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Summary info about Ho Chi Minh City flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£254

Best Round-Trip Price

£397

Fastest flight time

21h 15m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Ho Chi Minh City from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £254 (London Luton to Ho Chi Minh City).
The best round-trip flight price to Ho Chi Minh City from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £397 (London Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh City).
The fastest flight to Ho Chi Minh City from United Kingdom takes 21h 15m (London Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh City).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Ho Chi Minh City, including China Southern and Shenzhen Airlines.

Ho Chi Minh City flights insights and trends

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

The cheapest month to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from United Kingdom is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around £648, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you don’t want to visit Ho Chi Minh City in May, then you should wait until June to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £666.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

£25 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. This flight is from Hanoi and is 75% cheaper than most flights to Ho Chi Minh City. To find the cheapest price to Ho Chi Minh City from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as £655. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Friday because tickets tend to average around £748. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Ho Chi Minh City.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Ho Chi Minh City is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Ho Chi Minh City in the evening for as low as £632. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are £770 on average. Flights to Ho Chi Minh City from United Kingdom in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

If you’re flying from a popular airport in United Kingdom, such as London Heathrow or Manchester, and flying into the most popular airport in Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh City), then you can expect flight times to average 12h 45m and 16h 45m, respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

The ideal time to book your flight to Ho Chi Minh City is 20 days in advance, when prices tend to average £748. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Ho Chi Minh City for £573.

Cheapest flights to Ho Chi Minh City airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Ho Chi Minh City airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Ho Chi Minh City

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Ho Chi Minh City

London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

Typically, flights to Ho Chi Minh City from London are cheaper when flying from London Gatwick to Ho Chi Minh City, which has an average price of £727

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMay14% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Ho Chi Minh City costs on average just £682 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly27% more expensiveIt costs about £1,002 for flights to Ho Chi Minh City from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJanuary1,108% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Ho Chi Minh City from London Heathrow Airport in January than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Ho Chi Minh City

How long does it take to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from the UK, usually take between 16 and 19 hours and involve at least one stopover en route. It is possible to fly to Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, from London Heathrow in around 16 hours including a single stopover. You can also fly to Ho Chi Minh City from Manchester Airport and expect to arrive at your destination in around 16 hours. This flight time can vary, however, depending on the duration of stopovers. Flights from Birmingham Airport to Ho Chi Minh City usually take just over 18 hours and also involve one stopover.

Where can you fly directly into Ho Chi Minh City from?

No major UK airports fly directly to Ho Chi Minh City. When you fly from London Heathrow, you will usually stopover in either Doha or in Hong Kong before landing in Ho Chi Minh City. Flights from London Gatwick also generally involve a brief stopover in the Arab Emirates. If you book cheap Ho Chi Minh City flight deals from Manchester Airport, you will also likely stopover in either Doha or Hong Kong. Meanwhile, flights from Birmingham to Ho Chi Minh City often involve a stopover in either Dubai or Istanbul.

What is there to do in Ho Chi Minh City when it’s raining?

Users planning a flight to Ho Chi Minh City during the months of May, June, or July should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Ho Chi Minh City even when it's raining, though. While in Ho Chi Minh City you will find Bao tang lich su Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. If you’re looking for an art gallery near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam House is usually a popular hotspot when the weather isn’t ideal. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Ben Thanh Market.

Is there an alternative airport near Ho Chi Minh City?

Those flying to Ho Chi Minh City could potentially find better pricing at Can Tho Airport (81 mi from Ho Chi Minh City city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Ho Chi Minh City?

You can find deals at Can Tho Airport for £101 on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Ho Chi Minh City Airport?

Prices for flights to Ho Chi Minh City Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Ho Chi Minh City Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Ho Chi Minh City Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Ho Chi Minh City Airport?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Ho Chi Minh City Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Ho Chi Minh City Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Ho Chi Minh City flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Ho Chi Minh City found recently by users on momondo
China Southern
10 Apr
LHR20:50London Heathrow
32h 10m
2 stops
SGN11:00Ho Chi Minh City
13 May
SGN11:55Ho Chi Minh City
37h 10m
1 stop
LHR19:05London Heathrow
China Southern
11 Apr
LHR20:50London Heathrow
32h 10m
2 stops
SGN11:00Ho Chi Minh City
9 May
SGN15:40Ho Chi Minh City
33h 25m
1 stop
LHR19:05London Heathrow
China Southern
10 Mar
LHR21:10London Heathrow
30h 50m
1 stop
SGN11:00Ho Chi Minh City
22 Mar
SGN02:25Ho Chi Minh City
21h 55m
2 stops
LHR17:20London Heathrow
China Southern
10 Mar
LHR21:10London Heathrow
34h 15m
1 stop
SGN14:25Ho Chi Minh City
16 Mar
SGN15:40Ho Chi Minh City
32h 40m
2 stops
LHR17:20London Heathrow
China Southern
17 Apr
LHR22:10London Heathrow
30h 50m
1 stop
SGN11:00Ho Chi Minh City
22 May
SGN11:55Ho Chi Minh City
37h 10m
1 stop
LHR19:05London Heathrow
China Southern
10 Apr
LHR22:10London Heathrow
30h 50m
1 stop
SGN11:00Ho Chi Minh City
13 May
SGN11:55Ho Chi Minh City
37h 10m
1 stop
LHR19:05London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Ho Chi Minh City

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Ho Chi Minh City, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
17 Apr
LTN07:45London Luton
24h 40m
2 stops
SGN14:25Ho Chi Minh City
Multiple Airlines
17 Apr
LGW07:40London Gatwick
24h 45m
2 stops
SGN14:25Ho Chi Minh City
Multiple Airlines
15 Mar
STN13:15London Stansted
58h 25m
3 stops
SGN06:40Ho Chi Minh City

Visa requirements for visiting Ho Chi Minh City

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Ho Chi Minh City?

You'll need to give your passport to staff when checking into your accommodation in Ho Chi Minh so that the hotel can register your presence with the local police. Make sure you get it back and keep it in a safe place. Wherever you stay you will still be expected to register so get staff to assist you with this. It is likely that you will be fined if you don’t register.


Best things to do and see in Ho Chi Minh City

What can you see and do in Ho Chi Minh City?

It can be humid in Ho Chi Minh, even in the month of October. You can book a tour of Cu Chi tunnels or visit the Reunification Palace, which was previously the home of the South Vietnam President. The War Remnants Museum is also an eye-opener, covering the events of the Vietnam War. In the evening why not visit a cafe and try local delicacies, such as giant snails? At night you can take a Vespa Tour to see the skyscrapers. The next day why not take a tour of the Mekong River Delta? You'll find speed boats with raffia chairs bolted to the wooden floors of the boat. You'll be able to visit honey farms where you can expect to be greeted with a glass of honey tea and sweet coconut candy. Why not try a typical dish such as ‘elephant ear’s’ fish and rice? To travel along the narrower part of the Mekong, you will need a canoe. To complete your trip, why not visit the coastal resort of Mui Ne with its red sand dunes and Mui Ne Market? It's a fantastic idea to travel south during the wet season in October and November so you can avoid any flooding.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Ho Chi Minh City?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Ho Chi Minh City on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Ho Chi Minh City that suits you.

Can I find flights to Ho Chi Minh City with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Ho Chi Minh City on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to Ho Chi Minh City?

momondo helps you find the best flight to Ho Chi Minh City by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select fights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Ho Chi Minh City, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Ho Chi Minh City and alert you when they change.


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