Updated: 15/5/2018 871 words ⏰ 4 minutes
Vung Tau (Vũng Tàu) is a port city and the capital of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province with many beaches near Ho Chi Minh city including Front Beach, Back Beach, Pineapple Beach… That's why it is a popular weekend destination for Saigoneers with sea breeze, fresh seafood, surf and sand.
Vung Tau city (Source: Vnexpress)
However, the distance from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau city is 96 kilometres, this makes visitors encounter many difficulties in moving, especially the ones coming to Vung Tau for the first time.
Therefore, to solve this problem, Dichungtaxi will give you the lastest information about “How to get from Ho Chi Minh city to Vung Tau city”.
Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau : 96 km
Taxi from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau
Taxi is possibly the fastest and the most convenient way to travel from Ho Chi Minh city to Vung Tau city but the price is quite high.
If you intend to move to the city center by taxi, you can refer to the phone numbers of the taxi companies below.
Taxi Mai Linh : 028 38 38 38 38 / 0254 3 56 56 56
Taxi Petro : 0254 3 851 851
Taxi Gili : 0254 3 85 85 85
Taxi Ba Ria : 0254 382 74 74
In addition, if you do not want to negotiate on motor or taxi fare, you can book online a taxi from the webiste of Dichungtaxi.
Private car (taxi)
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Information about Vehicles:
– Sedan or Vios : 3 people & 3 luggages + handbags
– SUV or Innova: 5 people & 5 luggages + handbags
– Minivan : 12 people & 16 luggages + handbags
Ferry/ Boat from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau
There are 3 popular ferry/boats which are exploiting this route such as: Greenlines, Vina Express, Petro Express
Nha Rong Port (157 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 18, District 4)
Ferry to Vung Tau (Source: ivivu)
Express Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau
Besides that, express bus is also a popular choice. Normally, the cost of express bus is 80.000 – 150.000 VND / ticket, depending on the type of seat or bus.
It takes about 2 hours to travel to Vung Tau from Ho Chi Minh city by express bus.
Then if you want to travel to Vung Tau by express bus, you can refer to these travel companies to buy tickets to Vung Tau:
Hoa Mai Car Company : (0254) 3531982 – 3531981 – 3531980
Phuong Trang Company (FUTA) : (028) 38 309 309 (HCM) – (0254) 3 52 53 54 (Vung Tau)
Kumho Company : (028) 35116861
Mai Linh Company : (028).39 29 29 29 (HCM) – (0254) 3 576 576 (Vung Tau)
Thien Phu Company : (028).38984893
*Usually, for these express bus, they will pick up passengers at their own office in Ho Chi Minh city and drop off passengers at their office in Vung Tau city. Therefore customers have to move to the office before arrival time and move to their places after the trip by themselves.
Motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau
For who likes backpacking tourism, you can also travel by motorbike from Ho Chi Minh city to Vung Tau. This will be a very interesting experience when you come along Vung Tau beaches.
From Ho Chi Minh City, you can choose to follow the route below to travel to Vung Tau.
Route: Follow Highway 1, then pass Dong Nai bridge. You will meet an intersection, formerly called Vung Tau crossroads. From here you turn right along Highway 51. Keep going on further about 100km to Vung Tau City.
Usually, it takes 3 – 3.5 hours to go to Vung Tau from Ho Chi Minh city by motorcycle.
Motorbike from Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau (Source:Vietfuntravel)
If you've read this far, DichungTaxi hopes that you have found useful information for your arrival to Vung Tau. With package rates only from 1,500,000 VND
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