Ben Tre is a beautiful place belonging to Mekong Delta, South Vietnam. It is 80 km from the city center of Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre city center. If you travel during this distance by car, it will take you about 1.5 to 2 hours.
Vietnamdrive would like introduce you the routes to move to Ben Tre as below.
To travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre, you can choose one of two routes:
Route 1 from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre
We check the first route from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre City. You start from the city center of Ho Chi Minh to the Binh Chanh. Then, at the intersection of Binh Thuan, you turn to Highway 1. You continuously go straight about 16km through My Yen, and Vinh Loc, and to the Ben Luc Bridge.
After coming to the Ben Luc Bridge, you continue to run about 14km further, and crossing the Tan An bridge. You will reach the city of Tan An, Long Giang. And, you go straight through Tan An city to Tien Giang province.
From Tien Giang province, go straight to the city of My Tho, Tien Giang. From My Tho, you continue to follow the Highway 60. In this direction, you will cross the Rach Meu Bridge and go about 13 km to Ben Tre City, Ben Tre Province.
When choosing this route to go from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre City, you get the route a little slower than the second way. But, this route goes through many beautiful places. This makes you feel different feelings when traveling from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre City.
Route 2 from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre
Now we check the second route from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre. You will start at the city center of Ho Chi Minh to Binh Chanh. However, when you come to the bridge at the Binh Thuan intersection, you will not turn to the Highway 1. You will go into the new express-way Ho Chi Minh – Trung Luong.
After going straight on the highway about 50 km, you turn right on National Highway 1A. You go to further to My Tho City, Tien Giang. Then, you go as in the first route; run on Highway 60 crossing the Rach Mieu Bridge about 13km to Ben Tre City, Ben Tre Province.
When you choose this route, you can go faster than the first route because you go on the high-speed road.
The destinations (wards, villages or communes) around Ben Tre City:
– Tan Phu Ward is 2.9 km away from Ben Tre City Center.
– My Thanh Commune, 5.5 km.
– Phong Nam Commune, 7.5 km.
– Thanh Tan Commune, 7.5 km.
– Giao Long Industrial Zone, 7.6 km.
– Long Thach hamlet, Giao Long commune, Chau Thanh, Ben Tre, 10 km.
– Chau Thanh District, 11 km.
– Mo Cay North District, 12 km
– Giong Trom District, 14 km
– Cho Gao District, 20 km.
The above is the basic information which Vietnam Drive would like to introduce you. We hope that this will help you to select a good way to travel from Ho Chi Minh to Ben Tre easily.