Energetic and colorful, the city formerly known as Saigon, is the nation’s cultural core. Ho Chi Minh City, located in southern Vietnam, is full of movement and people, with new experiences around every corner. In many streets, modern world skyscrapers compete for space with distinguish-looking colonial homes, while street markets, swanky shopping malls, and welcoming restaurants add to the buzz. Ancient pagodas in the Taoist tradition, like the Jade Emperor, stand guard close to the rose-hued Notre Dame Cathedral, a French-built church with lovely gardens. A great way to soak up the diverse atmosphere is on a cycle tour and there are plenty of places to rent a bike.
Flying to Ho Chi Minh City
1. Which airports serve Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
Suvarnabhumi Airport, also known as Bangkok Airport is the international hub for journeys to far-flung destinations, including Ho Chi Minh City. You will land in at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, which serves Ho Chi Minh City and is 6km northwest of the center.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City?
VietJet provides the majority of daily direct flights between Bangkok and Ho Chi Ming City, though Jet Star Pacific, Nok Air, and Thai Air Asia, also serve this route regularly.
3. How long is the flight?
Most flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City take 1 hour and 30 minutes, but some carriers do include a stopover and that can increase the journey time. Both cities run on the same local time.
4. Climate changes between Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City
Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate, with the hottest weather between March and June, followed by heavy rains from July to October. Ho Chi Minh City experiences the same year-long heat, but there the rainy season extends from May to September, while the hottest time is around April.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
In Ho Chi Minh City, the official currency is the Vietnamese Dong. You can withdraw cash from most ATM machines, as well as banks. Major credit cards like JBC, American Express, and MasterCard are accepted by stores and restaurants, but they may add on a small commission.
Vietnam does not request a visa for visitors staying less than 30 days, but they will ask to see proof of your forward travel.
Ho Chi Minh City Information
The warm sunshine will follow you from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh, while the bustling Vietnamese city is equally dynamic and vibrant. The traffic in the city is very heavy but getting around is not difficult via motorcycle taxi, buses, and the iconic cyclo, a three-wheeled bicycle taxi.
In the Ho Chi Minh City Museum, you can learn more about its sometimes-turbulent past through a series of artifacts, photos, and memorabilia. The fountains and royal palms at the grand Reunification Palace make for a great photo opportunity and if you like to shop, you’re spoiled for choice. The upmarket Lam Son Square offers design goods and refined dining, while at Dong Khoi there is a livelier selection of boutique shops and bars to enjoy. If you appreciate a craft beer, BiaCraft has 40 on tap from breweries across the country and many can be taken out in a freshly filled bottle.
Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:19 -04:00
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|< 7 days||฿4,763||฿9,255|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|September||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||9/28/23||10/11/23||0||฿4,763|
|October||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||10/10/23||10/17/23||0||฿4,493|
|November||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||11/4/23||11/7/23||0||฿4,256|
|December||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||12/16/23||12/20/23||0||฿4,560|
|January||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||1/5/24||1/7/24||0||฿4,628|
|February||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Vietnam||2/3/24||2/15/24||0||฿4,560|
|March||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||3/15/24||3/17/24||0||฿3,378|
|April||Bangkok||Ho Chi Minh City||Thai Smile||4/26/24||5/12/24||0||฿7,127|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is ฿19,794.
The average price for direct flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is ฿5,641.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City
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The average price for one way flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is ฿2,804.
The average price for round trip flights from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City is ฿5,641.
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