How to travel from Tan Son Nhat to the center of Ho Chi Minh city

Ho Chi Minh City is one of the most attractive destinations for wonderful trips in Vietnam and thousands of tourist are drawn there every year. However, many tourists, who don't know about how to travel from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the center of Ho Chi Minh city.  In this post, I will provide useful information about popular vehicles in Ho Chi Minh city that you can choose the best one for yourself.

1. Taxi

Taxi is one of the fastest and most comfortable vehicles to move to the center of Ho Chi Minh city. There are many reliable taxi service companies you can hire after landing at airport. Some of cheap-price taxi you can choose such as Uber or Grabtaxi.  Besides, you should consider the operating schedule of taxi because some companies finish their activities after 10 pm. The average price for a 4 seat taxi is about 80,000 VND to 150,000 VND (about $3.5 to $6.3) and it is about 100,000 VND to 200,000 VND (about $4.4 to $8.9). The price can have some difference of taxi companies.

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When choosing those services, it is necessary for you to search information about how to book a taxi to the center of Ho Chi Minh city and consider carefully its price before going travelling to Vietnam. You can receive support from Vietnam travel company or your Vietnamese friends to choose the best taxi company for yourself.

2. Bus

If you only bring a few item for your Vietnam trip, bus is one of best choices for you because of its cheap price. There are 3 bus lines that you help you to travel to different places in the center of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Line 152: Tan Son Nhat Airport – Ben Thanh Market – Trung Son residential area.

Operation time: from 5h45 to 18h15

Waiting time: 12 – 21 minutes

Ticket price: 6,000 VND/person (about $0.3)

 

Line 109: Tan Son Nhat Airport – 23/09 Park 

Operation time: 5h30 a.m to 1h30 a.m in the next morning.

Waiting time: 15 - 30 minutes

Ticket price: 12,000 VND (below 5km) and 20,000 VND (above 5km) (about $0.5 and $0.9)

 

Line 49: Tan Son Nhat Airport – District 1 and District 3 in the center of Ho Chi Minh City

Operation time: 5h30 a.m to 1h30 a.m in the next morning

Waiting time: 30 minutes

Ticket price: 40,000 VND (about $1.8)

Although the price of line 49 is much more expensive than other ones in this place but this bus line will guide you to many important destinations in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. One useful advice for you is that you should download the application of Google Maps. It is a popular online app to search for route directions in Vietnam. With this app, you can find suitable bus line to move to many destinations you like to visit. 

3. Motorbike taxi

It can be considered as a flexible vehicle in Vietnam because you can book a trip to anywhere you want to visit. There are 2 reliable motorbike taxi companies in Vietnam including Grab and Uber.  Depending on the length from Tan Son Nhat Airport to different destinations in the center of city, the app will calculate immediately how much money you have to pay for their motorbike taxi service. You just only download the apps of those companies before landing at airport. If you have never used this kind of vehicles, you should look seek information about the vehicle to ensure your safety in Vietnam trip. 

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4. Tourism Service Company

Tourism Service Companies may be one of the most comfortable vehicles that you can choose to travel from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the center of Ho Chi Minh city. All services will be take care of, which includes producers at airport, hotel services, and other necessary requirements in your trips. However, its price is certainly much higher than other vehicles.

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