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A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses

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The service is satisfactory, but the new route could have used better promotion
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
The new bus route, No.109, covers a distance of 10.5 kilometers between Tan Son Nhat Airport and September 23 Park. The buses stand out in bright yellow, compared to the regular green of other routes. Photos: Doc Lap
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
Those who travel less than half the distance pay VND12,000 while the full fare is VND20,000. Without the government's subsidy, tickets are more expensive than other routes.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
An information desk can be found at the airport's international terminal. The staff has been trained to support foreign passengers.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
Tourists are advised to choose a stop close to their hotel, if they do not want to travel all the way.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
All the six buses were imported from South Korea. It is quite spacious inside with a lot of room for luggage.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
The floor is low compared to other buses in Vietnam.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
The service starts at 5:30 a.m. and ends at 1:30 a.m. the next day.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
Each bus can carry a maximum of 70 passengers. Many tourists said they had not heard about the route and only found the service by chance.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
The famous traffic circle in front of Ben Thanh Market as seen from inside the bus.
A closer look at Ho Chi Minh City's brand new airport-downtown buses
It takes 45 minutes to reach the route's final destination, September 23 Park. There is a bus every 15-20 minutes at a station.

Route No.109 Tan Son Nhat Airport (international terminal) - domestic airport - Truong Son - Tran Quoc Hoan - Lang Cha Ca roundabout - Hoang Van Thu - Nguyen Van Troi - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Dinh Chieu - Cach Mang Thang 8 - Pham Hong Thai - Le Lai - Ben Thanh roundabout - Ben Thanh Bus Station - Pham Ngu Lao - September 23 Park
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