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Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang Train: from Economy to Luxury Options

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Trains prove a good option for travelers to see more of the countryside in Vietnam, yet travel more comfortably than the bus, reasonable than the flight. 

Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang train route gives you more options than any other one, so learn more about this route by reading our article below.

Ho Chi Minh To Nha Trang Train

Ho Chi Minh To Nha Trang Train

Ho Chi Minh To Nha Trang Train Overview

The train journey time from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang is around 8 hours and covers a distance of around 411km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 52m, while the slowest one needs more than 11 hours.

There are more than 10 train trips every day, running from morning to night. Types of the train include Saigon Golden Train - 5 stars train (SNT2) & Reunification Express Train.

Travel To Nha Trang With A Relaxing Train Trip

Travel To Nha Trang With A Relaxing Train Trip

 

Saigon Golden Train - 5 Stars Train (SNT2)

The SNT2 train has a modern and luxurious design, it offers comfortable seats, spacious luggage compartments, and clean toilets. 

Each train includes ten carriages, classified into:

  • Business Class cars: US $95 - $100
  • Two 5-Star Club cars with 32 seats: US $15 - $20
  • Two Deluxe cars with 44 seats: US $10 - $15
  • Two Standard cars with 84 seats: US $8 - $10

Each carriage consists of 7 cabins, 4 berths per cabin, which means that the total capacity of each train is 56 berths. 

Saigon Golden Train 5 Stars Train

Saigon Golden Train - 5 Stars Train

The train departs Saigon and stops at main stations such as Di An, Bien Hoa, Thap Cham, and arrives in Nha Trang. The SNT trains have the best quality cars but are slower than the SE trains.

Enjoy The Stunning Views Of Bien Hoa Along The Way

Enjoy The Stunning Views Of Bien Hoa Along The Way

 

Reunification Express Train

Reunification Express train has been the main service of trains from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang.  There are 4 types of tickets: hard seats, soft seats, 6 berth sleepers, and 4 berth sleepers.

Reunification Express Train

Reunification Express Train

Hard Seat Tickets

  • Price range: US $8 - $13

The cheapest of the four types of seats available on trains in Vietnam. Hard seats are wooden benches with no armrests between passengers, you will need to share the bench with 3 other people. 

The hard-seat carriages have air-conditioners on some trains, and some have cool fans with windows open. You are not recommended to take this kind of seat for long-distance travel like from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang

Soft Seat Tickets 

  • Price range: US $26 - $31

Soft seats are an economical choice and it is the best option if you take a daytime train.

Soft seats are a bit like seats on a plane with an armrest and fold-down tray table. Soft seats are arranged on each side of the aisle and recline to a greater or lesser degree. 

6 Berth Tickets 

  • Price range: US $34 - $45

This has three tiers of beds, there are six berths per cabin. The upper berth is the cheapest and the lower is the most expensive and their level of comfort ascends by the price. 

4 Berth Tickets 

  • Price range: US $37 - $47

This kind of ticket has two tiers of beds, there are four berths per cabin. The upper berth is cheaper than the lower one. These compartments have a door. 

 

Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang Train Schedule

The train starts in Saigon stops at the main stations, and the arrival station is in Nha Trang. Please see the train schedule below:

Reunification Express Train

The Reunification Express promises an unforgettable experience from Ho Chi Minh to Nha Trang. Now, let's delve into the schedule of this remarkable train.

Train Number

Departure & arrival

Duration

SE2

20:55 - 03:39

7 hours 44 minutes

SE4

19:00 - 02:16

7 hours 16 minutes

SE6

15:00 - 23:23

8 hours 23 minutes

SE8

06:00 - 13:42

8 hours 42 minutes

SNT2

21:05 - 05:30

8 hours 25 minutes

SE22

11:00 - 19:01

8 hours 1 minute

Saigon Golden Train - 5 stars train

The Saigon Golden Train is a luxurious 5-star train service offering an unparalleled travel experience. This provides unmatched comfort and elegance and ensures a memorable journey.

Below are 2 schedules of SNT2 and SNT4 of Saigon Golden Train:

  • SNT2: 20:30 - 05:30
  • SNT4 22:25 - 15:47

 

Tips To Travel By Train From Ho Chi Minh To Nha Trang 

Below is the list of things that you should remember when traveling by train in Vietnam.

  • Book the tickets early in advance to get the best seats
  • Print out your e-tickets
  • Don’t forget your ID or passport
  • Arrive at the station 60 minutes before departure time
  • Bring a maximum of 20 kg. Do not bring too much luggage; you cannot sleep well while you watch over your belongings all the time.
  • Take care of your belongings
  • Bring some food or drink for a late evening meal or snack in between if you are afraid of food quality on the train. The food served on the train is not very diverse and the price is quite high as well.
  • Wear comfortable outfits. 
  • Bring toilet paper and a towel which can be used as a blanket to keep you warm during the long journey.
  • Take the small change to pay for the taxi from the station and for food on the train.
  • If there are problems with your seat or the food, do not hesitate to report them to the conductor.

Enjoy The Stunning Nha Trang After The Trip

Enjoy The Stunning Nha Trang After The Trip

Overall, although it costs time, the train is still an interesting way to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang. If you are looking for Nha Trang tours, please do not forget to visit our website bestpricetravel.com, and find the best one.

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Questions & Answers (3)

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11/03/2024

How do I book a train ticket on your site?

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11/03/2024
@Joyce Galea:

Hi! Here is where you book HCMC - Nha Trang train online.

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11/03/2023

Does the train from saigon to Nha Trang go the other way?

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13/03/2023
@Semonne Hogg:

they only have one route for the train to go so they don't have the other way

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23/01/2023

Does the day time SE6 train from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang operate on 05/06/23?

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23/01/2023
@Graham McGinnity:

Yes but the ticket havent open for sale yet.

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