How can I get to Can Tho? | Cruise Mekong River

How can I get to Can Tho?

Flight from Hanoi to Can Tho

Thanks to its own international airport, the transportation and infrastructure investment and the development of road and traffic, Can Tho – the heart of the Mekong Delta Vietnam, the city of Cai Rang floating market, Ninh Kieu dock, is now easily accessible than ever before.

From Hanoi to Can Tho

By airline

Flight from Hanoi to Can Tho

Flight from Hanoi to Can Tho- source: internet

As the distance from Hanoi to Can Tho is pretty long (1.543 km), flight can help you save much time and energy as well. Your departure is Noi Bai International Airport (30km from the city center) and your destination is Can Tho International Airport (8km from the city center). Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air are the 2 airlines offering more than 3 flights per day from Hanoi to Can Tho. The total flight duration for a direct flight is about 2 hours and 10 minutes. Expect more time for a connecting flight. The earliest flight is at 6.40 AM (Vietnam Airline) and the latest is at 5.00 PM (Vietnam Airline). Depending on the day and time that you decide to book your flight, the ticket price can be differ from VND 1.5 million (USD $66) to VND 3.0 million (USD $132). The more days you book ticket in advance, the better rate you will get! From Can Tho Airport, you can easily catch a taxi or motorbike taxi to the city center. Indochina tours Vietnam

By coach

Bus from Hanoi to Can Tho

Bus from Hanoi to Can Tho- source: internet

If you are going on a tight budget and have time to spare, traveling by coach is not a bad idea. You can catch a direct coach Hanoi – Can Tho at Ben Ngam Bus Station. There are 5 buses by 4 bus operators: Hoang Long bus, Hong Huan bus, Tam Hong bus, Ha Loan (Can Tho) running a day. The total traveling time is from 41 to 44 hours. The earliest bus is at 5.00 PM and the latest is at 9.30 PM. The ticket price is about VND 900,000 (USD $40).

From Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho

By airline

As there is no direct flight from Saigon to Can Tho

As there is no direct flight from Saigon to Can Tho- source: internet

Unlike from Hanoi to Can Tho, there is no direct flight from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho International Airport in Can Tho. Some connecting destinations are Hanoi, Con Son, Danang and Phu Quoc. The total flight duration is 2 hours and 25 minutes. Expect the whole trip to cost from VND 1.5 million (USD $66) to VND 3.0 million (USD $132).

By bus

Coach from Saigon to Can Tho

Coach from Saigon to Cần Thơ- source: internet

Due to the absence of direct flight and the short distance between these 2 destinations (171km), bus may be the best and cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho. Thanks to its strategically central address in the Mekong Delta, the transportation and infrastructure investment and the development of road and traffic, you can easily get in and out this city with interprovincial buses running many times a day. Buses to Can Tho depart at Mien Tay Bus Station in Ho Chi Minh City.

Mai Linh, Son Nguyen, Phuong Tran, Phuong Trang (Futabus), Hanh Café and Thanh Buoi are the main bus companies among the total number of 17 companies operating to and from Can Tho with the total traveling time being from three to four hours. They usually depart roughly every 45 minutes with the earliest at 5.00 PM and the latest at 9.30 PM. Thanh Buoi only takes a 10-minute stop during the trip while most other bus operators make a 30-minute stop midway. Depending on the quality of the bus company you choose, the ticket price can range from VND 90,000 to (USD $4) VND 250,000 (USD $11) with Vu Linh being the cheapest one and Lien Hung being the most expensive one.

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