How to Reach Ho Chi Minh City - The Easiest Way to Reach Ho Chi Minh City

GET AROUND

  • Taxi and Rental Car: Taxis are cheap and plentiful, and you can flag one down pretty much any time of day. It's worth noting that they become very scarce in the rain though. Watch out for scam artists, as some companies charge 3 times market rate and target tourists and others will happily drive in circles to run up the metre. Carry written instructions in Vietnamese as they don't usually speak English.Rental cars with a driver are easy to obtain for longer excursions and can work out good value for money, ask in your hotel for recommendations.
  • Motorbike: Motorcycle taxis are common and come in many variants, there's an element of risk to the journey but it's an efficient way to beat the rush hour traffic.
  • Buses: Buses are cheap and there are over 150 routes through the city, pay the fare collector and not the driver though – journeys are usually less than $1 (in local currency).
  • On Foot: It's hot but often walking is the best way to see the sights, but watch out for motorcyclists on the pavements – not all of them will try and let you know they are there, before ploughing into you.

Are you looking for a Ho Chi Minh City travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Modes of Transportation in Ho Chi Minh City

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Ho Chi Minh City. The most preferred mode of transport in Ho Chi Minh City is Motorbike.

Average distance: 8.5 km Average time: 34.05 min

  • Motorbike 58.14%
    Motorbike 26.52 min Walking 0.56 min Overall average time for 8.54 kms 27.08 min
  • Walking 11.63%
    Walking 38 min Motorbike 12 min Overall average time for 4.8 kms 50 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 4.65%
    Bus 45 min Walking 7.5 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 15 kms 57.5 min
  • Bike 11.63%
    Bike 25.2 min Other 9 min Overall average time for 6.14 kms 34.2 min
  • Car 9.3%
    Driving 38.25 min Bike 6.25 min Walking 1.25 min Overall average time for 12.63 kms 45.75 min

How to Reach Ho Chi Minh City from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ho Chi Minh City Museum to Ho Chi Minh City 7.92 km 7 mins
Warehouse For Rent Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ' Pdindustrials to Ho Chi Minh City 8.31 km 8 mins
Ho Chi Minh City to Ho Chi Minh City 12 km 11 mins
Tp. Vũng Tàu to Ho Chi Minh City 93.74 km 1 hour 48 mins
Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City 172.71 km 3 hours 9 mins
* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo