Bus, train, cab, what's the best, cheapest and most reliable option? We arrive Ho Chi Minh at 3AM
Hi Martin! If arriving at 3am I'd stay close to the airport in Ho Chi Minh City, and then grab a bus to Mui Ne the next day. There are many buses that ply the roads between Mui Ne and HCMC, but I’d recommend taking Futa Buslines’ Phuong Trang (link to Vietnamese-only site) bright orange buses, one of the more reliable bus operators. It's a bit longer than the many tours that leave the backpacker area, but it’s safe and they stop for food half way in. For your 130,000 dong ticket ($6.25) you’ll receive a bottle of water and a fresh towel.
The bus trip takes 7 hours and will stop once for a bathroom and fruit break, and once for lunch. Tickets can be booked at the Futa Buslines office on De Tham near Pham Ngu Lao (272 De Tham; link is to Google map. Phone is +84 838 309 309), and in Mui Ne there is a separate office at the end of the beach strip (the directions away from the big resorts. Phone for Mui Ne is +84 623 743 113).
i've done cabs, buses and planes from place to place in VN, really depends on your stamina, bus was the cheapest for me and quite the adventure
Cheapest way, You should take a bus trip, it takes 5 to 6 hours. Bus is a/c and in good condition. Cost from 7 to 8 usd. Departure daily 8 am, 8 pm. For further details, and hep desk, you may visit sites and may inquire for booking Saigon Travel
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