How to go → HANOI to DA NANG? ☀️

How to get from Hanoi to Da Nang?
How to get from Hanoi to Da Nang in central Vietnam? You can travel to Da Nang from Hanoi in Vietnam by plane, train, bus.
1. Train – Hanoi to Da Nang
2. Flight – Hanoi to Da Nang
3. Bus – Hanoi to Da Nang
4. Bus – Hanoi to Hoi An
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From Hanoi to Da Nang you can travel by train, sleeper bus or plane.

    • The travel distance from Hanoi to Da Nang and Hoi An spans about 780 km by train or bus. Opting for the best, fastest, and most comfortable mode, traveling by plane to Da Nang proves ideal, with numerous direct flights available daily. A direct flight from Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport to Da Nang International Airport typically takes about 1.5 hours, significantly reducing travel time compared to the 15-17 hour journey by sleeper train. The most cheapest train tickets to Da Nang from Hanoi cost about $20-30/pp. While regular sleeper trains and private luxury trains offer alternatives, low-cost flights from Hanoi to Da Nang sometimes start as low as $50 per person.
    • Traveling by sleeper train presents a viable option for exploring other destinations in central Vietnam, albeit less expedient. Additionally, tourist sleeper buses operate from Hanoi to Da Nang and Hoi An, albeit less comfortably and taking approximately 12-16 hours. Upon arrival at Da Nang Airport, convenient bus or private minivan/car options are available for onward travel to Hoi An ancient town. Bus tickets or private car transfers from Da Nang Airport to Hoi An can also be booked in advance. Furthermore, from Da Nang, travelers can embark on journeys to destinations like Quy Nhon or Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.

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Train tickets from Hanoi to Da Nang start at $20-25/pp.

    • Da Nang and Hoi An, among the most frequented towns in central Vietnam, draw substantial foreign tourist attention. Hoi An, situated approximately 20 km from Da Nang, boasts rich historical heritage, characterized by unique architecture and ambiance. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, Hoi An’s city center retains its authentic charm, preserving numerous crafts such as wood carving, ceramics, tailoring, and lantern production. Once a bustling international port in the 17th century, Hoi An’s ancient prosperity continues to captivate visitors.
    • Travelers have three options for reaching Da Nang from Hanoi: by direct flight, train, or sleeper tourist bus. Carefully review the instructions outlined below to facilitate your journey to Da Nang from Hanoi and conveniently secure your tickets online. Before reaching Da Nang, consider exploring Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Dong Hoi, you can go there by local public bus or private taxi from Dong Hoi.
Travel Mode – Hanoi to Da Nang: Travel Time Cost Range
Direct Flight 1.5 hours $50-200/pp
Train by VR 15-17 hours $20-85/pp
Sleeper Bus 12-16 hours $16-33/pp

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How do I get from Hanoi to Da Nang?


1. TRAIN from Hanoi to Da Nang

Traveling by train from Hanoi to Da Nang is probably the most used transport option between these cities. It is relatively cheap, seats or sleeping beds are available, as well as luxury tourist sleeping trains that are added to the regular trains of Vietnam Railways. It is necessary to take into account that the train journey to Da Nang from Hanoi takes a long time and takes approximately 16-17 hours, depending on the type of train.

Trains depart from Hanoi Railway Station (120 Đường Lê Duẩn), which is easily accessible from Hoan Kiem city center, and arrive at Da Nang Railway Station (791 Hải Phòng), (see Vietnam Railway Map), which is also a short distance from the city center. Regular trains to Da Nang are equipped with seats and sleeping beds, which are 4-6 people in the cabin.

The seats are the cheapest version of train transport, one-way tickets from Hanoi to Da Nang cost approximately $20-50/per person, luxury sleeper trains range from $60-80/per person. Tourist sleeper trains from Hanoi to Da Nang have better equipment and are usually more comfortable compared to regular trains, so those who are not concerned about the travel budget can consider this option.

