Dalat is a famous tourist attraction in Vietnam. In order to get to Dalat, you can choose some means of transport as below.
- By air:
International travellers can choose airway to get to Lien Khuong airport – Dalat. However, there are only some flights from Bangkok (Skyview Airways) or from Tokyo (Japan Airlines) operated.
If you can not get direct flights of Skyview Airways or Japan Airlines to go to Dalat, you should transit in one of Vietnam internal airport such as Danang airport, Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City or Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi then connect to your flight to Dalat.
From Noi Bai airport (in Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat airport (in Ho Chi Minh City), you can get flight tickets of Vietnam airlines or Vietjet Air to get to Dalat. The airfare ranges from 1.330.000 VND to 1.840.000 VND/ticket Hanoi-Dalat, or from 720.000 VND to 870.000 VND/ticket Saigon – Dalat. On arrival at Lien Khuong airport in Dalat, you can get a taxi or a bus to the place you want.
- By road:
When choosing to travel to Dalat by road, you can buy coach ticket or hire a private car. (But if you start from Hanoi, you’d better go by airplane because of long distance – 1,481 km).
Travellers from Ho Chi Minh city often choose coaches which takes about 8 hours to get to Dalat. The price for coaches is cheaper, only from 180.000 VND to 210.000 per ticket per way.
Besides, if you love back-packing, you can go by motorbike from any provinces, or cities in Vietnam to get to Dalat to experience the beautiful scenes on both sides before getting to “The city of flowers”.