Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City

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Flights to Ho Chi Minh City in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJanuaryHigh demand for flights, 42% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average priceRM 561Average for return flights in July 2022
Return fromRM 358From Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City
One-way fromRM 124One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City in July, August 2022

The best prices found for SGN flights for July, August
26 Jul - 2 Aug
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 10m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 375

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/7/22

28 Jul - 30 Jul
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 00m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 389

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/7/22

2 Aug - 9 Aug
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 10m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 397

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/7/22

Ho Chi Minh City 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City found for this year
20 Sep - 2 Oct
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 05m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 358

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/7/22

26 Jul - 2 Aug
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 10m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 375

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 3/7/22

22 Sep - 24 Sep
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 05m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 384

Vietnam Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/7/22

Last minute flights to Ho Chi Minh City

Late deals on return flights to Ho Chi Minh City, departing today and this week
16 Jul - 19 Jul
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 10m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 424

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/7/22

12 Jul - 19 Jul
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 00m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 450

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/7/22

11 Jul - 18 Jul
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

Nonstop

2h 00m
SGN

Ho Chi Minh City

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
RM 455

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 4/7/22

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

The cheapest ticket to Ho Chi Minh City found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

RM 1,250

February

RM 1,117

March

RM 733

April

RM 508

May

RM 477

June

RM 548

July

RM 455

August

RM 415

September

RM 362

October

RM 411

November

RM 415

December

RM 556

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Ho Chi Minh City is September. The most expensive month for flights is January. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

Average Ho Chi Minh City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

KUL - SGN

Price

RM 361 - RM 1,934

SGN

Temperature

26 - 30 °C

SGN

Rainfall

0 - 340 mm

When is the best time to book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City?

Booking 45 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Travellers booking flights to Ho Chi Minh City are sometimes taken aback once they land. Ho Chi Minh City, often called HCMC, is bustling and buzzing and sometimes feels as if it is bursting at the seams. The city centre is filled with street vendors, cafés and family-owned souvenir shops all eager to make a living and stay afloat. But stay alert while you’re wandering between them or you’ll wind up flat on the street: Ho Chi Minh City’s chaos is fuelled by three million motorbikes that run the streets on a daily basis.

Located on the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is home to more than eight million people and is Vietnam’s commercial and industrial centre. Known as Saigon until 1970, its old name is still frequently used by tourists and the Vietnamese. The city has a turbulent past, and evidence of its many periods can be seen in the architecture: a mixture of French-colonialism, pagodas and temples and Communist-style concrete blocks. The city is much younger than the venerable Hanoi, only growing to a significant size in the 17th century. It is an expansion that carries on today; the erection of modern blocks and skyscrapers constantly takes place throughout the city, adding to the general noise, chaos and sense of movement.

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Ho Chi Minh City climate

Ho Chi Minh City is in the tropics and close to the ocean, making the city hot and humid year-round. November through January are the coolest months with temperatures reaching the low to mid-20s (Celsius). February through April the temperature rises to 32 degrees. Then it goes down to the high 20s during the rainy season.December to March is the dry season with the least amount of rain and humidity. The rain starts in May and is heavy from June to August with sudden but short showers. The typhoon season is July to November.

When is the best time to fly to Ho Chi Minh City?

Peak Season:

Reservations for Tet, the lunar New Year, must be made far in advance. Most businesses close for the holiday, including museums and shops. The holiday lasts for a week and falls between January 19 and February 20.

The dry season is the best time to visit, December through March. The crowds start arriving in November and stay until April.

Off Season:

The wet season is humid and hot, but the showers tend to be short. Late autumn is a particularly nice time to visit southern Vietnam. The end of the high season, March to April, can also be somewhat less crowded.

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Getting around Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is considered by many visitors to have the world’s worst traffic… Deal with it as little as possible by taking a taxi. Just make sure the meter is running. Agree to a fare ahead of time if the meter is nowhere to be found. 

Motorcycle taxis can also be hailed. They run off of an hourly rate which you can negotiate. Tour operators or travel agents can help you arrange for a car and driver to take you around for the day. If you’re taking a short trip, a cyclo (pedicab) is a good way to get around. There are no meters though, so negotiate a fare before you board. Many drivers speak English and are available for hire as tour guides as well. They will wait for you at your destination and can pick you up the next day, too. 

If you’re really feeling brave, you can rent bikes, mopeds or motorcycles, but you’ll be on your own with the chaotic traffic. 

A nice way to slow down and escape from the chaos is to hire a boat and view Ho Chi Minh City from the river.

What is good to know if travelling to Ho Chi Minh City?

  • One of the first things most travellers mention about Ho Chi Minh City is the fantastic food. From street sellers to gourmet restaurants, the choices are endless. Buying food from street stalls can be intimidating at first, as it’s so different from the food experience in the West. Take a stroll round the area, have a look to see what food looks fresh and well cooked, follow your nose to the best smells and – as a fail-safe option – see where the locals are eating. Then order, sit down on a small plastic chair and enjoy. Pho – a thin soup – is one of the most popular dishes.
  • The Chu Chi tunnels are a short trip from Ho Chi Minh City and certainly worth visiting. The series of tunnels were used in the Vietnam War to make surprise attacks and to hide. The tunnels stretch out over more than 241km (150 miles).
  • The Ben Than market is the biggest in the city and has everything under the sun for sale. It is distinguished by its clock tower, with clocks facing in four directions, which has become a symbol of the city.  Come early in the morning to browse or buy food, clothes, jewellery, cooking utensils, arts and crafts or pretty much anything else you can think of. The busiest days at the market are Friday and Saturday when the crowds can become intense and the prices you’re charged may be higher than the rest of the week. Whenever you visit, though, make sure you haggle hard for your purchases.
  • Ho Chi Minh City is a city on wheels. It can seem as if everyone is on a motorbike or cyclo. Crossing the road may seem terrifying – make sure to keep walking and don’t suddenly stop and the traffic should avoid you. For the brave, hiring a motorcycle and joining the fray is a surefire way to feel like a local.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ho Chi Minh City?

Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), located 7.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Ho Chi Minh City. Booking flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ho Chi Minh City should be relatively easy as there are 10 daily flights from 9 different airlines.