Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) – Kunming International Flights

Ho Chi Minh City (胡志明市) – Kunming Flights offer the flight schedules between Ho Chi Minh City and Kunming. The distance between the two places is 1634 kilometers (1015 miles). Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon (西贡), is the most populous city in Vietnam. The name commemorates Ho Chi Minh, the first leader of North Vietnam. A major air travel gateway to Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is its most visited city, with 6.3 million visitors in 2017. Many of the city’s historical landmarks which are well known to international visitors include the Bến Thành Market, Ho Chi Minh City Hall, Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, Independence Palace and the Municipal Theatre. Kunming, also known as Spring City, is a famous city for tourism and  the capital of Yunnan Province. It is located in the southwest of China. This page is about how to travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Kunming by air.


  • Kunming Changshui International Airport 昆明长水国际机场
    Address: Changshui village, Guandu District, Kunming City 昆明市官渡区长水村
    How to Get There: By shuttle bus, subway or taxi
    Passengers may take Subway Line 6(CNY6) or NO.903 Bus to the downtown.
    Airport buses are also available. Ticket fare: CNY25
  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport 新山一国际机场
    It is the busiest and biggest airport in Vietnam with 32.5 million passengers in 2016 and with 38.5 million passengers in 2018, serving Ho Chi Minh City as well as the rest of southeastern Vietnam. It is the usual destination for those coming to the south of Vietnam.   Website:  vietnamairport.vn/tansonnhatairport/en/

Ho Chi Minh City – Kunming Flights

There is only one direct flight — MU2586 flying from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Kunming Changshui International Airport. These flights were mainly provided by Thai AirAsia, Malaysia AirAsia, Vietnam Airlines, Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. MU2586 is available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,  FD655/FD584,  CZ374 /CZ3419 and AK523/AK103 are all daily flights. The whole journey takes about 2 hours and 45 minutes by direct flight. Some flights will change in different months, the following is only for your reference. Discount tickets are available. (All departure/arrival times are local time)

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2586 19:10
2h45m / 967-1042
15:50 01:00 8h10m Bangkok 767-1076
CZ374 /CZ3419 
15:40 23:55 7h15m Guangzhou 1085
16:20 01:25 8h5m Kuala Lumpur 1046-1343
VJ891 11:25 19:10 6h45m Chiengmai 1162
CZ368 /CZ3407
08:00 16:30 7h30m Guangzhou 1085
VJ803 11:15 19:25 7h10m Bangkok 1302
VN1358 18:55 01:50 5h55m Nha Trang 2050
06:20 14:00 6h40m Hong Kong 2169-2960

Kunming – Ho Chi Minh City Flights

There are also one direct flight — MU2585 flying from Kunming Changshui International Airport to Tan Son Nhat International Airport. FD585/FD656, FD583/FD658 and CZ3420 /CZ373, are all daily flights. MU2585 is available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The whole journey takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes by direct flight. You can choose flights according to your needs. 

Flight Number Departs  Arrives Duration Stops Reference Price(¥)
MU2585 15:55 18:10 3h15m / 999-1049
FD585 /FD656 
02:00 09:15 8h15m Bangkok 729-926
15:20 19:05 4h45m Bangkok 1574
12:30 21:05 9h35m Bangkok 834-924
CZ3420 /CZ373 
07:45 14:30 7h45m Guangzhou 1219
MF8430 /MF8671
09:05 17:05 9h Xiamen 1160-1247
MU2575 14:15 20:00 6h45m Hanoi 1138-1226
TR161 /TR304
19:15 08:15 14h Singapore
AK100 /AK520
17:55 08:05 15h10m Kuala Lumpur 1091-1396

1. The above information is for reference, if any change is based on actual information.
2. If you wan to book ticket and arrange a Ho Chi Minh City – Kunming tour, please contact us, Email: contact@YunnanExploration.com; Tel: +86-871-63511469.
3. The ticket price is changing, sometimes there are discounts, while sometimes not.

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