Seattle to Vientiane Flights
Flights to Vientiane
While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.
When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.
If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.
Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.
Vientiane Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Vientiane, the laid-back capital of Laos. Visitors to Vientiane fly into Wattay International Airport, also called Vientiane International Airport, located in Vientiane Prefecture, approximately two miles west of the city. AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, Jin Air, Lao Air, Lao Airlines, Lao Central Airlines, Thai Airways International and Vietnam Airlines offer nonstop domestic and international flights to Bangkok, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Nanning and Hanoi, among other popular cities.
Wattay International Airport Transportation Options
Travelers arriving at Wattay International Airport can take a taxi to the center of the city. Taxi stands are located near the exit of both terminals. The cost of a taxi ride to the city's center is approximately $6. Travelers must buy a taxi coupon from the airport taxi counter before hailing a taxi. Public bus service is available from the main road, a short walk from the terminals. You can catch a bus from the main road to the city center for approximately $1.
Weather Information for Vientiane
Vientiane's weather is consistently hot and humid all year long, with average temperatures in the high 80s and 90s and average low temperatures in the high 60s and 70s. The city has a dry season and a monsoon season. The dry season runs from November through March. It is cooler in the dry season, making it a better time to visit.
Popular Attractions in the Vientiane Area
The Pha That Luang and Wat Si Muang Buddhist temples are two of the most popular tourist attractions in Vientiane. Other popular sites include Patuxai, Buddha Park, Haw Phra Kaew and Lao National Museum. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets for admission to area attractions and cheap flights to Vientiane.
Cheap flights from Seattle to Vientiane
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Seattle and Vientiane airports and terminals
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