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How to travel from and to Dalat Airport

When travelling the 30 km distance from Dalat Airport (Lien Khuong International Airport) to the city centre or vice versa, you have 2 options: you can take a 1-hour taxi or a 1-hour bus. Rates start from 290,000 VND ($11.50) and 40,000 VND ($1.60), respectively.

2 ways to get from and to Dalat Airport

Transport ModeDurationCostsAvailability
Taxi1 hour290,000 VND ($11.50)Check Private Transfers
Bus1 hour40,000 VND ($1.60)Read article for more info

The taxi is a very convenient way to get from Dalat Airport to the city centre and vice versa. We recommend taking a taxi if you’re travelling in a group or if you have bulky luggage. Rates for a private transfer start from 290,000 VND ($11.50).

If you’re travelling light, a more affordable way to travel to and from Dalat Airport is the airport bus. This bus goes all the way from the airport to the tourist centre in Dalat, but you may need an additional taxi ride depending on your hotel’s location. A ticket costs 40,000 VND ($1.60).

Itinerary from and to Dalat Airport

Da Lat city

Dalat Airport by Taxi

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 290,000 VND ($11.50)
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 290,000 VND ($11.50)

If you’re travelling in a group or carrying a lot of luggage, it’s best to take a taxi when travelling between the airport and Dalat city centre.

We recommend that you pre-book your ride via Klook so that your driver will already be waiting for you at the airport. Also, you can expect a nice car with a trusted driver. Rates start from 290,000 VND ($11.50).

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You can also get a taxi upon arrival at the airport. Make sure to ask the driver to turn on the meter! For reference, some of the most trusted taxi companies in Dalat include Mai Linh, Dalat Taxi, and Thang Loi.

Regular taxi fares between Lien Khuong Airport and the city centre range from 250,000 VND ($10) to 300,000 VND ($12).

Dalat Airport by Airport Bus

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 40,000 VND ($1.60)
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 40,000 VND ($1.60)

The airport bus is a more affordable option for solo travellers with light luggage. This shuttle bus operates daily from 06:00 to 18:00. If your flight arrival or departure is beyond those hours, then you’ll have to take a taxi.

Travel time with the airport bus from Dalat Airport to the city centre is around 1 hour. A ticket costs 40,000 VND ($1.60).

Departure and arrival station

You can find the shuttle buses at the parking lot just outside the arrivals hall of Dalat Airport. Buy your ticket at the nearby booth before boarding the bus.

In Dalat, there are 2 drop-off points: Ngoc Phat Hotel near Xuan Huong Lake and Le Thi Hong Gam Street near Dalat Market. It’s best to ask the driver beforehand where their last stop is. But most probably you’ll need an additional taxi ride to get to your hotel.

Taking an airport bus from Dalat city centre to Dalat Airport

When travelling from the city centre to Lien Khuong Airport, the shuttle bus picks up passengers from Ngoc Phat Hotel.

The buses usually depart from the city 2 hours before every flight departure at Dalat Airport. But we recommend that you confirm this with a staff beforehand so that there are no surprises on the day of your trip.


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