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Vientiane International

Wattay International Airport (VTE)


The airport is six miles (10km) from Vientiane.

Getting to the city

Taxis and tuk-tuks are available outside both terminals. Many local hotels offer free shuttle transfers for guests by prior arrangement.


Local time is GMT +7

Car rental

Avis by Asia Vehicle Rental and Sixt are represented at the airport. However, visitors are advised not to hire a car. Instead, they should book a car with a driver through their hotel or travel agent.

Airport Taxis

Taxi counters are located near the exit of each terminal; passengers must buy a taxi coupon before leaving the airport.

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.


Wifi services are available.

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