Useful tips at Da Nang International Airport

Da Nang in Central Vietnam is one of those incredible destinations that is unfortunately skipped by so many travellers. Da Nang marks the halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City in the south. It’s the fourth largest city in Vietnam. Apart from some shopping highlights and historical sights, the main reason for most travellers staying here is its proximity to the well-known My Khe Beach, Lang Co Beach, Hoi An and My Son.

Not only is a beautiful tourist city, with conditions and reasonable living costs, and modern infrastructure, Da Nang is also dubbed the “most livable city in Vietnam”. The city opens many opportunities for learning and working for young people. It converges many quality universities, one of which is FPT University. The city is also one of the busiest destinations.

The following tips at Da Nang International Airport suggested by FPT University Global will help fresh students to have a perfect departure or impression with your first arrival to Vietnam.

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Da Nang International Airport is the third busiest airport in Vietnam. It is an important transportation hub in the central region. The airport is located 2 km from the city center.The new terminal building opened at the end of 2011 offering travelers modern facilities and a wide range of airport services, including many shopping and dining venues.

The traffic volume in Da Nang International Airport is about hundreds of flights a day. From Da Nang International Airport, it is easy to travel domestically to other destinations such as Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Pleiku, Qui Nhon, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hai Phong, Can Tho, Buon Me Thuoc, Vinh with Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific, Vietjet Air or Vasco.

Along with the domestic airways, there are many international flights, mostly from South East Asia and East Asia such as Siem Reap, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taipei…..


You must have a valid passport and a visa (or Approval Letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay and you must have at least one blank visa page.

Visit the website of Embassy of Vietnam or contact us for the most current information.

Immigration Procedure:

  1. Upon your arrival in Da Nang, please follow the “Arrivals” sign to the Arrival Immigration Halls on the ground floor for immigration clearance.

  2. Proceed through the automated quarantine clearance system before completing the immigration procedures at the immigration counters.

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All the check in counters are on the second floor of the terminal building. Once you pass through the initial security checkpoint the check in counters are directly in front of you. Through this there is passport control where you complete airport procedures before heading into the departure lounge. You will need to pass one more security checkpoint at the boarding gate before boarding your flight.

Transport Options

Da Nang International Airport is only 2.5 km South West of the city centre and you can choose buses (Bus routes map here) or airport taxis to reach the city. The taxi rank is located just outside the arrivals hall. Be sure your driver turns on the metre and always have small change with you as drivers do not like changing larger notes.

As a commitment of an ideal university for international students, FPT University always works hard to bring the best experience for them when living in Vietnam in general and studying at FPT University in particular. Therefore, in addition to the high-quality education, international learning environment, and practical-oriented curriculum, the leading IT university in Vietnam is pleased to offer 5-star student services.

From the first moment of your arrival in Vietnam, FPT University will provide transportation from Noi Bai International Airport, Tan Son Nhat International Airport, and Da Nang International Airport. A free airport pickup service is only offered to newly commencing international students to bring the warmest welcome for them. In addition, the university also provides visa support service for international students.

FPT University is awarding 50 scholarships for students applying in September Intake 2019. The scholarship program aims to offer outstanding international students access to scholarship funds, attracting the brightest minds from across the globe. Learn more about the scholarship here.

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