Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Flights

Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City Flight Info

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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)

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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) cost?

    According to's data, the lowest price is around AU$4,083.
  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    It takes about 8 hours 47 minutes to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Ho Chi Minh City?

    • The distance from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to downtown is about 5km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    Airlines with flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN): Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Cambodia Angkor Air and Qantas Airways.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    Vietnam Airlines operates 58 non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN).
  • How many airports are there in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Ho Chi Minh City (SGN): Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Ho Chi Minh City during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Ho Chi Minh City, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Melbourne (MEL) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) or Saigon was earlier called is a popular tourist destination. It is a business and financial hub of Vietnam located in Southern Vietnam, and this place played an important role during the Vietnam War. The culture, French architecture, Ostentatious temples, Pagodas and sleek skyscrapers beckon tourists to visit the site. Rooftop bars which give a fantastic view of Saigon and multi-cuisine restaurants attract visitors. Lush greenery, sandy beaches, yoga centres and the active nightlife can visit a memorable one.

Tip: the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is spring (February to April) and autumn (August to October) as there are light rainfall and moderate temperature.

Reaching Ho Chi Minh City

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) located 6km North of Ho Chi Minh City services the city. The passenger terminal offers a large number of services at the airport is well connected to the city. Prepaid taxis, vans and executive cars help to transport passengers to their destination.

Several flights operate on this route. For a direct flight from Melbourne via Tullamarine International Airport, glance through flights offered by Vietnam Airlines. To find cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City from Melbourne, look for the connecting flights offered by Malaysia Airlines, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways to name a few.

Tip: There will be no Daylight Saving time in Ho Chi Minh in 2019 so no change of time in cities.


Seeing the innumerable sights of the city can leave a traveller spoilt for choices. A town is full of whirlwind activity. This activity breathes life into the city. From classy restaurants, tastiest street food, chic designer malls, flea markets and Pagodas are emanating strong smells of joss sticks. There is an eclectic mix of the old and the new. The Buddhist temples, towering skyscrapers and sports club leave you mesmerised. Motorcycle taxis and Cyclos make it easier for tourists to explore the city.

One must visit the War Remnants Museum. Tanks, Helicopters, Fighter jets, Howitzers left behind by the Americans are on display in the compound. The museum gives a sepulchral feeling. The Iconic Saigon Central Post Office is a must-visit. A tall, majestic building which is a symbol of French and Gothic architecture. Another beautiful sight is the Notre Dame Basilica. Bitexco Financial Tower a 49 storey building from where one can catch the sunset.

For the religious visit to Jade Emperor Pagoda, Xa Loi Pagoda, Tran Hung Dao Temple and Nhi Phu Temple is a must. Shopping buffs cannot leave without visiting the Binh Tay Market. Tourists can buy handicrafts, textiles and lacquerware. Tasting the Vietnamese cuisine should also be on every tourist’s itinerary. Tasting Pho noodles, goi cuon or spring rolls and com tam or broken rice will leave a lingering taste in your mouth.

Tip: For a memorable sightseeing experience one can travel on a Hop on –Hop off Bus which can give a tourist an overview of the city and can get a narration of the sights in 8 languages.

The best accommodation areas

Accommodation in this lively city is available for one and all. People on a budget can stay in budget hostels, guesthouses and for people who can spend on luxury, there are luxury hotels, rooftop bars and casinos where one can stay amidst the sound and chaos of the city.

Tip: It is an experience of a lifetime to stay in hotels housed in the Renaissance buildings.

Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh Flights are many and frequent. So customize your search to get best prices for your travel dates. If you would like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne- Ho Chi Minh City flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals. So for a beautiful experience of shopping and tasting the delectable Vietnamese cuisine, visit Ho Chi Minh City with