How to get to An Giang - From Can Tho, Sai Gon, Cambodia
An Giang is an ideal place to experience the Mekong Delta’s eco-tourism in Vietnam. However, when traveling to An Giang, tourists still have many difficulties in traveling.
Currently, there is no airport in An Giang, so there is no direct flight to get there. However, you have the option of flying to nearby provinces first. Then, you can get to An Giang via buses, rental vehicles, taxis, or by just booking a tour to An Giang.
Fabulous Mekong Ecotours will provide you some information on how to get to An Giang so that you can visit the land of Seven-Mount more easily.
Where is An Giang?
An Giang is a province located in the southwest of Vietnam, in the Mekong Delta bordering Cambodia, 126 km from Can Tho, and 187 km from Ho Chi Minh City.
An Giang makes a strong impression on visitors by its breathtaking beauty of the western region of the Hau river, where there is a mixture of many unique cultures of the Kinh, Khmer, Cham, and Chinese communities.
An Giang is also famous for its tourist attractions such as Tra Su Cajuput Forest, Cam Mountain, Islamic villages, mosques, etc. Thanks to this, An Giang is attracting a large number of tourists every year.
How to get to An Giang
Coming from other countries
There is no airport in An Giang, so you cannot fly directly from other countries to An Giang. However, you can fly to Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho first. Then, you will move to An Giang by other means of transportation.
You can find more information about flights to Can Tho here: How to get to Can Tho.
Getting An Giang from Cambodia
In addition, you can go directly from Phnom Penh (Cambodia) to Chau Doc (An Giang) by speedboat. The trip lasted about 4 hours through the Hau River, which Cambodians call the Bassac River.
|Routes||Duration||Prices||Speed boat companies|
|Phnom Penh → Chau Doc||4 hours||$17 – $25||Hang Chau|
Hanoi, Da Nang to An Giang
The best and most time-saving means of transportation from Hanoi or Da Nang to An Giang is by airplanes because the distance between these cities is quite far. Hanoi is about 1639 km from An Giang and Da Nang is about 1182 km from An Giang.
Therefore, you should fly from Hanoi or Da Nang to Can Tho or Ho Chi Minh City first, then you will move from Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho to An Giang by land means of transport.
|Hanoi → Can Tho||Vietnam Airlines||2 hours||$36|
|Da Nang → Can Tho||Vietnam Airlines||1 hour 30 minutes||$45|
|Hanoi → Ho Chi Minh City||Vietjet Air||2 hours||$51|
|Da Nang → Ho Chi Minh City||Vietjet Air||1 hour 25 minutes||$22|
Sai Gon (Ho Chi Minh city) or Can Tho to An Giang
The reasonable means of transportation that you can choose to move from Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho to An Giang is a bus because the distance between the cities is not too far. An Giang is 126 km from Can Tho, and 187 km from Ho Chi Minh City.
|Ho Chi Minh City → An Giang||5 – 6 hours||170,000 – 210,000 VND ($6.85 – $8.46)|
|Can Tho → An Giang||3 hours||120,000 VND ($4.84)|
If you want your time to be more flexible, you can choose to travel by rental cars. The price for this means of transportation may be higher than going by bus. Car rental from Can Tho to An Giang is about $81 – $94.
There are many trustworthy car rental companies in Can Tho that you can refer to such as Fabulous Mekong Ecotours.
You can take a look FME Travel service here: Car rental in Can Tho.
How to go around An Giang?
Getting around An Giang by bus
Bus service in An Giang has many routes. Every day there are nearly 100 bus lines, and each bus is about 5-10 minutes apart, starting from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm.
Popular bus routes in An Giang that you can consider taking:
Long Xuyen – Chau Doc
- Time: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
- Distance: 15 minutes/trip
Route 05: Chau Giang – Tan An
Route: Chau Giang Ferry Terminal – Tan Chau Town – Tan An Ferry
- Time: 5:30 am – 5:30 pm
- Distance: 15 minutes/trip
Note: these buses are local ones and most of the drivers can not speak English, and the price is very cheap, less than 30,000 VND /per ticket ($1,21).
Getting around An Giang by taxi
In addition to the bus, visitors can choose to take a taxi when traveling to An Giang, suitable for families or groups of friends of about 3-4 people. There are many taxi companies that tourists can choose from such as:
Mai Linh Taxi
Mai Linh Taxi provides door-to-door shuttle services with affordable rates and a variety of vehicles from 4 seats to 7 seats.
- Call center: 02963 922 266
- Price: from 12,000 VND / km (about $0,48)
Long Xuyen Taxi
Long Xuyen Taxi is a local taxi company that has been operating for a long time and is reputable in An Giang
- Call center: 0296 858 788
- Price: from 13,000 VND / km (about $0,52)
Getting around An Giang by walking
If you are in the center of Chau Doc, An Giang, we highly recommend that you walk to visit nearby attractions such as Hang Pagoda, Ba Chua Xu Temple, etc.
In addition, you can walk to Chau Doc night market at night to discover and enjoy delicious local food here.
Scooter rental in An Giang
A scooter is a convenient means for tourists to move around in An Giang. You can contact (or negotiate) with hotels to rent scooters or rent scooters at rental companies. The rental price ranges from 120,000 to 200,000 VND per day ($4,84 – $8).
Above is the information you can refer to before visiting the culturally rich and beautiful land in Mekong Delta.
You can refer to FME travel’s An Giang tour here: An Giang Tour.
How to get An Giang from Can Tho city?
You can take the Futa bus with ease in Can Tho bus station, every hour they have a bus to get to An Giang. The price is $8,46 / ticket
How to get from Ho Chi Minh city to An Giang by bus?
There are direct buses from Ho Chi Minh City to An Giang. You can tạke futa bus to get there, it takes around 5 hrs.
What is the cheapest way to get from Ho Chi Minh City to An Giang?
Taking the bus to get to An Giang is a good option for travelers. But if you wanna get more relaxed and do not have to think more about arranging things, you can do an An Giang tour with a tour company.
What is the distance between An Giang to Ho Chi Minh City?
The travel distance from Ho Chi Minh City to An Giang in the South of Vietnam is about 187 km.
How can I rent a car from Can Tho to go to An Giang?
You can contact reputable car rental companies in Can Tho such as Fabulous Mekong Ecotours. FME Travel supplies private transfer services with modern 4-seater and 7-seater cars and professional drivers at a reasonable price.
What is the distance between An Giang to Can Tho?
The travel distance from Can Tho to An Giang in the South of Vietnam is about 126 km.
Where can I book a tour to visit An Giang from Can Tho?
You can book a tour to visit An Giang from Can Tho at FME travel company.
Can I travel to An Giang by train?
No, you can’t. There is no train in An Giang province. Therefore, you can take the train from Hanoi, Vinh, Hue, or Da Nang to Saigon station first. Then, you can travel to An Giang by other means of transport.
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