Photo: This is the Delta.

How to get to and from Vinh Long

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Bus

Vinh Long has two bus stations. The old bus station is in the centre of town but buses from there run only to Can Tho occasionally to Ho Chi Minh City and a hodge podge of other regional destinations—aim for a morning departure. Sample fares include:

Can Tho: 23,000 dong
Ho Chi Minh City: 106,000 dong
Sa Dec: 15,000 dong

For transport to other Delta towns and more frequent buses to Saigon and Can Tho, you’re better off to head out to the new bus station a 20,000 VND xe–om motorbike ride from downtown. If you can’t be bothered to head to the bus station, just have your hotel call the bus company to pick you up and take you out there. Sample fares include:

Ho Chi Minh City: 80,000–110,000 dong
Tra Vinh: 37,000 dong
Vung Tau: 105,000 dong

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Boat

The ferry across to An Binh Island leaves from the northern tip of Vinh Long. The fare for a pedestrian is 1,000 dong and 2,000 dong for a scooter.

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Getting around

Vinh Long is an easily walkable city but if you need some two-wheeled transport, most accommodation will be able to arrange a bicycle (around 60,000 dong per day) or a scooter (around 200,000 dong per day).

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Vinh Long? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.


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