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Ho Chi Minh Airport

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)


The airport is situated four miles (7km) from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Getting to the city

Minibuses and metered taxis are available for transport to the city centre. Travellers should make sure the driver is wearing an official name badge and that the meter is on. Most hotels can arrange transport for arriving passengers, but visitors should organise this in advance.


Local time is GMT +7.


Tel: +84 28 3848 5383

Car rental

Car hire companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt, but cars must normally be hired with drivers, as travellers without a Vietnamese driver's licence may not drive rental cars.

Airport Taxis

The main taxi queue is located on the ground floor on the left side of the international terminal. Mai Linh taxi company is authorised by the airport; Sasco is the only company allowed to pick up passengers directly adjacent to the building.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are in walking distance of each other, taking 10 minutes at most.


The airport is small, but the facilities are perfectly adequate. Facilities include tourist information desks, a children's play area, rest zones, foreign exchange kiosks, a post office, VIP lounges, and a selection of restaurants and snack bars.


Parking is available at the airport.



Free WiFi is available in the airport.

Ho Chi Minh Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.