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While there are more than just a few landmarks in Vietnam, most momondo users find Dragon Bridge, Hoi An Ancient Town, Ben Thanh Market, and Tam Coc Bich Dong to be the most interesting places to see in the country.
Flying into Da Nang Airport is typically the best way to visit Dragon Bridge, since it is the closest airport to the area.
The most popular airport in Vietnam to fly to is Ho Chi Minh City, based on our data. In the past 12 months, 32% of all momondo users who travelled to Vietnam chose to fly into Ho Chi Minh City airport, which is located in the city of Ho Chi Minh City.
You can expect to spend an average of $1,785 for a flight to Vietnam. However, our users found flights to Vietnam for $214, which is the cheapest price we’ve seen in the past week. $4,636 per ticket tends to be the most expensive a flight to Vietnam will get, whereas anything for $1,479 or less is considered a good deal.
The best day of the week to fly to Vietnam is Thursday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Monday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Friday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to Vietnam.
When travelling to Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City airport in Ho Chi Minh City offers the cheapest overall flights with an average airfare of $214, while the second most affordable option is Hanoi Noibai airport with an average airfare of $346 for Hanoi.
Prices for flights to Vietnam are updated daily.
As of December 2023, there are 35 operators available to choose from for flights to Vietnam.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Vietnam.
The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Vietnam may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Vietnam. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.
|Departing||Destination||Best Time||Best Price|
|Perth||Ho Chi Minh City||6h 45m||$347|
|Melbourne||Ho Chi Minh City||8h 25m||$357|
|Sydney||Ho Chi Minh City||8h 40m||$416|
|Adelaide||Ho Chi Minh City||11h 45m||$431|
|Brisbane||Ho Chi Minh City||8h 25m||$503|
|Perth||Da Nang||11h 50m||$558|
|Sydney||Da Nang||14h 20m||$588|
|Melbourne||Da Nang||13h 00m||$604|
|Sydney||Nha Trang||11h 55m||$615|
|Sydney||Dong Hoi||26h 05m||$645|
|Perth||Phu Quoc||10h 55m||$656|
The three primary international airports in Vietnam are Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in the nation’s capital Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang International Airport (DAD) on the east coast. From Melbourne Airport (MEL), the fastest flights to Ho Chi Minh City take less than 15h with Singapore Airlines, while flights on Cathay Pacific can take up to 22h. Passengers departing from Perth Airport (PER) can travel to Ho Chi Min City in less than 10h and to Hanoi in under 12h. Singapore Airlines flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) take under 13h to Hanoi and less than 14h to Ho Chi Min City. There are also flights from Melbourne and Brisbane to Da Nang in less than 15h.
Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights to Vietnam from Australia. However, you can easily book flights to Vietnam with just one stopover through momondo. Singapore Airlines has flights from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang with a stopover at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). Cathay Pacific offers Vietnam flights with a stopover at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), while passengers flying with Cebu Pacific change planes at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) in Manila. If you book a Singapore Airlines flight from Perth to Hanoi or Ho Chi Min City, you will have a stopover in Singapore. Depending on the airline you select, flights from Sydney to Vietnam generally stop in Singapore if you fly Singapore Airlines and in Hong Kong if you fly Cathay Pacific. If you are departing from any of the other cities in Australia, you may be able to save time by taking a domestic flight to Melbourne, Sydney or Perth before flying to Vietnam.
Trains in Vietnam are reliable, reasonably priced and a comfortable way to get around, with a range of classes available, including air-conditioned sleeping berths and private carriages. There is an extensive network of buses in Vietnam, with modern air-conditioned services running along Highway One between the main cities, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Dalat. While the seats are generally comfortable, bus travel can be quite slow due to heavy traffic and the many drop-offs along the way. If you want to design your own journey and travel at your own pace, car hire in Vietnam always comes with a driver. Cycling is also a great way to get around Vietnam as the terrain is mostly flat and roads are in good shape. You can purchase a bike in the bigger cities, but if you’re planning a long-distance trip, you may want to bring your own. Visitors to the north of Vietnam shouldn’t miss a boat trip around the islands of Halong Bay, and you can also take day trips along the Mekong Delta. If you’re short on time, air travel in Vietnam is affordable, with plenty of domestic connections between main cities.
If you are an Australian citizen and planning to travel to Vietnam for holiday or business purposes, you will need to obtain a visa before you depart. Tourist visas to Vietnam are valid for 30 to 90 days and can be made online, by post or in person at the nearest Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in Australia. Requirements include an Australian passport valid for six months and with at least two blank pages, a completed application form, a current photo and the visa fee. The processing time for visas to Vietnam will take only 24h after you've submitted all the documents. If you are applying for a business visa, you will need to provide other supporting documents in your application.
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