Mien Tay Bus Station (Ho Chi Minh City)
While Mien Dong Bus Terminal serves passengers who need to travel to provinces in the southeast region, the central highlands and the northern Vietnam, Mien Tay Bus terminal satisfies demands of traveling to Mekong Delta provinces from Tien Giang, Ben Tre to the last cape point of the country: Ca Mau.
Mien Tay Bus Terminal is located at no. 395 Kinh Duong Vuong, An Lac Ward, Binh Tan District. Due to smaller operating area (12 provinces and 1 administrative city –Can Tho city), Mien Tay Bus Terminal is smaller in comparison with Mien Dong Bus Terminal. Every day, there are over 750 buses departing for Mekong Delta provinces serving about 13,000 customers.
Buses schedule and ticket costs
> Tien Giang - Ben Tre
Price: VND 70,000-VND 80,000 ($3.5-$4).
Duration: 1.5 hours-2 hours
Schedule: 7:00; 8:30; 10:00; 12:00; 13:30; 15:30; 18:30
> Vinh Long
Price: VND 85,000 ($4.2)
Duration: 2.5 hours
Schedule: 5:00 a.m -5:30 p.m. (one bus every hour)
> Soc Trang
Sleeping bus is also available besides sitting bus.
Price: VND 125,000 ($6.3) for sitting bus and VND 155,000 ($7.6) for sleeping bus
Duration: 5.5 hours
Schedule: 6:30 p.m-11:30 p.m. (one bus every hour)
> Rach Gia
Price: VND 125,000 ($6.3)
Duration: 6.5 hours
Schedule: 1 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (one bus every hour)
> Can Tho
Price: VND 90,000 ($4.5) for sitting bus and VND 105,000 ($5.3) for sleeping bus
Duration: 3.5 hours
Schedule: 24/24 ( one bus every 30 minutes)
> Ca Mau
Price: VND 145,000 ($7.3) for sitting bus and VND 175,000 ($8.8) for sleeping bus.
Duration: 8.5 hours
Schedule: 6a.m.- 11p.m.
> Bac Lieu
Price: VND 140,000 ($7) for sitting bus and VND VND 170,000 ($8.5) for sleeping bus
Duration: 6.5 hours
Schedule: 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.,11:30 a.m.,2:30 p.m.,4:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.,9:30 p.m.
Unlike bus stations in Hanoi, the transporting companies in the South are established with higher quality buses and more professional services. However, it is advisable to take extra caution since pick-pocketing remains prevalent. If you suspect that the drivers are not in the best shape, get off the bus and wait for the next one.
How to get to Mien Tay Bus Station
The following city bus operates routes to Mien Tay Bus Station
|Mien Tay Bus Station- Benthanh market||2|
|Mien Tay Bus Station-Mien Dong Bus Station||14|
|Mien Tay Bus Station-An Suong Bus Station||151|
|Mien Tay Bus Station-Go Vap||148|
|Mien Tay Bus Station-Bien Hoa Bus Station (Dongnai)||601|
|Mien Tay Bus Station- Dai Nam Amusement Park||618|
|Mien Tay Bus Station-Thu Duc Agricultural Market||91|
Bus companies in Mien Tay Bus station
Following are some of the most popular companies with routes, timetable and fares:
> Saigon Bus
Daily bus to Phnompenh at 6:30; 8:00; 9:00; 11:00. One way ticket is $12.
Bus to SiemRiep on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday departs at 7:00 a.m. One way ticket is $24.
Website: www.satranco.com.vn; www.saigonbus.com.vn
Phone number: (083) 844-1205/ 844-0796