Colombo to Ho Chi Minh City flights from £356

Flights starting at £356. Choose between SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, or VietJet Air to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Ho Chi Minh City

Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to Ho Chi Minh City. Book your trip to arrive at Tan Son Nhat International, Ho Chi Minh - Nam Phuong, Ho Chi Minh - Tan Binh, Ho Chi Minh - Chung cư Phúc Yên, or Ho Chi Minh - Sai Gon. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, VietJet Air, AirAsia, and Vietnam Airlines. Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City have 152 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Ho Chi Minh City, consider visiting Cu Chi Tunnels, Killing Fields, Phnom Penh, and Mekong Delta.

Check-in for a flight from Colombo to Ho Chi Minh City

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Vietnam AirlinesHVNVNYesNo

Vietnam COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Vietnam, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • No proof of vaccination required for Vietnam

  • Mandatory contact tracing app

  • Mandatory health insurance

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka

  • Mandatory health insurance

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Vietnam in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Bangkok, Melbourne, Malé, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, New Delhi, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Kathmandu, Dubai, Hong Kong, Wellington.
What are the most popular routes to and from Ho Chi Minh City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Singapore, Da Nang, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Taipei, Nha Trang, Phú Quốc, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Manila, Da Lat, London, Sydney, Haiphong, Perth, Tokyo, Chiang Mai, Adelaide, Hue.
Which airports are there in Colombo?
Colombo is mainly served by Bandaranaike International. But there are other airports nearby, including Colombo Ratmalana Airport, Kelani River-Peliyagoda Waterdrome, Dandugama Sea Plane Base.
What airports are near Ho Chi Minh City?
The main airport in Ho Chi Minh City is Tan Son Nhat International. It is also served by Tan Son Nhat International, Phnom Penh International, Lien Khuong, Can Tho International, Rach Gia.
What buses and trains depart from Colombo?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Colombo, including Sri Lanka Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City?
Currently, you can fly between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City with SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, VietJet Air, AirAsia, Vietnam Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Colombo and Ho Chi Minh City, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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