Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1

Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1 is a car rental package we provide for travelers looking for a private transfer from Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The package includes a private car with driver for one-way transfer.


Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1 is a car rental package we provide for travelers looking for a private transfer from Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. The package includes a private car with driver for one-way transfer from airport to hotel in District 1. Book our reliable, cheap, private car, minibus or coach to save now.



Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city, you will be greeted by our local driver. He/She will be waiting for you at the exit gate of Tan Son Nhat Airport Terminal, hanging a welcome signboard with your name on. Transfer directly to your hotel in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The end of Vietnam Car Hire’s service.

What’s included?

  • Private vehicle with driver.
  • Gasoline.
  • Bottled drinking water provided in the car.
  • Toll fees.
  • Transportation insurance.
  • Government taxes.

What’s NOT included?

  • Tour guide.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees.
  • Accommodation.
  • Food, beverage.
  • Drinks at mealtime.
  • Tips.

District 1 – Ho Chi Minh City

District 1 is the central urban district of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam. With a total area of 7.7211 km2 (2.9811 sq mi) the district has a population of 204,899 people as of 2010. District 1 contains most of the city’s administrative offices, consulates, and large buildings. District 1 is the busiest district in the city with the highest living standards. Dong Khoi street and Nguyen Hue boulevard in District 1 are the city’s two main commercial centers. Dong Khoi street is an area in high demand for real estate, hitting a record price of $50,000 per square meter in 2007.

District 1 is located towards the center of Ho Chi Minh City. The district is bordered to the north by Binh Thanh District and Phu Nhuan District with the Thi Nghe canal as the border, District 3 to the west with Hai Ba Trung street and Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street as the border, District 2 to the east with the Saigon River as the border, District 5 to the southwest with Nguyen Van Cu street as the border, and District 4 to the south, with the Ben Nghe canal as a border.

District 1 is subdivided into ten wards, namely Ben Nghe, Ben Thanh, Co Giang, Cau Kho, Cau Ong Lanh, Da Kao, Nguyen Thai Binh, Nguyen Cu Trinh, Pham Ngu Lao and Tan Dinh. Each ward has its own People’s Committee, subordinate to the People’s Committee of District 1.

Buildings such as the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the Saigon Opera House, the Central Post Office, the City Hall, Pham Ngu Lao Street, the former Republic of Vietnam President’s Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts, Hotel Majestic, and Rex Hotel are some of the most famous historical sights in District 1. Besides these places, most streets in District 1 built and designed since 1946 were completed by the French. Most of the buildings constructed since the French colonial era are still standing, with most having been recently renovated.

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Frequently asked questions

How to get from Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1?

There are several ways for getting from Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1 in Ho Chi Minh city. You can book a private car with driver, take a taxi or local bus. At vietnamcarhire.com we only offer one option for this route:

  • Rent a private car with driver.

How far is Tan Son Nhat Airport from District 1, Ho Chi Minh City?

The distance from Tan Son Nhat airport to district 1 is approximately 10 km.

How long does it take to get from Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1?

The travel time from Tan Son Nhat Airport to District 1, Ho Chi Minh City takes about 30 – 60 minutes by car. It can be faster or slower depending on road traffic, means of transport, vehicle’s type as well as the road/street you’ll take.

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Ho Chi Minh City Car Rental

Vietnam Car Hire (vietnamcarhire.com) is a local transport company. We have a big fleet of vehicle including 4, 5 seat cars, sedan, 7, 8 seat mpv, suv, 15, 16 mivivan, minibus, 29, 35, 45 coach, buses offering a wide selection of car rental packages in Ho Chi Minh city as well as in southern Vietnam. Options include airport pick up, private transfer, car rental with driver, private car hire. We also have pickup trucks and box trucks to rent out (with driver) for self-guided bicycle, motorbike tours. The car rental package above is only a sample package that might need to be adjusted to fit your personal requirements. Please contact us for best car rental rates, deals and service’s availability.

Additional Information

Pick-up location

Drop-off location


1 hour

Distance limit

15 km


The itineraries provided are for examples only.

Working time

Working time (including lunch time and personal time rest for driver): 8:00AM – 5:00PM (full day car rental); 8:00 AM – 12:00PM or 1:00PM – 5:00PM (half day car rental). Out of this range (using the car before 8:00AM and/or after 5:00PM), there is an overtime charge. Using the car before 6:00AM and/or after 10:00PM is subject to agreement.

Limitation of distance

There is limitation of distance. In case of excess, a surcharge will be applied.

Pickup/Drop-off location

Pickup/Drop-off are supposed to be in city center.


The full payment is required to confirm the booking.


Our vehicle is provided with fuel and driver. We don’t rent car without driver.

Our price has been quoted on cash payment basis. If payment is made via bank transfer or credit card (non-cash), bank charges will be for sender.

Our price is net including government tax and services charges.

The rental cost may include toll fees, parking fees (travel itinerary is needed for quotation). For monthly car rental, car rental for business trip, toll fees, parking fees are not included – unless you would like us to include these in the quote. Working agenda, trip plan will be required for quotation.

English-speaking driver

Our driver speaks little English only. If you need a person who speaks fluently English/French/German/Chinese/Spanish, we highly recommend you booking a tour guide with an extra charge.


Tipping is not included in the rental price.

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