Vinh Long is quite close to Ho Chi Min City and Can Tho. It does not have its own airport but can be reached by bus or car from Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho, both of which have well-connected airports.
The Can Tho International Airport has flight services from major Indian cities like New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, connecting from Thailand and Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
The Visa Policy for Indians visiting Can Tho is the same as the rest of Vietnam ie Visa on Arrival.
Read more about Visa Policy of Vietnam.
Bus connectivity to Vinh Long is excellent. Vinh Long has two bus stations - one bus station located inside the city which connects to small neighbouring suburban areas and one large bus station, located 4 kilometres from the city and connects to cities such as Ho Chi Minh and Can Tho. Buses to Ho Chi Minh City cost VND 100,000 and to Can Tho, they cost VND 50,000. There are free shuttle services from the bus station to the city. However, if you wish to rent a Xe Om, you will have to pay VND 10,000.
The nearest domestic airport to Vinh Long is at Can Tho, located 43 kilometres from the city centre. The nearest international airport to Vinh Long is located at Ho Chi Minh City and is located 137 kilometres from Vinh Long. If you are travelling through an agency, then your agency will send a cab to the airport. If not there are buses and taxis to Vinh Long from Can Tho and Ho Chi Minh City.
Tentative return flight prices to Can Tho from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|New Delhi||₹ 24,407|
Vinh Long is located 137 kilometres from Ho Chi Minh City (3 hours) and 43 kilometres from Can Tho (1 hour). The roads are navigable and well maintained. You may choose to rent a car and drive yourself along National Route 1A (QL1A) or hire both a car and a driver through a travel agency. Prices are often different based on the agency, car type and the season.
Vinh Long cannot be reached by rail. The closest railway station is at Ho Chi Minh city from where you will have to use other means of transport
Vinh Long is a fairly small city and can be navigated by foot. You can rent bicycles at VND 60,000 per day and motorbikes at VND 100,000 per day. Metered taxis are also another clean and safe option.