DALAT AIRPORT: LOCATION AND SERVICES

Lien Khuong airport in Dalat is an important airport in the Central region of Vietnam. The distance from the airport to the city centre is about 30km.

Table Contents
  • I - Where is Dalat airport?
  • II - Dalat airport departures and arrivals
  • III - Services at the airport
  • 1 - Dalat airport sim card service
  • 2 - Airport visa service
  • 3 - Dalat airport food
  • 4 - Airport bus service
  • 5 - Airport map
Jan 26
dalat airport
Source: Wiki

Out of 22 airports in Vietnam, Lien Khuong airport in Dalat is considered to be a quite effective airport with 1.5 to 2 million passengers a year. The airport was built in 1961 with the corresponding ICAO/IATA code VVD / DLI, and currently the People's Committee of Lam Dong province is aiming to renovate and invest in upgrading the airport from level 4D to 4E of ICAO standards.

I - Where is Dalat airport?

This airport is located next to Highway 20 in Lien Nghia town, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province (about 30km from Da Lat city). To move from Dalat city center to the airport, you can choose to go by bus/shuttle bus or taxi, specifically:

lien khuong airport

Source: Soc Son

Bus/Shuttle bus: Currently in Da Lat there are 2 transport units providing airport bus services as follows:     
Lam Dong Auto Transport Company:
-  Fare: 30,000VND - 40,000 VND/ticket (~ 1.28 - 1.73$)
-  Travel time: 45 minutes
-  Hours of operation: 5:30 am to 19 pm
-  Frequency 10 - 20 minutes / trip
-  Hotline: 0263 3822 204
-  Drop on point: bus station on Mai Anh Dao street, ward 8, Da Lat city
Dalat airport shuttle bus
-  Fare: 40,000 VND/ticket (~ $1.73)
-  Travel time: 45 minutes
-  Hours of operation: 6 am to 18 o'clock.
-  Drop on point: Le Thi Hong Gam street, Ward 1, Dalat City 
-  Drop off point: Lien Khuong airport  

lien khuong airport taxi

Source: Internet

Taxi
Traveling by taxi from the city center to the airport helps you be more active in your schedule. With this method, you will take 30-40 minutes to travel and the cost ranges from 400,000 VND-500,000 VND/trip/4-seater car (~ $17.3 - $21.6). Some taxi companies you can refer:
- Taxi Thang Loi: hotline 02633 835 583
- Taxi Mai Linh: hotline 02633 838 3838
- Taxi Red Star: hotline 02633 959 595
- Taxi Vina Gold: hotline 02633 866 866
Private car rental
This means of transport will help you save traveling time. You can find service prices for private car rental to Dalat airport Vietnam as follows (note: this is a reference price for going straight from the airport to Da Lat city, if you want to stop along the way for sightseeing or changing the schedule, you should report the change early to the car company and may incur additional charges).

 

Car type

Price

Small size 4 seater car

200.000 VND (~8,65$)

4 seater car

220.000 VND (~9,54)

7 seater car

240.000 VND (~10,38$)

 
Some companies that provide private car rental services:
- AGOTourist: providing all types of new cars from 4 to 7 seats: 4-seater car with Mazda3, Kia cerato, 7-seater car like Fortuner, Innova…You can contact them via hotline 0965 968 151
- Hoa Dalat travel: hotline 0263.357.6888 or 0961 246 379

II - Dalat airport departures and arrivals

Summary table of provinces, cities and airlines that operate flights to and from Lien Khuong airport Vietnam

dalat airport departures and arrivals

Source: Dautu
 

Province/City

Airlines

Other information

Hanoi

Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet; Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Bamboo Airways

-Flight time: 1 hour 45 mins
-Visiting schedule: Hanoi, Mai Chau, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Dalat

Ho Chi Minh City

Bamboo Airways; Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Vietjet Air; Vietnam Airlines

- Flight time: 50 mins
- Visiting schedule: Ho Chi Minh city, Vung Tau, Dalat

Danang

Bamboo Airways; Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

- Flight time: 1 hour 40 mins
- Visiting schedule: Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Khanh Hoa

Hai Phong

Bamboo Airways;  Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

-Flight time: 1 hour 50 mins
- Visiting schedule: Lan Ha Bay, Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island, Dalat

Can Tho

Bamboo Airways; Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

-Flight time: 1 hour 6 mins

Hue

Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Vietnam Airlines

-Flight time: 1hour 5 mins
-Visiting schedule: Đa Nang, Hoi An, Hue, My Son sanctuary heritage

Vinh

Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

-Flight time: 1 hour 30 mins
- Visiting schedule: Vinh - Nghe An, Ha Tinh

Thanh Hoa

Vietnam Airlines

-Flight time: 1 hour 45 mins
- Visiting schedule: Thanh Hoa, Da Lat

Phu Quoc

Vietnam Airlines

Flight time: 1 hour 10 mins

Muan

Vietjet Air

 

Seoul

Vietjet Air
Korean Air

 

Daegu

Vietjet Air

 

Bangkok

Thai VietJet Air

Flight time: 7 hours 20 mins

Lanzhou

Qingdao Airlines

 

III - Services at the airport

1 - Dalat airport sim card service

At this airport, there is also a sim card service so you do not need to worry. You can buy a sim card at the foreign currency - telecommunications counter of Song Viet Joint Stock Company - which provides all telecommunications services with the entire 4G sims, top up phone cards etc.

2 - Airport visa service

Visitors entering this airport in Dalat are provided with visa services on the spot. However, to get a visa, foreign visitors need to have a visa approval letter first, then proceed with stamping procedures on the passport right at the airport.

dalat airport services

Source: Sigmund

To get the visa approval letter and get the stamp at the airport, travelers need to follow these steps:
Step 1: Fill out the visa application letter completely: full name, contact email, date of birth, nationality, date of arrival, passport number, visa type.
Step 2: Service payment. Service fees will be paid online by popular cards through OnePay, PayPal
Step 3: If you need it urgently, the visa approval letter will be sent to your mail after 1 to 2 working hours, if it is not too urgent, it will be after 1 to 2 working days.
Step 4: Carry out stamping procedures
- You need to prepare original passport (valid longer than 6 months), 2 photos 4x6, visa approval letter (printed from mail), fill out the NA1 declaration and pay visa stamp fee.
- Provide documents for customs staff at the visa counter to be stamped
- Pass the passport inspection desk for customs to stamp entry on the passport.

dalat airport food

Source: Laura Lanckriet

3 - Dalat airport food

The airport provides fast food, serving tourists in a short time. Visitors can refer to:
- Confetti Food & Drink: There is a beef noodle soup with the price of about 60,000 VND (~ 2.58 $)
- Cherry Coffee: there is chicken rice with the price of about 100,000 VND (~ $ 4.31)

4 - Airport bus service

Some bus routes running from Lien Khuong airport to Da Lat city you can refer to:
- Bus of Lam Dong Automobile Transport Joint Stock Company with a frequency of 10-15 minutes/trip, Fares range from 4,000 VND - 30,000 VND/ticket (~ 0.17 - 1.30 $).
-The Airport Shuttle Bus bus operates continually from 6 AM to 6 PM with a fixed fare of 40,000 VND/ticket (~ 1.72 $)

5 - Airport map

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