The cheapest times to fly from SGN to MSY are

  • March 26th to July 15th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the week of October 15th)

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 SGN to MSY is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $1784 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $871 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $1023 to $1577 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $1001. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1592. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $592 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1156 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SGN to MSY flight.

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

SGN to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SGN to MSY flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Ho Chi Minh City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $74 (6%) 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 $1173. Return trip prices are from the MSY to SGN 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 SGN to MSY can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SGN to MSY

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 SGN to MSY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SGN > LAX > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $981
  • Average savings: $176 (15.18%)

See SGN to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SGN > SFO > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $65 (5.62%)

See SGN to LAX flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SGN > ORD > MSY)

  • Price for both tickets: $1112
  • Average savings: $45 (3.85%)

See SGN to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Tan Son Nhat International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9399 miles or 15126 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SGN to MSY flight is about 17 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Ho Chi Minh City and New Orleans, LA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSGN
Origination airport nameTan Son Nhat International Airport
CityHo Chi Minh City

Return Airport

Destination codeMSY
Destination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States


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