Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne Train: Time, Schedule & Price

August 05, 2021 - 826 views

The distance from Ho Chi Minh city to Mui Ne is over 200 kilometres, many tourists are tired of travelling by car because of fatigue, car sickness. The motorbike is even more exhausted. Therefore, they choose to travel by train. If you plan to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne by train, do not miss the below article. 

It takes from 4 to 5 hours to travel from Saigon to Mui Ne by train. From Saigon train station, you can catch the train to Phan Thiet and Binh Thuan train station. Phan Thiet train station is closer to Mui Ne than Binh Thuan train station.  

Trains are now upgraded and equipped with radios and wifi so that passengers can enjoy the best services on board. The ticket price starts from 150.000 VND per seat. Like many other trains with many different carriages, the SPT train to Phan Thiet also has a golden cabin, a VIP cabin with the same standard as a 5-star cabin for you to experience the best service.

When booking tickets, you should not book too close to the departure date to avoid running out of tickets. By booking early, you can have a seat selection and a better price.

Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne Train


Types of Train from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne

There are two main kinds of trains from Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne which are local trains and luxury tourist trains. Please see more detail below:

Local Train

There are many local trains from Saigon train station to Binh Thuan, which are SE8, SE12, SE6, SE22, SE10, SE4, SQN2, SE2. The distance from Binh Thuan to Mui Ne is 36 kilometres and you need 50 minutes to get there. The local train to Binh Thuan include the hard seat, the soft seat, hard berth (6 berths in a cabin), and the sort berth (4 berths in cabin)

Luxury tourist train

There are two luxury tourist trains from Ho Chi Minh train station to Phan Thiet train station per day which provide the most comfortable services for travellers.

Luxury tourist train has modern style and elegant space, which offer the most comfortable feeling for visitors no matter how a long trip they can experience. Each compartment in the sleeper cabin includes 4 beds to 6 beds accompanied by a comfortable mattress made of white composite. You can also choose the seat cabin if you want to save money. The seat compartment is spacious, has adjustable seats to make beds.

The price for a luxury tourist train is about from 137.000 VND to 187.000 VND per ticket. The ticket price can be increased if you travel on public holidays and summertime in Vietnam.

Train to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh

Train to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh to Mui Ne train schedule & price

Please see the train schedule and price for the train below.

Saigon Binh Thuan Train

Train number Departure time Arrival time Price
4 berth cabin - 1st floor (VND) 6 berth cabin - 1st floor (VND) 4 berth cabin - 2nd floor (VND) 6 berth cabin - 2nd floor (VND) 6 berth cabin - 3rd floor (VND) Soft seat (VND) Hard seat (VND)
SE8 6:00  9:33 300.000  282.000  277.000  255.000  224.000  190.000  175.000 
SE12 7:35 11:10 259.000  244.000  243.000  224.000  199.000  189.000  148.000 
SE6 8:40 12:10 315.000  300.000  288.000  264.000  232.000  200.000   
SE22 11:40 15:17 286.000  267.000  263.000  233.000  203.000  169.000   
SE10 14:30 18:21 269.000  253.000  252.000  233.000  205.000  179.000  148.000 
SQN2 18:20 21:49 312.000  293.000  288.000  265.000  232.000  190.000  232.000 
SE4 19:25 22:55 312.000  293.000  288.000  265.000  232.000  190.000  155.000 
SE2 21:55 01:05 410.000  410.000  397.000  353.000  331.000  253.000   


Saigon to Phan Thiet train

Train Number Departure time Arrival time Price
4 berth cabin - 1st floor (VND) 4 berth cabin - 2nd floor (VND) Soft seat (VND)
SPT2  6:40  10:24  373,000  332,000  255,000 
SPT4  7:15  10:54 373,000  332,000  255,000 


Local tips to travel to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh by train

  • If you are not too picky, you just need to buy a soft ticket with air conditioners because the price is cheaper, the seat is also comfortable. The route is not very long, so it is not necessary to buy a berth ticket.
  • If there are elderly people and children who need a more comfortable place, buy a berth ticket on the first floor.
  • Train SE8 is a fast train on the Saigon Binh Thuan route. If you do not want long hour on the train, choose to travel on SE8 
  • SPT2 and SPT 4 are among the best trains from Saigon to Mui Ne. It arrives Phan Thiet quite early, so you have the whole day to explore the city
  • On the train to Phan Thiet, you can buy a bus ticket to arrive at Mui Ne. It is about 30.000 VND, so you do not have to worry about the transfer in the next step

In conclusion, travelling by train is the safest way to get to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh. SPT2 & SPT4 seem to be the best choices for you as they arrive in Phan Thiet train station from which you can catch the bus to Mui Ne. Whatever train you choose to travel, just enjoy the train and your stay. If you need any help like booking the train ticket, hotel, or tours in Mui Ne, do not hesitate to contact BestPrice Travel or please look at our South Vietnam Package which also included Ho Chi Minh & Mui Ne.


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