Can Tho city, about a 175-kilometer drive from Saigon, is located downstream of the Mekong River and right at the center of the Mekong Delta. With an advantageous waterway system and fertile soil, Can Tho has quickly grown and become the capital of the Mekong Delta region.
How to Get to Can Tho?
As the center of the Mekong Delta region, Can Tho has invested in upgrading their transportation and infrastructure. Please choose your best vehicle option for Vietshrimp Aquaculture International Fair 2019.
Domestic flight: You can easily access Can Tho by airplane from Hanoi, Saigon, Da Nang, and Phu Quoc. Depending on your time, interest, and budget, you can choose either Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, or Bamboo Airways of which the average price ranges from 1.5 million Vietnam dong to 3.5 million Vietnam dong (64.5 USD – 150.5 USD) per flight ticket. Tickets are available on the globally famous site skyscanner.com, but if you also want to find the best hotel deals, especially in the Southeast Asia region, try traveloka.com. This site has literally become my friend since my passion for traveling ignited!
Note: Currently, there aren’t any direct flights from Saigon to Can Tho, so you have to transit at Phu Quoc or Da Nang Airport for a few hours before continuing onto Can Tho. For all the best, choose a coach because it will save you much more time and money.
International flight: There are some direct flights from international destinations to Can Tho International airport: Kuala Lumpur – International Airport (AirAsia); Don Mueang – Bangkok (Thai AirAsia); Bangkok – Suvarnabhumi (Vietjet Air); Taipei – Taoyuan (Vietnam Airlines); Taichung – Kaoshiung (Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air).
Note: If you are not from any country listed above, please choose the flight to Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city and then take the domestic options as guided to Can Tho city to save your time.
If you plan to visit Saigon before traveling to Can Tho, hopping on a coach seems like the best choice since there are tons of transport services to this city. The total travel time from Saigon to Can Tho is only about three to five hours depending on the traffic. You can get your ticket at the Mien Tay Bus Station, but my advice is to buy it online on vexere.com to ensure a hassle-free experience! Some trust-worthy coach operators that are available every day are:
If you plan to visit Saigon before traveling to Can Tho, hopping on a coach seems like the best choice since there are tons of transport services to this city. The total travel time from Saigon to Can Tho is only about three to five hours depending on the traffic. You can get your ticket at the Mien Tay Bus Station or buy it online on vexere.com to ensure a hassle-free experience! Some trust-worthy coach operators that are available every day are:
|Name||Office Address||Price||Phone Number of Saigon’s Office|
|Van Lang Coach||359 Hung Vuong street, Binh Tan District||110,000 VND (4.7 USD)||02838 352 352|
|Phuong Trang||272 De Tham Street, District 1||140,000 VND (6 USD)||028 383 75570|
|Loc Phat Limousine||354/21 Ly Thuong Kiet street, District 10||300,000 VND(12.9 USD)||0292 377 9777|
Note: Most of the bus lines start at their office, while some of them may also stop at the Mien Tay Bus Station. Hence, check the information carefully or else you may miss the bus!
How to get to Can Tho Promotion Agency (CPA)
Address: 108A Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
The Can Tho Promotion Agency (CPA) is located in the center area. Taxis are convenient in Can Tho and fares are reasonable. It takes only about 20 minutes from Can Tho International Airport to get the Can Tho Promotion Agency (CPA).