Hanoi capital is a famous tourist destination attracting millions of people every year. There are a lot of historical relics, unique architecture and traditional festivals for visitors to contemplate and explore the fascinating things.
If you are planning a trip to Hanoi, you can choose 2 main ways to travel there, which are by air and road. Depending on departure point, visitors can choose international and domestic flights.
Traveling to Hanoi by air
Noi Bai International Airport, the biggest airport in northern Vietnam, serves the capital city of Hanoi. Located in Soc Son Province, 15 kilometers far from the city center, Noi Bai airport has currently co-operate with about 22 international airlines which are convenient for tourists to choose such as China Southern Airline, Japan Airlines, AirAsia, Aeroflot, Cebu Pacific, Korea Air, Lao Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines. Thai AirAsia, Air Fance…
Additionally, if you are somewhere in Vietnam, you can travel to Hanoi through 4 domestic airlines, including Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietjet Air và Jetstar.
Traveling to Hanoi by road
On the territory of the mainland, Vietnam shares borders with China, Laos and Cambodia. Hanoi is in the center of the North Vietnam, so if visitors come here by road, departing from the border gate between China and Vietnam is the best choice.
There are 3 biggest international border gates crossing operated by China and Vietnam, which are Mong Cai Border Gate in Quang Ninh Province, Huu Nghi Border Gate in Lang Son Province and Lao Cai Border Gate in Lao Cai Province. You can travel by bus or motorbike from those gates to Hanoi on national highway or expressway.
Visitors can go to Hanoi through international entries and exits between Laos and Vietnam including Bo Y Border Gate in Kon Tum and Cau Treo Border Gate in Ha Tinh. However these gates to Hanoi is farther than those gates in the north, visitors would have chance to enjoy provinces and cities of Vietnam during your journey.
Finally, if you depart from Cambodia, visitors probably travel to Hanoi through Moc Bai Border Gate in Tay Ninh Province, Vinh Xuong and Tinh Bien Border Gates in An Giang Province, Xa Xia Border Gate in Kien Giang and Hoa Lu Border gate in Binh Phuoc,….if you depart from these locations by bus, it might take you a lot of time to arrive in Hanoi.