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Ho Chi Minh City

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Ho Chi Minh City

Sydney (SYD) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

Typically, flights to Ho Chi Minh City from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Ho Chi Minh City, which has an average price of $726

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM SYDNEYMay23% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City costs on average just $556 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM SYDNEYDecember65% more expensiveIt costs about $1,198 for flights to Ho Chi Minh City from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM SYDNEYJanuary1,100% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Ho Chi Minh City from Sydney in January than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

How long does it take to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

When flying from Sydney, you can expect to find direct flights with a time of around eight and a half hours, while flights with a single stopover will take around 13-14 hours. Flights from Brisbane often have a single stopover and flights will take between 11-13 hours. If you're flying from Adelaide, you'll find routes with one stopover and a travel time of around 10 and a half hours.

Where can you fly directly into Ho Chi Minh City from?

Ho Chi Minh City flight deals with direct routes can be found in Sydney. Flights will depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport and land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Unfortunately, Sydney is the only city currently offering direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Routes from other airports typically have at least a single stopover. Flights from Adelaide offer one stopover in Singapore. Travelling from Perth? You can expect Perth Airport to have flights with a single stopover at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. If you’re flying from Brisbane, you can expect flights with one stopover in Manila or Singapore, the latter generally being the quicker route.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

    The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from Australia, with most prices found around $556. The month of August is another great option to travel to Ho Chi Minh City, with average flight prices from Australia averaging around $611.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

    The ideal time to book your flight to Ho Chi Minh City is 58 days in advance, when prices tend to average $726. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from Australia for as low as $496.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

    The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Ho Chi Minh City is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Ho Chi Minh City on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as $731. Flights from Australia to Ho Chi Minh City on a Thursday will generally be more expensive and average around $809. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

    Our data shows that the cheapest Australia to Ho Chi Minh City flights are usually those with departure times at midday. Our users have found flights to Ho Chi Minh City at midday for as low as $595. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Ho Chi Minh City is in the morning when prices are around $858.

  • What is there to do in Ho Chi Minh City when it’s raining?

    Users planning a flight to Ho Chi Minh City during the months of May, June, or July should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Ho Chi Minh City even when it's raining, though. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Ben Thanh Market.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Ho Chi Minh City?

    Can Tho Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Ho Chi Minh City?

    With an average price of $46 per person, Can Tho Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Ho Chi Minh City. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


Ho Chi Minh City flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Ho Chi Minh City found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
22 May
SYD11:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
SGN20:05Ho Chi Minh City
22 Jun.
SGN13:20Ho Chi Minh City
23h 25m
1 stop
SYD12:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
3 Mar.
MEL14:40Melbourne
25h 35m
1 stop
SGN16:15Ho Chi Minh City
9 Apr.
SGN18:35Ho Chi Minh City
8h 15m
MEL02:50Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
7 May
MEL11:25Melbourne
8h 40m
SGN20:05Ho Chi Minh City
4 Jun.
SGN04:55Ho Chi Minh City
18h 25m
1 stop
MEL23:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
19 Mar.
MEL15:40Melbourne
25h 35m
1 stop
SGN17:15Ho Chi Minh City
18 Jun.
SGN04:55Ho Chi Minh City
18h 25m
1 stop
MEL23:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
30 Apr.
MEL17:45Melbourne
21h 55m
1 stop
SGN15:40Ho Chi Minh City
28 May
SGN04:55Ho Chi Minh City
18h 25m
1 stop
MEL23:20Melbourne
Jetstar
21 Jul.
MEL11:25Melbourne
8h 40m
SGN20:05Ho Chi Minh City
2 Aug.
SGN18:35Ho Chi Minh City
8h 15m
MEL02:50Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Ho Chi Minh City

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Ho Chi Minh City, view some of our deals below provided by Bamboo Airways and Jetstar
Jetstar
18 Jul.
MEL11:25Melbourne
8h 40m
SGN20:05Ho Chi Minh City
Jetstar
29 Apr.
SYD11:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
8h 50m
SGN20:05Ho Chi Minh City
Bamboo Airways
20 Feb.
MEL05:00Melbourne
8h 20m
SGN13:20Ho Chi Minh City

Which airlines fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Which airlines fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

    Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Ho Chi Minh City from Australia are Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Jetstar and Scoot. There may also be other airline options depending on where in Australia you’re flying from.


Airports near Ho Chi Minh City

Below you will find all the airports in Ho Chi Minh City along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from the Ho Chi Minh City airport?

Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, is a short trip away from the city centre and comes with a couple of transport options for reaching downtown. If you make your way outside of the international terminal, you’ll find local buses 49, 109 and 152, all of which travel to the city centre in around 30 minutes to an hour depending on traffic. If you’re travelling with hand luggage only, you can head to the xe om hangout outside the international terminal and catch one to the city centre in around 25 minutes in good traffic. The airport is serviced quite well by local metered taxis, and these will take you to the city centre in around 20-25 minutes in good traffic. We suggest using green or white, red and green taxis. Local taxi apps can also be relied on.


Popular routes to Ho Chi Minh City

Most frequently searched flights to Ho Chi Minh City along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Hong Kong to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time2h 30m
Cheapest price$169
Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time8h 00m
Cheapest price$503
Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time8h 15m
Cheapest price$531
Brisbane to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest price$720
Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time1h 55m
Cheapest price$82
Manila to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price$164
Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price$145
Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price$158
Perth to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time19h 00m
Cheapest price$563
Denpasar to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price$260
Adelaide to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time27h 55m
Cheapest price$799
Coolangatta to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time29h 35m
Cheapest price$776
Townsville to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time36h 35m
Cheapest price$4,868
Alice Springs to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time22h 50m
Cheapest price$2,194
Hobart to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time30h 45m
Cheapest price$1,637
Darwin to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time32h 05m
Cheapest price$1,465
Maroochydore to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time16h 45m
Cheapest price$776
Newcastle to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time25h 00m
Cheapest price$1,829
Cairns to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time17h 45m
Cheapest price$1,078
Canberra to Ho Chi Minh City Flights
Fastest flight time49h 30m
Cheapest price$1,551

Visa requirements for visiting Ho Chi Minh City

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Ho Chi Minh City?

As an Australian travelling to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, you will need a visa to enter the country. You can apply at the nearest Vietnamese consulate, or you can apply online for a visa on arrival. Your passport must have at least six months validity from your arrival date and two blank pages.


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Best things to do and see in Ho Chi Minh City

What can you see and do in Ho Chi Minh City?

Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is one of the largest cities in Vietnam and offers attractions centred around the 20th-century war and conquests. Ho Chi Minh City has a diverse culture and a mix of modern and ancient architecture. Start your trip off by visiting Binh Tay Market, located in the centre of the Chinatown district and serving local fresh produce from across Vietnam. History buffs interested in the war can make their way to the War Remnants Museum detailing the effects of the long-running war between Vietnam and America. If you discover Cu Chi Tunnels, you’ll have the chance to experience what life might have been like for soldiers who used these tunnels to avoid being seen. Cao Dai Temple is often of interest to those keen on religious history, it is the centre of the Cao Dai faith, a faith that combines elements from Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Islam and Confucianism. One of the most revered temples in Ho Chi Minh City is the Jade Emperor Pagoda, a once Taoist temple built in 1909 now serving Buddhist worshipers.