Getting To & Around Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh city, or Saigon, features a developing transportation system with Tan Son Nhat International airport, Saigon train station, over 100 bus routes, and many other road vehicles. Any tourist can find diverse and high-quality transport services both inside and outside the city.

Getting to Ho Chi Minh City

To get to Ho Chi Minh City, you can simply fly straight to Tan Son Nhat International Airport from your home country. In the event of visiting other cities or provinces in Vietnam before getting to the city, you can follow one of the popular routes.

Tan Son Nhat Airport

Tan Son Nhat Airport

 

Getting Around Ho Chi Minh City

After getting to Ho Chi Minh, you will have your trip around the city by opting for the following transportation to get the best experience.

Taxi

Taxi is the most popular option for tourists in Saigon, due to its convenience and time-saving. On any street, you can easily grab a taxi or motorbike taxi to get around the city. The taxi price in Saigon will range from US $4.35, reasonable for such a comfortable experience.

Getting On Taxi In Ho Chi Minh City

Getting On Taxi In Ho Chi Minh City

Bus

Ho Chi Minh features quite a developing public transportation in which buses are the most popular and widely opted for by the locals. If you are a budget traveler and eager to have a local-like experience, then this way is for you. Usually, a Saigon bus will cost you around US $0.44 for a similar time trip to taxis'. On the bus, you can admire the view over the city and talk to the locals. However, during the pandemic, the option doesn't seem to be a good one.

People Can Travel Inside The City By Bus

People Can Travel Inside The City By Bus

Grab

Grab, or technology taxi is not a traditional means of transport in Vietnam, but now has been popular among the locals in big cities like Saigon. It is, functionally, the same as the traditional form, but is operated by an advanced technological app, hence it is a more convenient experience.

Besides, the price for a grab taxi is relatively lower than normal ones, which is another plus to budget travelers. With your smartphone, you can easily book a Grab taxi to get around Saigon.

Grab Is Quite Popular In Ho Chi Minh City

Grab Is Quite Popular In Ho Chi Minh City

Metro

Saigon Metro is new public transportation that is being operated in 2022. The metro itself is said to be soon the symbol of this young and vibrant city. You can have a panoramic view of the city while traveling by it. Also, the metro can be an interesting check-in point in Saigon.

 

Ho Chi Minh transportation is diverse, and always being developed. If you come to the city for the first time and don't know what to choose from, you can take a look at our detailed transportation guides below or get in touch with BestPrice Travel to find out the most suitable solution for your trip.

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