Hanoi Noi Bai Airport Arrivals HAN

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About Hanoi Noi Bai Airport Arrivals

Hanoi Noi Bai Airport is situated in the northern part of Vietnam. It is one of the biggest airport in the country after Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon. Hanoi Noi Bai Airport arrivals keep  increasing every year with tourists who want to visit Halong Bay and Sapa in addition to Hanoi. The airport is home to the airlines  VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines and Bamboo Airways. The airport consists of two terminals (Domestic terminal T1 and International T2 ) and there are two runways. There are great options for accommodation near the airport. They, Paragon Noi Bai Hotel & Pool, ideal for an early flight arrivals, have a free airport shuttle.

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In the International Terminal 2, immediately after the baggage of Hanoi arrivals hall, you will find a ‘Tourist Information’ desk where you are able to ask travel related things. You can also arrange a taxi and buy a Vietnamese SIM card for example. In addition, maps of the city are also available at these desks. For public transport options you have to go outside.

Most popular domestic routes
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Da Nang
  • Nha Trang
Most popular international routes
Location of Hanoi Noi Bai Airport

The airport is situated north of the center of the city. It is also connected by the modern Nhật Tân Bridge which goes to Hanoi. You can reach Hanoi Noi Bai Airport by car via the A14 highway (Vo Van Kiet Road).

Terminals

The airport consists of two terminals. Terminal 1 is the older one of the two and is mainly used for domestic Hanoi arrivals. The newer Terminal 2 is the one for international traffic and Hanoi airport arrivals. The domestic terminal consists of two buildings. There is a larger building C and a  smaller building E. International Terminal 2:

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The capacity of this terminal will be increased in the coming years. There will be also a new terminal opened in the near future  (Terminal 3). Between the terminals of the airport, there are free shuttle buses run every 10 to 15 minutes. There are Hanoi airport arrivals with these buses  from early in the morning until late at night.

Some popular airlines available at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport
  • Vietnam Airlines
  • VietJet Air
  • Bamboo Airways
  • AirAsia
  • China Southern Airlines
Travel to the center of Hanoi

Hanoi Noi Bai Airport is about 28 kilometres away from the city center (Hoan Kiem Lake). You will experience Hanoi arrivals by car from or to the city center in 40 to 50 minutes. That is also depending which area you go to. In the northern part of Hoàn Kiếm District you will find Hanoi’s Old Quarter, in the southern part Hanoi’s French Quarter.

Transport to/from Hanoi airport
  • Bus: The bus is the cheapest way to get from the airport to Hanoi. It also takes longer than other options. Bus 86 connects Hanoi airport arrivals directly with Hanoi city stops. The bus ride takes about an hour to arrive at the bus station. The costs of this ride is VND 5,000 (about $0.30). This yellow-orange bus follows a route through Hoan Kiem Lake and Hanoi’s Old Quarter. It ends at Hanoi Central Bus Station. The bus runs from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Bus 7 runs from Noi Bai bus station to Kim Ma, on the west side of Hanoi. Bus 17 runs from Noi Bai to Long Bien Bus Station, on the northeast side of the Old Quarter. Buses run every 15-20 minutes from 5 AM to 10 PM.
  • Shuttle bus: There are several shuttle buses available from the airport to the center of Hanoi.
  • Cab: Taxi ranks can be reached outside the Noi Bai arrivals terminals. This is on the first island past the arrivals hall where you find the line of taxis. Airport taxis charge a flat rate of about 16 euros. Taxis are the fastest way to get from the airport to the center of Hanoi. It will take about 30-50 minutes, depending on traffic.

Vietnam Airlines minibuses depart every 30-40 minutes from Hanoi arrivals in Terminal 1. Tickets cost VND 40,000 (about 1.5 euros) each way. This shuttle bus also runs from the center to the airport in Hanoi from the Vietnam Airlines booking office (01, Quang Trung street).

Jetstar Pacific and VietJet Air also offer buses to the city center, but these can only be arranged directly through the airlines.