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Instructions on transferring from Tan Son Nhat Airport to Ho Chi Minh City

   15-07-2019 07:42 AM
There are many means of vehicle for you to transfer from Tan Son Nhat airport to Saigon center such as taxis, buses ... Below is a guide on how to transfer from Tan Son Nhat airport to Ho Chi Minh City that you may select most convenient way.


Bus 119 from Tan Son Nhat Airport to West Bus Station‚Äč

GUIDELINES TO TRANSFER FROM TAN SON NHAT AIRPORT TO CENTRE OF HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON):

Tan Son Nhat Airport is about 8 kms from Ho Chi Minh City center. To transfer from Tan Son Nhat airport to the city center, you can choose transportation facilities such as motorbikes, buses, coaches or taxis.

1. TRANSFER BY BUS

If there are few goods and furniture that want to save costs, you can choose Tan Son Nhat airport bus / bus service. There are currently 4 bus routes of Tan Son Nhat airport including:

Route no. 152 | Tan Son Nhat Airport - Ben Thanh Market - Trung Son Residential Area

Route:s Arrival hall of the international terminal – Arrival hall of the domestic terminal - Hoang Van Thu - Nguyen Van Troi - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Cach Mang Thang Tam - Ben Thanh Market - Tran Hung Dao - Trung Son residential area.

Operating time: 5:45 am to 18:15 pm.
Waiting time: 12 - 21 minutes
Fare: 6,000 VND / person.

 Route no. 109 | Tan Son Nhat Airport – Park 23/9

  • Single: Tan Son Nhat Airport (the international Terminal) - Tan Son Nhat Airport (the domestic terminal) - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Hoang Van Thu - Nguyen Van Troi - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Ham Nghi - Ben Thanh - Pham Ngu Lao Terminal – Park 23/9.

  • Return: Park 23/9k - Le Lai - Quach Thi Trang - Pham Ngu Lao - Yersin - Tran Hung Dao - Ben Thanh Terminal - Le Loi - Pasteur - Vo Thi Sau - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Van Troi - Phan Dinh Giot - Truong Son - Tan Son Nhat Airport (International terminal).
  • Operating time: 5:30 am to 1:30 am (next day).
  • Waiting time: 30 minutes.
  • Fair: 12,000 VND / person (less than 5 km) and 20,000 VND / person (over 5 km).
In addition to regular bus routes, Tan Son Nhat airport extends two "5-star" bus routes, also known as Shuttle Bus with modern foreign standard design, the system ensures safety for passengers.

Bus route 119 | Tan Son Nhat Airport – Mien Tay Bus Terminal

  • Route: Tan Son Nhat International Airport - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Hoang Van Thu - Xuan Dieu - Xuan Hong - Truong Chinh - Ly Thuong Kiet - Bac Hai - Thanh Thai - Nguyen Tri Phuong - Nguyen Chi Thanh - Nguyen Thi Nho - Hong Bang - Kinh Duong Vuong - Mien Tay Bus Terminal and vice versa.

  • Operating time: 4:00 am to 9:00 pm every day.
  • Waiting time: 15-30 minutes.
  • Fare: 12,000 VND / person (less than 5 km) and 20,000 VND / person (over 5 km)
The bus route 119 goes through major hospitals such as Cho Ray, Thong Nhat, Medical and Pharmaceutical University No. 2, Hoa Hao, Nhi Dong 1, Nhan Dan 115, Hung Vuong ... to reduce traffic jam to make the people in the west area to access healthcare services more easier in Ho Chi Minh City.

Bus route no. 49 | Tan Son Nhat Airport - City Center, Districts 1 and 3

  • Route: Arrival hall of the international terminal – Arrival hall of the domestic terminal - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Hoang Van Thu - Nguyen Van Troi - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Le Duan - Cong Xa Paris - Dong Khoi - Dong Du - Hai Ba Trung - Ton Duc Thang - Ham Nghi - Ben Thanh Market - Pham Ngu Lao - Nguyen Trai - Le Lai - Nguyen Thi Nghia - Cach Mang Thang 8 - Dien Bien Phu - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Van Troi - Phan Dinh Giot - Truong Son – Arrival hall of the international terminal

  • Operating time: 5:30 am to 1:30 am (next day).
  • Waiting time: 30 minutes.
  • Fare: 40,000 VND / person
The biggest difference of the bus route 49 from Tan Son Nhat airport to districts 1 and 3 is that the bus will not stop like regular buses and pick up passengers straight from Tan Son Nhat airport to the District. 1, District 3 as well as other stops in the center of Ho Chi Minh City such as Notre Dame Cathedral, City Theater.

2. TRANSFER BY TAXI

This is the fastest and most convenient way to move from Tan Son Nhat airport to Ho Chi Minh City. With a distance of only a few kilometers, it takes about 5-10 minutes to reach city center depending on traffic situation.
On a small note, you should choose reputable taxi firms like:
  • Mai Linh Taxi (phone number: 08 3838 3838)
  • Saigon Taxi Airport (phone number: 08.38.113.113)
  • Vinasun Taxi (phone number: 08 38 27 27 27)
  • Taxi Vina Taxi (phone number: 08 38 15 01 11)
As their vehicles have meters measuring distance and amount of money that is very convenient for you to follow. In addition, to avoid dishonest taxi drivers, you can bargain fare in advance for the destination. The average cost to transfer from Tan Son Nhat airport to the center of Ho Chi Minh City usually falls between VND 50-60,000.

3. TRANSFER BY CYCLOS

It is also a way of transferring from Tan Son Nhat airport to Ho Chi Minh City, cyclos are more suitable for travel in the city. However, cyclos are not allowed around the terminal area so if you want to rent, you
must go through the Truong Son road. Its cost is based on a pre-paid bargain and are about a third of the taxi fare. You can rent by hour but remember to bargain in advance, pay later.

4. TRANSFER BY MOTORCYCLES

Like cyclos, motorcyclists are also prohibited in the terminal area and you must cross Truong Son Street if you want to find it. Note that you should bargain to get suitable cost to avoid the inconsistency in prices later. In addition, you can also rent a motorbike to travel in Saigon at rate of around 100,000 VND per day. Perhaps this is the most convenient way to travel from Tan Son Nhat airport to Ho Chi Minh City for your exploration of Saigon. The procedure for renting is quite simple, you just need to leave your personal identification paper and a little deposit, then you have a convenient means. However, you pay attention to bring a map to choose for yourself the most reasonable routes.

6. TRANSFER BY CONTRACTUAL VEHICLES

Currently, ACV UNICO, Song Viet, SASCO firms are participating in transporting passengers in this form. The fare to the City Center is slightly higher than the Taxi but is a fixed price, and you don't have to wait in line and you can contact to buy tickets at these companies' service counters at the airport.
If you have any questions about how to transfer from Tan Son Nhat airport to Ho Chi Minh city center (Saigon), please contact Hotline (+84) 982 795 232 or Email: support@airport-fasttrack.com for timely support.