On the S-shaped land, there is a place featuring mountains, salty sea, fields of fragrant rice, fresh seafood as well as heroic relics throughout Vietnam’s history and neither bustling nor tranquil lifestyle to be forgettable. In addition, the launch of FLC Sam Son luxury resort complex at international standards marked the development in travel industry in Thanh Hoa province, an important factor attracting tourists to explore the wonderful land. For people from Ho Chi Minh city who are still hesitated because of far distance, you are no longer to worry about it because domestic airlines has operated direct flights from Ho Chi Minh city to Thanh Hoa. Book your flight now to discover yourself the charming land !
The ideal time to come
Thanh Hoa weather is divided into two distinct hot and cold seasons. Hot season lasts from May to October and cold season occurs from November to April next year. Each season has its own unique features for visitors from any region to explore. However, the best time to come to Thanh Hoa is from May to October when the rice is ripe on the terraced fields at the hillside making up for the beautiful region’s green carpet.
And you should pay attention to the weather forecast if you go to Thanh Hoa in November. Because storms is often occurs this time. In addition, there are many unique traditional festivals marking local custom in the period from February to April such as banh trung banh day festival, Mrs. Trieu festival, Phu Na festival. Each festival has its own features, symbolizing Vietnam’s traditional culture.
Flight from Ho Chi Minh city to Thanh Hoa
The distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Thanh Hoa is 1460km. It’s quite long, so traveling by air is always the convenient option for many people with safety and affordable fare. Today, all domestic airlines are constantly operating direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Thanh Hoa and vice versa. In-flight services are various (7 kgs of carry-on luggage, checked baggage, pre-booked seat, catering services) … and convenient for you.
Airfare is usually pricey during the peak travel season, on holidays in the period from May to October, April 30 – May 1 holidays, or the Lunar New Year. If you plan to arrive in Thanh Hoa at these times, you should book your flight approximately 1-2 months before departure date. Or late night or early morning flights are also good options.
Flight timing and required procedures
- Flight timing: there are about 19 flights a day from Ho Chi Minh City to Thanh Hoa taking about 2 hours 05 minutes.
- Required procedures : You should present at the airport at least 2 hours prior to schedule departure time for check-in and customs check. Check-in counters will be closed 40 minutes before departure time.
Tho Xuan Airport is located at Sao Vang Town, Tho Xuan District, Thanh Hoa Province, 45 km in the west from Thanh Hoa City with Passenger Terminal covering an area of 1150 m2, capacity of 600,000 passengers per year, ensuring a capacity of 190 passenger / rush hour and fully-equipped for aviation and non-aviation facilities.
The terminal is designed with two floors on a total floor area of 5,000 m2. The first floor is the check-in, luggage area and security screening area, conveyor belt. The second floor is for business lounge and commercial services such as Cafeterias, souvenir stalls.
Services are available at the airport such as: cafeterias, shuttle service, parking service, self-drive car rental, free WiFi, ATMs, baby-sitting service, luggage-related services (lockers and luggage storage, luggage packing), currency exchange, airport information, medical services, free battery charging service, tax refund area, free drinking water area, smoking area …
Transportation from the Airport to the downtown
You can have some options to choose as following:
- Bus: the route 19 has a frequency of 30 minutes / trip (from 5:30 to 18:30) with bus-stop at: Dong Son Hospital – Phu Tho Market (Dong Son District) – Tay Thanh Market – Guest House 25B. Remember that bus-stop is 1-2km far from the airport so you have to catch motorbike taxi to the bus-station.
- Taxi: Some reputable taxi companies such as Mai Linh, Mekong, Bac Trung Nam and Rang Dong Taxi standbying in front of the airport’s exit.
- Motorbike taxi : is flexible and convenient if you don’t bring many luggages.
Hope you have a nice trip with above useful information !