How to get from HOI AN to PHONG NHA (2020)?

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How to get from Hoi An (Da Nang) to Phong Nha-Ke Bang? You can travel by bus or train+bus.


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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park – a popular tourist site at Dong Hoi.

    • Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in central Vietnam is a very popular tourist place. It is only about 45 km from Dong Hoi and yes, there is a railway station in this city. In Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can visit a few very interesting caves and this place is full of nature. In Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can also visit the largest cave in the world – Son Doong Cave (accessible only if you buy a tour). There are a few ways how you can travel from Hoi An/Da Nang to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Read carefully the instructions below how to get there.
    • You can book bus/train tickets from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang on Baolau

From Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can travel by bus or train+bus.

    • Travel distance from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is about  340 km by land. The nearest city to Hoi An is Da Nang – the most important transport hub in central Vietnam. From Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can travel by tourist bus and it takes about 8 hours, it is the most fastest way how to get to Hoi An. There are also some trains from Da Nang to Dong Hoi, but in Dong Hoi you have to travel by another local public bus to Phong Nha-Ke Bang and travel by combination of train/bus takes a lot of time. You can book bus/train tickets to Phong Nha from Hoi An online.


How do I get from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang?


1. BUS from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang

    • there are some buses from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
    • bus companies: Queen Café…
    • bus ticket from Hoi An to Phong Nha costs about $12/pp (sleeper)
    • travel by bus from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang takes about 8 hours
    • Book your bus tickets from Hoi an to Phong Nha-Ke Bang on Baolau
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Phong Nha-Ke Bang by email, ready to print this ticket and present when boarding the bus in Hoi An, read the instructions on Baolau
    • recommended for travelers – arrive 30 minutes before departure of the bus
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Bus of Queen Cafe from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (photo: Baolau).


2. TRAIN+BUS from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang
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You can also travel from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park by combination of train and bus. First you have to take a bus/taxi to Da Nang and from Da Nang you can travel by train to Dong Hoi. In Dong Hoi you can take a local bus or taxi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang. You can book bus tickets from Hoi An to Da Nang at Baolau or 12go.asia.

A) TRAIN from Da Nang to Dong Hoi

    • there are a lot of trains from Da Nang to Dong Hoi
    • travel by train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi takes about 5-6 hours
    • trains of Vietnam Railways + Livitrans Express tourist train
    • one-way train ticket from Da Nang to Dong Hoi costs about $7-15/pp (soft seat or berth)
    • Livitrans Express – luxury sleeper train – one-way train ticket costs about $77/pp
    • railway station in Da Nang – Da Nang Railway Station
    • railway station in Dong Hoi – Đồng Hới Railway Station
    • there are also various tourist buses between Da Nang and Dong Hoi
    • icon-angle-double-rightbook train tickets from Da Nang to Dong Hoi on Baolau or 12go.asia
    • you will receive your train e-ticket to Dong Hoi by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present when boarding the train in Da Nang, read the instructions

B) BUS/TAXI from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

    • it is about 45 km from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park
    • you have to travel by local bus from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha – read this article on Wikitravel
    • or you can take a taxi from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha
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Train in Vietnam. Soft seats and 4-berth cabin (photo: Baolau).


Baolau – multi-transport booking and search engine

– with Baolau you can book various tickets/flights for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Mynmar, Philippines…
– bus tickets for Asia, various well-know companies (Inter Bus Lines, Hoang Long, Hung Thanh, Futabus, The Sinh Tourist…)
– if you book train tickets with Baolau you can select a seat or berth in the train in Vietnam
– flights of various airlines in southeast Asia
– ferry tickets in Asia (eg. ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Nam Du Island…)
– tickets for Malaysia (eg. Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur to Malacca…)
– the officila prices of tickets and flights in Asia
– online train e-ticket in your smart phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print your train ticket)
– read also frequently asked questions on Baolau website

12go.asia – multi-transport booking and search engine

– 12go.asia – a similar service like Baolau, tickets for Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar…)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China (Shanghai to Nanjing, Beijing to Shanghai, Shenzhen to Guangzhou..)
– boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, eg. Koh Tao, Koh Kood, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi
– tickets for the major travel routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Koh Samui, Bangkok to Kanchanaburi, Bangkok to Chiang Mai
– if you book train tickets in Thailand on 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– read more inforamtion about traveling by train in Thailand
– you can not use an online train e-ticket in Thailand (12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand)
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai on 12go.asia or Baolau (Orient Express, PV2…), you must pick it up at the station

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Tourist boats in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Vietnam.

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Song Doong Cave is the largest cave in the world.

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In Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can enjoy some tourist boat trip.

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If you want to visit Song Doong Cave you have to buy a trip.

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Phong Nha-Ke Bang belongs to the most visited places in central Vietnam.


icon-info-circle Info + Faqs – Travel route from Hoi An to Phong Nhaicon-angle-double-down


How long does it take to get from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang?

    • Travel by bus from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang takes about 8 hours.
    • Travel by train+bus from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang (over Da Nang) takes about 8-10 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang?

    • Travel by bus from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang costs about $12.
    • Travel by train+bus from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang (over Da Nang) costs about $11-14.

What is the travel distance from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang?

    • Travel distance from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang is about 340 km by land.

Is there some tourist luxury train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi?

    • Yes, there is Livitrans Express tourist sleeper train from Da Nang to Dong Hoi and ticket costs about $70-80.

Is there also another way how to get from Hoi An to Phong Nha?

    • Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is accessible only by bus or motorbike, because there is no railway station in Phong Nha. The nearest biggest railway station is in Dong Hoi, about 45 km from the park.

It is possible to travel by plane from Hoi An to Phong Nha?

    • No, it is not possible to travel by plane from Hoi An to Phong Nha, because there are no airports in these towns. The nearest airport to Hoi An is Da Nang International Airport and Dong Hoi has also an airport, but there are no flights between these cities.

Where you can travel from Phong Nha-Ke Bang?

    • From Phong Nha-Ke Bang you can travel to northern Vietnam, you can take a bus to Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam, or you can travel to Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay.

Where to book and buy tickets from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang?

    • icon-angle-double-rightYou can book tickets from Hoi An to Phong Nha-Ke Bang on Baolau or 12go.asia


Train Schedule / Timetable – Da Nang to Dong Hoi + Train Ticketsicon-angle-double-down

Train Schedule - Da Nang to Dong Hoi

Departs in Da Nang

Arrival in Dong Hoi

Train Ticket

Train SE2 (seat, sleeper)

14:01

12:07

From $9.60

Train SE4 (seat, sleeper)

12:41

18:23

From $9.60

Train SE6 (seat, sleeper)

02:22

08:23

From $7.90

Train SE8 (seat, sleeper)

23:23

05:09

From $8.80

Train SE10 (seat, sleeper)

09:57

16:00

From $7.80

Train SE12 (seat, sleeper)

03:03

09:26

From $10.70

Train SE18 (seat, sleeper)

14:40

20:54

From $12.00

Train SE20 (seat, sleeper)

18:45

00:40

From $8.20

Livitrans Express (SE4) (sleeper)

12:41

18:23

From $77.60

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The best homestays/guesthouses in Phong Nha-Ke Bang. BeHome HomeStay in Phong Nha-Ke Bang (photo: Agoda).

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The best luxury hotels in Dong Hoi. Muong Thanh Luxury Nhat Le Hotel (photo. Agoda).


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