Foodies will be spoilt for choice with the city's great range of authentic street vendors and funky bakery cafes. Take a seat on one of the small colourful plastic stools along the road and enjoy a delicious bowl of pho noodle soup while watch the bustling traffic rush by.
One of the most famous activities just outside of Hanoi is a tour of the idyllic Ha Long Bay. The World Heritage-listed bay is one of the most popular attractions in Vietnam offering stunning views of limestone caves covered in lush greenery. Immerse yourself in a relaxing day on a traditional junk boat and enjoy a delicious lunch as you exploring the bay's secluded and idyllic lagoons.
Hanoi Airport (HAN)
Flights from Australia to Hanoi will disembark at Noi Bai International Airport.
Nội Bài International Airport (HAN) is the largest airport in the northern Vietnam. Located 45 km from Hanoi, the travel time from the city centre is 30-45 minutes. The airport is small compared to the other two international airports in Vietnam, but expansion in the form of a second terminal is planned.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Noi Bai International Airport. Book your Hanoi Airport accommodation.
Getting to Hanoi
There are many airlines that offer flights to Hanoi from Australia. Flights from Sydney and Melbourne via Hong Kong or Bangkok take between 11 and 15 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Singapore or Kuala Lumpur take between 14 and 16 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok take between 11 and 12 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Hanoi
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Hanoi from Australia include:
For more information on Hanoi holidays check out our Hanoi travel guide.
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