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.
Tel: +856 (0)21 512 006.
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.
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 at the airport include banks, bars, restaurants, duty-free, 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.