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There are 3 ways to get from Cairns to Vietnam by plane

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Recommended option

Fly to Tan Son Nhat  •  16h 56m

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) CNS - SGN

Cheapest option

Fly to Noi Bai International  •  18h 28m

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Noi Bai International (HAN) CNS - HAN

1 alternative option

Fly to Danang  •  22h 14m

  1. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Danang (DAD) CNS - DAD

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Vietnam. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vietnam.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vietnam.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Vietnam due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Vietnam from May 11.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vietnam

International flights leaving Australia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: November 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Vietnam is to fly which costs $500 - $900 and takes 18h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Cairns to Vietnam is to fly which costs $550 - $950 and takes 16h 56m.

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The distance between Cairns and Vietnam is 5301 km.

It takes approximately 16h 56m to get from Cairns to Vietnam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cairns Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 30m and has one stopover.

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All Nippon Airways, Singapore Airlines, Qantas and two other airlines offer flights from Cairns Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Cairns to Cairns Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cairns to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 5301.2 km
  • Duration: 16h 56m

What companies run services between Cairns, QLD, Australia and Vietnam?

Jetstar, Singapore Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cairns to Ho Chi Minh City 3 times a day.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Cairns to Danang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Cairns to Danang via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Cairns to Danang via Melbourne, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Cairns to Noi Bai International via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Cairns to Noi Bai International via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Brisbane, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
16h 52m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Cairns to Noi Bai International via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $750
Flights from Cairns to Noi Bai International via Sydney, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Cairns to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Cairns to Noi Bai International via Brisbane, Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600

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