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There are 2 ways to get from Melbourne to Vietnam by plane

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Fly to Tan Son Nhat

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN)

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Fly to Danang

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Danang (DAD)

Melbourne (MEL) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flights

The flight time between Melbourne (MEL) and Tan Son Nhat (SGN) is around 12h 56m and covers a distance of around 6698 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 20m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 40m. Services are operated by Jetstar, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. Typically 14 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
10h 36m
Layover time:
2h 20m
Total time:
12h 56m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 40m
Flight distance:
6698 km
Flights per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$348
Carbon emissions:
1358 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:35
Last flight departs at:
16:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melbourne (MEL) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flight schedules

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: October 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Vietnam is to fly which costs $550 - $2,900 and takes 13h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Vietnam is to fly which costs $1,400 - $6,500 and takes 11h 16m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Vietnam is 6841 km.

It takes approximately 11h 16m to get from Melbourne to Vietnam, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 40m.

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Singapore Airlines, Jetstar and Cathay Pacific offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 6841.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 16m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Vietnam?

Jetstar, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines fly from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City twice daily.

Airlines
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Tan Son Nhat via Sydney
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tan Son Nhat via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Danang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,700
Bamboo Airways
Website
bambooairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Danang via Tan Son Nhat
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Hong Kong Express
Website
hkexpress.com
Flights from Melbourne to Danang via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,100
Starlux Airlines
Website
starlux-airlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Danang via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,400

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