Hue Airport Vietnam is a well-know destination for flights in central Vietnam. People often call the local name as Phu Bai Airport. Although it’s not too huge and spacious an airport, Phu Bai International Airport still provides a wide range of essential services. The code of this airport is HUI , it’s easier to distinguish with other’s airports.
Hue airport Vietnam comprises two floors with total area of 6,539 m2 which means it can welcome over 1,5 million customers yearly. On the first floor, it is the designed spot for restricted arrivals, which consists international and domestic arrivals. Besides that, on the first floor, you also see the check-in security, lounge, food and drink corners, information center, airline offices, ATM for withdraw cash. On the second floor, it is a space for departure flights and it includes three terminals. Souvenir shops, restaurants and lounges are also located to serve passengers. Some airlines work at Phu Bai airport such as Vietnam airline, Vietjet, Bamboo airways and Jetstar Pacific.
1. Where is Hue Airport Vietnam
Hue Airport is located on 1A Highway, Phu Bai Ward, Huong Thuy Town, Thua Thien Hue Province, which is 15km to the southeast of Hue’s city center.
2. How far is it
2.1: To Hue City Center
Approximately, it will take around 30 minutes to reach the city center from Hue airport because of 15 km distance. You can easily use multiple transports such as taxi, motorbike, public bus or private car from a travel agent. Especially, booking private car is the most reliable way for transfer. After checking in your hotel in city center, you can start discovering Hue’s attractions. There are many things to do in this city, our driver can share you some tips or information when he drop you at the hotel.
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2.2: To Da Nang City
Traveling to Danang city from Hue airport is convenient by private car or taxi .It is about 78,5km, the duration of travel is one hour and haft to reach the destination. If you don’t feel tired after the flight, on the way the chauffeur will drive you visit some attractions such as Lang Co beach, Lap An lagoon, Hai Van Pass, Elephant Springs, etc.
2.3: To Hoi An City
You also can travel to Hoi An from Hue airport, the distance is 112km. Roughly it will cost 2 hours and 30 minutes for transfer. You can embark a private car from a travel agent or taxi. Additionally, you also have an opportunity to sightseeing to amazing destinations such as Lap An Lagoon, Lang Co beach, Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountain, Dragon Bridge, My Khe beach, etc.
3. Hue Airport Vietnam Services
Food and Drink: Hue airport serves food and drink in both floors, you can choose different options from the menu of the restaurants. They serve local cuisines and fast foods. You must try the Bun Bo Hue – Hue Noodle Soup when you come to our ancient captital. The price of food and drink are higher cost but not overpriced.
Sleeping: It depend on the duration of your layover at Hue airport, you can select the place for resting. If you have a short break, you can sleep at the bench . If you feel tired and need to recharge the energy, you can look for some hotels, which are close by the airport. We recommend you stay in Senna Hue Hotel, Scarlett Boutique Hotel, Indochine Palace Hotel, Serene Hotel, Jade Hotel, Alba Spa Hotel, etc. It will just take around 30 minutes by car or bus to arrive the hotel.
Shopping: Duty-free isn’t applicable in Phu Bai airport. However, you can shop for clothes, local special foods, handicraft souvenirs such as accessories, jewelry in department stores on the ground and the first floor.
ATM / Bank Services: If you need cash to spend, there are several ATM machines at the first floor. Transaction fee is applied when you withdraw cash, there is a limited amount to get money from an ATM so you should notice about this too.
4: How to get to Hue City Center
You can choose different options to travel from Hue airport to Hue city center. Public bus, private car from a travel agent, taxi or motorbike are available transfer you. It is depend on your travel purpose; you can select the suitable vehicles for your trip.
4.1: By Bus
This is the cheapest option to travel from Hue airport to city center. If you don’t carry many suitcases, you can travel by bus. Roughly, it will take 30 – 40 minutes to arrive the city center. The price for bus transfer is 90,000 VND = 3 USD. The bus works from 8:20am to 10:45pm daily, it come every 30 minutes so you don’t have to wait for too long. You can purchase the ticket directly from the airport. It will drop you off at your hotel within the center. There are 10 to 25 buses works everyday. The phone contact is 1900 6763.
4.2: By Car
This is the most reliable option for passengers who wish to travel from Hue airport to city center. Before your travel date, you can book through online from a travel agent a private car, they will immediately confirm your booking. You might interest in to book private car transports from VM Travel. If you can’t process a booking online, there are several tourism desks at the airport, which you can book directly. The cost estimate 250,000 VND = 10 USD. With this option, passengers can feel extremely satisfied because our drivers speak English so you can communicate on the way. Especially, private car transfer from a travel agent will drop you off anywhere in Hue.
4.3: By Taxi
At Hue airport, there are many taxi drivers wait you to pick you up. You can easily find some brands such as Thanh Cong taxi, Mai Linh taxi, Go taxi, Vinasun taxi, etc. It will cost around 300,000 VND = 13 USD for one way trip. This option is also allow you have your own space to travel, drivers can not speak English so its challenging for communications. Even though travel with taxi is faster but it’s more expensive compare to other transports.