Ho Chi Minh City Transportation Guide
In Ho Chi Minh City, both locals and expats use public transit including buses and metros a lot. This is among the best ways to get around on the cheap. There are public bus routes from the city center to all districts and many suburban areas. For a private transfer, besides “xe om” and taxis, the prevalence of Grab is also on the rise. Indeed, Ho Chi Minh City boasts a perfect base for travelers wishing to travel in an effective and economic manner.
Bus, air and train to get to Ho Chi Minh City from Hanoi, Danang, Nha Trang, Hong Kong and other international destinations.
After a major renovation in early 2000s, Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) is currently the largest in terms of area and capacity airport in Vietnam.
Cycling is not a common way of travelling in Ho Chi Minh City where most people want to travel by motorbike or car to save time. However, going by bicycles is an excellent way to explore the city.
Ho Chi Minh City has a reasonable bus infrastructure, enabling visitors and locals to get around quickly and cheaply.
Mien Dong is the largest bus station in Vietnam.
One of the most important bus stations of Ho Chi Minh City, Mien Tay has buses that run to provinces in Mekong Delta such as Long An, Ca Mau, Can Tho, to name just a few.
Located in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City train station is centrally located and it takes just 15 minutes to get to District 1.
Although time-consuming, taking a train from Danang to Saigon will expose you to the changing in landscape and travel perspective from a unique take.
Following are the detailed timetable and ticket information of all SE trains on route to Ho Chi Minh City.
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