Bus service

International University is 20km from the central of Ho Chi Minh City . It takes about 40 minutes to commute from Ben Thanh Market to the University Village, VNU -HCMC, Thu Duc district (about 20 kilometers). To facilitate the commute of IU faculty & staff and students, IU has cooperated with HCMC Department of Transportation to provide the bus service route 52 from Ben Thanh Market to IU at an affordable fee. Students can take the buses either at Ben Thanh or Turtle Lake located at 03 Cong Truong Quoc Te (International Square).

Buses Schedule:

Operating time of bus route 52:

  • From Ben Thanh Market:
    • First bus trip: 05:40 am (fixed time)
    • Last bus trip: Adjust from 4:25 pm to 4:30 pm
  • From International University:
    • First bus trip: 6:45 am (fixed time)
    • Last bus trip: Adjust from 5:35 pm to 5:40 pm

Detailed schedule for bus route 52: August 2014 and  September 2014

Besides, you can catch the other bus routes:

Bus route 08: Bus station District 8 – Thu Duc (Express bus with subsidies)

Departure: Bus station District 8 - Highway 50 – Cau Nhi Thien Duong – Tung Thien Vuong – Cau Cha Va – Hai Thuong Lan Ong - (turn towards Trieu Quang Phuc) - Hai Thuong Lan Ong – Chau Van Liem – Hong Bang – Ly Thuong Kiet – Hoang Van Thu – Phan Dang Luu – Bach Dang - Xo Viet Nghe Tinh - Highway 13 - Kha Van Can – Vo Van Ngan – Highway Ha Noi - Highway 52 - Highway 1A - Road 621 - Fork road to dormitory – Fork road to IU- Fork road to VNU HCMC University of Science - Bus station A (VNU HCMC town);

Return: Bus station A (VNU HCMC town) (turn right) - (Fork road to VNU HCMC University of Science) - (Fork road to IU)-( Fork road to dormitory)- Road 621 - Highway 1A - Highway 52 - Vo Van Ngan - Kha Van Can - Highway 13 – Dinh Bo Linh – Bach Dang - Phan Dang Luu – Hoang Van Thu – Xuan Dieu – Xuan Hong - Truong Chinh - Ly Thuong Kiet - Hong Bang - Chau Van Liem – Cau Cha Va - Cao Xuan Duc –Tung Thien Vuong - Cau Nhi Thien Duong - Highway 50 - Bus station District 8.

Distance: 32.55 kilometers

Number of trips:

  • Monday - Friday: 350 trips/day
  • Saturdays: 330 trips/day
  • Sundays and holidays: 320 trips/day

Total transportation time: 80 minutes, in every 02 to15 minutes.

Operating time: 4:40 am – 8:20 pm

Type of bus: 80 seats

For detailed schedule of the bus route 8, click here

Bus route 10: VNU-HCMC Dormitory – BX Mien Tay (Western Terminal) (Express bus with subsidies)

Departure: Bus stop at BX Mien Tay (Western Terminal) - Kinh Duong Vuong - Hau Giang- Thap Muoi – Hai Thuong Lan Ong – Chau Van Liem – Hong Ban – An Duong Vuong – Nguyen Tri Phuong - 3/2 Street – Ly Thai To – Dien Bien Phu - Highway Ha Noi - Highway 1A - Internal road to VNU-HCMC – Bus station of VNU-HCMC.

Return: Bus station of VNU-HCMC - Internal road to VNU-HCMC - Highway 1A- Highway Ha Noi - Dien Bien Phu – Dinh Tien Hoang – Vo Thi Sau - 3/2 Street - Nguyen Tri Phuong – Ngo Gia Tu – Hong Bang – Chau Van Liem – Hai Thuong Lan Ong - Le Quang Sung – Mai Xuan Thuong – Hau Giang - Kinh Duong Vuong –BX Mien Tay (trả khách) - Kinh Duong Vuong - Bus stop at BX Mien Tay (Western Terminal).

Distance: 30.9 kilometers

Number of trips: 140 trips/day

Total transportation time: 80 minutes, in every 08 to15 minutes.

