Travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho

There are no rail or air links between Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho but there are regular bus services departing from the centre of Ho Chi Minh City which travel direct to Can Tho departing through the day.

Bus Times from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho


There currently 39 bus services a day from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho available to book online.

Ho Chi Minh CityCan ThoCostCompany
00:0004:00$ 9Phuong Trang
01:0005:00$ 9Phuong Trang
02:0006:00$ 9Phuong Trang
03:0007:00$ 9Phuong Trang
04:0008:00$ 9Phuong Trang
04:3008:30$ 11Ha Linh
05:0011:00$ 9Phuong Trang
06:0010:00$ 9Phuong Trang
07:0011:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
07:0011:00$ 9Phuong Trang
08:0012:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
08:0012:00$ 9Phuong Trang
09:0013:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
09:0013:00$ 9Phuong Trang
10:0014:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
10:0014:00$ 9Phuong Trang
11:0015:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
11:0015:00$ 9Phuong Trang
12:0016:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
12:0016:00$ 9Phuong Trang
13:0017:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
13:0017:00$ 9Phuong Trang
14:0018:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
14:0018:00$ 9Phuong Trang
15:0019:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
15:0019:00$ 9Phuong Trang
16:0020:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
16:0020:00$ 9Phuong Trang
17:0021:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
17:0021:00$ 9Phuong Trang
18:0022:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
18:0022:00$ 9Phuong Trang
19:0023:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
19:0023:00$ 9Phuong Trang
20:0000:00$ 8Thanh Buoi
20:0000:00$ 9Phuong Trang
21:0001:00$ 9Phuong Trang
22:0002:00$ 9Phuong Trang
23:0003:00$ 9Phuong Trang

  • Journey Time to Can Tho: By bus the journey time from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho is scheduled to take 4 hours 00 minutes.

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Ho Chi Minh City Bus Stop


Thanh Buoi bus services to Can Tho depart from 266 Lê Hồng Phong, Phường 4, Quận 5, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam.

Can Tho Bus Stop


Thanh Buoi bus services from Ho Chi Minh City terminate at Can Tho Bus Station, 91b Đường Nguyễn Văn Linh, Hưng Lợi, Ninh Kiều, Cần Thơ, Vietnam.

About Can Tho


Can Tho, located 160 km to the south east of Ho Chi Minh City with a population of over 1.2 million people, is becoming an increasingly popular destination for tourists who come primarily to see the picturesque Cai Rang floating market. Located in the Mekong Delta, Can Tho is surrounded by farm land with rich fertile soil which yields abundant harvests of rice, fruit and vegetables which traders come to sell from boats of all shapes and sizes plying their trade on the Can Tho River.

River market in Can Tho
River market in Can Tho

To fully appreciate the floating markets you need to take a boat tour. There are several floating markets in the area and some interesting riverside and canals areas where people live permanently on boats. You can’t see much by walking around on the riverbank or canal side, instead you need to take to the water. A cheaper option than taking an organised tour is to rent a local boat service. A short tour with a local operator around Cai Rang Market costs around $20. For a longer tour taking in Cai Rang Market and another smaller market you can expect to pay around $40 for the whole boat for the best part of a day.

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