How to get to Vung Tau (Vietnam), transport
Near Vung Tau has no airport, so usually it's by land or by water from the nearest international airport in Ho Chi Minh city.
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From the airport Ho Chi Minh city to Vung Tau, you can get a taxi for about $ 100 (depending on how storge) for the car. From the domestic terminal (from the international to it you can walk) minivans depart for 120,000 Dong.
If you prefer full freedom of movement, you can hire a car at the airport of Ho Chi Minh city and drive to Vung Tau. 2014 in Vietnam on absolutely legal grounds, you can manage the rented vehicles under international driving permit (IDP), the relevant requirements of the Vienna Convention on road traffic (read more about rent a motorcycle and car in Vietnam). Such issue in Russia, and previously was necessary to obtain a temporary local license, and no other in the country was not recognized. Now you can safely manage with a driver's license issued in Russia. Just remember that an IDP is valid only in conjunction with the national rights, so to take to Vietnam have both rights. To obtain the IDP in the traffic police, their cost is 1600 rubles (1120 in the design of public services through the site.Russia in 2018). To pass the exams to get an IDP is not required.
The country has opened offices international distributors, you can book a car in Vietnam here.
From Ho Chi Minh to Vung Tau can be reached by tourist or regular intercity buses. For tourists, obviously more simple and convenient are tourist buses, tickets for which can be purchased at travel agencies on the street. Plus their is the fact that the sending takes place from the tourist area, but if you live far away from the tourist area, you will be picked up directly from the hotel. The ticket price of $ 5. The journey time 2-3 hours.
There are also many regular and specialty buses that you can sit directly on the bus station. More specifically, most of the tourist buses are the same buses, which are "attached" minivan that picks you up from the hotel or from the tourist district of Ho Chi Minh city. Buses depart from the bus station and Mien Dong Coach Station in Ho Chi Minh city. Sending during the day approximately every 15 minutes to purchase tickets in advance is not necessary. Tickets cost 90,000 Dong (see Vietnam currency, exchange rate). Station and Mien Dong Coach Station can be reached by taxi or bus No. 19 from the bus station of buses of Ho Chi Minh city at the market Ben Thanh.
Theoretically, if you arrive in Ho Chi Minh city is not too late, you will have time to get to the bus station and take a bus to Vung Tau. The last bus leaves around 19:00.
Speed boat from Ho Chi Minh city
Attention! After prohibition of operation with a duration of one year, caused by a fire on one of the ships, speed boats running again since the beginning of 2015.
High-speed hydrofoil boat, also called a Hydrofoil is very popular with tourists the way to get to Vung Tau. But do not overestimate your strength: speed shes ship swayed, so it is better to take before the trip, something for motion sickness.
Boats depart from Ho Chi Minh city at about 6:30 until 16:45 tentative schedule: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 9:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 15:00, 15:30 and 16:45. From Vung Tau the departure time is the same. Tickets cost 250,000 VND / adult, 100 000 children. There are other carriers, the price is the same, but the schedule is a bit different. The journey time is just over an hour. It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance, especially on weekends. If you are planning to visit Vung Tau in one day and return the same day, highly recommended to buy tickets back to Ho Chi Minh city, and not upon arrival in Vung Tau.
Boats in Ho Chi Minh city from the pier, Bach Dang pier, located on the river East of the tourist district (see the position of the pier on the map of Ho Chi Minh city). To reach it from the tourist area of Ho Chi Minh city, you can walk for 20 minutes or by taxi in about 50 000 VND. From the airport to the pier
Transport, how to travel around Vung Tau
In Vung Tau there is no public transport. To move around the city by taxi, rented transport or on foot.
Taxi in Vung Tau is quite expensive by Vietnamese standards, especially considering that the city is small and travel distance is very short.
An excellent option for moving around the city will be Hiking. The city is quite compact.
Motorbike hire in Vung Tau is the same as everywhere in Vietnam – from 150,000 Dong per day. Cm. motorbike hire in Vietnam