A ceremony was recently held by the Ho Chi Minh City Management Center of Public Transport under the Municipal Department of Transport to launch bus route No.109 between Sai Gon Bus Station and Tan Son Nhat Airport.
The bus route No.109 connects between Sai Gon Bus Station and Tan Son Nhat Airport (Photo: VTV)
The route is managed by Futa Bus Lines without subsidy.
The route is from Sai Gon Bus Station – Pham Ngu Lao Street – Yersin Street – Tran Hung Dao Street – Ham Nghi Street – Pasteur Street – Vo Thi Sau Street – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street – Nguyen Van Troi Street – Phan Dinh Giot Street – Truong Son Street – Overpass – Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal).
Meanwhile, the return trip is Tan Son Nhat Airport (International Terminal) – pick-up point at Lane B in the domestic terminal - Tan Son Nhat Airport (Domestic Terminal) – Truong Son Street – Tran Quoc Hoan Street – Hoang Van Thu Street – Nguyen Van Troi Street – Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street – Ham Nghi Street – Le Lai Street - Sai Gon Bus Station.
The bus No.109 includes 14 seats and six footholds designed to carry luggage and will operate 110 trips daily, starting at 5:45 a.m. and finishing at 11:45 p.m.
The fare of bus route No.109 is from VND8,000 per turn for those who travel less than half of the distance and VND15,000 for those who travel more than half of the distance.
At present, the travel flow in Tan Son Nhat Airport is very high, with more than 700 flights and around 100,000 passengers on average. However, there is only one bus route, No.152, operating from Trung Son Residential Area to the airport, which does not meet the travel demand for passengers./.