Vietnam tours from Australia

Some useful information for travelers from Australia to Vietnam

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Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries are currently attractive destinations for tourists from Australia and New Zealand. Flight time from Australia and New Zealand to Vietnam is only about 8 hours. Australian tourists can apply for e-visa quickly, so it’s easy to plan Vietnam tours from Australia.

Australia is also an important market for Vietnam’s tourism industry. Australian tourists tend to have longer stays and higher budgets. They are interested in various tourism services in Vietnam, such as beach resorts, cultural and historical experiences, and local cuisine. Some of the destinations that Australian tourists choose to visit include Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Sapa, Da Nang, Hoi An, and Phu Quoc.

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The best time for Vietnam tours from Australia

September to March next year will be the best time to visit Vietnam. This time is autumn and winter in the North, the South is also not hot. This is also the peak season of international visitors to Vietnam. If you travel at this time you will feel most comfortable, served in the most thoughtful way and the best services. In addition, if you visit Vietnam at this time, you will experience both winter and summer in Vietnam.

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Tourist visa to enter Vietnam

Vietnam visa for Australian tourists

Do Australian tourists need a visa to enter Vietnam?

Yes, all Australian citizens wishing to enter Vietnam for tourism or business purposes MUST obtain a Vietnamese visa.

In addition to a visa, Australian tourists must also meet the following entry requirements:

  • A valid Australian passport with at least 6 months validity remaining from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • At least 2 blank pages in the passport.

How to apply for a Vietnamese tourist visa for Australian tourists as of 2023:

Apply for an e-visa at

Some notes when applying for a Vietnamese e-visa:

  • Ensure that the photo is uploaded according to the requirements.
  • Make sure the information provided in the application form is accurate.
  • The system will not notify the result via email, so tourists need to check the system for the result.
  • Processing time is usually 3 working days, but may take longer depending on the number of applications being processed.

Flights to Vietnam from Australia

It is quite convenient for Australian tourists to plan their Vietnam tours as there are now direct flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Vietnam.

Flights from Australia to Vietnam come from one of 5 airports: Kingsford Smith International Airport – Sydney, Melbourne Airport, Brisbane Airport, Adelaide International Airport, Perth Airport. The destination is the capital of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city of Vietnam. The direct flight time from Australia to Vietnam is about 9 to 11 hours.

  • Flight from Sydney capital to Hanoi is operated by Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Silkair … with ticket prices ranging from 295 to 492 USD.
  • Flight from Melbourne to Hanoi is operated by Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Silkair, Cathay Pacific Airways …. with ticket prices ranging from 350 to 492 USD.
  • Flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh city is operated by Qantas Airways, Jetstar Asia, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines … with ticket prices ranging from 325 to 550 USD.
  • Flight from Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh city is operated by Cathay Pacific Airways, Qantas Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines … with ticket prices ranging from 329 to 448 USD.
Flights to Vietnam from Australia
Exchange Vietnamese currency from Australian dollars

Exchange Vietnamese currency from Australian dollars

The exchange rate of the Australian Dollar to the Vietnamese dong is relatively stable, with little fluctuation, common at:

  • 1 AUD = 16,500 VND
  • 100 AUD = 1,650,000 VND
  • 1000 AUD = 16,500,000 VND

Vietnamese law stipulates that foreign currencies cannot be freely exchanged. So it is the best to go to the banks for money exchange. This is the legal, safe and quick method.

Destinations in Vietnam for tourists from Australia

Basically, Vietnam has all the natural elements for tourism, such as long coastline, mountainous regions, delta areas, and river systems. Vietnam has all four seasons of weather: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Therefore, if you have about 2 weeks to explore Vietnam, we recommend that you experience all of these elements. To do so, you should visit the following places: Hanoi (capital city, political and cultural center), Halong Bay (experience the natural wonder on a luxury overnight cruise), Sapa (explore the highland region, terraced fields and indigenous people with unique culture), Hoi An, Hue (famous ancient towns), Ho Chi Minh City (vibrant city), Can Tho (Mekong Delta region), and Phu Quoc (beautiful beach resort).

It's easy to plan a Vietnam tour

It's easy to plan a Vietnam tour from Australia

With direct flights from Australia to Vietnam taking only about 6-8 hours, cheap travel costs, many attractive and famous destinations, and friendly people, it is really difficult for you to miss Vietnam on your travel list.

If you still have questions about trip planning, don’t worry! We are always here to assist you, to make sure you will have the perfect trip to Vietnam.

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