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Departure Mon, 24 Jun Return Sun, 30 Jun
BKK Bangkok
SGN Ho Chi Minh City
return from £96
Departure Thu, 13 Jun Return Thu, 04 Jul
DMK Bangkok
SGN Ho Chi Minh City
return from £63
Flight route information
Find out further information on Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 29754.94 VND
British Pound Sterling Vietnamese Dong
1 VND = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 16 June 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
80%

Trains in Ho Chi Minh City are 80% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.86
Ho Chi Minh City
£0.2
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
10%

The average meal is 10% more expensive in Ho Chi Minh City than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.51
Ho Chi Minh City
£1.7
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
53%

A taxi fare in Ho Chi Minh City is 53% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.88
Ho Chi Minh City
£0.41
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
17%

Coffee in Ho Chi Minh City is 17% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.8
Ho Chi Minh City
£1.49
( Bangkok airports
  • ? Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ? Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
) Ho Chi Minh City airports
  • ? Tan Son Nhut (SGN)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
L Distance: 465 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

How long is the flight from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?

The direct flight duration between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City is one hour and 30 minutes. The flight path travels over Cambodia before descending into Vietnam. The distance between the two locations is roughly 450 miles.

What documentation do I need to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from Bangkok?

Passengers who travel from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City will need a passport to enter Vietnam. British passport holders can enter Vietnam for 15 days without a visa.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Ho Chi Minh City?

The climate in Ho Chi Minh City is similar to Bangkok with hot temperatures prevailing all year round. Essentials for holidays include cool, breathable clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat. A light waterproof jacket is also advisable in the rainy season between May and October.

Which airlines fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Multiple airlines offer cheap flights between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. Here is a selection of services on this popular Asian route:

  • Vietnam Airlines, the largest carrier and flagship airline of Vietnam based in the capital Hanoi.
  • Air Asia, a budget airline popular in Southeast Asia with headquarters in Malaysia.
  • Nok Air, a low-cost carrier based in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Thai Airways, the national carrier of Thailand operating both international and domestic flights.
  • Viet Jet, a budget Vietnamese airline.

How to find cheap flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

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When are the best times to fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

  • February is Vietnamese New Year (based on the lunar calendar). The city comes to life with parties and celebrations and gives visitors a unique insight into the local culture in addition to exploring the city's attractions.
  • June is a desirable month to visit with prices in the city falling as the peak travel season concludes. While there is the chance of a shower in June, the major rainfalls do not arrive until later in the year making for mainly dry trips.
  • December is a hot, dry month in Ho Chi Minh and a unique place to spend the Christmas holidays.

Airports in Bangkok

Bangkok has two international airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) band Don Mueang Airport (DMK).

Useful information about Suvarnabhumi Airport

Suvarnabhumi Airport is situated 16 miles to the east of downtown Bangkok.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car - Motorway 7 is the most popular route to the airport. Taxis are readily available in Bangkok. The journey time is roughly one hour.
  • By bus - there are three bus services which connect the airport with downtown Bangkok and a free service which links Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang. Transfer times vary between one hour and 90 minutes.
  • By train - the airport rail link is the fastest and cheapest way to reach the center of Bangkok. Passengers can connect from the MRT at Makkasan and the BTS at Phaya Thai and takes 30 minutes.

Services: bars, restaurants, smoking rooms, duty-free shopping, lounges, massage services, play area, left luggage.

Useful information about Don Mueang Airport

Don Mueang Airport is Bangkok's old airport and located to the north of the city.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car - the airport is served by two major roads, the Don Mueang Tollway and Vibhavadi Rangsit Road. It is important to specify to taxi drivers that you want to go to Don Mueang as most will assume your flight is from the much larger Suvarnabhumi. Rides downtown take 45 minutes in average traffic conditions.
  • By bus - Bus A1 connects the airport and the closest BTS station while bus A2 can be taken from Victory Monument, a large transport hub, to the airport.

Services: a small selection of shops and places to eat as well as duty-free shopping.

Airports in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is served by one airport called Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN).

Useful information about Tan Son Nhat International Airport

The airport is located just 5 miles to the east of the city.

How to get from the airport:

  • By car - From the airport, take the newly constructed Pham Van Dong Boulevard which connects to route 1A, takes around 20 minutes.
  • By bus - Buses 109 and 152 connect the airport to downtown with a travel time of half an hour.

Services: ATMs, currency exchange, WiFi, bars, shops, restaurants.

What to do and visit in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Shop at Ben Thanh Market
  • Explore the War Remnants Museum
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Tan Son Nhut - Latest customer reviews

5.0 /5
Reviews: 1
5.0 /5
Chris
Date 2017-11-26 Age 51-70 City UK

Very effective at getting passengers through.

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