Finding cheap flights to Vietnam is pretty easy with Direct Flights. You can find direct flights to Vietnam from Australia by searching on our website's flight search form. You can book cheap flights to Vietnam with direct flights to find the cheapest airfare to Vietnam from Australia using the most popular route from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh.
When to book cheap flights from Australia to Vietnam?
The off season for Vietnam travel is between May to September. This is a good time to visit Vietnam if you are on a budget. You can find some of the cheapest flights to Vietnam during this period. It is easy to find design holiday packages too without prior warning. If you are interested in booking cheap flights to Vietnam from Australia, sign up for price alerts with direct flights. While most travellers prefer to fly to Vietnam during the peak season, travelling off season has its advantages. Weather patterns vary from region to region. The pleasantly green rice terraces in the North look sublime during this time of the year.
A number of airlines operate from Australia to Vietnam.
- Vietnam Airlines
- Qantas Airways
- China Airlines
- Cebu Pacific
- Cathay Pacific
- Singapore Airlines
- Air Asia
Majority of the flights take off from Melbourne and Sydney. Most of these flights connect to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi. You can book direct flights to Vietnam with Jetstar and Vietnam Airlines. Other carriers such as Singapore Airlines and Air Asia offer one-stop flights.
The period between May to October is rainy as well as humid in Hanoi and North of Vietnam. Hot and dry weather persist in January to August in Central Vietnam. The far North experiences cold weather in December and January. November to April is the hot season in Southern Vietnam. In fact, you can visit Vietnam during anytime of the year. You just need to plan according to your preference.
Popular destinations in Vietnam
Ask your travel agency to design your holiday based on weather conditions and attractions available in each region. Whether you take a direct flight with Vietnam Airlines or one-stop journey with Singapore Airlines, you are likely to end up at one of the three main airports in Vietnam.
- Tan Son Nhat International Airport
- Da Nang Airport
- Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
It is easier to take a taxi from the airport to your hotel. It takes around 30 minutes to get to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) from the main international airport. You can rely on the taxi companies Vinasun and Mai Linh. Carry local currency with you and do not pay with USD. Alternately, you can board a bus from the bust stop on the right side from the arrival entrance. This is the cheapest option available. Buses operate every 20 minutes from 6am to 6 in the evening.
Once you are in Saigon, take a river boat tour to gaze at the city’s splendour from a different perspective. In the evening, go dine along the river.
Travellers who love trekking take to Sapa and Mu Cang Chai from September to November. Some prefer the period between March to May. You can trek or cycle the region all year around but weather may not be your friend.
Phu Quoc islands located far south of Vietnam provides idyllic leisure holidays. You’ll find plenty of silky, sandy beaches, lush forests, national parks and luxurious resorts.
Hoi An is a well-preserved trading port from the 15th century. It is a tranquil town with no airport or train station. You will have to take a taxi from Da Nang.
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It is one of the oldest capitals in the world. You can immerse yourself into the vibrant vibe of this French colonial city. Don’t forget to savour its extraordinary cuisine, enchanting mix of architecture and exciting nightlife.
Halong Bay is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam. It is UNESCO World Heritage site with a dreamlike landscape. Halong Bay is dotted with limestone islands. You can take board a bus or a minibus from Hanoi to get to the region. If your budget permits, hire a helicopter to take you there.
Hue is actually pronounced ‘whey’. It was once the capital of Vietnam. You can visit the glorious, riverside Hue Citadel. The citadel was built based on ‘feng shui’ practices. You can even find a handful of lovely beaches in Hue such as Thuan An.