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Flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

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Flight information Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Cheapest return price last month

€51

Direct airlines

4

Flights per week

387

Average flight time, total distance 1161 kilometres

2h 5min

Most popular airline last month

Vietnam Airlines

Ho Chi Minh City

1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City is €51. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
2h 5min is the average flight time from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
There are 4 airlines who fly direct from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.
As of October, there are 387 flights per week flying from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

This information is correct as of August 2016

Airlines that fly from Hanoi to Ho Chi Min City

Currently VietJet Air and Jet Star offer flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Min City

Terminal Information – Departing

Hanoi Airport is 21 miles from the city centre. Hanoi city buses 7 and 17 depart from the bus stop located just outside the arrivals terminal and cost around 15 pence* for a single ticket. The journey time is approximately 1 hour. The number 7 bus goes to Kim Ma bus station and the number 17 goes to the Long Bien bus station. Local taxis are also available outside the terminal.

Inside Hanoi Airport there are cafes on all floors, local eateries, restaurants, a pharmacy, cash machines, currency exchange desks, souvenir shops, duty free shops and smaller ‘department’ stores as well as car hire and car parking.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Ho Chi Min CityAirport is located 5 miles from the city centre and can be reached by car or public transport. Bus 152 runs from the airport to the city centre, and costs around VND 5,000* for a single fare. Some hotels will arrange pick-ups from the airport for a fee. Taxis and car hire are also available.

Inside Ho Chi Min City Airport there are cash machines and a currency exchange desk, a range of food stalls, cafés and restaurants serving Vietnamese and international food and drink, shops selling electronic items to duty-frees, as well as souvenir shops. There is car hire, car parking and baby changing facilities.

Practical Information

You need your passport with you when you’re flying out with the UK. There are printers in the check-in area of Hanoi Airport, so there is no need to panic if you forget to print your boarding pass. If you have a smartphone you can store your boarding card electronically on your phone. Security can scan the e-barcode so you don’t need to worry about paper at all.

We recommend leaving plenty of time at the airport, so try not to arrive any later than one hour before your flight is due to depart. Queues at security are longer at weekends and during school holidays, so it’s worth giving yourself extra time.

What to expect in Ho Chi Min City

Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Min City is today an elegant, vibrant and delightfully chaotic city in Vietnam where shiny glass skyscrapers teeter over traditional temples and pagodas and ramshackle dwellings. Modern and ancient live side by side in this mesmerising city. Today, glitzy bars, karaoke cafes and noisy street vendors with their bamboo baskets and colourful plastic chairs line the chaotic streets selling mouth-watering Vietnamese street food. One of Ho Chi Min City’s most poignant symbols is Reunification Palace, where the last days of the Vietnam War were played out while the stunning Jade Emperor Pagoda and Saigon Central Post Office are two other historic sites. Ho Chi Min has a Notre Dame, fabulous outdoor markets, a Chinatown where steaming dim sum can be eating late into the night, little manicured parks and roof-top cocktail bars. In essence, this humid, sticky city is a melting post of east and west that is a joy to explore.

Ho Chi Minh City is a year-round destination but there is a rainy season which falls between May and October. Humidity increases dramatically before the rainy season making sightseeing a little tiring. During the dry season from November until April temperatures can reach as high as 39°C but usually average 28°C.

Ho Chi Min City is definitely a great budget destination. A breakfast will set you back as little as £0.70-£1.00*, lunch from £1-3.00* and dinner for one from £2.50* depending on where you eat. Street food is the cheapest way to dine and often the most delicious. A beer costs from £0.50*, wine from £1.70* for a bottle and a coffee from £0.45*. There is plenty of bargain accommodation with budget backpackers, B&Bs and everything up to luxury former colonial hotels where you can stay in splendour.

*Prices subject to change

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.