Cheap flights to Hanoi

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Flights to Hanoi in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR13 849Average for return flights in December 2021

Can I fly to Hanoi Noibai from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Hanoi Noibai

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Hanoi Noibai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Hanoi Noibai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Hanoi Noibai.

Can I fly back to South Africa from Hanoi Noibai?

Returning to South Africa from Hanoi Noibai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Hanoi Noibai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Hanoi Noibai are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Hanoi?

The cheapest ticket to Hanoi found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.


R12 387


R11 937


R12 130


R12 162


R11 857


R13 206


R12 789


R13 062


R11 905


R11 921


R11 552


R11 969

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Hanoi. Flying to Hanoi in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Hanoi?

Average Hanoi flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month



R11 546 - R14 719



17 - 29 °C



14 - 296 mm

Flying to Hanoi in August is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Hanoi then June is statistically the hottest. August is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Hanoi?

The price you pay for your flight to Hanoi may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 33 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Hanoi?

The cheapest flights to Hanoi are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Thursday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Hanoi?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Hanoi. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Hanoi?

If you're flying to Hanoi, Vietnam, from Johannesburg, you'll find a variety of different routes from OR Tambo and Lanseria. Flights from OR Tambo generally have a single stopover and will take approximately 16h 40min. Flights from Lanseria often have more stops and can take up to 28h. When flying from Durban, you can expect flights to have one stop and a travel time of around 22h. Flights from Cape Town have routes with a single stopover and a flight time of 19h 45min.

Are there non-stop flights to Hanoi?

Currently, you won’t find direct Hanoi flight deals from airports in South Africa, but you will find flights with a single stopover in various countries in a time of under 20h. If you’re flying from Johannesburg, you’ll have options of flights from OR Tambo International Airport and Lanseria Airport. Flights from OR Tambo will generally stop in Doha or Singapore. Flights from Lanseria often have a stopover in Durban and Dubai, though these flights take a little longer. It may be better to fly from OR Tambo. If you’re travelling from Durban, you can expect flights to have a stopover in Dubai or Singapore. Flights from Cape Town generally have routes that run through Singapore, sometimes with the first stop in Johannesburg.

How do you get from Hanoi airport(s) to the city centre?

After arriving at Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi, you'll find a couple of transport options to take you to the city centre. Outside the exit of Terminal 1 and 2, you'll find metered taxis which will take you to the centre of Hanoi in around 30min. Outside of Terminal 1, you'll find the 7 and 17 bus lines which travel to the city centre in around an hour. Buses 86 and 90 stop outside all the terminals. You can also rely on local taxi apps for transportation from the airport to Hanoi city centre.

What are some things to do in Hanoi?

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and plays host to deep, cultural history, ancient architecture, and a diverse group of people. Hanoi, Vietnam is home to a variety of visitors, which include a younger generation of English teachers giving back to the community. Visit the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long to experience this local UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can take time out to explore the local cuisine by signing up for cooking classes and learning to make your very own Pho, the well-known broth dish in Vietnam. There are water puppet shows a few days a week at Thang Long Puppet Theatre, providing a change of pace. If you're interested in the history of communism, take a trip to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, which tells the story of Ho Chi Minh, the first communist leader of Vietnam. Another must-see for visitors is Hoan Kiem Lake, a popular place among visitors to watch the sunset from. Looking for something more artistic? Head to Hanoi Opera House to watch performances like ballet, musical performances, or a Vietnamese Opera performance. Ngoc Son Pagoda is located close to the lake and serves as a memorial to Tran Hung Dao.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Hanoi?

South African passport holders must apply for a visa before arriving in Vietnam and visiting Hanoi. South Africans can also apply for a visa on arrival online, which typically takes three to five working days. Your passport must be valid for up to six months after your date of arrival, and you’ll need two blank pages.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Hanoi?

Travellers will need to book flights to Noibai (HAN) if they wish to fly to Hanoi. The Hanoi airport is 22,8 km from the city centre.

Other local departures to Hanoi from South Africa