Budget Tip: City Public Transportation
Taking the Hanoi bus or the Saigon bus is the most popular way for travelers on a tight budget. Traveling by bus allows tourists to get off at various locations in the city and continue their journey whenever they want. Although crowded buses can hardly give passengers a comfortable time, they are still a convenient and convenient means of transportation in Vietnam.
If you want to explore and have more local experience in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, public bus is a worthy option. You can visit many famous destinations for as low as 0.25 USD. However, keep in mind that public buses do not always reach the main attractions or the old streets. So, to save your time and effort, you should buy a map of bus routes at a bookstore near your house. Tickets can be bought directly at the bus station or on the bus at a cheap price. Also, avoid crowded bus stops where pickpockets are possible.