Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,091Average for return flights in January 2022
Return from$2,032From Auckland Intl to Ho Chi Minh City
One-way from$529One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SGN flights for January, February
15 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

2 stops

27h 15m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

19h 05m
$2,032

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

14 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

1 stop

19h 20m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

19h 05m
$2,064

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

14 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

1 stop

19h 20m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

13h 50m
$2,148

Singapore Airlines

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Ho Chi Minh City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City found for this year
15 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

2 stops

27h 15m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

19h 05m
$2,032

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

14 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

1 stop

19h 20m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

19h 05m
$2,064

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

14 Feb - 18 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

1 stop

19h 20m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

13h 50m
$2,148

Singapore Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Can I fly to Ho Chi Minh City from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Ho Chi Minh City

Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Ho Chi Minh City.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ho Chi Minh City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Ho Chi Minh City.

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Ho Chi Minh City?

Returning to New Zealand from Ho Chi Minh City

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ho Chi Minh City are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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

The cheapest ticket to Ho Chi Minh City found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,048

February

$1,062

March

$1,041

April

$1,167

May

$937

June

$975

July

$946

August

$983

September

$1,026

October

$941

November

$996

December

$1,313

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Flying to Ho Chi Minh City in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

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

Average Ho Chi Minh City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

AKL - SGN

Price

$937 - $1,763

SGN

Temperature

26 - 30 °C

SGN

Precipitation

0 - 340 mm

Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, August is seen as the time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Ho Chi Minh City, the warmest period tends to be April, with the wettest being September.

When is the best time to book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

The best time to book flights to Ho Chi Minh City is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Thursday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

Flights from New Zealand to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, take approximately 55-59h to complete the trip. Currently, only one major airport, Christchurch Airport (CHC), offers departures to Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN), Ho Chi Minh City, but you can get regular service on this route.

Are there direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City?

Unfortunately, direct flights from New Zealand to Ho Chi Minh City are not currently available. Ho Chi Minh City flight deals from Christchurch require a minimum of two connections, and these usually involve lengthy layover times. Most flights make a stop first at Auckland Airport (AKL), where you’ll spend a period of roughly 21h 30min, before journeying to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) for another 18h 45min, approximately, before the final leg to Ho Chi Minh City. Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific combine to provide regular daily service between both cities for your convenience.

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

Ho Chi Minh City Bus operates lines 109 and 152, plus shuttle bus 49 transports you from the international terminal to Ben Thanh Market in the downtown area. Travel times by bus vary, so allocate 30-45min for the trip each way. There’s a taxi rank outside the same terminal, which should get you there in approximately 15min. Uber and Lyft are not available at this airport, but Grab is a local rideshare service you can use, if you prefer. The airport’s car hire centre is located just outside the exit doors of the arrivals hall, International Terminal, for passengers who are comfortable with driving around Ho Chi Minh City.

What are some things to do in Ho Chi Minh City?

Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is still commonly regarded, is a potent blend of Vietnamese, French and American cultures, setting it apart from most Southeast Asian destinations. Along its western-styled boulevards and streets, colonial French architecture can be viewed most notably with Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral and Municipal Theatre, two of its most well-known structures. Taking pride of place in the centre is the massive Reunification Palace, which stands as an impressively visible Vietnamese landmark in the city. At Ho Chi Minh City Museum and Museum of Vietnamese History, you can receive a walking tour of the country’s past, which is both highly educational and informative. You’ll find plenty of restaurants here too, but locals tend to prefer establishments like Nhu Lan Saigon and Nguyen Thi Tanh for lunch and takeaways. Tet Nguyen Dan and Mid-Autumn Festival are national celebrations of colour and spectacle.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

New Zealand citizens require a valid passport and visa to enter Vietnam. Visas are issued on arrival but must first be approved online. Passports must be valid for at least six months past your arrival date and have a minimum of two blank pages for the visa stamp, and two passport-sized photos are also required. These along with your visa approval letter must be presented at Tan Son Nhat International to receive their visa, which is good for 30 days. Normal online processing time for tourist visas is 3-5 business days, with service fees of roughly $ 18 (NZ$ 25) and stamping fee of about $ 25 (NZ$ 35). Expedited service is available for an extra fee, if needed.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ho Chi Minh City?

Most people fly into Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) if they book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City is conveniently located just 7.3 km from Ho Chi Minh City’s city center.