How to get to Con Dao Island, Vietnam

Con Dao Island, is 140 miles (230 kilometers) from Ho Chi Minh City. It takes 45-minute domestic flight from Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City to Con Dao Airport (VCS).

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By Plane

Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) is the international airport serving Ho Chi Minh City. The direct scheduled 45-minute flights to Con Dao Airport (VCS) are operated by VASCO, a fully-owned subsidiary of Vietnam Airlines. VASCO bookings can be made offline through Vietnam Airlines agencies or online at

Another option is taking a 45-minute flight from Can Tho (VCA), a city located in the beautiful Mekong Delta region and is approximately 105 miles (170 kilometers), or around a three-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City.

By High-speed boat

A new experience is traveling to Con Dao by high-speed boat departing from Can Tho or Vung Tau city with travelling time from two hours and a half to four hours.

By Helicopter

There will be two flights per week, on Friday and Sunday. The reference ticket fare is about 110 USD/flight (including VAT). Take notes that the aircraft will depart at 13:30 from Vung Tau Airport, and at 15:30 from Con Dao Airport. The helicopter can serve 22 passengers who will be all pleased with the quick and fantastic aerial journey. If being afraid of seasickness, then do yourself a favor by experiencing helicopter tours operated by Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company.


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