Aircraft fleet at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC, August 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
The international route from Ho Chi Minh City to Melbourne is the fifth cheapest in Asia-Pacific, with a one-way ticket costing VND4.62 million ($195), according to an Agoda survey.
Delhi-Dubai was named the cheapest international air route, with fares starting from $90, followed by Perth-Kuala Lumpur and Bali-Adelaide.
Melbourne, the coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria, is well known for its arts scene, sporting events, café culture and vibrant nightlife.
Melbourne is approximately an 8.5 hour flight from HCMC.
Agoda’s survey was based on actual flight bookings made on its website between August 1 and 14 for flights departing in September and October this year.
Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air currently offer direct flights on this route.