Hanoi Noi Bai Airport

General information

The airport Hanoi Noi Bai is located north of the city and is the second busiest airport in Vietnam after Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. Hanoi Noi Bai Airport has become increasingly more popular with tourists want to visit Hanoi as well as Sapa and Halong Bay. The airport is the home base of flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and is also used frequently by VietJet Air and Jetstar Pacific.

At the airport, after picking up your luggage, you will find a Tourist Information desks where you can, among other things, arrange a taxi and buy a Vietnamese SIM card. In addition, there are maps of the city available, but you can’t make inquiries about public transport here.


Where is Hanoi Noi Bai Airport situated?

The airport is situated north of Hanoi. By car, you can travel from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport to the centre via the AH14 and Nhật Tân Bridge (colourful light at night).

How many terminals does Hanoi Noi Bai Airport have?

The airport has two terminals. Terminal 1 is used for domestic flights and the newer Terminal 2 for international flights. Terminal 1 is divided into two buildings, the larger building C and the smaller building E. Terminal 2 will see further expansion until the year 2020 to increase its capacity. After 2020 the government will decide whether the addition of a 3rd and possibly 4th terminal is required.

Airport Map



The distance from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport to the centre of Hanoi is 28 kilometres. By car, it takes 45 minutes to get to the centre of Hanoi.

From HAN Airport to Hanoi City centre by Car
28 km
45 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport by public transport. Visit the Hanoi Noi Bai Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Hanoi Noi Bai Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Hanoi is about ₫ 350.-. Book your taxi at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From HAN Airport to Hanoi City centre by Taxi
28 km
40 min
₫ 350.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Hanoi Noi Bai Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Hanoi Noi Bai Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Hanoi Noi Bai Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Hanoi Noi Bai Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Vietnam Airlines
  • VietJet Air
  • Jetstar Pacific
  • AirAsia
  • Emirates


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Hanoi Noi Bai Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Family Hotel Soc Son, Noi Bai

Situated 14 km from Thanh Chuong Palace, Family Hotel Soc Son offers rooms with air conditioning in Noi Bai. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi.


HAAP Transit Hotel, Noi Bai

Featuring free WiFi, HAAP Transit Hotel is set in Noi Bai, within 18 km of Thanh Chuong Palace. Among the various facilities are barbecue facilities, a garden, as well as a shared lounge.


Hanoi Airport Hostel, Noi Bai

Hanoi Airport Hostel is situated in Noi Bai and provides free WiFi and express check-in and check-out. Built in 2017, the property is within 20 km of West Lake. The accommodation features evening entertainment and a 24-hour front desk.

Hotels in Hanoi

Looking for the best hotels in Hanoi? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The Oriental Jade Hotel, Hanoi

Located in Hanoi, 300 metres from St. Joseph Cathedral, The Oriental Jade Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. An indoor swimming pool and a bicycle rental service are available for guests.


Hanoi La Selva Central Hotel & Spa, Hanoi

Situated in Hanoi and with Thang Long Water Puppet Theater reachable within 200 metres, Hanoi La Selva Central Hotel & Spa provides concierge services, non-smoking rooms, a bar, free WiFi throughout the property and a terrace.


Hanoi Nostalgia Hotel & Spa, Hanoi

Set in Hanoi, within a a 4-minute walk radius of Old City Gate and Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Hanoi Nostalgia Hotel & Spa provides accommodation with free WiFi.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Hanoi Noi Bai Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Private Jeep Tour: Ethnology Museum & Kumquat Village

Visit areas beyond the tourist trail in Hanoi on a US army jeep.


Hanoi Motorbike Night Street Food Tour to Undetected Sites

Experience Hanoi on motorbike like a local and see a different side of the city, sampling an array of local food and visiting sights away from the regular tourist routes.

Tour & transport

West Lake & French Quarter: Private Fun Jeep Drive

You are free to choose one of the highlights of Hanoi you would love to explore. Choose from the list which is highly recommended by our professional tour guides.


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7 months ago

Nice and convenient airport. However the downside was that I had an early morning flight and almost every restaurant and shop was closed.

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