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Luang Prabang Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Luang Prabang Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

At the ticket counter 4 guards stared intently at my passport, for a long time, stamped it, then handed it back. Still without saying a word or a change in facial expression. - Macca

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Luang Prabang International Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small single-terminal airport with minimal shopping and dining options. There’s not much to do here, so have a book or a few magazines for entertainment!

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Luang Prabang Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Luang Prabang Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by purchasing a lounge pass or through a lounge membership program (ie. Priority Pass). Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Luang Prabang Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Le Bel Air Boutique Resort - (6 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • My Dream Boutique Resort - (7 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle is available upon request (email or call +856 71 252 853 to arrange). » Check Rates
  • Luang Prabang Paradise Resort - (7 minutes from the airport) Free roundtrip airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Bellevue Bungalows - (7 minutes from the airport) Basic, budget lodging near the airport. No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Luang Prabang Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

In January 2018, a reader let us know that WiFi is available at Luang Prabang Airport. You need to sign-up for an account first.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: unknown.
  • Currency Exchange - Yes
  • Food & Drinks - There is a restaurant
  • Information Desk - Yes
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

As of this update, we were unable to confirm airport hours of operation. We recommend that you read a few reviews before deciding to sleep in the airport overnight. If you know the airport hours, please send an email to guides@sleepinginairports.com and we will update this airport guide.

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Airlines

As of February 2018, Luang Prabang airport is served by the following airlines: Thai Airways • Vietnam Airlines • China Eastern.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Hotel Shuttles

Some local hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport. Contact your hotel of choice for availability and details.

Taxis

Prepaid taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport. Stop at the Prepaid Taxi booth in the Arrivals hall to pay for your ride. You will receive a ticket to give to your taxi driver before boarding the taxi.

Tuk Tuks

Travel like the locals do! If your load is light, you can travel at a fraction of the price of a taxi by taking a “tuk tuk”, which pass along the main road near the airport.

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Last Updated: 14 February 2018

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .