Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet Train

Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet Rail Map
Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet Train Map
The whole railway length of Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet train is about 187km. There are 1-3 trains running daily and the duration is about 4h. For this route, hard seats and soft seats are available for passengers. Since it is a short line, there are only Reunification Express, no Tourist Train available. Phan Thiet station is the nearest station to Mui Ne, which is an important reason why this route is so popular. And the beach area is between Phan Thiet and Mui Ne. 

As the capital city of Bình Thuận Province, Phan Thiet is one of the main fishing areas in Vietnam. Recently years, Phan Thiet and some nearby towns attracted more international travelers, you could find some international hotels and resorts and even modern golf courses here. Away from the city and fast paced life, it is a good choice to visit Phan Thiet and Mui Ne to have enough time and space to get along with yourself.

Mui Ne is a beautiful town, which appeals millions of travelers every year. Red Sand Dunes, White Sand Dunes and Fairy Stream are three must-go places. Delicate and soft sands feels like silk slipping over your feet. There are more secrets waiting for your exploration. 

How to get Mui Ne from Phan Thiet Station: The distance from Phan Thiet Station to Mui Ne is about 30km. When you get out the station, you will find taxis waiting there. The taxi fee would be about USD8-12 depends on your hotel’s location. 


Railway Stations of Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet Train

 Sai Gong (Ho Chi Minh) Station
Location: 1 Nguyen Thong, 9 Ward, 3 District, Ho Chi Minh City

 Phan Thiet Station
Location: 1 Le Duan, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan province

Ho Chi Minh to Phan Thiet Train Schedule

(Last Updated on May 14, 2020)
Departs
Arrives
Train No.
Train Type
Ticket Fare (US$)
6:40
10:24
SPT2
Reunification Express
16-18


Phan Thiet to Sai Gong Train Schedule

(Last Updated on May 14, 2020)
Departs
Arrives
Train No.
Train Type
Ticket Fare (US$)
13:20
17:35
SPT1
Reunification Express
16-18


Can I take bus from Sai Gong to Mui Né directly? How long will it take?

Yes, there are direct buses available from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne which will take about 6 hours. While the train journey would be more comfortable than getting the bus.

Can I take flight to get Mui Ne?

No. Although Phan Thiet is about 200km away from Ho Chi Minh City, it takes anywhere 4-6 hours to get there. And being half way between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang, there is no airport serving Mui Ne. The easiest way to get to Mui Ne is to take train from Saigon to Phan Thiet, then get a taxi to your hotel.

Ho Chi Minh Railway Station
Ho Chi Minh Railway Station

Mui Ne Beach
Mui Ne Beach


Is it called Sai Gong or Ho Chi Minh City? 

Before Civil War in Vietnam, this city was called Sai Gong. In 1975, North Vietnam government captured Sai Gong and changed the name to Ho Chi Minh City for celebration. Since this city was deeply influenced by Western countries, the name “Sai Gong” presented a kind of romanticism and prosperity. Until now, most of locals and travelers still call it “Sai Gong”. 

Should I collect paper ticket in advance?

Actually, you just need to print out your E-ticket or show E-ticket on your smart phone before you board the train. It is very convenient to use E-ticket.