The cheapest times to fly from LAX to SGN are

  • February 26th to May 13th
  • August 27th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to SGN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1249 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $446 for Wednesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) will usually cost between $471 to $973 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1083. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $602 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $660 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to SGN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to SGN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to SGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to SGN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SGN, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $66 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $666. Return trip prices are from the SGN to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to SGN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to SGN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8157 miles or 13127 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to SGN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to SGN flight is about 15 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Ho Chi Minh City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from LAX to SGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code SGN
Destination airport name Tan Son Nhat International Airport
City Ho Chi Minh City
Country Vietnam
Latitude 10.8
Longitude 106.7


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