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Bus Stations
(HCMC/ Saigon)

"Let's start with the light first, the buses and bus terminals are in a good condition and they run on time. Also the organization with the mini buses to/from the city center works good. The shadow is the complexity to get a ticket.
We took a taxi to the ticket office in Hoh Chi Minh City and we're told, that they do not sell to for the destination we wanted to go to. We could take one of their taxis for 50000 Dong to go to another Futa tix office. We did so and the taxameter showed only 35000 at this office we finally got our tix. After buying we had another almost 30 minutes with the mini bus to the bus terminal."


De ingang van Mien Dong

          There are different - bus terminals in Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon. There are just buses within the city, but there are also buses to the south and the Mekong Region, and buses, which travel far to the north: Hanoi. Each bus in Ho Chi Minh City has its own destination: city, north or south. Below are the main bussations.

1. Mien Dong bus station.
is about 7 km from the center of town. This is one of the busiest terminals in Ho Chi Minh City. Every day the bus station receives thousands of people from the northern and central highlands provinces, traveling to Saigon. The Mien Dong Bus Terminal is the main bus station for you, if you are traveling to Vungtau, Phan Thiet- Mui Ne, Dalat, Nha Trang, Daklak or even Hanoi. Address: 292 Dinh Bo Linh Street, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
   
2. Mien Tay bus station.
The Mien Tay bus station is smaller compared to the Mien Dong Bus Terminal. Every day, more than 750 buses are leaving to the southern provinces and the provinces in the Mekong Delta. Daily here are approximately 13,000 customers.
The Mien Dong Bus Terminal serves passengers who are traveling to Long An, Ca Mau and Can Tho.
Daily here leaves the "Saigon Bus", which runs to Phnom Penh at 6:30.; 8:00; 9:00; 11.00. A single ticket costs about $ 12. The "Saigon Bus" to Siem Riep departs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 07:00 One way costs about $ 24. Have a look at:http://www.saigonbus.com.vn/

Address: 395 Kinh Duong Vuong, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City
 

 

Mien Tay Busstation
 

3. Cholon bus station
The bus station is located in the south-west of Saigon. It is a busy place. There is a darkened parking lot for buses, plus there are buses parked in nearby streets. From here buses depart towards the surrounding areas of the city and the center of the city. Ticket are sold largely on the bus. There is food and drink are for sale in the surrounding markets.
Toilets yes, but not recommended.
Address: Le Quang Sung Street, Ward 2, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City
 

 

 

 

Cho Ben Thanh
 

4. Cho Ben Thanh
This is in the center of HCMC, within walking distance of tourist attractions. This station is on the south side of a busy, large roundabout in the center of HCMC. It is also known as the Ho Chi Minh City Bus Center. There are a series of small buildings, where several bus companies offer their services. A ticket will bring you anywhere in the city and surrounding areas. The station is easy to recognize, in the middle of the roundabout, is a large equestrian statue of Tran Nguyen Han. The station is also facing the famous (for tourists) Ben Thanh market. There are toilets, yes, but please go before you leave your hotel.

 

 

 

 

 


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