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Vientiane International

Wattay International Airport (VTE)

Location

The airport is two miles (3km) from Vientiane.

Getting to the city

Public buses, minibuses, and tuk-tuks are available at both terminals. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers for guests by prior arrangement.

Time

GMT +7.

Contacts

Tel: +856 (0)21 512 006.

Car rental

Two local car rental companies, Asia and BP, are represented at the airport. However visitors are advised not to hire a car, instead, if you need a car, hire a car with a driver through your hotel or travel agent. Taxis can be hired for approximately US$20 per day.

Airport Taxis

Taxi counters are located near the exit of each terminal; passengers must buy a taxi coupon before leaving the airport. Taxis to central Vientiane cost around LAK54,000.

Facilities

Facilities at the airport include banks, bars, restaurants, duty-free, a post office and a couple of shops.

Parking

Parking is available at the airport.

Departure Tax

Departure tax is now included in the price of the air ticket and no longer paid in cash on departure.

Website

www.vientianeairport.com

Internet

Free wifi is available.


Vientiane International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.