Hanoi Airport (Noi Bai International)

T1 Hanoi Airport Noi Bai International

Noi Bai International Airport (airport code: HAN) is the second biggest transport hub in Vietnam, located in Soc Son district, which is about 27 kilometers from the city center of Hanoi. With the acreage of 139.216 square meters, the airport welcomes 15 million passengers yearly. If this is your first time to Hanoi, Vietnam, here are 13 things that you need to know:

How many airports are there in Hanoi?

4 airports

There are 4 airports in Hanoi – the capital and one of the biggest cities of Vietnam. They are: Bach Mai airport, Gia Lam airport, Hoa Lac airport, and Noi Bai airport.

How do I get from Hanoi Airport to Hanoi?

When travelling the 30km distance from Hanoi Airport to Hanoi city center, you have 3 options: you can take a shuttle bus ($1.80), a public bus ($0.50), or a taxi ($13). Travel time is between 1 to 1.5 hours.

Is Hanoi airport busy?

It is the second busiest airport in Vietnam after Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Busiest routes from Hanoi Airport are Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Seoul, Phu Quoc, Bangkok, Da Lat, Singapore and Taipei. Hanoi Airport handled 27,000,000 passengers in 2018, being the 2nd busiest airport in Vietnam

What is there to eat in Hanoi airport?

How many terminals does Hanoi airport have?


It is the main airport serving Hanoi, replacing the role of Gia Lam Airport. The airport consists of two passenger terminals. Terminal 1 serves domestic flights, and the newly built Terminal 2 (inaugurated on 4 January 2015) serves all international flights to and from Hanoi. 

What airlines fly to Hanoi Vietnam?

How do I get from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 at Hanoi airport?

Transfer between T1 and T2 Passengers can use shuttle bus (free of charge for transit passengers) to transport between T1 and T2 terminal. Time of operation: From 06h00 to 24h00 (local time); Frequency: From 10 to 15 minutes/ 01 respective vehicle.

Hanoi Aiport: Two terminals: Domestic and International

The airport has two terminals: T1 (domestic terminal) and T2 (international terminal). The distance between terminal T1 and T2 is about 850 meters. Both of the terminals have four floors fully equipped with modern and professional services such as restaurants, duty-free shops, transportation to Hanoi, free wifi, and massage services.

Hanoi Domestic Airport (Noi Bai Domestic Airport)

Terminal T1 is the domestic airport (san bay quoc noi). This is where Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Airlines, and Jetstar are located.

The building has four floors:

  • First floor: Arrival domestic passenger
  • Second floor: Departure domestic passenger
  • Third floor: Offices
  • Fourth floor: Restaurants and cafes

There are three halls on the departure floor with more than 100 check-in counters and three kiosk check-in counters

Check-in counters from number 31 to 60 are in Hall B -Use for passengers of Vietnam Airlines

Check-in counters from number 101 to 138 are in Hall E -Use for passengers of Vietjet Airlines (route to other cities), Hau Au, and Vasco.

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Hanoi International Airport (Noi Bai International Airport)

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T2 – international terminal

Terminal T2 is the international terminal (san bay quoc te). Currently, there are 22 international airlines that operate out of Noibai international airport. Some of which include Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, AirAsia, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific, Lao Airlines, and Tiger Airways.

The building also has four floors

  • First floor: Arrival international passenger
  • Second floor: Immigration arrival international passenger
  • Third floor: Departure international passenger
  • Fourth floor: VIP, business lounge, and airlines representative office

There are ten counters and kiosk check-ins in the departure hall, together with four check-in islands, each of which has 24 check-in counters: Vietnam Airlines passengers check in at islands E/F, G/H Other airlines passengers check in at islands A/B, C/D

Besides the common utility services provided by the T1 terminal, the T2 terminal also provides exclusive high-quality services to ensure that your experience at the airport will be the best one.

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