Learn Vietnamese culture: How to travel by bus in Saigon

Learn Vietnamese culture and language

1. To catch a bus, use “waving hand” trick:
The bus will not stop at any station unless someone wants to get on or get off. So, if you want to catch a bus, make sure to wave at the driver to let him notice.

2. Prepare small change beforehand”

It’s hard for the assistant driver/driver to give back change to use because all they have is small change.

3. To get off, shout “ghé trạm” (pronounced similar to /’ ge tram,/):
Shout it at least 100m away from the station you want to get off or you might miss the station.

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