How to come
Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southest Asia. With an estimated 90.5 million inhabitants as of 2014, it is the world's 14th - most populous country, and the eight - most populous country. Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and Malaysia across the South China Sea to the southeast. The 2 biggest cities are Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city. Hanoi is located centrally in the North, meanwhile Ho Chi Minh city lays in the centre point of the South. From these 2 cities, transport between other parts of the country is very accessible.
With the advantage of geography and location, Vietnam can be reached by many ways, such as airlines, sea transport and land transport.
- Arilines: If you come to Vietnam by airlines, there are lots of international flights direct and indirect into Vietnam provided by big airlines companies like Vietnam Airlines, Emirate Airlines, Quantas Airlines, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, British Airlines, etc… Most of them will go to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city. There will be more and more airline route from all over the world to come in the future. Besides, there are also some budget airlines which can save your cost to go to Vietnam like Tiger Airway, Jetstar, Vietjetair (mostly depart from nearby countries: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Taiwan). Upon arrival at the airport, you may make Visa on arrival. Please click here to see more about Visa for Vietnam.
- Train: at the moment, there are 2 international train routes to Vietnam from China, one departs from Nanning and the other departs from Beijing. They will come through some cities in China such as Zhèngzhōu, Píngxiáng Shì, Guìlín. For ticket booking, please click here
- Bus: there are many bus routes from Cambodia, Laos and China to Vietnam everyday. Some main routes: Siem Riep – Ho Chi Minh city, Phnompenh – Ho Chi Minh city, Vientiane – Hanoi, Luang Phrabang – Hanoi, Nanning – Hanoi. For ticket booking, please click here.