Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) is the largest airport in Vietnam, an important transport hub of the South and Ho Chi Minh City. There are many types of transportation for getting from Tan Son Nhat Airport to city center but the most economical way is taking Saigon Airport Bus.

Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Currently, there are 5 airport bus routes such as Bus 152, Bus 109, Bus 119, Bus 159 and Bus 49, running from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the key areas in Ho Chi Minh City to serve passengers at Saigon Airport.

Bus Stop at Saigon Airport

Catching the bus at Ho Chi Minh Airport is easy as there are signs leading to the bus stop. At domestic terminal, the bus stop is located at column 4, opposite the domestic arrival terminal building. At international terminal, the bus stop is located at column 12, opposite the international terminal building (Arrivals).

Saigon Airport Bus Routes

Detailed information about airport buses from Tan Son Nhat Airport to downtown Ho Chi Minh City and vice versa with bus schedules and routes is detailed below.

Saigon Bus 152

Saigon Bus 152 is considered to be the first and oldest bus route operating at Tan Son Nhat Airport. This is a local public bus operated by the government. These green colored buses have air-cons so the journey can be convenient enough, unless the bus gets crowded. The bus ticket price is low but you need to pay extra for your luggage and it takes longer to get into the city as Saigon Bus 152 has more stops on the way than other airport bus routes.

Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Route: Trung Son Residential Area - Ben Thanh Market - Tan Son Nhat Airport

Operation time: 6:00-18:15

Frequency: about 12 - 17 minutes

Travel time: about 50 minutes - 1 hour one way

Saigon Bus 152 Ticket Price

Saigon Bus 152 ticket price for a one way journey is 6,000 VND per person. If you will be carrying bulky luggage, buy an additional ticket for 6,000 VND.

Saigon Bus 152 Route

From Trung Son Residential Area to Tan Son Nhat Airport

The bus stop at the end of Street 10 – Trung Son residential area – 9A Highway – Nguyen Van Linh Street – 9A Highway – Duong Ba Tre Street – Nguyen Van Cu Street – Tran Hung Dao Street – Ben Thanh station – Ben Thanh Market – Le Lai Street – Pham Hong Thai Street – Cach Mang Thang Tam Street – Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street – Pasteur Street – Vo Thi Sau Street – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street – Nguyen Van Troi Street – Phan Dinh Giot Street – Truong Son Airport – Tan Son Nhat International Airport

From Tan Son Nhat Airport to Trung Son Residential Zone

Tan Son Nhat Airport – Truong Son Street – Tran Quoc Hoan Street – Hoang Van Thu Street – Nguyen Van Troi Street – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street – Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street – Cach Mang Thang Tam Street – Pham Hong Thai Street – Le Lai Street – Ben Thanh Station – Tran Hung Dao Street – Nguyen Van Cu Street – Nguyen Van Cu Bridge – Duong Ba Trac Street – 9A Street – Bus stop at 10 – Trung Son Residential Area.

Saigon Bus 109

Saigon Bus 109 is very convenient for anyone traveling from the airport to Ho Chi Minh City's backpacker area as the last bus on this route is right near this popular ara in the city center.

Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Route: 23/9 City Park – Tan Son Nhat Airport

Operation time: 5:30-0:30

Frequency: about 20 - 30 minutes

Travel time: about 45 minutes one way

Saigon Bus 109 Ticket Price

Saigon Bus 109 ticket price depends on the distance traveled. Eve Bus ticket price 12,000 VND for the route under 5 km and 20,000 VND for journeys greater than 5 km. If you will be taking Bus 109 from the airport to city center or vice versa, you will have to pay 20,000 VND per person.

Saigon Bus 109 Route

From 23/9 City Park to Tan Son Nhat Airport

23/9 Park (Saigon Bus Terminal) - Pham Ngu Lao - Yersin - Tran Hung Dao - Ham Nghi - Pasteur - Vo Thi Sau - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Van Troi - Phan Dinh Giot - Truong Son - Bridge Overpass - Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal).

From Tan Son Nhat Airport to 23/9 City Park

Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal) - Tan Son Nhat Airport (Domestic Terminal) - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Hoang Van Thu - Nguyen Van Troi - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Ham Nghi - Quach Thi Trang - Le Lai - 23/9 Park (Saigon Bus Terminal)

Saigon Bus 119

Route: Mien Dong Bus Station – Tan Son Nhat Airport

Update 2020: Currently Saigon Bus 119 cannot be found on the official website of Ho Chi Minh City Management Centre of Public Transport so it might already be suspended and not operating. Check for the latest information about this route before choosing to travel by this bus.

