Ho Chi Minh Cruise Port

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Ho Chi Minh Cruise Port

The cruise port that serves Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is called Phu My.  It is located approximately 130 kilometers (80 miles) from the city.  Travel time is approximately 80 minutes.

The cruise terminal at Phu My is located in a commercial port area, far away from attractions. It is consequently advisable to purchase a tour directly from your cruise line.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle

A shuttle service is sometimes provided to the small town of Ba Ria which is located approximately 15 kilometers (10 miles) from the terminal.

Bus Service

N/A

Ferry Service

There is a fast ferry (hydrofoil) that runs between the port and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).  Unfortunately, it is not always reliable.

Ho Chi Minh City Cruise Port
Ho Chi Minh City Cruise Port

Visitor Information

Please access the Vietnam Travel Guide for comprehensive tourist information regarding Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Tourist attractions include Notre Dame Church, the Post Office Building, Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Map of Ho Chi Minh Cruise Port

View map of the Phu My Port

Vietnam Currency

The currency of Vietnam is the Dong, however, US dollars are widely accepted.  There are approximately 16,000 Dong to 1 USD.

Weather in Ho Chi Minh City

The weather in Ho Chi Minh City is hot and humid throughout the year.  The monsoon period runs from May through October.

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 22 33 9 mm
April 26 35 34 mm
July 24 32 161 mm
Oct 24 32 92 mm

Free Wifi Service

N/A

 

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