There are 21 airports in Vietnam scattering through the three main regions in Vietnam, including 9 international airports and 12 domestic airports which are serving for the transport demands of both the inbound and outbound travelers. Therefore, the Danang International Airport in Danang and the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi ranked 23rd and 28th after a survey of Airport Survey.
The Danang International Airport
The central region of Vietnam is the key tourist area of Vietnam with many appealing destinations in Asia tour for tourists exploring. Danang is located in the middle central of Vietnam, it is very convenient for you to go to Hue, Quang Binh in the north and Hoi An, Nha Trang in the south, so the Danang International Airport plays an important role in transiting tourists to this attractions. This is the 3rd biggest airport in Vietnam and from here, you just take one hour to drive to Hoi An, and 3 hours to drive to Hue.
Danang International Airport
The two terminals: Domestic and International
There are 2 terminals in Danang international airport which are domestic terminal or T1 and international terminal or T2. It just takes you around 10 – 15 minutes to move between two terminals.
Domestic terminal (T1)
In the domestic terminal, there are more than 40 check-in kiosks and counters that are used to serve the travel demands of Vietnamese people. There are 4 airline brands including Jetstar Pacific Airlines, VASCO, VietJet Air, and VASCO which take responsibility to operate the domestic routes in Da Nang Airport.
Here are the domestic routes from Danang:
Vietnam Airlines: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Nha Trang, Buon Ma Thuot, Pleiku, Dalat
VietJet Air: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho, Hai Phong
Jetstar Pacific Airlines: Hanoi, Hai Phong, Ho Chi Minh City, Pleiku
International terminal (T2)
There are two floors in the T2 terminal, meanwhile, the 1st floor is the arrival terminal and the 2nd floor is the departure terminal with the total of 44 counters including 24 check-in counters and 22 immigration counters. The check-in counters for business class is located in the counters number 20,21, and 22.
There are 3 domestic airlines and over 20 international airlines operating the flight routes in Da Nang international airport.
Here are the international routes in Danang Airport:
Bangkok Airways – Bangkok–Suvarnabhumi
Thai AirAsia – Bangkok–Don Mueang
Cambodia Angkor Air – Siem Riep
AirAsia – Kuala Lumpur
Korean Air – Seoul–Incheon
Air Busan – Busan
Asiana Airlines – Seoul–Incheon
Eastar Jet – Seoul–Incheon
Jeju Air – Seoul–Incheon
Jin Air – Seoul–Incheon, Busan, Jeju
T’way Airlines – Seoul–Incheon, Daegu, Busan, Muan
VietJet Air – Seoul-Incheon, Busan
Vietnam Airlines – Seoul–Incheon
Hong Kong – Macau
Air Macau – Macau
Cathay Dragon – Hong Kong
Hong Kong Express Airways – Hong Kong
Jetstar Pacific Airlines – Hong Kong
Beijing Capital Airlines – Sanya
China Eastern Airlines – Beijing, Dalian, Nanning, Zhengzhou
Shanghai Airlines – Shanghai
Vietnam Airlines – Hangzhou, Guangzhou
Jetstar Pacific Airlines – Taipei, Taoyuan
Jetstar Pacific Airlines – Osaka-Kansai
Vietnam Airlines – Tokyo–Narita
There are business lounges in both T2 and T1 terminal, so it is so good for you to sit on the massage chairs to relax, treat yourself with fresh fruits, food, and drink, or read magazines, newspaper, etc while waiting for your flight.
Let's give your waiting time in Danang international airport as comfortable as possible.
Transportation from Danang airport to the other cities
From the airport to the city center of Danang, it costs around 20,000 VND for a taxi trip. Moreover, instead of getting in the traditional taxis, you can book a taxi trip of Grab and Uber on these online apps to travel. It takes around 5 – 10 minutes to get to the city center.
Friendly Motor Taxi
If you just have a small backpack and you want to see the landscape along the way, let's go with a motor taxi. It is cheaper and faster than a cab because you don’t have to worry about traffic jams, the driving skills of motor drivers are so good and they can wriggle easily between car lines.
Besides that, Danang International Airport also offers you the other numerous services such as restaurants, coffee shops, duty-free shops, souvenir shops and exchange currency service.
The Noi Bai International Airport
Noi Bai international airport is the second biggest airport in Vietnam behind Tan Son Nhat International Airport. It is located on Soc Son district, which is 27 kilometers from the center of Hanoi. The airport welcomes 15 million passenger flows yearly.
Noi Bai International Airport
Two terminals: Domestic and International
There are two terminals in Noi Bai International Airport which are domestic terminal or T1 and international terminal or T2. The distance of the two terminals is about 850 m.
Domestic terminal (T1)
This is where Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Airlines, and Jetstar are located to operate the domestic flights.
There are 4 floors in T1, whereas the 1st floor is the arrival domestic passenger terminal, the 2nd floor is the departure domestic passenger terminal, the 3rd floor is the offices and the 4th floor is restaurants and cafes.
On the departure floor, there are 3 halls with over 100 check-in counters.
Whereas, Hall A is the check-in counters from numbers 1 to 30 for passengers of Vietnamese Airlines and Vietjet Airlines.
Check-in counters from number 31 to 60 are in Hall B for passengers of Vietnam Airlines
Passengers of Vietjet Airlines, Hai Au, and Vasco go to check in at the check-in counters from number 101-138 in Hall E.
International terminal (T2)
There are 22 domestic and international airline brands operating the flights in Noi Bai international airport. Some of them are Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, AirAsia, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific, Lao Airlines, Tiger Airways, etc.
This terminal also has 4 floors. The 1st floor is the arrival international passenger terminal, the 2nd floor is the immigration of arrival international passenger terminal, the 3rd floor is the departure international passenger terminal and the 4th floor is the VIP, business lounge, and airlines representative office.
There are 10 counters and kiosk check-ins in T2 and 4 check-in islands with 24 check-in counters on each check-in island.
Vietnam Airlines passengers will check in at islands E/F, G/H, meanwhile, other airlines passengers will check in at islands A/B, C/D.
The business lounge is located on the 4th floor of T2, this zone dedicates to the passengers to rest or work while waiting for the flight. In order that your waiting time is not boring, you can treat yourself to delicious Vietnamese cuisine as well as Asian and European cuisine or read the newspaper or magazines provided in the lounge. There is also a computer system with internet access and a separate smoking room in the lounge.
Besides that, Noi Bai International Airport also offers you the other numerous services such as restaurants, coffee shops, duty-free shops, souvenir shops and exchange currency service.
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