Cam Ranh Airport – An international airport in Nha Trang

As one of the largest airports in terms of area in Vietnam, second only to Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Cam Ranh Airport was put into operation with the main purpose of serving the travel needs of Khanh Hoa people, as well as the southern provinces.

Cam Ranh Airport

Also known as a large international airport, it can accommodate many large and modern aircraft from international airlines.

Address: Cam Ranh Airport, Cam Nghia Ward, City. Cam Ranh, T. Khanh Hoa
Phone: (84.258) 398 9956
Fax: (84.258) 398


General information

Cam Ranh Airport was built in Cam Ranh peninsula, Cam Ranh city, Khanh Hoa province. This airport is 10km north of Cam Ranh city center. From here you only have to go 35km to get to the beautiful city center of Nha Trang.

Currently, Cam Ranh airport has 4 airlines including Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, Bamboo Airways, and Jetstar along with many other international airlines that are exploiting domestic and foreign routes to the airport every day. The airport has 26 aircraft parking positions with the capacity to receive hundreds of thousands of passengers during peak hours.

Lobby (Cam Ranh Airport - Nha Trang)

Cam Ranh International Airport is not only an ideal trading gateway, an important bridge to help investors and visitors to Khanh Hoa and the South Central provinces more convenient, but also a gateway for transportation. Not to serve the international socio-economic development of the whole region.

The new terminal put into operation has opened up development opportunities in many aspects for Khanh Hoa and neighboring provinces, as well as attracting investors.

The infrastructure of Cam Ranh  International Airport  – Nha Trang Airport

The new passenger terminal at Cam Ranh International Airport is modernly designed in combination with traditional local features, friendly with the environment, with an area of ​​13.995m2; area of ​​the car park and roads: 33,920m2 was inaugurated and put into operation in December 2009; capacity of 800 passengers/peak hour; In which, the domestic station is 600 passengers/peak hour, the international station is 200 passengers/peak hour. With 1.5-high-rise technological line, using 2 telescopic bridges to guide passengers;

Lobby - Cam Ranh Airport

The airport achieved 4D (according to the standards of the World Civil Aviation Organization – ICAO); capable of serving aircraft types: B-767 / Boeing-777; Airbus-330 and equivalent.

How to move from Cam Ranh airport to the city center?

Cam Ranh International Airport is about 35km from the city center, because of the quite far distance, you can choose one of the means being applied here such as taxi, bus, shuttle bus. Specifically with each vehicle as follows:


Airport taxi company exclusively provides cars in the area of ​​Cam Ranh airport, so right after landing you can easily choose a taxi to go to the city center with prices from 300,000 to 400,000 VND / way.

However, if you take the trouble to move out of the airport area, you can easily find another cheap taxi to go to the center with prices from 200,000 to 300,000 VND / way. If you travel in groups of 4-5 people or bring a lot of luggage, the taxi option is best.


There are currently 2 types of buses in operation at the airport: Dat Moi bus and Ford Transit 16 seats.

Dat Moi bus route from Cam Ranh Airport to Nha Trang city.

Dat Moi bus route (bus no.18) moves from Cam Ranh airport to the Nha Trang with a frequency of 30 minutes/time. Vehicles start operating at 05:30 – 21:30 daily and the ticket price is 50,000 VND / person.

Airport shuttle bus: Depart after 30 minutes since the plane landed or when the car is full of seats to the city center with the price from 65,000 VND / person However, the downside of this vehicle is that it is not suitable for those who carry a lot of luggage and only drop off passengers at the old airport entrance road at 86A Tran Phu.

Phuong Trang passenger car

Taking the Phuong Trang bus is also one of the good options to help you save on travel costs. For each trip, you only cost about 40,000 – 50,000 VND / person to go to the city center after about 1 hour of traveling.

Because the car is not parked near the airport, you should choose this method to go outside to catch a motorbike taxi to the nearby Phuong Trang bus stop for 10,000 – 20,000 VND.

Car shuttle

Currently, hotels, resorts, or homestays in the coastal city of Nha Trang also have a shuttle service that allows passengers to land at their destination without having to waste time searching for means of transportation.

Therefore, when booking, you should ask the hotel counselor whether or not to provide this service. Normally, the hotel shuttle will be quite cheap, from 150,000 to 200,000 VND / trip.

After moving to the city center, you can actively rent a motorbike or self-drive car to visit and travel during your vacation.

Utilities at this airport

Da Nang Airport meets international airport standards, so there are many modern and fully equipped services. Specifically:

  • Banking and ATM services.
  • Free trolley service.
  • Luggage packing service.
  • Free drinking water service.
  • Wifi internet service.
  • Free battery charging service.
  • Luggage storage service.
  • Health services.
  • Children’s play area.
  • Duty-free sales.
  • Food Service.
  • Rest service.

Distance from Cam Ranh airport to the attractions of Nha Trang

From Cam Ranh airport, if you do not have the intention of checking in at the hotel or check-in time and want to visit some outstanding destinations, you can refer to the following destinations:

Ponagar tower

This is a complex of the ancient cultural architecture of the Cham Pa people. In addition to admiring the unique artistic architecture, elaborately decorated details, visitors coming here will learn more about the worshiping beliefs of the Cham people.

Ponagar Tower, Nha Trang, Vietnam

The co-settlement of the Cham and the Vietnamese in Khanh Hoa has contributed to strengthening the Mother worship, also known as Goddess Thien Y A Na.

Cam Ranh Airport is about 40 km from Ba Po Nogar tower

Nha Trang Oceanography Institute

Institute of Oceanography is the place to research and display Khanh Hoa marine life. It displays more than 20,000 specimens of marine species, and cultured many rare marine species of different sizes and colors.

Nha Trang Oceanography Institute

Nha Trang Airport is 35km from Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography

Long Beach

Bai Dai is a beautiful beach not to be missed when coming to Nha Trang. Bai Dai attracts tourists by its poetic stretches of coast, clear blue beach and not too crowded tourists.

Bai Dai Beach
Bai Dai Beach

Cam Ranh Airport is about 2km from Bai Dai

Long Son Pagoda

The temple is located at the foot of Trai Thuy mountain, is a famous spiritual place frequented by visitors when coming to Nha Trang.

Long Son Pagoda (Nha Trang)

Cam Ranh Airport is about 35km from Long Son Pagoda.

Nha Trang International Airport (CXR) Faq’s

Is the Nha Trang International Airport (CXR) near the center of Nha Trang?

Cam Ranh International Airport is located in Cam Ranh peninsula, about 35 km from the Nha Trang city center

Is there a taxi at the Nha Trang International Airport on 24/24?

You can take an airport taxi at Nha Trang airport at any time of the day. The taxi rank is outside the terminal. The Nha Trang airport taxi service is charged by the meter, and it’s recommended to use a licensed taxi company only.

Is Nha Trang International Airport during the covid-19 epidemic dangerous?

In fact, it is not possible to foresee any problems that arise, but basically, Nha Trang airport is still a safe place because of the strict control of health problems for passengers going and coming. Besides, foreign visitors flying to Vietnam are immediately quarantined, so it is not a big concern.

Is Nha Trang airport open on 24/24?

The airport is open 24 hours.

Is there only one airport in Nha Trang?

Nha Trang has only one international airport serving domestic and foreign passenger transportation.

How far is Nha Trang International Airport (CXR) to Nha Trang?

About 35 km.

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