Boat in Chau Doc

Blue Cruiser

The upmarket Blue Cruiser leaves the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel pier at 7am, costing US$50 (US$44 in the reverse direction, leaving Phnom Penh at 1.30pm), plus US$34 if you need a Cambodian visa on arrival. It takes ab…
Bus in Ho Chi Minh City

Lac Hong Tours

One of the travel agencies on the western end of Ð Pham Ngu Lao booking bus and train travel throughout Vietnam and also to Cambodia. Nearby are several other similar companies.
Boat in Chau Doc

Hang Chau

The Hang Chau speedboat departs Chau Doc at 7.30am and Phnom Penh at 12.30pm. The journey takes about five hours and the price includes a simple lunch, but not the visa.
Bus in Ho Chi Minh City

An Suong Bus Station

Buses to Tay Ninh, Cu Chi and other points northwest of HCMC depart from the newer An Suong bus station, way to the west of the city centre. Note that it’s not really worth using local buses to visit Tay Ninh and Cu…
Ferry in Ho Chi Minh City


The most reliable of the two ferry services linking HCMC to Vung Tau. Booking ahead is recommended for Friday to Saturday sailings and the ticket kiosk and departure point is across the river in District 4 behind th…
Bus in Ho Chi Minh City

Mien Dong Bus Station

Buses to locations north of HCMC leave from the immensely huge and busy Mien Dong bus station, in Binh Thanh district, about 5km from central HCMC on Hwy 13 (Quoc Lo 13; the continuation of Ð Xo Viet Nghe Tinh). The…
Bus in Dong Hoi

Bus Station

From the bus station you can catch services south to Danang (200,000d, five hours, five daily), Hoi An (250,000d, twice daily, seven hours), Hue (150,000d, four hours, frequent) via Dong Ha (100,000d, two hours), an…
Train Station in Hanoi

Hanoi Train Station

The main Hanoi train station is at the western end of P Tran Hung Dao; trains from here go to southern destinations. Foreigners can buy tickets for southbound trains at counter 2, where the staff speak English. We r…
Motorcycle Rental in Hanoi

Offroad Vietnam

For reliable Honda trail bikes (from US$20 daily) and road bikes (US$17). The number of rental bikes is limited, so booking ahead is recommended. Offroad’s main business is running excellent tours, mainly dealing wi…
Bus in Vinh Long

Provincial Bus Station

This is the main bus station, with the bulk of long-distance services to HCMC and other delta destinations, excluding Sa Dec. It's 2.5km south of town on the way to Can Tho. A taxi costs around 130,000d and a xe om …