How to Travel Around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City by Bus

Ever wonder how to travel around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city by bus for your day trips in Vietnam or Vietnam tours and holidays? Your question will be answered here. In general, there will be key places to get the bus tickets, comprising bus stations and transportation companies. Discover each of them one by one!

How to travel around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city by bus

Where to buy tickets

Bus stations

Mien Dong bus station: The bus terminal is situated at 292 Dinh Bo Linh street, Binh Thanh District, and the distance between this place and the city center is just 7km, not too far for transportation. Being one of the largest bus stations in Ho Chi Minh City, Mien Dong is a place where thousands of passengers from other provinces are daily transported. Here, more than 200 transportation companies provide transportation, and their buses reach 178 destinations through the country. That is the reason why it is an ideal spot to buy tickets for traveling around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city by bus.

Mien Tay bus station: Besides Mien Dong bus station, Mien Tay is also where you can get tickets for travelling around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City by bus. For passengers who wish to get to the southeast area, the north and the central highlands, the Mien Tay terminal is actually an ideal choice. Located at 395, Kinh Duong Vuong street, An Lac Ward, Binh Tan District, the bus station is the second largest transportation center of Ho Chi Minh, followed by Mien Dong bus station. Especially, the number of buses daily leaving for Mekong Delta is up to 750 with 13,000 passengers.

Transportation companies

If you find that Mien Dong and Mien Tay bus stations are too far from your hotel, ticket booths of transportation companies scattering through Ho Chi Minh City will be absolutely ideal. Keep an eye on some below:

Phuong Trang (Futa): There are lots of ticket booths through most provinces of Vietnam, but when you are staying in the heart of downtown, the detailed address will help.

Address: 272 De Tham Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: 08 38 309 309

Thanh Buoi: another transportation company for getting tickets to travel around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City by bus is Thanh Buoi. It is widely known that the buses’ quality is good enough for long journeys.

Address: 266-268 Le Hong Phong Street, Ward 12, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: 08 38306306/1900 6079

Sinh café: It is also a good transportation company for your choice to travel around Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh city by bus.

Address: 246 – 248 De Tham Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: 1900 969681

Phuong Nam: It is fine to consider this transportation company for travelling in your Vietnam tours and holidays as its address is in the city center.

Address: 275E Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (08) 3836 4086/08 3836 4668

Tips for catching a bus to travel around Vietnam

  • Always get the bus ticket at registered booths instead of listening to middlemen around.
  • Avoid waving a bus driving along the road since it will offer the uncomfortable space at the high price.
  • Keep a watchful eye on all your belongings while being on the bus.
  • Be careful about food sold at bus stops along the road if your stomach is not good.

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