Ho Chi Minh city is the most developed city in Vietnam. Therefore, you can easily fly to Vietnam through Tan Son Nhat airport. The distance from this airport to the downtown is not far, just takes about 30 – 40 minutes by bus or car.
There are many kinds of transportation that you can choose to go to the central:
1. Shuttle Bus 49: Tan Son Nhat Airport – District 1
Operation time: 00:00 – 23h45
Frequency: 20-30 minutes / trip
Travel time: 30-40 minutes / time
Ticket price: 40,000 VND / passenger.
Route: Tan Son Nhat International terminal – Domestic terminal – Truong Son – Tran Quoc Hoan – Hoang Van Thu – Nguyen Van Troi – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia – Le Duan – Cong Xa Paris ( Notre Dame Cathedral) – Dong Khoi – Dong Du – Hai Ba Trung – Ton Duc Thang – Ham Nghi – Ben Thanh – 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 – Tan Son Nhat international terminal.
Unlike other public bus lines, the Shuttle Bus 49 route does not stop at public bus stations. Instead, it will be located at the lobby of the big hotels in the city center, especially 2 parking spots of Notre Dame Cathedral and the City Theater for visitors.
With the detailed information of Tan Son Nhat bus line, we do hope that you will find out a suitable bus line for your trip.
2. By taxi
4-seat or 7-seat taxi are both available for everyone. You can easily take it at the airport right after leaving the terminal. It will take you about 150.000 – 200.000 VND/one car to the city central.
Recommendation: Vinasun taxi or Mai Linh taxi
3. By Gojek or Grab
Gojek and Grab is the most popular transportation apps in Ho Chi Minh city. With gojek or grab, you will easily take a motorbike or car which depend on your need. The price will be shown in the app, so you can choose the one which is good price and more suitable for you.
For bike: about 50.000 VND/person. For this one, it would be more interesting for those who desire to experience driving motorbike in Ho Chi Minh city.
4-seat car: about 120.000 VND/car
7 seat car: about 160.000 VND/car
In addition, Gojek or Grab will help you a lot to visit many places in Ho Chi Minh city with cheap price.