The airport is two miles (3km) from Vientiane.
Getting to the city
Public buses, minibuses, and tuk-tuks are available outside both terminals. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers for guests by prior arrangement.
Tel: +856 (0)21 512 006.
Asia Vehicle Rental is represented at the airport. However, visitors are advised not to hire a car. Book a car with a driver through your hotel or travel agent instead.
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 LAK 54,000.
Transfer between terminals
The terminals are within easy walking distance of each other.
Facilities at the airport include banks, bars, restaurants, duty-free shopping, a post office and a couple of shops.
Parking is available at the airport.
Departure tax is now included in the price of the air ticket and no longer paid in cash on departure.
Free wifi is available.
Vientiane International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.