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Let the Train Take the Strain

Mui ne does not have its own train station but there are 2 stations that act as drop off points if you are arriving by train ( and we very much advise that you do). It’s far safer than the tourist buses and allows you to see some of the countryside and even grab some local food in the dining carriage. Price wise it comes in a little more expensive than the tourist buses but only marginally.

From HCMC (Saigon) to Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan)

  The railway from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city)  station to Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan Province) station is about 187 Kilometers. As of writing (Nov’14) there is one train per day to Phan Thiet that leaves at 06.40am and arrives at 10.25am. There is a buffet cart avaliable on board with basic snacks and noodles as well as soft seats. There is also an option to put your motorbike on the train for an extra cost. Prices vary but come in at around 140.000vnd
to 170.000vnd

From Phan Thiet ( Binh Thuan) to HCMC (Saigon)

The railway from  Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan Province) to  Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city)  station is about 187 Kilometers. This train departs every day and takes about 4 hours passing through some great countryside on the way. The cabins are air conditioned and confortable with wifi on some trains. There is one train a day that departs at 13.40pm
The train finishes in Saigon (HCMC) in dist 3, around 15mins taxi ride from the busy tourist area and 20 mins taxi to the airport.
Carry-on Bags: The train cabins are allowed to carry baggages not to exceed the weight limitation of 20 kgs of adults and 10 kgs of children

 

 

Ho Chi Minh railway station :Address : 1 Nguyen Thong , 9 Ward, 3 District, Ho Chi Minh City

Phan Thiet railway station:Address :

Option 2.

Muong Man Station.

There is another option to Phan Thiet station . Moung Man (currently known as Binh Thuan train station)   is another 20kms outside of Phan Thiet so is quite a journey to Mui ne (around 350.000vnd.) The re-unification Express stops here with 2 trains a day passing both South ( to Saigon) and North ( to Nha Trang, Danang etc.)

For a full up to date train schedule to all destinations in Vietnam visit www.vietnam-railway.com  but be wary of booking through them as prices seem to be a little on the expensive side.

As yet there is no secure way of booking the train without visiting the station a few days before hand so plan in advance if you wish to arrive or depart by the wheels of steel.

CHILDRENS PRICES

• Under 2 years:  Travel free

• From 2 to under 9 years old (and shorter than 1.3m):  Price will be 50% of adult price for the North – South trains and and vice versa. But for trains to Hanoi – Sapa and vice versa, the children will have to pay full price.

• Over 9 years old: 100% of adult price.

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