Airports In Vietnam: Useful Info & Map

If you’re planning to travel to Vietnam, you might be wondering which airport is the best to fly into, how to book flight tickets, and which airlines to use. I’ve got you covered!

As someone who has traveled around Vietnam extensively, I can share some tips and personal experiences to make your trip pleasant.

Things to know before flying

If it’s your first time visiting Vietnam, it can be confusing.

Here are some frequently asked questions about Vietnamese airports. You can check out more tips on planning an awesome trip to Vietnam.

How many airports are there in Vietnam?

Currently, Vietnam has 12 international airports and 10 domestic airports. At the airports, you can find shops, restaurants, and other services.

What is the best airport to fly into Vietnam?

Depending on your vacation itinerary, there are three international airports where you can fly into Vietnam. For Northern Vietnam, select Noi Bai international airport. For Southern Vietnam, Tan Son Nhat international airport is a good choice. For Central Vietnam, pick Da Nang international airport.

How to book flight tickets?

The best way to book flights in Vietnam is online. You can use Skyscanner or 12go to search and book both domestic and international flights.

What are domestic airlines in Vietnam?

Vietnam has 4 domestic airlines: Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific, and Bamboo Airways. These airlines operate up to 49 domestic routes to major airports in Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh, and many international routes.

What are the best airlines to use in Vietnam?

My favorite airlines to use in Vietnam are Bamboo Airways and Vietnam Airlines because they provide excellent services on time. On the other hand, Vietjet and Jetstar are low-cost airlines that may have occasional cancellations or delays.

International airports in Vietnam

Currently, there are about 12 international airports in Vietnam.

Depending on where you want to travel and what region of Vietnam you want to visit, you can fly into the following airports.

  • Noi Bai International Airport: Northern Vietnam.
  • Da Nang International Airport: Central Vietnam.
  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport: Southern Vietnam.
No.International airportsCodeProvince
1Nội BàiHANHà Nội
2Tân Sơn NhấtSGNHồ Chí Minh
3Đà NẵngDADĐà Nẵng
4Vân ĐồnVDOQuảng Ninh
5Cát BiHPHHải Phòng
6VinhVIINghệ An
7Phú BàiHUIHuế
8Cam RanhCXRKhánh Hòa
9Liên KhươngDLILâm Đồng
10Phù CátUIHBình Định
11Cần ThơVCACần Thơ
12Phú QuốcPQCKiên Giang
List of international airports in Vietnam.

Domestic airports in Vietnam

Domestic airports in Vietnam are much smaller in scale than international airports. These airports mainly serve domestic travel needs (Do not operate international routes).

No.Domestic airportsCodeProvince
1Điện Biên PhủDINĐiện Biên
2Thọ XuânTHDThanh Hóa
3Đồng HớiVDHQuảng Bình
4Chu LaiVCLQuảng Nam
5Tuy HòaTBBPhú Yên
6PleikuPXUGia Lai
7Buôn Mê ThuộtBMVĐắk Lăk
8Rạch GiáVKGKiên Giang
9Cà MauCAHCà Mau
10Côn ĐảoVCSBà Rịa – Vũng Tàu
List of domestic airports in Vietnam.

Map of airports in Vietnam

Main international airports in Vietnam

Noi Bai International Airport

Noi Bai International Airport is the largest airport in the North, about 30 km from Hanoi. It’s a great airport to fly into if you plan to visit destinations such as Dong Hoi, Da Nang, and Hue.

The airport has spacious lounge areas, restaurants, and shops, but it can get overcrowded during peak times. If you need to take a nap, you can find SleepPods in both terminals.

Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Tan Son Nhat International Airport is the largest airport in Southern Vietnam. You can fly to many destinations from Tan Son Nhat, such as Can Tho and Phu Quoc.

Checkin in airports in Vietnam

If you’re waiting for international flights, you can relax and sleep in the SASCO Sleep Zone, which is in the Departure Hall, International terminal, 2nd floor, near gate 27.

Airports in Vietnam.

Da Nang International Airport

Da Nang International Airport is the largest airport in the Central and Central Highlands regions of Vietnam.

  • Address: Hoa Thuan Tay, Hai Chau, Da Nang, 3km from the city center
  • Getting to Da Nang: Traveling by taxi or Grab is easy and quick because it is not far to get to the city center (3 km) or to the beach (5 km).
  • Getting from Da Nang to Hoi An: You can book a private transfer or a shuttle bus to Hoi An.
Da Nang airport Vietnam.

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