Average cost of trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Accommodation, food, transport and entertainment costs in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Updated April 22, 2020

How much money are you going to need for your trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)? You should plan to spend around ₫2,880,744.15 ($126.59) per day on your trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) for one person and ₫3,622,378.18 ($159.18) for two when traveling. This budget includes accommodation costs for 2 adults in a good 4-star hotel (₫2,139,110.12 $94.00), lunch in a local restaurant, street food and drinks for a day (₫706,361.47 $31.04) and some entertainment (₫776,906.59 $34.14) for two. Find more about Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) travel budget in 2020 below.

How much will a one-week trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) cost? The average one-week vacaction cost to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) is around ₫41,300,276.96 ($1,814.88) for one person and around ₫64,632,019.81 ($2,840.16) for a couple including flights. March is the cheapest month to go to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).

Budget

One Week for Two ₫38,536,591.51 ≈ $1,693.43
Two Weeks for Two ₫55,147,353.00 ≈ $2,423.37

Comfort

One Week for Two ₫64,632,019.81 ≈ $2,840.16
Two Weeks for Two ₫88,341,679.70 ≈ $3,882.04

High-end

One Week for Two ₫93,180,107.85 ≈ $4,094.66
Two Weeks for Two ₫135,762,146.42 ≈ $5,965.86
Ho Chi Minh City Travel Budget

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Currency d (Dong)
Exchange Rate 100d $
Timezone Asia/Ho_Chi…
Current Time 18:00
Exchange rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated 16 Sep 2021, 06:30 UTC.

💰 Is it expensive to visit Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)?

A lot of people want to visit Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and wonder what the budget would be like. Like with any vacation, the cost depends on where you’re flying from, what kind of accommodations you’re looking for and what you want to see or how you want to spend time. We're colleting all these travel costs from other travellers just like you, so you can make a better estimate of the budget for a trip that matches your own preferences.

✈ Cost of flights to Ho Chi Minh City from

How much does it cost to fly to Ho Chi Minh City? High season for flights to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) spans from July to August — prepare to pay $961.00 and more for your return flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). The period from September to November is considered the low season and the average fares for flights are generally cheaper: you can usually get a return flight for about $718.00 on average. And if you're lucky, you can even find a better deal!

🛏 Average prices for accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City

How much do hotels charge per night in Ho Chi Minh City? High season in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) runs from February to February. One night in a mid-range hotel during these months costs around $182.00. Low season spans from June to August. You can get a room for a night for as low as $25.00. Some nice bargains are usually also available, especially at the higher end resorts.

3*, 4* Hotels. Double rooms in 3*, 4* Hotels cost around $77.42 per night, but prices can go up to 135% higher during high season.

AirBnB. Double rooms in AirBnB cost around $22.73 per night, but prices can go up to 700% higher during high season.

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Added Type of Accomodation Month of Stay Price Per Night, $
Sept. 11, 2021 AirBnB September $38.20
Sept. 6, 2021 AirBnB September $30.60
Sept. 1, 2021 AirBnB September $27.40
Aug. 27, 2021 AirBnB August $27.40
Aug. 22, 2021 AirBnB August $27.40
Aug. 17, 2021 AirBnB August $27.40
Aug. 12, 2021 AirBnB August $27.40
Aug. 7, 2021 AirBnB August $27.20
Aug. 2, 2021 AirBnB August $27.20
July 28, 2021 AirBnB July $27.40

🍲 Average prices for food and eating out in Ho Chi Minh City

How much does food in Ho Chi Minh City cost? The average cost of food and drinks in Ho Chi Minh City is ₫0.00 ($0.00) per day for one person. An average street food meal in Ho Chi Minh City would cost you around ₫132,442.78 ($5.82). A sit-in dinner for two people would cost around ₫119,699.14 ($5.26). Lunch in a mid-range cafe or restaurant would cost you something between the two.

How much do drinks cost? A bottle of water in Ho Chi Minh City is around ₫6,599.38 ($0.29). A soft drink is around ₫10,467.99 ($0.46) when you buy it in a supermarket. A beer would cost you around ₫28,218.05 ($1.24) when you buy it in a bar.

Average prices for meals and drinks in Ho Chi Minh City
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Supermarket Drinks
🥤 Soft Drink ₫10,467.99 ≈$0.46
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🍺 Beer
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💧 Bottle of Water ₫6,599.38 ≈$0.29
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Bar Drinks
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🍺 Beer ₫28,218.05 ≈$1.24
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Meals
🍽 Dinner for Two ₫119,699.14 ≈$5.26
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🌯 Street Food ₫132,442.78 ≈$5.82
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April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ₫9,557.73 $0.42
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer ₫24,121.88 $1.06
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ₫132,442.78 $5.82
April 23, 2020 🌯 Street Food ₫132,442.78 $5.82
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ₫48,243.76 $2.12
April 23, 2020 🍽 Dinner for Two ₫481,982.47 $21.18
April 23, 2020 🍺 Beer ₫36,182.82 $1.59
April 23, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ₫11,378.25 $0.50
April 23, 2020 💧 Bottle of Water ₫6,599.38 $0.29
April 20, 2020 🥤 Soft Drink ₫9,785.29 $0.43

🏛 Average prices for entertainment in Ho Chi Minh City

What are the prices for entertainment and activities in Ho Chi Minh City?

Average prices for entertainemnt and activities in Ho Chi Minh City
Type Average Price
🏰 Group Tour
🏛 Museum
🤹 Show or Theatre ₫108,320.90 ≈$4.76
🕺 Night Club
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April 23, 2020 🤹 Show or Theatre ₫96,487.52 $4.24

🚌 Average prices for transport and car rentals in Ho Chi Minh City

How much does airport transfer cost in Ho Chi Minh City? The average cost of a 20-minute taxi ride is approximately ₫13,426.33 ($0.59).

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Transfers
🚍 Airport Transfer
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Taxi
🚖 Taxi ₫13,426.33 ≈$0.59
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Public Transport
🚉 Public Transport ₫5,689.12 ≈$0.25
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Latest inputs for transportation prices in Ho Chi Minh City
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April 23, 2020 🚖 Taxi ₫13,426.33 $0.59
April 23, 2020 🚉 Public Transport ₫5,689.12 $0.25

☀ Weather in Ho Chi Minh City

The hottest season in Ho Chi Minh City runs from March to July. The average temperature is around 35 °C. The rainy season is from May to October with average rainfall of 205mm.

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Local prices are converted to $ USD
Destination in Vietnam Total Flight Accomodation Eating Out Entertainment Transport Pocket Cash
Ho Chi Minh City 1814.9 714 658 108.6 119.5 31.3 183.5