Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Flights

Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Flight Info

Peak season for travel

January
US$213

Off-season for travel

March
US$188

Cheapest return ticket price

US$336
Shanghai(SHA) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$458
Shanghai(PVG) ⇒ Ho Chi Minh City(SGN)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around US$695.
  • How long does it take to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    It takes about 4 hours 24 minutes to fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Ho Chi Minh City?

    • The distance from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to downtown is about 5km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Shanghai (PVG) at 08:40 and arrives in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) at 12:10.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    Airlines with flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN): China Southern Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    Vietnam Airlines operates 3 non-stop flights from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN).
  • How many airports are there in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Ho Chi Minh City (SGN): Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Ho Chi Minh City during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Ho Chi Minh City, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule
Xiamen Airlines

08:40

PVG

12:10

SGN

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China Southern Airlines

08:45

PVG

12:00

SGN

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Vietnam Airlines

15:10

PVG

18:25

SGN

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China Eastern Airlines

22:00

PVG

01:35

SGN

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Flight from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Min City (SGN)

Ho Chi Min City is the most populous city in Vietnam. The city was formerly called Saigon; many locals still prefer to call it by its former name. The city is the financial centre of Vietnam and is classified as a Beta city. It played an important role in the Vietnam War, the war ended when the city was captured by North Vietnam. The current name was adopted after the war in 1976 to honour the first leader of North Vietnam Ho Chi Min. The Saigon River passes through the city. The city’s landmark is filled with French architecture because of the French Colonial era during the 18th and 19th century. The city is a major tourist destination and receives millions of visitors every year.

Tip: The most economical way to move around Ho Chi Min City is by bus.

Getting There

Tan Son Nhat International Airport is the busiest airport in Vietnam that serves Ho Chi Min City and the rest of southern Vietnam. It is one of the busiest airports in Southeast Asia.  Many airlines offer direct flights to Ho Chi Min City from Shanghai. You can check out one of the 22 flights operating weekly to book Shanghai to Ho Chi Min City flights. The average flying time for flights from Shanghai to Ho Chi Min City will be around 4 hours only. Among the 5 airlines offering direct flights China Southern Airline & Air Asia X Airways are very popular.

Tip: Since Ho Chi Min City is a busy tourist destination book your flight well in advance as the rates go up the closer you get to your travel date

What to See 

Ho Chi Min is considered as the most dynamic city in Vietnam. You can witness this through the cutting-edge building that exists along with old architecture and exciting nightlife that it offers. Visit the oldest temple in Ho Chi Min City Giac Lam Pagoda that was built in 1744. Learn about the atrocities of the Vietnam War in War Remnants Museum. You will surely have a very moving experience here. Take Bonsai River Cruise and soak in the beautiful view of the city from the river. The boat is a historic 19th-century boat and even serves buffet dinner with live music. Make sure that you take a tour of Reunification Palace it is at the exact spot where North Vietnam won the war again the South in 1975.   Learn about the history and culture of the country in the History Museum which dates back to 1929 and is surrounded by a beautiful botanical garden. Visit to admire the beautiful architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral that was built from 1877 to 1883 with materials shipped from France. Some of the other places to visit are Cao Dai Temples, Phuoc An Hoi Quan Pagoda and Ho Chi Min City Museum.

Tip: The weather in Ho Chi Min City is either dry and hot or rainy. Make sure that you check the weather as per your travel date and pack accordingly.

Eat & Stay

Ho Chi Min City is known for the best Vietnamese food, you will get the best of both North and South Vietnam here. Cholon has the trendiest restaurants and café if budget is not a constraint. If you are looking cheap restaurants or street food go to Ban Thanh Market area. Pham Ngu Lao Street is the area to enjoy the nightlife as it is a hub for bars and pubs.

If you are looking for budget hotels then the best areas to search for accommodation are Dhong Khoi Street and Pham Ngu Lao. For high-end and luxury hotels go for hotels and resorts in Thao Dien area.

You will get all kind of things in Ho Chi Min City from local products to an international brand. Visit Ban Thanh Market which is the most popular market in the city for local goods. District 1 has some excellent stores and malls if you are looking to buy international products.

Tip: Vietnam is known for coffee and you can try some at Ho Chi Minh.

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  • Plan Your Trip from Shanghai (SHA) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

    Ho Chi Minh City attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Ho Chi Minh City, check the best season to visit, and preview Ho Chi Minh City attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Ho Chi Minh City, the best time to book flights from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City is now! Planning a trip from Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Ho Chi Minh City. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Ho Chi Minh City on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (SHA—SGN)

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