Mỹ Tho ( listen) is the capital city, center of economics, education and technology of Tiền Giang Province, located in the Mekong Delta region of South Vietnam. It has a population of approximately 169,000 in 2006 and 220,000 in 2012. The majority ethnic group is the Kinh, and some of the Chinese, the Cham and the Khmer. Boat rides on the Mỹ Tho River are popular with tourists, and the city is known for hủ tiếu Mỹ Tho, a type of soup.
If you’re planning this same drive and want to know all about it – how long it is, how long it takes, and where to stop along the way – read on. By the end of this post, you’ll know everything about the drive between Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho.
As the crow flies, it’s roughly 37 miles between Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho. Luckily, we can’t skip over all the good stuff and have to drive – that means seeing some of the sights and countryside between these two points.
For driving, it is roughly 46 miles or 74 km between Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho. This may vary slightly depending on your start and end points.
In terms of travel time by car, the 46 miles drive from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho takes 1 hour . Again, your final drive time depends on where you start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in My Tho.
As 46 miles is roughly one tank of gas, you may or may not need to stop for gas along the way; there are plenty of options along these major roads.
Realistically, you're not going to want to drive without stopping all the way from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, especially if you're the main driver. So let's say you're actually planning a road trip to My Tho, and you need to stop along the way to rest. Plus if it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting stops along the way, eat at great restaurants, and find a hotel to stay overnight. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.
Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Andorra, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what we are perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.
Road trip: 1 days of driving
With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.
Travel time: 1 hour on the road
Start at Ho Chi Minh City.
Drive for about 1 hours and arrive in My Tho
Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.
Flight time from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, Tien Giang Province, Mekong Delta is 4 minutes under avarage conditions.
Our flight time calculator assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/hr or 434 knots.
Actual flight times may vary depending on aircraft type, cruise speed, routing, weather conditions, passenger load, and other factors.