Cheap Flights to Ho Chi Minh City

Tan Son Nhat Airport(SGN)
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7.4km & 22 minutes to centre

Flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City

Airport in Ho Chi Minh City: Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN)
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Flight Ticket Information to Ho Chi Minh City

Currently, there are 20 flight routes and 388 flights/day of domestic air tickets to Ho Chi Minh City operated by all 5 airlines: Vietnam Airlines (193 flights), Vietjet Air (114 flights), Pacific Airlines (39 flights), Bamboo Airways (37 flights) and Vietravel Airlines (5 flights).

 

Ho Chi Minh City round-trip and one-way airfares 

According to the time of the survey, the cheapest flight ticket is US $4.21. The fare ranges from US $25.50 - 56.60 for one-way and US $50.10 - 113.10 for return tickets (not excluding taxes).

The most popular routes are Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh, Hai Phong - Ho Chi Minh, and Vinh - Ho Chi Minh.

List of cheapest airfares to Ho Chi Minh City (not taxes excluded):

Flight route

Airline

One-way (US$) Round-way (US$)

Hanoi - Saigon

Pacific Airlines 17 34

Da Nang- Saigon

Vietnam Airlines 16.6 33.1

Vinh - Saigon

Vietjet Air 8.5 16.9

Hai Phong- Saigon

Bamboo Airways 9.19 18.38

 

How to move from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the city centre

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)

  • Address: Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Distance: 8 km from the center to the North

Playing a vital role in traffic in the southern region of Vietnam, it is the largest airport in Vietnam with a total area of ​​up to 850 ha with two main terminals:

    • Domestic Terminal

There are 111 check-in counters and 6 gates, 6 carousels, and 2 business class VIP rooms. The domestic terminal is invested with modern equipment and convenient services such as Free battery charging, a medical area, a luggage storage area, and free wifi.

    • International Terminal

There are 2 floors, of which the first floor is the boarding lounge and the second floor is the check-in counter. There are convenient services such as souvenir stalls, banking services, deposit rooms, money exchange counters, restaurants, and coffee shops. 

Flight to Tan Son Nhat Airport

The business waiting lounge at Ho Chi Minh Airport

 

Transfer from Tan Son Nhat Airport to the center

The period of moving from Tan Son Nhat airport to the center of Ho Chi Minh City is about 20 - 30 minutes. Depending on the individual purpose of each person as well as the cost, you should choose the most suitable means of transportation. Take a look at some of the popular ways below:

Means of transportation

Price Information
Bus US $0.26 - 1.7
  • Be able to carry less luggage and be affordable
  • Departure location: the airport
  • Bus routes: 152, 109, 119, 49
  • Frequency: 15 - 30 minutes/trip

Taxi

US $3.4 - 4.26

  • Move quickly, suitable for groups of 4 people
  • Available in front of the airport
  • Travel period: 5 - 10 minutes
  • Operating time: 6 am - 10 pm
  • Reference taxis:
    • Mai Linh Taxi: 028.38.29.8888
    • Taxi Saigon airport: 028.38.1113.113
    • Vinasun Taxi: 028.38.27.27.27
    • Vina Taxi: 028.38.111.111

Shuttle bus

US $2.13 - 2.56

  • Fast and cheap  
  • Available vehicles from 4 to 45 seats
  • Contact the airport shuttle service in advance at hotline 1900 2605

 

How to book cheap flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City

Please note some of the following information before hunting for cheap tickets:

  • The period from December to April is the peak tourist season in Saigon, so it’s the peak for airfares as well as other services. Therefore, if you plan to travel to the city at this time, you should hunt for cheap flight tickets at least 1 month early or if not necessary, you can skip this period.
  • In order to compete and stimulate demand, domestic airlines often launch many attractive fare promotions. So, if you spend time updating, you may have the opportunity to have cheap airfares, sometimes from only 0 VND (not excluding taxes).
  • Flights in the middle of the week will have cheaper fares than those on the weekend (Saturday and Sunday). Besides, if you have good health and are proactive, you can choose flights departing early in the morning or late at night to have better fares.
  • Use BestPrice's fare finder system to find cheap tickets. The app is smartly designed and friendly enough that with just a few simple clicks, you have the opportunity to buy cheap tickets.

