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Quang Ninh is not only one of three main regions in the North of Vietnam, but also endowed with the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site of Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Van Don and Co To Islands. In addition, the province has made an substantial leap forward in tourism development in the past decade with emerging hotels and resort complexes, apartments, restaurants. 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 Quang Ninh. Book your flight now to discover yourself the fascinating land!

The best time to come

Quang Ninh weather is divided into two seasons: a hot and rainy summer; a cold winter. Winter starts from early November to late March next year, and summer occurs from April and to late October. Traveling in each season will have its own distinctive features. However, the most appropriate time is summer from April to October, you can participate in many interesting activities.

In addition, you can attend many irresistible traditional festivals marking local custom, national heroic events kept until today such as Carnaval festival in April, Cherry Blossom festival from Japan, Yen Tu festival starting from January 10th until late March (lunar calendar), Cua Ong festival from January 2 to March 30 (lunar month), Bach Dang festival on March 8 (lunar calendar).

Flight from Ho Chi Minh to Quang Ninh

The distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Quang Ninh is 1,721km. 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 Quang Ninh 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.

Suggestion

Airfare is usually pricey during the peak travel season in the period from April to October. If you plan to arrive in Quang Ninh 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 : 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.

Airport information

Van Don International Airport is located at Doan Ket Commune, Van Don District, Quang Ninh Province – The first private airport in Vietnam, a strategic location in the north, connecting Quang Ninh to domestic and international destinations.

On a total area of nearly 27,000m2, the terminal is designed with two separate departure and arrival zones. Its overall architecture of Van Don airport is impressive with a unique roof inspired by the image of the wind-stretched brown sails facing the sea. The multi-layer structure of the roof not only features Ha Long Bay’s characters but also creates a space to receive natural light and fresh wind from the Van Don sea for your comfort during waiting time.

Services are available at Van Don International Airport: check-in counters, Security check, Customs clearance, Cafeterias, Duty free shops, Transportation services.

Transportation from the airport to the downtown

You can opt for travelling from the airport to the downtown by various vehicles :

  • Taxi : is the most convenient vehicle for a group of 3-5 travelers carrying many things with reputable taxi companies such as Quang Minh, Van Don, Mai Linh, Long Khanh.
  • Motorbike taxi : is flexible if you don’t bring many luggages and want to view landscapes on the way.

Hope you have a nice trip with above useful information !