Flight to Vietnam from India

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Dustin Kemp
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Last Updated: April 12, 2024

Booking a flight to Vietnam from India offers an exciting opportunity to explore a land of breathtaking landscapes and rich history. It also requires careful planning, though, which is why we want to walk you through what you may need to know.

Choosing Your Airline

The journey from India to Vietnam is serviced by several major airlines, offering various routes and experiences. Here’s an overview focusing on India-based airlines that fly to Vietnam, rated for service and price:

Air India

Service: ***
Price: $$
Notable Features: Extensive domestic connectivity; comfortable seating.

IndiGo

Service: **
Price: $
Notable Features: Budget-friendly, efficient service.

Vistara

Service: ***
Price: $$
Notable Features: Premium economy options; excellent service.

SpiceJet

Service: *
Price: $
Notable Features: Offers competitive fares; good coverage of domestic routes.

Don’t hesitate to consider airlines not based in India as well. They often provide excellent service and have staff fluent in English. Our top recommendations for foreign airlines that fly from India to Vietnam include:

Vietnam Airlines

Service: **
Price: $$
Notable Features: Direct flights to major Vietnamese cities; good in-flight service.

Singapore Airlines

Service: ***
Price: $$$
Notable Features: World-class service; convenient layover in Singapore.

Thai Airways

Service: ***
Price: $$
Notable Features: Good connectivity via Bangkok; renowned service.
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Vistara is at airport. Photo by Joshua Colah

Flight Aggregators

For the most competitive fares, consider using a flight aggregator. Some of the most efficient aggregators for flights from India to Vietnam are:

India to Vietnam Flight Time and Distance

The flight from India to Vietnam can actually be quite short. Of course, it can be quite long too depending on departure city and number of layovers. The table below lists flight time and distance in kilometers from several of the largest Indian airports.

Departure AirportDirect Flight1 LayoverDistance (km)
Delhi (DEL)4h10m7h3005km
Mumbai (BOM)4h55m8h3440km
Chennai (MAA)N/A7h3025km
Kolkata (CCU)2h40m5h1800km

Common Layovers During the Flight to Vietnam from India

Even though the flight from India to Vietnam is not too far, routes between the two countries usually include a layover. Some of the most common layover locations, as well as a few of the coolest features of each airport, are found in the table below.

Airport NameLocationNotable FeaturesFree Sleeping Area
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi AirportBangkok, ThailandExtensive shopping options, variety of dining, observation deck, spa & massage servicesYes, limited areas Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur International AirportKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaIndoor rainforest and garden, free WiFi, transit hotel, observation deckYes, rest zones available
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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. Photo by Kylle Pangan

Are There Direct Flights from India to Vietnam?

Direct flights from India to Vietnam are limited, with most flights stopping in one of the airports included in the table from the previous section. However, Vietnam-based airlines like Vietnam Airlines or Vietjet offer direct routes, especially to major cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Additional Resources

To prepare further for your trip to Vietnam, read up on:

Destination Guides to Vietnam’s Must-Visit Places

Vietnam is only about 1800 km from Kolkata, which takes less than 3 hours by air. It is about 3450 km from Mumbai, which takes just under 5 hours to fly directly.

Lots of cities in India have direct flights to Vietnam, including New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Kochi. Most of these flights are operated by either Vietnam Airlines or Vietjet and fly into Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

Round-trip tickets from Kolkata, India to Vietnam can be found for as low as 17000 rupees. Of course, longer flights, class upgrades, and last-minute bookings will raise this price.

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Dustin Kemp
Content Writer - Vietnam Is Awesome
Dustin moved to Ho Chi Minh City in 2014 and quickly fell in love with the culture and people of Vietnam. He brings his passion to his writing and planning as the Content Manager at Vietnam Is Awesome.