choose your seat, fill in your information, pay the fee, and you’re done. You will then receive your confirmation email when your tickets are processed. 


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