The cheapest times to fly from LGB to SGN are

  • January 29th to April 8th (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • April 30th to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 20th 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 LGB to SGN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2510 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $760 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) will usually cost between $878 to $1702 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $894. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1780. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $885 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1128 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to SGN flight.

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

LGB to SGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to SGN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SGN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LGB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Ho Chi Minh City, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Long Beach. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $194 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1092. Return trip prices are from the SGN to LGB 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 LGB to SGN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LGB to SGN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LGB to SGN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (LGB > SFO > SGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $862
  • Average savings: $266 (23.58%)

See LGB to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Jose, CA (LGB > SJC > SGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $918
  • Average savings: $210 (18.62%)

See LGB to SJC flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LGB > SEA > SGN)

  • Price for both tickets: $967
  • Average savings: $162 (14.32%)

See LGB to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8174 miles or 13155 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to SGN flight is about 15 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Ho Chi Minh City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from LGB to SGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGB
Origination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

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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