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How to come to Vietnam from France?

If you have chosen to fly from Vietnam to France, you should be aware that finding direct flights at very affordable prices is easy. Find out here which airlines operate flights to Vietnam and the travel times to and from different airports.

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Airlines serving Vietnam

If you are looking for a direct flight to Vietnam, note that only two companies offer this option which are Vietnam Airlines and Air France. According to an agreement between the two airlines, the flights are sold and provided by one or the other.

If you don’t mind a stopover, you’ll find plenty of other airlines serving Vietnam from different countries, including Emirates and Turkish Airlines, for example. However, the duration of your trip will often be longer, and the price is not necessarily more attractive.

Flights from France

First of all, know that Vietnam has 5 international airports  :

  • Tan Son Nhat (SGN) à Ho Chi Minh.
  • Noi Bai (HAN) à Hanoi.
  • Cam Ranh (CXR) à Nha Trang.
  • Da Nang (DAD) à Danang.
  • Phu Quoc (PQC).

However, only Tan Son Nhat and Noi Bai airports are served directly from France. To get to Cam Ranh, Da Nang, or Phu Quoc, you will need to take a domestic flight.

Flights to Hanoi (HAN)

StopoversStopoverTravel timeAirlines companies
Beauvais3 Stopovers minimum36 : 30 minimumSeveral possible combinations
Bordeaux1 Stopover (CDG)13 :50Air France & Vietnam Airlines
CarcassonneNo flights
Lille2 stopovers minimum17 : 30 minimumAir France & Vietnam Airlines
Lyon1 Stopover (CDG)14 : 00Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Marseille1 Stopover (CDG)13 : 40Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Montpellier1 Stopover (CDG)14 : 00Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Nantes1 Stopover (CDG)13 : 05Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Nice1 Stopover (CDG)13 : 35Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Orly2 Stopovers minimum (CDG)23 : 15 minimumSeveral possible combinations
RoissyDirect11 :00Vietnam Airlines & Air France
StrasbourgSCNF to CDG11 : 00 + trainVietnam Airlines & Air France
Toulouse1 stopover (CDG)13 : 55Air France & Vietnam Airlines


Flights to Ho Chi Minh (SGN)

StopoversStopoversTravel timeAirlines companies
Beauvais3 stopovers minimum36 : 55 minimumSeveral possible combinations
Bordeaux1 escale minimum18 : 00 minimumSeveral possible combinations
CarcassonneNo flights
Lille2 stopvers minimum18 : 20 minimum Air France or Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Lyon1 stopver (CDG)18 : 00Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Marseille1 stopver (CDG)14 : 40Air France or Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Montpellier1 stopver (CDG)15 : 00Air France or Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Nantes1 stopver (CDG)14 : 05Air France or Air France & Vietnam Airlines
Nice1 stopver  (DXB)17 : 25Emirates
Orly2 stopovers20 : 45 minimumSeveral possible combinations
RoissyDirect12 : 00Vietnam Airlines ou Air France
StrasbourgTrain to CDG12 : 00 + trainVietnam Airlines ou Air France
Toulouse1 stopver (CDG)14 : 55Vietnam Airlines ou Air France


As highlighted in the tables above, the only direct flights to Vietnam are from Roissy Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport. However, it is very well served by most airports in France, or by train if you live in the Paris region or the east of France.

The price of flights to Vietnam

The prices of flights to Vietnam vary according to the date you have booked or the matter of supply and demand. However, by booking in advance, you will find direct flights from CDG from €550 return.

If you have decided to go to the airport by car, however, remember to book your parking in advance so as not to increase your expenses. Parking at Roissy Charles de Gaulle is the most expensive in France, and the most economical options are regularly full as the periods of major departures approach.

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