Getting to Viet Nam



From Cambodia: There is a road crossing at Moc Bai (Tay Ninh province 80km from Saigon) connecting Phnom Penh in Cambodia with Saigon. The new crossing into Cambodia via Chau Doc (245 km from Saigon) is passable either by boat or road.

From Laos: There is a road crossing at Lao Bao in Quang Tri Province, about 160km north of Hue, connecting Savannakhet with Central Vietnam. Another road into Vietnam is via Cau Treo, Ha Tinh Province.

From China: There are 03 roads crossing at Ha Khau (Lao Cai Province), Dong Dang (Lang Son Province) and Mong Cai (Quang Ninh Province


There are no normal sea crossings into Vietnam although an increasing number of cruise liners sail into Vietnamese waters. The only other international connection by boat is the Mekong River crossing from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc (see above).


There is an international rail connection between China and Vietnam, from Peking via Nanning to Hanoi crossing at Lang Son and from Kunming to Hanoi via Lao Cai.


Vietnam currently has three international airports: Noi Bai serving Hanoi and the north, Danang International Airport serving the central provinces and Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City serving the south.
Available flights from Vietnam include Bangkok, Singapore, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sydney, Berlin, Jakarta, Manila, Taipei, Guangzhou, Vientiane, Amsterdam, Moscow, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Dubai, Osaka, Kaohsiung, and Phnom Penh.

Aeroflot Moscow Hanoi, Saigon
Air France Paris Hanoi, Saigon
Asiana Seoul Saigon
Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Hanoi, Saigon
China Southern Nanning Hanoi
China Airlines Taipei Saigon
Eva Air Taipei Saigon
Japan Airlines Tokyo/Osaka Saigon
KLM Royal Dutch Amsterdam Saigon
Korean Ai Seoul Saigon
Lao Aviation Vientiane Hanoi
Lauda Air Vienna Saigon
Lufthansa Frankfurt Saigon
Malaysian Airlines Kuala Lumpur Hanoi, Saigon
Philippine Airlines Manila Saigon
Qantas Sydney/Melbourne Saigon
Royal Air Cambodge Phnom Penh Saigon
Siem Reap Airways Siem Reap Saigon
Singapore Airlines Singapore Hanoi, Saigon
Thai International Sydney/Melbourne via Bangkok Hanoi, Saigon
Vietnam Airlines Singapore, Paris, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Frankfurt Hanoi, Saigon


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