Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is one of Vietnam’s major population centers. The city is largely known around the world for two things: namely, its French colonial landmarks epitomized by the impressive Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the role it played in the Vietnam War. Visitors to Ho Chi Minh City are predominantly people interested in the history of the country, who are keen to learn more about its historical role as depicted in the War Remnants Museum. This beautiful city, just like other Vietnamese cities, also has lovely forests and jungles nearby for those interested in trekking and voyages of discovery.
Flying to Ho Chi Minh City
1. Which airports serve Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City?
In Singapore, visitors can board flights to Ho Chi Minh City at Singapore International Airport.
From Singapore, planes will land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Tan Son Nhat International Airport is the busiest airport in Vietnam, serving almost half of all the flights that arrive and depart from Vietnam.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City?
Several airlines service the Singapore-Ho Chi Minh City route. Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines operate daily between Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City. Other airlines that travel from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City are Vietnam, Jetstar, VietJet Air and Scoot; however, these are not daily flights. All of these airlines fly directly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City.
3. How long is the flight?
Direct flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City take two hours and 10 minutes. However, if you settle for a connecting flight, the trip may take anything from five hours to as much as 21 hours. Singapore is one hour ahead of Ho Chi Minh City.
4. Climate changes between Singapore and Ho Chi Minh City
The weather pattern in Singapore is almost the same throughout the year (rain falls each month and it's generally hot throughout); however, there are two main monsoon seasons, i.e. Southwest Monsoon season, which is considered the wet season, and Northwest Monsoon season, which is considered the dry season. The same can be said of Ho Chi Minh City, which is generally hot throughout, though April is considered the hottest month while July is the wettest month.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Ho Chi Minh City uses the Vietnamese dong, which is easily acquired from banks and at the airport. Visa or Mastercard are widely accepted while American Express, however, is not taken by most merchants.
Visitors can obtain their visa upon arrival; the application process is done online and it’s advisable to do this before traveling.
Ho Chi Minh City Information
Singapore has only one thing in common with Ho Chi Minh City, and that is its hospitality. Singapore has a population of just over five million people though it’s almost equal to Ho Chi Minh City in size, while the latter is home to eight million people. Some of the attractions that you can look forward to seeing in Ho Chi Minh City include the Cu Chi tunnels, Independence Palace, Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica and Pham Ngu Lao Street.
Ho Chi Minh City does have great spots for visitors who want to experience a vibrant, rooftop bar nightlife. Tourists can enjoy drinks at The Rooftop Bar, challenge lady luck at different hotel casinos or enjoy District 3’s street drinking scene. Unlike the costlier Singapore, visitors will find this slice of Vietnam far less expensive, making it easier to sample more of what the city has to offer.
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City
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Compare Flight Prices from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City by Month
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|September||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||00||26/9/22||30/9/22||0||$121|
|October||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||00||5/10/22||9/10/22||0||$137|
|September||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||!!||2/9/22||4/9/22||1||$412|
|September||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||Air Kyrgyzstan||19/9/22||23/9/22||0||$161|
|November||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||Scoot||2/11/22||8/11/22||0||$151|
|December||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||Vietjet||8/12/22||14/12/22||0||$147|
|December||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||!!||22/12/22||4/1/23||0||$179|
|December||Singapore||Ho Chi Minh City||Scoot||5/12/22||16/12/22||0||$122|
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Singapore 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 Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is $412.
The average price for direct flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is $129.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City
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The average price for one way flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is $188.
The average price for round trip flights from Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City is $129.
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