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Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport

General information

Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport is Vietnam’s busiest airport with about 40 million passengers per year. The IATA airport code SGN is an abbreviation for Saigon, the city’s former name. The majority of the flights at the airport are operated by Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Pacific Airlines and Bamboo Airways. They offer cheap flights to many destinations in Vietnam, like the capital Hanoi.

Location

Where is Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport situated?

The airport of Vietnam’s largest city is located just northwest of the city centre. The centre of Ho Chi Minh City is formed by Da Kao, Ben Nghe, Ben Thanh and Pham Ngu Lao, these wards are part of District 1 (Quận 1).

How many terminals does Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport have?

The airport has two terminals, namely T1 / Domestic Terminal and T2 / International Terminal. Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport’s terminals are interconnected. If everything goes according to plan, the new Terminal 3 will open in 2024 with a capacity of 20 million passengers per year. Despite the airport expansion plans, growth opportunities are limited, due to the location in the middle of the city. For this reason, a new airport, called Long Thanh International Airport, is being built 40 kilometres / 25 miles east of Ho Chi Minh City. The opening is scheduled for 2025.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport to the centre of Ho Chi Minh City is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Ho Chi Minh City.

From SGN Airport to Ho Chi Minh City City centre by Car
8 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport by public transport. Visit the Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Ho Chi Minh City is about ₫ 160.-. Book your taxi at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SGN Airport to Ho Chi Minh City City centre by Taxi
8 km
40 min
₫ 160.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Vietnam Airlines
  • VietJet Air
  • Jetstar Pacific
  • Qatar Airways
  • Air France

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Ibis Saigon Airport, Ho Chi Minh City

Located in the Tan Binh district, Ibis Saigon Airport offers trendy rooms with free WiFi and is 500 metres from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. It features a rooftop bar and outdoor swimming pool with views of the airport.

budget

Căn hộ Orchard Parkview - Tan Son Nhat Airport Homestay, Ho Chi Minh City

Located 3.8 km from Tan Dinh Market, Căn hộ Orchard Parkview - Tan Son Nhat Airport Homestay provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a 24-hour front desk for your convenience. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.

Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

Looking for the best hotels in Ho Chi Minh City? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

Housed in a city's landmark, Saigon Centre, Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City offers accommodation in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City with modern interior design. The property features an outdoor pool and children's playground.

family

Ace Hotel Ben Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City

Ace Hotel Ben Thanh is in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, a 3-minute walk from Ben Thanh Market. It offers a 24-hour front desk and rooms with free Wi-Fi. Ace Hotel Ben Thanh Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Parkson Shopping Mall.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Ho Chi Minh: Water Puppet Show Ticket

Experience a water puppet show in Ho Chi Minh City, and marvel at this form of traditional Vietnamese art.

Activity

From Ho Chi Minh City: Mekong Delta & Vinh Trang Pagoda Tour

Visit the Mekong Delta, My Tho and Ben Tre islands. Enjoy sightseeing on your trip along the river and walk around local fruit gardens.

Tour & transport

Cu Chi Tunnels: Morning or Afternoon Guided Tour

Discover Cu Chi Tunnels with an informative tour guide. Go underground to explore the tunnel system, walk around the forest and watch a war documentary.

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