Vientiane International

Wattay International Airport (VTE)


The airport is two miles (3km) 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. Book a car with a driver through your hotel or travel agent instead.

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 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.


Wifi services are available.

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