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There is 1 way to get from Sabah to Vietnam by plane

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Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Tan Son Nhat (SGN) flights

The flight time between Kota Kinabalu (BKI) and Tan Son Nhat (SGN) is around 9h 5m and covers a distance of around 1167 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 35m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 35m. Services are operated by Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Royal Brunei Airlines and others. Typically 15 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:
4h 30m
Layover time:
4h 35m
Total time:
9h 5m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 35m
Flight distance:
1167 km
Flights per week:
15
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
236 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:25
Last flight departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) 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

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Malaysia. Leaving Malaysia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: October 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sabah to Vietnam is to fly which costs RM 210 - RM 1500 and takes 6h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Sabah to Vietnam is to fly which costs RM 210 - RM 1500 and takes 6h 51m.

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The distance between Sabah and Vietnam is 1286 km.

It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Sabah to Vietnam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m and has one stopover.

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AirAsia Philippines, Cebu Pacific, Malindo Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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The best way to get from Sabah to Kota Kinabalu Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs RM 25 - RM 30.

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Map of how to get from Sabah to Vietnam.
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  • Distance: 1286.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Sabah, Malaysia and Vietnam?

Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and five other airlines fly from Donggongon to Ho Chi Minh City twice daily.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Labuan, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Manila
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tan Son Nhat via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $340

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