Ho Chi Minh Airport (SGN)
Location: The airport is situated four miles (7km) from Ho Chi Minh
Time: Local time is GMT +7.
Minibuses and metered taxis are available for transport to the
city centre. 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
There are no car hire rentals at the airport.
The airport is small and overcrowded and patience is often
required, however the facilities are perfectly adequate. The
tourist information desk at the international arrivals exit can
help with hotel reservations. Foreign exchange kiosks are available
outside both international arrivals and departures. A post office
is outside the arrivals terminal.
Departure Tax: US$14 for international flights.