Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) is the main airport on Phu Quoc Island in southern Vietnam. The airport is located about 15 km south of the main town of the island (Duong Dong). For getting from Phu Quoc Airport to the hotel in Phu Quoc, you can use airport bus, taxi, private transfer or motorbike taxi.
Find out how to get from Phu Quoc Airport to your hotel with this guide to Phu Quoc Airport transportation.
General Information of Phu Quoc International Airport
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) is located in Duong To Commune, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang Province. The airport is located in the southern part of Phu Quoc Island, about 15 km south of Duong Dong Town center. Phu Quoc Airport is one of the smaller airports in Vietnam but it serves more than 3 million passengers per year.
Currently, there are many local airlines offering daily trips to the island such as Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Bamboo Airways and VietJet Air. The airport also operates international flights to and from Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, China, Cambodia, Italy, Norway, England, Russia, etc.
The airport is designed to serve domestic and international passengers. There are 36 check-in counters available for passengers. International terminal is located in the eastern half and the western half is occupied by domestic terminal.
Traveling from Phu Quoc Airport to Hotel / Duong Dong Town
To travel from Phu Quoc Airport to the center of Duong Dong Town or your hotel in another area on the island, you can take a taxi, airport bus, motorbike taxi or hire a private transfer, depending on your own preferences and the number of people traveling together.
Phu Quoc Airport Bus
Phu Quoc Airport Bus is a reliable public bus service offered by Phu Quoc Bus Joint Stock Company. This bus is a perfect choice for travelers who want to experience the combination of exploring nature and cultural history and the life of the local people while on the way from the airport. Phu Quoc public bus brings convenience and can also save lots of travel costs during your journey.
There is only 1 bus route operating currently but it lets you travel from Phu Quoc Airport to the center of Duong Dong Town or to get from the airport to An Thoi in the southern end of the island. Therefore, if you will be staying not on this bus route, taking Phu Quoc Airport Bus might be not the best choice.
To take Phu Quoc Airport Bus, you just need to exit the airport building and wait for the bus there. Depending on the location of your hotel, ask the bus driver if he is going to Duong Dong (north from the airport) or An Thoi (south from the airport) and choose the right direction.
The public bus is normally operating from 5:40 to 17:20, with departures from the terminal points of the route scheduled every 40 minutes. The fixed fare of Phu Quoc Airport Bus is 20,000 VND per person.
Phu Quoc public bus is running from Phu Quoc Airport to Duong Dong Town along Tran Hung Dao Street and turns at 30/4 Street to continue the route along Nguyen Trung Truc Street with the terminal bus stop being located at their own bus station at 111 Nguyen Trung Truc.
If you need to travel from Duong Dong Town center to Phu Quoc Airport, you should catch the bus on Nguyen Trung Truc Street before the flight time about 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours.
Airlines Airport Bus
In addition to using the public bus of Phu Quoc, you can also take the airlines bus. Jetstar Pacific is the domestic airlines that operates flights to and from Phu Quoc and is also serving the bus route from the airport the city center and vice versa. Jetstar bus from/to Phu Quoc Airport is running according to the flight schedule of Jetstar Airlines.
You can buy a bus ticket right on the plane when the flight is about to land at Phu Quoc Airport and get on the bus about 30 minutes after the flight arrives. The bus ticket price is 40,000 VND per person.
Taxi is a very popular mean of transportation in Phu Quoc. Unfortunately, currently there is no Grab or Uber available on Phu Quoc, so your only choice is the regular taxi. For getting from Phu Quoc Airport to city center or your hotel / resort, taking airport taxi is the right choice when you want to travel quickly and conveniently.
However, Phu Quoc taxis are quite expensive as the taxi fare here is about 17,000 VND per km. The taxi fare for a trip from Phu Quoc Airport to Duong Dong center can be about 140,000 - 200,000 VND for a one-way trip, depending on the distance you travel. There is also an additional 10,000 VND airport surcharge that you need to pay when exiting the airport.
Despite the relatively high price, taxis are still the first choice of many tourists. If you travel as a group of people or carry bulk luggage and have no pre-arranged transportation, taking a taxi might be the best option. For those who want to save costs, you can use a taxi-sharing service but pre-booking is required to arrange the trip.
The most reliable Phu Quoc taxi companies:
Taxi Vinasun Phu Quoc: Vinasun taxi is well-known by many people. Currently, there are more than 100 Vinasun taxis available all over the island offering cars with from 4 to 7 seats. They are always ready to mees the demand for traveling from Phu Quoc Airport to Duong Dong Town and anywhere in Phu Quoc.
Taxi Phu Quoc: Phu Quoc taxi company is known for its quality service and affordable price. It can be a taxi company for you to choose for getting from Phu Quoc Airport to your hotel.
Taxi Sasco Phu Quoc: Sasco is a very famous taxi company in Phu Quoc.
Taxi Mai Linh Phu Quoc: This is the biggest taxi company in Vietnam that is trusted by many customers.
Taxi Saigon Phu Quoc: Taxi Saigon Phu Quoc is the branch of the taxi company available in southern provinces. The outstanding characteristic is the yellow taxi which is easily identifiable along the road.
Taxi Quang Quang Phu Quoc: This is the local taxi company operating in Phu Quoc that is affordable and also serves well.
By Private Transfer
Private Transfer can be considered as the best option to travel from Phu Quoc Airport to any destination in Phu Quoc and many tourists use this service. Private cars used for transfer can accommodate up to 12 passengers so this mean of transportation is especially suitable for large groups or travelers with bulky luggage.
As soon as you get to the airport, you can easily find the car and professional driver who will be ready to serve you with a high quality service while transferring you to your hotel in a modern air-conditioned vehicle. This is a real hassle free option for getting to or from Phu Quoc Airport.
Phu Quoc Airport private transfer will take you from the airport to anywhere in Phu Quoc at a fixed price, regardless of it being an early morning or late night. The price of airport transfer depends on how many seats you want. The average prices for Phu Quoc Airport private transfer are the following:
- Group of 3 people, costs around 160,000 VND for one-way trip
- Group of 5 people, costs around 200,000 VND for one-way trip
- Group of 12 people, costs around 340,000 VND for one-way trip
Private transfer can be easily booked in advance here: Private Phu Quoc Airport Transfers (PQC) for Phu Quoc.
By Motorbike Taxi
Taking a motorbike taxi is also possible at Phu Quoc Airport. If you are traveling alone with just a backpack, the choice of motorbike taxi can save you money. However, motorcycles are not allowed to enter the airport, so you need to walk to the outdoor parking lot at the gate of Phu Quoc Airport, where many motorbike taxi drivers are waiting for passengers.
The price of motorbike taxi in Phu Quoc is about 7,000-10,000 VND for 1 km. The price of motorbike taxi to destinations in Phu Quoc for your reference:
- From the airport to Duong Dong: 60,000-70,000 VND for 1 way trip
- From the airport to Long Beach: 50,000 VND for 1 way trip
- From the airport to Bai Sao: 100,000 VND for 1 way trip
- From the airport to Ong Lang Beach: 100,000-120,000 VND for 1 way trip
In order to avoid being overcharged by the driver, you should ask and agree on the price in advance.
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