Vietnam Airlines operates direct flights from the UK to Hanoi. There are also plenty of options with one connection via cities such as Frankfurt, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore.
There are no direct flights from the USA. You can find cheaper flights to Hanoi by avoiding school holidays, Christmas, New Year and the Tet holiday.
From London – 11 hours 5 minutes; New York – 19 hours (including stopover); Los Angeles – 18 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); Toronto – 18 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); Sydney – 13 hours (including stopover).
Hanoi City Airports
Location:The airport is around 35km (21 miles) north of the city.
Vietnam Airlines operates a bus service into the city and its office on Quang Trung Street and there is a public bus to Kim Ma Bus Station. Metered taxis are also available.