Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport

General information

The airport of Ho Chi Minh City is with its approximately 40 million passengers per year, the busiest airport in Vietnam. The airport is designated with the IATA airport code SGN which is short for Saigon, the former name of the city.

Despite the airport expansion plans, growth opportunities are limited given the location of the airport inside the city limits. To overcome this restriction, some 40 kilometres to the east of Ho Chi Minh City, a new airport is being constructed named Long Thanh International airport.

Location

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

The airport of Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh City is called Tan Son Nhat Airport and located to the northwest of the city centre. The centre of Saigon, known as District 1 (Quận 1) is made up of the Da Kao, Ben Nghe, Ben Thanh and Pham Ngu Lao wards.

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

The airport currently uses two terminals to handle all passenger flights. One is used for international flights and the other for domestic flights. The modern International Terminal T2 is situated to the north-east of the Domestic Terminal T1. In the coming years at least one additional terminal will be opened. It is expected that in 2020 Terminal 3, capable of handling 10 million passengers per year, will be operational. Plans exist for an additional 4th terminal capable of handling 15 million passengers each year.

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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.-

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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!

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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.

budget

Phòng nghỉ gần sân bay Aicar, Ho Chi Minh City

Situated in Ho Chi Minh City, 6 km from War Remnants Museum and 6 km from Diamond Plaza, Phòng nghỉ gần sân bay Aicar features accommodation with free WiFi and a shared lounge.

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

Airport Homestay - Cozy Studio, Ho Chi Minh City

Providing garden views, Airport Homestay - Cozy Studio in Ho Chi Minh City provides accommodation, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a shared lounge, a garden and a terrace. Complimentary 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, a garden, and children's playground.

budget

Watage, Ho Chi Minh City

Watage features air-conditioned rooms with cable flat-screen TV in the District 1 district of Ho Chi Minh City.

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

Saigon Opera House: Tickets to A O Show or Teh Dar Show

Experience the richness of Vietnamese culture with this spectacular hour-long show mixing the acrobatics of contemporary circus with the theatricality of the stage, the musicality of a moon string instrument, and, above all, poetry.

Activity

Mekong Delta Tour W/ Row-Boat, Kayak & Small Floating Market

Immerse yourself in the everyday life of the Mekong Delta on a 9-hour tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Get off the beaten path to kayak, cycle and take part in a cooking class.

Tour & transport

War Remnant Museum, Central Post Office, Notre Dame on Cyclo

The cyclo is a three-wheel bicycle taxi that appeared in Vietnam during the French colonial period after a failed attempt to introduce rickshaws. A double seat is supported by the two front wheels, with the driver sitting behind.

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