Operating time:

  • From KTX ĐHQG (VNU Dormitory): 5:50 am – 5:45 pm
  • From BX Mien Tay (Western Terminal): 5:30 am – 5:25 pm

Type of bus: 55 to 80 seats

For detailed schedule of the bus route 10, click here

Bus route 53: Le Hong Phong – VNU-HCMC (Express bus with subsidies)

Departure: Le Hong Phong – VNU-HCMC
Le Hong Phong – Tran Phu – Pham Viet Chanh – Cong Quynh – Pham Ngu Lao – Nguyen Cu Trinh – Tran Hung Dao - Pham Ngu Lao – Ham Nghi – Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Huu Canh - Highway Ha Noi –  Binh Thai crossroads –  Ha Noi highway –  Thu Duc crossroads – Le Van Chi – Hoang Dieu 2 - Kha Van Can – National Route 1A - (Terminal 2) – National Route 1A -  621 road  - Fork road to dormitory – Fork road to IU- Fork road to VNU HCMC University of Science- Bus station A (VNU HCMC town)

Return: ĐHQG (VNU) – Le Hong Phong
Bus station A (VNU HCMC town) – left turn – Road fork to University of Science – Road fork to IU- Fork road to dormitory – 621 road – National Route1A (Stop 2) – National Route 1A - Kha Van Can – Hoang Dieu 2 – Le Van Chi – Thu Duc crossroads – Ha Noi Highway – Nguyen Huu Canh – Ton Duc Thang - Ham Nghi – Tran Hung Dao – Nguyen Thai Hoc – Pham Ngu Lao – Cong Quynh – Nguyen Thi Minh Khai – Hung Vuong – Le Hong Phong – Le Hong Phong station.

Distance: 29.25 kilometers

Number of trips: 140 trips/day

Total transportation time: 870 minutes, in every 05 to15 minutes.

Operating time: 5:00 am – 6:00 pm

Type of bus: 55 seats

For detailed schedule of the bus route 53, click here

Bus route 19: Sai Gon – Export processing zone Linh Trung – VNU HCMC (Express bus with subsidies)

Departure: Roundabout Quach Thi Trang (Sai Gon management center) – Ham Nghi – Ton Duc Thang - Hai Ba Trung – Le Duan – Dinh Tien Hoang – Nguyen Thi Minh Khai – Xo Viet Nghe Tinh - Highway 13 - Highway 1A (Terminal 2) - Highway 1A -Road 621 - (T-junction to VNU-HCMC dormitory) - (Crossroad to International University) - (Crossroad to University of Science) – Bus station A, VNU-HCMC Dormitory;

Return: Bus station A, VNU-HCMC Dormitory (turn right)-(Crossroad to University of Science)-(Crossroad to International University)-(T-junction to VNU-HCMC dormitory)-Road 621- Highway 1A-(Terminal 2)- Highway 1A - Highway 13 – Dinh Bo Linh – Nguyen Xi - Ung Van Khiem - D2 – Dien Bien Phu – Xo Viet Nghe Tinh – Nguyen Thi Minh Khai – Dinh Tien Hoang – Le Duan – Hai ba Trung – Ton Duc Thang - Ham Nghi- Roundabout Quach Thi Trang (Sai Gon management center)-.

Distance: 25.95 kilometers

Number of trips: 224 trips/day

Total transportation time: 70 minutes, in every 07 to 20 minutes.

Operating time:

  • From Ben Thanh: 5:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • From VNU-HCMC: 5:00 am – 7:40 pm

Type of bus: 80 seats

For detailed schedule of the bus route 19, click here

Bus route 30:  Tan Huong Market- International University (Express bus with subsidies)

Departure: Bus station Cu xa Nhieu Loc – Le Thuc Hoach - Binh Long – Tan Huong – Doc Lap – Luy Ban Bich - Ba Van – Truong Cong Dinh – Truong Chinh - (Nga tu Bay Hien)-Cach Mang Thang 8 – Dien Bien Phu – Pham Ngoc Thach – Dong Khoi – Ly Tu Trong – Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Huu Canh - (Cau Sai Gon) – Xa lo Ha Noi –Highway  52 - (Terminal 2) - Highway 1A – Road 621- International University.

Return: International University-Road 621- Highway -(Terminal 2)- Highway - Highway Ha Noi -(Sai Gon Bridge)-(road under Sai Gon Bridge) – Nguyen Huu Canh –Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Du – Pham Ngoc Thach – Vo Thi Sau – Cach Mang Thang 8 -(Nga Tu Bay Hien) – Hoang Van Thu – Xuan Dieu – Xuan Hong – Truong Chinh –Truong Cong Dinh – Ba Van – Luy Ban Bich – Doc Lap – Tan Huong - Binh Long – Le Thuc Hoach - Bus station Cu Xa Nhieu Loc.

Distance: 32.9 kilometers

Number of trips: 120 trips/day 

Total transportation time: 85-95 minutes, in every 10 to 17 minutes. 

Operating time

  • From Tan Huong Market: 5:15 am – 6:00 pm
  • From VNU-HCMC: 5:30 am – 6:30 pm

Type of bus: 80 seats 

Detailed schedule for bus route 30: August 2014 and  September 2014

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