 

Local Tips when Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City

According to Ho Chi Minh City travel experience, do not ignore some useful information below to start your journey to discover the city after having successfully booked a flight to Saigon:

Weather

The climate of Saigon is somewhat more temperate than that of Hanoi, including the rainy season and the dry season. The dry season lasts from December to April and the rainy season is from May to November.

In general, with the typical weather of Saigon, you can travel at any time of the year. However, the most ideal time to travel to Saigon is during the dry season, from December to April.

If you go after the Tet holiday, around February and March, the opportunity to mingle with the exciting festivals of Ho Chi Minh City is obvious.

Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City in the dry season

Hotels

Being a major tourist destination of the country, hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have all kinds of options for you from high-end, affordable to cheap ones. You can refer to the favorite hotels below:

Stars

Price/night

Recommendation
3-star hotel US $21.28 - 39.58
  • Alagon Zen Hotel & Spa Saigon
  • Park View Saigon Hotel
  • A&Em Hotel 44 Phan Boi Chau

4-star hotel

US $34.25 - 61.7

  • Palace Hotel Saigon
  • Oscar Saigon Hotel
  • Thao Dien Village Resort Saigon

5-star hotel

US $4.68 - 152.34

  • Majestic Saigon Hotel
  • Rex Hotel Saigon
  • Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon

 

What to eat

When going to Saigon, you definitely have to do a food tour to enjoy all the delicious dishes. Ho Chi Minh City is known as a cuisine paradise with a variety of dishes from salty fish, to snacks, and super delicious desserts. You should try broken rice, snails, noodles, mixed rice paper, grilled rice paper, pancakes, full-flavored tea dishes, etc.

Dishes

Address

Saigon broken rice

84 Dang Van Ngu, Ward 10, Phu Nhuan District

Fish noodle soup

67 D3 Street, Ward 25, Binh Thanh District

Nam Vang noodles

A65 Nguyen Trai, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1

Beef dry salad

Le Van Tam Park (Gateway to Hai Ba Trung Street), District 3

Sparkling puller

195 Ha Ton Quyen, Ward 4, District 11

 

Where to visit

Saigon tourism has all the places from historical sites to amusement parks and eco-tourism areas for visitors. If you have bought a plane ticket, it is impossible not to visit places such as:

  • Reunification Palace

It is the most famous and attractive tourist attraction in Saigon. Not only does the site impress with its unique architecture, but the Reunification Palace is also a historical witness of the heroic resistance war of the nation.

  • Ben Thanh Market

The market is located next to the banks of the Ben Nghe River and is considered a symbol of Saigon tourism attracting domestic and foreign tourists. In particular, when coming to Ben Thanh market, you can also buy all kinds of items as gifts for your trip.

Ben Thanh Market

  • Notre Dame Cathedral Saigon

The cathedral is a historical relic and also a symbol of the city’s tourism. Visitors to Notre Dame Cathedral not only admire the unique architecture with the soaring bell tower but also enjoy taking beautiful virtual photos.

In addition to the destinations suggested above, there are some other famous landmarks such as Bui Vien West Street, Nguyen Hue Walking Street, Suoi Tien Tourist Area, Cu Chi Tunnels, and the History Museum.

 

Buy Saigon gifts

Grilled coconut cake, durian pia cake, elderberry scrub, é seeds, lotus seeds, dried choke fish, dried snakehead fish, coffee, and cashew nuts,... are meaningful specialty gifts that you can purchase. 

In addition to the flight booking service, BestPrice Travel also provides a diverse Saigon travel service ecosystem for customers. You can book a travel combo that includes round-trip tickets & hotel or entertainment tickets.

If you have never been on your own and have no experience, you should book a package tour of Ho Chi Minh City that covers all the services.


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