The best mode of transportation to reach Ben Tre within Vietnam is by road. The city is located about 85 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City from where one can board one of the buses heading to Ben Tre. Intercity buses are scheduled to depart for Ben Tre every 15 to 20 minutes from 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM Vietnam Standard Time. If budget permits, one can also opt to rent a taxi to reach the destination. Upon reaching Ben Tre, travellers can explore the city by local buses, taxis, on foot, sail through the delta or rent a motorbike.
The closest airstrip to Ben Tre is the Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) which is located about 90 kilometres away.
This quaint little town is located right on the banks of the Mekong Delta Rivers, hence the easiest way to get around would be to hire a bicycle or a motorbike from one of the hotels. The price for these varies but is never too expensive.