Tan Son Nhat Airport serves as an international as well as domestic airport for Ho Chi Minh City. One can reach the city from India through various flight companies including Malindo Airways, Thai Airways, Air India, Malaysia Airlines, Thai AirAsia and many more from various India cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata etc.
Tan Son Nhat Airport is the nearest airport to Ho Chi Minh City situated about 6 km from the heart of the city. Two terminals of the airport receive regular international and domestic flights from countries around the world. Air France, Qatar Airways, Eva Air, Lufthansa and Royal Brunei Airlines are some of the airlines that connect the city to the world. One can easily take a bus (cheapest way to commute), mini-bus or a taxi from outside the airport to reach the destination.
Travelling to Ho Chi Minh City via train is a time consuming affair and almost not feasible. The journey is completed in three steps first involve taking a in from Nanning or Beijing in China. Then change the train at border Pingxiang/Dong Dang or one can wait for four hours there for immigration in Nanning Express. Once you reach Hanoi, take ride on the Reunification Express, which will finally take you to your destination in about 40 hours at Saigon Railway station.
Very few bus services ply directly to and from Ho Chi Minh City. One can take a bus from Phnom Penh, Cambodia that crosses the Cambodian border gate and take you to Moc Bai, the most convenient way to reach Saigon. One can choose from various bus services as per ones convenience and can reach the city in about six hours.
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