Son La is nestled among the mountains, yet it has decent connectivity. Son La has its own international airport. Apart from that, Son La can also be reached by road, either by bus, car or motorbike. A rather unconventional way of travelling to Son La is by boat along the Hoa Minh lake.
Son La has its own international airport and it has a number of flights to Europe and Africa. The most frequent flights are from neighbouring countries like Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and Laos. The airport is located about half-hour away from the city. You can hail a taxi from the airport or choose to pre-book a taxi through your travel agent.
Son La is a fairly small town and getting around is quite easy. You canchoose to walk short distances or hire a Xe Om.