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Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City take, on average, 1 h and 38 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Bangkok with Ho Chi Minh City found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Suvarnabhumi Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City
Arriving AirportFlights departing Bangkok with Ho Chi Minh City as destination arrives at Tan Son Nhut

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Departure Fri, 15 Oct Return Sun, 17 Oct
BKK Bangkok
SGN Ho Chi Minh City
return from £177
Departure Mon, 18 Oct Return Wed, 20 Oct
BKK Bangkok
SGN Ho Chi Minh City
return from £172
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 = 31485.36 VND
British Pound Sterling Vietnamese Dong
1 VND = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 27 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
75%

Trains in Ho Chi Minh City are 75% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.87
Ho Chi Minh City
£0.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Ho Chi Minh City costs roughly the same as in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.53
Ho Chi Minh City
£1.6
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
51%

A taxi fare in Ho Chi Minh City is 51% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.77
Ho Chi Minh City
£0.38
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
10%

Coffee in Ho Chi Minh City is 10% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.6
Ho Chi Minh City
£1.44
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
K Distance: 465 miles

Search for flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

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

Secure the best airfares between Bangkok and Ho Cho Minh City by using Opodo’s online search engine. You can select tickets with your preferred departure time or airline by refining your search with the handy booking tools. You can also arrange the best deals on city breaks by ordering flights by price or choose departures which are most suitable for your schedule by opting for the time of day you want to fly or the cheapest time to go.

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

Frequent asked questions about flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Vietnam may apply when travelling from Bangkok. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is 172£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Ho Chi Minh City expensive to visit compared to Bangkok?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Ho Chi Minh City costs an average of 0.39 GBP, 49% cheaper than Bangkok, with a fare of 0.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 74% less in Ho Chi Minh City: 0.23 GBP against 0.88 GBP in Bangkok. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.61 GBP in Ho Chi Minh City, 5% more than the 1.54 GBP in Bangkok. The price of the coffee is around 8% cheaper in Ho Chi Minh City, with an average of 1.46 GBP, while in Bangkok the coffee costs 1.58 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City are January, February and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
The best time of the year to go to Ho Chi Minh City when flying from Bangkok depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from Bangkok in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bangkok -  Ho Chi Minh City.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
The total flight time between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City is of around 01:38 hours on average, considering an average distance of 773 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Ho Chi Minh City compared to Bangkok?
While in Bangkok the temperatures can reach an average of 37.39 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Ho Chi Minh City's temperatures can go up to 36.38 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.09 ºC in Ho Chi Minh City, compared to the 19.12 ºC average degrees reported in Bangkok. During the winter period, Bangkok can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Ho Chi Minh City have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City?
The main airport route flying between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City is: Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) to Tan Son Nhut (SGN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar Pacific Airlines.
  • Emirates.
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Alternatively, you can find Bangkok - Ho Chi Minh City flights between Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) to Tan Son Nhut (SGN) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Thai Airasia.
Which are the airlines with flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City are:
  • Nok Air.
  • Vietjet.
  • Thai Airasia.
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