Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City are usually found in April or September, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SGN flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ho Chi Minh City.
SFO - SGN
Price
$608 - $1,050
SGN
Temperature
89.6 - 95 °F
SGN
Precipitation
0.4 - 8.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$608

From San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

One-way from

$420

One-way flight from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 10% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City at least 43 days early can save you up to 9% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for as little as $746 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $788 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City?

Flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $437.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City (SFO - SGN)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 26% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SGN flights for September, October
6 Oct - 23 Nov
$966pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 26 Nov
$1,011pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Sep - 3 Nov
$1,032pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
ANA
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City from San Francisco found for this year
7 Nov - 13 Feb
$720pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Nov - 17 Feb
$723pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Nov - 21 Nov
$726pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

Late deals on round-trip flights to Ho Chi Minh City from San Francisco, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 30 Sep
$4,194pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
ANA
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$4,218pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
ANA
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$4,221pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
ANA
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Ho Chi Minh City from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City
4:30 pm - 3:30 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
20h 00m
SFO - SGN
Philippine Airlines
$420
Flyus
11:10 am - 1:50 am
Japan Airlines
1 Stop
24h 40m
SFO - SGN
Japan Airlines
$497
CheapOair
4:26 pm - 4:45 pm
Delta
2 Stops
35h 19m
SFO - SGN
Delta
$589
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

EVA Air, Vietnam Airlines, and China Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Ho Chi Minh City for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $668, but on average you can expect to pay $700.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $4,200?

There are currently 8+ open flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City within the next 7 days for less than $4,200.

How popular is this San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City flight route?

Within the past month, 662 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City is Japan Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $668 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Philippine Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $698 and $713 round-trip. Japan Airlines is currently priced 9% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City one-way?

$420 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Philippine Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on EVA Air and American Airlines, with prices starting from $478 and $495, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Ho Chi Minh City.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ho Chi Minh City.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Ho Chi Minh City.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Ho Chi Minh City?

Returning to San Francisco from Ho Chi Minh City

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ho Chi Minh City must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ho Chi Minh City are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Ho Chi Minh City

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 22,727₫
Average temperature for September in Ho Chi Minh City
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Ho Chi Minh City
6.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Ho Chi Minh City

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$464 $638 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$417 $647 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hong Kong Airlines
$465 $664 No cancel fee 65%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hong Kong Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Korean Air
$596 $735 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$538 $811 No cancel fee N/A
Singapore Airlines
$664 $824 No cancel fee 81%
Philippine Airlines
$646 $840 No cancel fee 60%
Japan Airlines
$699 $863 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

United Airlines
$706 $864 No cancel fee 69%
Cathay Pacific
$550 $876 No cancel fee 72%
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