Vietnam Airports

Most travelers arrive in Vietnam by plane. Southeast Asia has well-connected low-cost airline networks. Vietnam also boasts 3 international airports that have plenty of connections with other continents.

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Airports in Vietnam

Vietnam is served by three main international airports: Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) located in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang International Airport (DAD) in Da Nang.
The size of each airport is relatively small and you will easily find your way around the airport without being afraid of getting lost or being late for your flight.
Want to have an easy arrival and transportation to your accommodation? Then ask for a private airport pick-up from one of our locals. Easily ask for a personalized offer to make sure the pick-up suits you perfectly.

Ho Chi Minh City Airport

There are a several option for getting to the city center from the airport:
Public bus
The cheapest and safest way to go to city centre is to take the public city bus #152. Once you exit the terminal, turn right. There is no official bus sign, but you will see the bus waiting on the road opposite of the Burger King. The bus is only available until 18.00 p.m and a ticket costs around 10.000 dongs.

If you decide to take the taxi to the center of Ho Chi Minh City, make sure to hop in a green Mai Linh taxi or white Vinasun taxi. The taxis can be found on the left of the terminal building and a ride to District 1 is approximately between 150,000 and 170,000 dong. Our locals recommend to use the local currency as using USD might be an opportunity to get ripped off.

Hanoi International Airport

If you need a ride from the airport, you have three options:

Public bus
Make your way from the airport to the city center of Hanoi by taking bus 7 or 17. Bus 7 goes to the Kim Ma bus station while bus 17 goes to the Long Bien bus station. After exiting the terminal, turn right to find the bus stop. The price for this 1 hour journey is approximately 5.000 dongs. Busses run every 15-20 minutes from 5am till 10.00 p.m.

The minibuses to Quang Trung in Hanoi city center costs around 32.000 dongs and they leave once they are completely full.


You can decide to let a taxi bring you to the city center for 160.000 VND or 190.000 VND, depending on the car (a Sedan or SUV). The drive from the airport to the city center takes approximately 30 minutes.

Best offers when you get to Vietnam

Evening Vietnamese Food Tour with a Local


€38.00 p.p.

Around Saigon


€15.00 p.p.

Half-day Exploring HCMC in a Unique Way


€20.00 p.p.

This is what guests are saying about our hosts

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
Matt Ho Chi Minh City

The Only Authentic Cu Chi Tunnels Tour With a Local

Our family of four (daughters 10 and 13) spent the day with Thien at Chu Ci tunnels. The trip was a good blend of history and adventure. Thien was an energetic and knowledgeable guide who seemed to know everybody! The tour was longer than the advertised 5 hours (in total about 8 hours). Allow for traffic getting in and out of HCMC. Overall highly recommended and Thien is a fantastic guide. Thank you!

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
NATALIA Ho Chi Minh City

Best of Ho Chi Minh City Private Tour

Muy contentos de haber podido compartir con Thomas dos días visitando Ho Chi Minh y el Delta del Mekong.
Las visitas guiadas con Thomas son una gran opción para conocer en castellano tanto la ciudad como su historia.
Muy recomendable.

Withlocals guest
Withlocals host
Jesper Elise

Local Vietnamese Cooking Class

If you are interested in cooking and are visiting Ho Chi Minh City, then this cooking class with Elise and her mom is a must!
We started at the local super market where Elise told me a lot about the different ingridienses, used in the vietnamese kitchen.
Then we walked home to her appartment, and started cooking with her mom.
All the way, Elise made sure that I new what was going on.
Elise works as an english teacher in Ho Chi Minh City, and speaks therefore a very good english.

When the dish was finished, we ate, while we talked about vietnamese culture among many things.

As it says i my headline for this review, this is the best experience I had while visiting Ho Chi Minh City.