How to get to Phan Thiet and MUI ne, transportation
MUI ne and Phan Thiet are located in the South of Vietnam, 200 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh city(Phan Thiet and MUI ne on the map of Vietnam). The nearest international airport is in the same place. Most tourists arrive in MUI ne it is through this airport and it is the fastest and most convenient option, however from the airport you will have to travel either by taxi for 100-120 dollars, or by bus through the Ho Chi Minh city, which is cheaper (about $ 8), but in time will take almost the whole day.
Also in the ne can be reached from Nha Trang airport (but flights will be a bit more expensive) and other resort cities of Vietnam by bus or train. Below about all the ways how to get to Phan Thiet and MUI ne read more.
- How to get to Phan Thiet and MUI ne from Ho Chi Minh city
- How to get to Phan Thiet and MUI ne, Hanoi
- How to get to Phan Thiet and MUI ne from Nha Trang
On the plane
Unfortunately, near the Antietam has no airport and the nearest international airport of Ho Chi Minh city is 200 km (airport of Ho Chi Minh city on an interactive map). Most often it is through him that the tourists come for holidays in Phan Thiet and MUI ne.
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How to get from airport Ho Chi Minh city to Phan Thiet and MUI ne
Direct bus between the airport and Antietam there, so to get directly from the airport to the resort area of MUI ne (Phan Thiet) on the ground without stops, you will have to use a taxi or order transfer in advance. The latter was preferable. This method will not be more expensive than a taxi ride. And the thing is that the taxi prices at the airport are very high, and you need to bargain seriously that hard to do after a long flight.
The journey time from the airport is from 3 to 5 hours, depending on the time of day and traffic. The cost of the trip is 100-120 dollars per car (not per person). It is to this price and below should aim at bargaining with taxi drivers. If the taxi driver does not agree, go to the next one. Well and still can go outside the airport and there catch a taxi, it will be easier to bargain.
A taxi back from MUI ne to the airport can cost a bit cheaper – from $ 80, but it is better to take care of the reservation in advance and find a car at least the day before the trip, so will be cheaper and more reliable.
If you are determined to get from airport Ho Chi Minh city to Phan Thiet and MUI ne the budget, that it can be done quite easily, just takes a lot of time. From the airport you will need to get on the bus No. 152 for 5000 Dong (currency of Vietnam, the exchange rate) to the tourist area of Ho Chi Minh (more about it here), and from there, travel agencies, buy a ticket for the tourist bus to Phan Thiet and MUI ne from $ 7 (see tour buses from Ho Chi Minh city below). This route is verified by many travelers and is quite acceptable.
And another option: to stay for a day or two at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh city, explore the city, and the morning tourist bus heading to MUI ne/Phan Thiet.
All three routes take 5 to 7 hours ride and cost $ 6. There are both daytime flights, open bus, and a night - sleeper bus. On night buses the price is higher, comes to $ 15, but you can even sleep lying down. A large part of daily flights goes from 7:30 to 8:30, also there is a bus at 13:30 and 20:00. .
Also in the ne and can be reached by bus from Hanoi, da Nang, hue and other major cities of Vietnam. From Hanoi to go 20 hours, price from $ 55. Buses on routes with sleeping accommodations (sleeper bus), and quite a bit inferior in comfort to the trains. There is also a comprehensive tickets from Hanoi train+bus with a transfer in Nha Trang.
To view a detailed schedule and if you want to buy tickets for train or bus to MUI ne/Phan Thiet can through the search form:
Bus tickets purchased at the hotel, in travel agencies, but prefer to buy them in advance online using the search form above. In Ho Chi Minh city you can buy tickets in the tourist area (about the tourist area in Ho Chi Minh city), reachable from the airport by city bus No. 152. Buses leave directly from the tourist district, and will take you out of the place (the hotel), where you say.
In the ne buses arrive directly in the tourist area of MUI ne, and you can land on the road where you specify, and from there on foot or by taxi you can get to your hotel. So it will be good if you advance across the map, decide the location of your hotel, and will be able to explain or show it to the driver. However, you should bear in mind that some operators will flatly refuse to let you off anywhere until you get to the end point of the route, namely, to any affiliate of the hotel or Guesthouse where you immediately take a turn and try to settle in the room.
To get on the bus from MUI ne to Ho Chi Minh city, Nha Trang and other cities, you can buy tickets in the hotel or travel Agency on the street.
Near Antietam, 15 kilometers, is the train/railway station Binh Thuan (former Muong man) (W/train station Binh Thuan Phan Thiet on the map). Through the station is the main railway of Vietnam, and you can get there by train, it is not only from Saigon and from Hanoi, da Nang, Nha Trang and other cities. The only thing you should remember when you plan a route that not all trains stop at this station.
From the station of Binh Thuan to MUI ne will have to get a taxi for 20-30 dollars. To buy tickets for the train is better on railway stations at the ticket office. Travel agencies sold tickets with a large wrap. Better to buy the ticket at least the day before you travel.
The timetables of Vietnam can be found on the websites http://www.vietnamtrains.com , http://www.vietnamrailways.net or http://www.saigonrailway.com.vn/. On these sites you can book tickets, but the prices there with a fairly large Commission. The latter site the prices are almost the station, but it is in Vietnamese.
From Ho Chi Minh city by train
It is possible to get from Ho Chi Minh city directly to the station in the centre of Phan Thiet. Train number SPT2 departs daily from the main railway station of Ho Chi Minh city at 06:50 and 11:25 arrives at the railway station right in the centre of Phan Thiet. The ticket costs 135 000 Dong, or about $ 6. Tickets are best purchased directly at the station, not at travel agencies, as they are very much speculating on prices. From the railway station in Phan Thiet to the hotel in MUI ne can be reached by taxi or local bus. Back from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh city, the train departs at 14:05, arrives 18:40.
Transport Phan Thiet and MUI ne, than to move on
Resort area of MUI ne is stretched along the coast and the main street of Nguyen Dinh Chieu. To move short distances quite comfortably on foot, which can be done on the main street, and walking the beach. However, if you want to go to the resort area fully, you have to walk at least eight kilometers.
If you decide to get outside of the resort, to visit the sights in the area, take a trip to Phan Thiet, you can take a taxi, motorcycle taxi, to rent a car or take the local bus.
Taxis and motorcycle taxis abound here, and you literally will attack the drivers every time you leave the hotel. The taxi ride on the meter within the resort will cost from 12 000 to 20 000 VND. The calculation of the meter is maintained at 8,000 to 12,000 Dong per kilometer, depending on the company. Sometimes a small amount is taken for boarding. On a motorcycle taxi, you can drive from one end of the resort area to another for 15,000 Dong.
On that and on other forms of transport when traveling not on the counter (on a motorcycle taxi counters is not in sight, of course) you have to haggle to a reasonable price, because the original call price times greater. Only it is necessary to bargain prior to the trip, not during or after.
If you are planning to actively move around, it makes sense to rent a transport. In order to rent a car or motorbike in Vietnam, the necessary rights issued in Vietnam (see the traffic in Vietnam). Even international law in the form of a booklet is not amiss. But you can easily rent a low power moped (scooter), paying him 150,000 Dong per day, and not even having the rights. No problems with the police on a motorcycle you likely will not have if you will ride in a helmet and do not make accidents, however you will still like the intruder. If the police stop you, we try to be as friendly, and then will be able to solve the problem of lack of rights on the spot. Otherwise you will be fined a half million dongs. Rent a motorbike (scooter) is available everywhere in hotels and even on the street. Often when renting do not even require any collateral, suffice it to say, what hotel you stay in. Rental rates in hotels are a bit higher than from private owners on the street.
You can also rent a Bicycle, including a drive (electric or gasoline), which rights are not needed. The cost of renting a moped from 100,000 VND, the bike can be found for 25 000.
Public transport in Phan Thiet and MUI ne
In the ne there is convenient public transportation. Bus number 1 (white-blue buses) connects the town of Phan Thiet and the village of MUI ne, passing through the resort area of MUI ne on Nguyen Dinh Chieu street about every 20 minutes. Designated bus stop along the road marked by clear signs with a picture of the bus. Travel from the resort MUI ne to Phan Thiet or to the village for local costs from VND 6 000 0000 to 16(cost depends on distance), but foreigners take at least 13 000. When boarding the bus you need to tell the conductor where you need to go, and then he will tell you the price (if you can't tell, then write the sum or just take out the money in your hand as needed), and at the right time will land you. On this bus you can reach the following attractions near MUI ne: red stream, fish sauce factory, fisherman's Wharf, red dunes (have to walk), the Cham towers.
In Phan Thiet, this bus stops near the supermarket COOP Mart, where all the bus routes that travel from Phan Thiet in the nearest town. Then the bus continues to move further South.
In 2015, added another route - No. 9 (white-red buses). In the ne it goes as No. 1, but in many ways should be to the Mall LotteMart.