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There are 6 ways to get from Cape Town to Vietnam by plane or car

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Fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

5 alternative options

Fly to Danang

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Danang (DAD)

Fly to Noi Bai International

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Noi Bai International (HAN)

Fly to Pleiku

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Pleiku (PXU)

Fly to Quinhon

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Quinhon (UIH)

Drive

  1. Drive from Cape Town to Ho Chi Minh City

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

Last updated: December 4 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cape Town to Vietnam is to fly which costs R 6 000 - R 21 000 and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Town to Vietnam is to fly which costs R 6 000 - R 21 000 and takes 19h 15m.

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The distance between Cape Town and Vietnam is 10828 km. The road distance is 20427.3 km.

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It takes approximately 19h 15m to get from Cape Town to Vietnam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Capetown Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Town to Vietnam is 20427 km. It takes approximately 11 days 9h to drive from Cape Town to Vietnam.

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South African Airways, Vietjet Air, Emirates and three other airlines offer flights from Capetown Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Cape Town to Capetown Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs R 14 - R 18.

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Map of how to get from Cape Town to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 10827.5 km
  • Duration: 19h 15m

What companies run services between Cape Town, South Africa and Vietnam?

Emirates, Qatar Airways and eight other airlines fly from Cape Town to Ho Chi Minh City every 2 hours.

Airlines
Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Capetown to Tan Son Nhat via Addis Ababa, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Danang via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Addis Ababa, Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Doha, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Addis Ababa, Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Victoria Falls, Nairobi, Suvarnabhumi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Dubai, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Capetown to Tan Son Nhat via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Capetown to Danang via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Noi Bai International via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Vietnam Airlines
Website
vietnamairlines.com
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Doha, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Dubai, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
32h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Doha, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi, Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Doha, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Capetown to Pleiku via Johannesburg, Dubai, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Capetown to Quinhon via Johannesburg, Singapore Changi, Noi Bai International
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Capetown to Tan Son Nhat via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Capetown to Noi Bai International via Johannesburg, Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Capetown to Tan Son Nhat via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Capetown to Noi Bai International via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Capetown to Danang via Addis Ababa, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
21h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300

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