Ho Chi Minh Airport Informational Guide to Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN), located in Ho-Chi-Minh / Saigon - Non Official

Ho Chi Minh Airport Taxi

A ride from SGN Airport to Ho Chi Minh City centre takes around 30 minutes.

It is without a doubt an option to consider since it is cheap and the service is really good. 

Friendly tip

We ought passengers to be careful to take a metered and official taxi in order to avoid scams. Do not put yourself unnecessary in danger. 


Taxi ranks are located outside both Ho Chi Minh Airport terminals. 

Note that there’s a line to get a taxi to city center, it is located on the left after getting out of the ground level of the International Terminal. 

Where can I find the taxi stops? 

Domestic Terminal: Outside A2 entrance.

International Terminal: Outside A1 and A2 entrance. 


There are different taxi companies according to the terminal you depart from:

Domestic Terminal: Sasco (+84) 28 3844 8358.

International Terminal: Mai Linh Taxi (+84) 28 3829 8888. It is located after clearing customs. We recommend to arrange your trip at the counter, just ask to the staff and they will do the rest. 

Service hours: 24/7. 


The fare to most hotels in District 1 is about 150,000 to 170,000 VND. Note that there’s an airport surcharge (10,000 VND) for trips departing from Ho Chi Minh Airport. 

Note that the usual fare to the city centre is 300,000 VND, which includes all tolls. 


Grab and Go Viet are two ride-sharing apps very convenient in Vietnam for transportation. You can book your car with your phone and wait in the arrivals area for your car. Go Viet is only for motorbikes, so if you have luggage go for a Grab. 


If you seek for private transportation to your hotel or destination, you can book a transfer at Ho Chi Minh Airport. 

Book your transfer at Ho Chi Minh Airport