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Flights to Vietnam 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, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceR9 446Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip fromR11 915From Johannesburg to Ho Chi Minh City
One-way fromR10 003One-way flight from Johannesburg to Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vietnam found for this year
24 Dec - 14 Jan
R9 832pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Dec - 14 Jan
R9 860pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
24 Dec - 14 Jan
R10 759pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Vietnam flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Vietnam found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R9 854
February
R9 595
March
R9 273
April
R9 794
May
R9 324
June
R9 389
July
R9 862
August
R9 494
September
R9 655
October
R9 556
November
R9 269
December
R10 431
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Vietnam is November. The most expensive month for flights is December. 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 Vietnam?

Average Ho Chi Minh City flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - SGN
Price
R9 269 - R13 127
SGN
Temperature
32 - 35 °C
SGN
Rainfall
9 - 211 mm

 

Peak season:

Generally speaking, Vietnam doesn’t have an off season as far as tourism is concerned, and cheap flights can be found throughout the year. Keep in mind that most tourists tend to visit Vietnam during the summer months, which runs from November through April. This might mean that you’ll have to book flight tickets to Vietnam well in advance if you plan on traveling here during the peak tourism season.  

 

Off season:

May through October is a season where Vietnam is on the receiving end of rainy weather, which might see tourist crowds thinning out and flight prices reduced slightly, although to be fair, Vietnam is a budget-friendly destination overall, and you’ll probably never end up paying a fortune for flights or accommodation.

 

 

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

 

To avoid the risk of paying extra for late bookings, try to make your cheap flight arrangements to Vietnam as far along in advance as possible. You’ll have a better shot at securing the best rates if you book your flight tickets and accommodation three or four months ahead of your intended travel time. Another thing to keep in mind is the fact that and being flexible with your dates will probably give you even more luck in the cash-saving department.

 

Which day is cheapest to fly to Vietnam?

The cheapest day to fly to Vietnam is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Vietnam?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Vietnam. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

It seems to be crammed full of delicious food and it boasts some of the most captivating natural landscapes on earth, which is exactly why Vietnam has a lot to offer travelers. If you’re a world traveler keen on booking a cheap flight to Vietnam, you may just find that your soul will forever be changed and kept by the land of warm smiles, rice paddies, ancient architecture, and a spirit that simply refuses to be ignored. Vietnam is a country that has to be savored at leisure, and one trip may not be enough to experience all this stunning country has to show you!

 

 

How long is the flight to Vietnam?

Johannesburg to Hanoi                       15 hours, 15 minutes
Johannesburg to Ho Chi Minh City    16 hours, 10 minutes

 


 

Which airlines operate flights to Vietnam?

 

In general, cheap flights to Vietnam can be booked with South African Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air Mauritius, or Kenya Airways. Depending on your personal preference and your budget, any one of these airlines can provide you with amazing deals. As far as onboard offerings (such as food and drinks) and entertainment go, South African Airways and Qatar Airways tend to offer the best benefits.

 

How do you get from the airport to the city center?

 

Hanoi

There are two buses which depart to the city center on a regular schedule from the Hanoi airport, but you can also hop on a taxi if you don’t want to wait around for the next bus to arrive. Keep in mind that taxis are a lot more expensive than the bus, and a fixed fee should be agreed on before you accept the transfer services from a taxi operator.

 

Ho Chi Minh City

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to get from the Ho Chi Minh City airport to the city center is by taking a bus. Alternatively, visitors can also take a taxi to the city center, but they are considerably more expensive than the bus services, albeit they are one of your most comfortable options.

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