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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)

SFO - SGN
Price
$608 - $1,050
SGN
Temperature
89.6 - 95 °F
SGN
Rainfall
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

$434

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?

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 10% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 27% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 49 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $840, or $859 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ho Chi Minh City from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $775 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $434. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to SGN flights for November, December
29 Dec - 8 Mar
$1,005pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Dec - 1 Jan
$1,033pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Dec - 11 Jan
$1,042pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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 next year
29 Dec - 8 Mar
$1,005pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Dec - 1 Jan
$1,033pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Dec - 11 Jan
$1,042pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Qatar Airways
 
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
4 Dec - 1 Jun
$1,137pp
SFO
San Francisco
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 31 Mar
$1,212pp
SFO
San Francisco
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 1 Jun
$1,224pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
SGN
Ho Chi Minh City
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
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
7:25 am - 1:35 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
63h 10m
SFO - SGN
Japan Airlines
$434
Fareboom
6:00 am - 4:50 pm
ANA
2 Stops
43h 50m
SFO - SGN
ANA
$435
KAYAK
4:40 pm - 3:35 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
19h 55m
SFO - SGN
Philippine Airlines
$440
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

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.

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 and Delta 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.

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

Asiana Airlines, China Southern, and China Eastern 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $479, but on average you can expect to pay $612.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $500 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City flight path was viewed by 662 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Ho Chi Minh City?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally more than the rainfall in Ho Chi Minh City. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Ho Chi Minh City?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 95 °F on average in the month of April. The temperature in Ho Chi Minh City is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City?

There are many flights that can get you from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City in 19h. Fly via Cathay Pacific, Philippine Airlines, or ANA to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $479, Cathay Pacific will fly you from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City and back. In addition to Cathay Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air Canada and Singapore Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $636 and $663, respectively. Users have found that Cathay Pacific is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Philippine Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $404. ANA flights start at $430 while deals on Japan Airlines start at $434 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City

Destination information for Ho Chi Minh City

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Ho Chi Minh City
Today's exchange rate
$1 = 23,100₫
Average temperature for November in Ho Chi Minh City
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Ho Chi Minh City
3.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Ho Chi Minh City

Top 10 airlines 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 N/A 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 change fee 81%
Delta
$538 $811 No cancel fee N/A
Singapore Airlines
$664 $824 No change 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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