|Popular in||January||High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||November||Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop|
|Average price||$830||Average for round-trip flights in October 2020|
|Round-trip from||$947||From Melbourne to Nha Trang|
MEL - CXR
$662 - $1,618
Flights to Cam Ranh International Airport, Vietnam from Australia range from about 11h-25h. The length of your flight will depend on your departure city, as well as the number and length of any stopovers. If you’re departing from as far west as Perth, your flight is likely to be on the shorter end of the spectrum due to its geographical location, unlike when flying out of a city in eastern Australia. A lengthy layover or two en route to Cam Ranh International Airport will also add to your journey.
Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Cam Ranh International Airport from Australia. The airlines that fly into the airport regularly include Vietnam Airlines, Korean Air, and AirAsia. If you’re departing from a city with an airport that services any of these airlines, you stand a better chance at a more direct flight. When you book a flight to Cam Ranh International Airport, you’ll notice that common stopover cities for this route include Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, and Saigon.
The closest major city to Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) is Nha Trang, about 30km north of the airport. To reach Nha Trang, you can take the Dat Moi bus, which offers ticket service within the airport. It will take about one hour to reach Nha Trang and cost about A$13-18. Airport bus shuttles are also available, although these do not stop in the city centre but south of the city. This is a thriftier option, at about A$1.50-2 one way. Taxi ranks are outside the arrivals terminal and offer a fixed rate based on your destination. You can book a regular taxi for one or two passengers, or a larger taxi for families or groups, which will cost about A$22 and A$26, respectively.
Those flying into Cam Ranh International Airport will most likely be staying at Nha Trang and will have easy access to explore the surrounding areas. Nha Trang is a city with vast sunny beaches, unique culture and historical identity, and beautiful natural scenery, meaning there’s plenty to do and see here. Get to know the city and its locals by visiting Dam Market, which offers stall after stall of food, clothes, and souvenirs to commemorate your holiday. Enjoy a sense of tranquility at Long Son Pagoda, a beautiful Buddhist temple nestled in the foothills of Tray Thui Mountain. Stroll along inviting Tran Phu Beach and its parallel street, where you can enjoy delicious meals at local restaurants, fun pubs, and stores worth perusing after a sun-soaked day on the beach’s white sands.
Australian citizens travelling to Cam Ranh International Airport, Vietnam will need a passport with at least six months of validity remaining before your arrival date. A visa is also needed, which you can apply for and submit online before receiving an official Visa Stamp once you arrive at the airport.