Operation time: 04:00 - 21:00

Frequency: about 15 - 30 minutes

Travel time: about 1 hour 10 minutes one way

Saigon Bus 119 Ticket Price

Saigon Bus 119 ticket price is 12,000 VND per person for the route under 5 km and 20,000 VND per person for journeys greater than 5 km.

Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Saigon Bus 119 Route

From Mien Tay Bus Station to Tan Son Nhat Airport

Mien Tay Bus Station - Kinh Duong Vuong - Hong Bang - Nguyen Thi Nho - Nguyen Chi Thanh - Nguyen Tri Phuong - Thanh Thai - Bac Hai - Ly Thuong Kiet - Hoang Van Thu - Phan Dinh Giot - Truong Son - Tan Son Nhat Airport (Domestic Terminal) - Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal)

From Tan Son Nhat Airport to Mien Tay Bus Station

Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal) - Tan Son Nhat Airport (Domestic Terminal) - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Mausoleum of Cha Ca - 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 Station

Saigon Bus 159

Saigon Airport Bus 159 has been in operation since January 2017 with the task of connecting Tan Son Nhat Airport with two main bus stations of Ho Chi Minh City: An Suong Bus Station and Mien Dong Bus Station.

Update 2020: Currently Saigon Bus 159 cannot be found on the official website of Ho Chi Minh City Management Centre of Public Transport so it might already be suspended and not operating. Check for the latest information about this route before choosing to travel by this bus.

Route: Mien Dong Bus Station – Tan Son Nhat International Airport – An Suong Bus Station

Operation time: 05:30 - 20:25

Frequency: about 25 - 30 minutes

Travel time: about 1 hour 10 minutes one way

Saigon Bus 159 Ticket Price

Saigon Bus 159 ticket price is 12,000 VND per person for up to half of the route and 20,000 VND per person when traveling for more than halfway.

Saigon Bus 159 Route

From Mien Dong Bus Station to An Suong Bus Station

Mien Dong Bus Station – Dinh Bo Linh Street – Nguyen Xi Street – Highway 13 – Pham Van Dong Street – Bach Dang Street – Truong Son Street – Tran Quoc Hoan Street – Cong Hoa Street – Truong Chinh Street – National Highway 22 – An Suong Bus Station

From to An Suong Bus Station to Mien Dong Bus Station

An Suong Bus Station – National Highway 22 – Truong Chinh Street – Cong Hoa Street – Hoang Van Thu Street – Phan Dinh Giot Street – Truong Son Street – Hong Ha Street – Pham Van Dong Street – Highway 13 – Dinh Bo Linh Street – Mien Dong Bus Station

Saigon Airport Shuttle Bus 49

Saigon Shuttle Bus 49 was offering a lot of convenience for travellers. The yellow-colored bus with air-con was operating between Tan Son Nhat Airport and the city center passing major hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

Update 2020: Currently Saigon Shuttle Bus 49 cannot be found on the official website of Ho Chi Minh City Management Centre of Public Transport so it might already be suspended and not operating. Check for the latest information about this route before choosing to travel by this bus.

Saigon Airport Bus: Tan Son Nhat Airport to City

Route: Tan Son Nhat Airport - Ho Chi Minh City center (District 1)

Operation time: 05:00 - 00:30

Frequency: about 20-30 minutes

Travel time: about 35-45 minutes per way

Saigon Shuttle Bus 49 Ticket Price

Saigon Shuttle Bus 49 ticket price is 40,000 VND per person one way with no extra charge for luggage.

Saigon Shuttle Bus 49  Route

Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal) - Tan Son Nhat Airport (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 – Pham Ngu Lao – Nguyen Trai – Le Lai – Nguyen Huu Canh – Cach Mang Thang 8 – Dien Bien Phu Street- Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Van Troi - Phan Dinh Giot - Truong Son - Tan Son Nhat Airport

Tips

In addition to taking the airport bus, you can travel from Saigon Airport to city center by other means of transportation such as motorbike taxi or taxi. To experience the best airport transfer service, pre-book private transfer between Ho Chi Minh Airport and your hotel here: Private Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) for Ho Chi Minh City.

If you have an early arrival or late departure from Saigon Airport, you may want to stay at the hotel close to the airport. There are many hotels from 5-star to budget-friendly for you to choose and the best value for money airport accommodations are listed here: Top 9 Hotels near Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN).

Coffee is not only a refreshing drink, but also a cultural feature of Ho Chi Minh City. In the list of Rooftop Cafes with Best View in Ho Chi Minh City you will also find the café with impressive airport views that is really worth to visit.