The cheapest times to fly from PVG to SGN are

  • February 5th to March 18th
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to January 7th

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 PVG to SGN is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $604 for Sunday flights during late January, or as low as $265 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Flying from Shanghai (PVG) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) will usually cost between $267 to $368 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $269. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $295 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PVG to SGN flight.

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

PVG to SGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PVG to SGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Shanghai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SGN, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into PVG. Sundays 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 $9 (2%) 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 $305. Return trip prices are from the SGN to PVG 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 PVG to SGN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 3 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Kenya Airways, Korean Air, Lao Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Royal Brunei, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Uni Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1706 miles or 2746 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PVG to SGN flight is about 4 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Shanghai and Ho Chi Minh City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from PVG to SGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PVG
Origination airport name Pudong Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.1
Longitude 121.8

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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