Dalat airport (official name: Lien Khuong airport) is an important airport in the Central region of Vietnam. The distance from the airport to the city centre is about 30km.

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dalat airport
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As one of the important airports in Central Vietnam, Dalat airport was built in 1961 and has welcomed thousands of tourists for the past many years. Currently, the People's Committee of Lam Dong province is aiming to renovate and invest in upgrading the airport from level 4D to 4E of ICAO standards.

- ICAO code: VVD

- IATA code: DLI

- E-visa is not accepted here

- Website: https://vietnamairport.vn/lienkhuongairport/en

I - Where is Dalat airport located?

lien khuong airport

Source: Soc Son

This airport is located next to Highway 20 in Lien Nghia Town, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province - about 30km from Dalat city center. To travel to Dalat city center from the airport, you can choose to go by bus, shuttle bus, or taxi, specifically:

Bus and shuttle bus

Currently, in Dalat, there are 2 transport units providing airport bus services as follows:     

Dalat airport shuttle bus schedule & fare

- Fare: 40,000 VND/person ($1.7)

- Travel time: 45 minutes

- Operating hours: 6am - 6pm

- Drop-off point: Le Thi Hong Gam Street, Ward 1, Dalat City

Lam Dong Auto Transport Company

- Fare: 30,000 - 40,000 VND/person ($1.3 - 1.7)

- Travel time: 45 minutes

- Frequency: 10 - 20 minutes/trip from 5:30am to 7pm

- Hotline: 0263 3822 204

- Drop-off point: bus station Mai Anh Dao Street, Ward 8, Dalat City

lien khuong airport taxi

Lien Khuong airport DLI - Source: Internet


Travel time is about 30 - 40 mins/trip and it costs 400,000 - 500,000 VND/4-seater car ($17.3 - 21.6). Some taxi companies you can refer to:

- Thang Loi taxi: hotline 02633 835 583

- Mai Linh taxi: hotline 02633 838 3838

- Sao Do taxi: hotline 02633 959 595

- Vina Gold taxi: hotline 02633 866 866

Private car rental

This is a reference price for going straight from Dalat airport to the city center. If you want to stop along the way for sightseeing or change the schedule, you should inform the change early to car company and this may incur additional charges. 

Price list: 

Car type


Small size 4 seater car

200,000 VND ($8.7)

4 seater car

220,000 VND ($9.5)

7 seater car

240,000 VND ($10.4)

Some companies that provide private car rental services:

- AGO Tourist: hotline 0965 968 151 / website: https://agotourist.com

- Hoa Dalat travel: hotline: 0263 357 6888 / website: https://dulichdalat.pro

II - Dalat airport departures and arrivals

dalat airport departures and arrivals

Source: Dautu

Summary table of provinces, cities, and airlines that operate flights to and from Lien Khuong airport Vietnam.




Useful information


Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet; Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Bamboo Airways

- Flight time: 1 hour 45 mins
- Suitable destinations: Hanoi, Mai Chau, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Dalat

Ho Chi Minh City

Bamboo Airways; Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Vietjet Air; Vietnam Airlines

- Flight time: 50 mins
- Suitable destinations: Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau, Dalat


Bamboo Airways; Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

- Flight time: 1 hour 40 mins
- Suitable destinations: Hoi An, Quang Ngai, Khanh Hoa

Hai Phong

Bamboo Airways;  Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

- Flight time: 1 hour 50 mins
- Suitable destinations: Lan Ha Bay, Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island, Dalat

Can Tho

Bamboo Airways; Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

- Flight time: 1 hour


Jetstar Pacific Airlines; Vietnam Airlines

- Flight time: 1 hour 
- Suitable destinations Danang, Hoi An, Hue, My Son sanctuary 


Vietnam Airlines; Vietjet Air

- Flight time: 1 hour 30 mins
- Suitable destinations: Vinh city, Ha Tinh

Thanh Hoa

Vietnam Airlines

- Flight time: 1 hour 45 mins
- Suitable destinations: Thanh Hoa, Pu Luong, Dalat

Phu Quoc

Vietnam Airlines

Flight time: 1 hour 10 mins


Vietjet Air



Vietjet Air; Korean Air



Vietjet Air



Thai VietJet Air

Flight time: 7 hours 20 mins


Qingdao Airlines


III - Services at Dalat airport

1 - Visa on arrival

Visitors entering this airport are provided with visa services on the spot. However, to get a visa, foreign visitors need to have a visa approval letter first, then proceed with stamping procedures on the passport right at the airport. To get the visa approval letter and get the stamp at the airport, travelers need to follow these steps:

Step 1: Fill out the visa application letter completely

Step 2: Make payment through OnePay or PayPal


dalat airport services

Services at Lien Khuong airport Dalat - Source: Sigmund

Step 3: If you need it urgently, the visa approval letter is sent to your mail after 1 to 2 working hours, if it is not too urgent, it will be after 1 to 2 working days.

Step 4: Carry out stamping procedures

- You need to prepare your original passport (valid longer than 6 months), 2 photos 4x6, visa approval letter (printed from mail), fill out the NA1 declaration, and pay the visa stamp fee.

- Provide documents for customs staff at the visa counter to be stamped

- Pass the passport inspection desk for customs to stamp entry on the passport.

2 - Dalat airport sim card service

At this airport, there is also a sim card service so you do not need to worry. You can buy a sim card at the foreign currency - telecommunications counter of Song Viet Joint Stock Company - which provides all telecommunications services with the entire 4G sims, top-up phone cards,...

3 - Dalat airport food

dalat airport food

Chicken rice - Source: Laura Lanckriet

The airport provides fast food, serving tourists in a short time. You can refer to:

- Confetti Food & Drink: There is a beef noodle soup with the price of about 60,000 VND/serving ($2.6)

- Cherry Coffee: There is chicken rice with the price of about 100,000 VND/serving ($4.3)

5 - Dalat airport map


We do hope that the above information about Lien Khuong airport is helpful for your upcoming trip to Dalat - the dreamy city of flowers in Vietnam. Numerous attractions such as Datanla waterfall, Dambri waterfall, The Crazy house, Xuan Huong lake, Dalat night market,... and many other delectable foods in Dalat are waiting to be discovered

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