The average price of a 7-day trip to Vietnam is $1,037 for a solo traveler, $1,796 for a couple, and $924 for a family of 4. Vietnam hotels range from $25 to $153 per night with an average of $46, while most vacation rentals will cost $50 to $410 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Vietnam (from all airports) are between $859 and $1,249 per person for economy flights and $2,697 to $3,922 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $23 to $48 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

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The Cheapest Times to Visit Vietnam

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to Vietnam and stay in a Vietnam hotel:

  • January 29th to April 15th (except the week of March 12th)
  • August 20th to December 9th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Vietnam is usually late October.

 

Average Vietnam Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Vietnam for a week is $811-$1,852($116-$265 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $48 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $452 to $1,108 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $46 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $55 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Vietnam for a week is $1,424-$3,295($203-$471 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $96 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $904 to $2,215 for economy

Lodging: $33 to $46 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $55 to $68 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Vietnam for a week is $2,849-$6,386($407-$912 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $93 to $192 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,808 to $4,430 for economy

Lodging: $65 to $93 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $83 to $102 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Vietnam

How cheap can you make a vacation to Vietnam? The cheapest trip to Vietnam is about $95 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 24% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $21.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Vietnam for a week is $662-$1,665($95-$238 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $12 to $23 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $452 to $1,108 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $36 to $66 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Vietnam for a week is $1,191-$2,933($170-$419 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $904 to $2,215 for economy

Lodging: $21 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $36 to $66 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Vietnam for a week is $2,388-$5,681($341-$812 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $93 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,808 to $4,430 for economy

Lodging: $43 to $50 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $53 to $100 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Vietnam cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Vietnam Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Vietnam.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Vietnam for a week is $1,886-$8,290($269-$1,184 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $96 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,120 to $2,692 for first class

Lodging: $74 to $153 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $407 to $821 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Vietnam for a week is $3,334-$11,647($476-$1,664 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $93 to $191 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,239 to $5,384 for first class

Lodging: $74 to $153 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $407 to $821 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Vietnam for a week is $6,663-$20,834($952-$2,976 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $186 to $383 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $4,479 to $10,767 for first class

Lodging: $147 to $306 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $609 to $1,231 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Vietnam Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Vietnam is much lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Vietnam due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Vietnam Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Vietnam hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Vietnam.

 

Flight Costs to Vietnam

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,249 average in late December to a low of $859 in late October. Median flight price is $759. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Vietnam our data includes thousands of originating airports, and hundreds of airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Vietnam, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $390, so you can easily save about 45% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Vietnam can easily cost $174 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $12 per person. Private tours can cost $347 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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