Southern Airport Transportation JSC, which operates the new route, No. 109, said it has imported modern buses from South Korea and each can carry 70 passengers.
The service, available between 5:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. the next day, connects popular sites, including Ben Thanh Market and the backpackers' area.
It costs VND20,000 (88 US cents) to complete the 10.5-kilometer journey that ends at September 23 Park in 45 minutes. Those who travel less than half of the distance only pay VND12,000 (53 cents).
There is a bus every 15-20 minutes.