On the route from Hanoi to Da Nang, there are 5-6 Vietnam Railways trains every day along with the tourist sleeper trains (Violette Train, Lotus Train, Laman Express, Damitrans Express. The number of trains may increase slightly during different seasons. Train tickets from Hanoi to Da Nang can now be purchased very easily online and in advance, and regular trains, but also some tourist sleeper trains, also accept e-tickets, e.g. on a mobile phone. However, it is important to read all information and instructions when purchasing tickets, just in case there is a change.

    • Book and buy train e-tickets from Hanoi to Da Nang online on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜
    • You will receive your train e-ticket to Da Nang by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present when boarding the train in Hanoi Railway Station
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From Hanoi to Da Nang you can travel by regular or tourist luxury train (photo: Baolau)
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Luxury tourist Laman Express Train from Hanoi to Da Nang (photo: Baolau).


2. DIRECT FLIGHTS from Hanoi to Da Nang

A direct flight from Hanoi to Da Nang will be preferred by those who have less time to travel and want to quickly travel from northern to central Vietnam. This is probably the best and, of course, the fastest way to get to Da Nang from Hanoi. There are several direct flights every day, the flight time from Hanoi to Da Nang is about 1.5 hours, and they are operated by Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Bamboo Airways, Pacific Airlines and Vietravel Airlines.

Even with waiting and check-in, the journey takes about 4 hours. Most Vietnamese companies offer quality services and offer you a hassle-free flight. There are over 20 flights between these cities every day. The cheapest direct flights from Noi Bai Airport to Đà Nẵng International Airport are usually offered by VietJet Air (see also Vietnam airport map).

The prices of flights from Hanoi to Da Nang range from $50-200/pp, depending on class, economy or business, and Vietnam Airlines and VietJet Air offer the most flights. From Da Nang Airport, which is only about 3 km from the city center, you can easily reach the city by buses, minibuses, private cars and taxis, or you can go straight to the popular historical and very touristic town of Hoi An.

Noi Bai Airport is accessible by bus or private transfer, taxi and from the center of Hanoi, it is approximately 30 km away. You can book your direct flight to Da Nang in advance.

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Direct flight from Hanoi to Da Nang is the most fastest and comfortable option of transfer.


3. SLEEPER BUS from Hanoi to Da Nang

Another way to travel to Da Nang or Hoi An from Hanoi is to transfer by tourist sleeper bus, transfer by bus is the cheapest option between these cities. Yes, even at such a distance, there are various sleeper buses, but they also stop at other places before reaching their destination. It should be taken into account that for such a long journey, the comfort offered may not meet all your requirements.

The offer includes cheaper, older type sleeper buses, but also very new modern buses with, for example, LCD TVs and a toilet in the bus. Most of these sleeper buses leave Hanoi in the afternoon and go overnight, the journey time by bus from Hanoi to Da Nang is approximately 12-16 hours. It is a cheap transportation option and bus tickets to Da Nang from Hanoi range from $16-33/per person.

Buses depart from various locations in Hanoi and arrive at various locations in Da Nang, you will always see this information with a map when ordering tickets on the online platforms listed below. You can use different bus companies to Da Nang, for example: Techbus VN, Vietnam Luxury Travel, Duc Duong, Sapa Discovery Travel, Queen Cafe, To Vietnam Travel, Green Trips, Phuong Trang (Futabus), Hoang Long, TBus or Grouptour.

There are several overnight bus connections to Da Nang every day, and you’re sure to find the right option that’s right for you. You can easily find and book tickets online in advance.

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From Hanoi to Da Nang you can also travel by sleeper tourist bus (photo: TBus + Futabus, Baolau).


4. SLEEPER BUS from Hanoi to Hoi An

Just like the sleeper buses from Hanoi to Da Nang, you can use similar connections that continue even further to Hoi An city. Hoi An is approximately 20 km from the center of Da Nang and there are also buses. Tickets for these buses are about $2 more expensive than buses to Da Nang, so they can start at about $18/person.

They are mostly the same bus companies that go from Hanoi to Da Nang and the journey time is about 1 hour longer. However, most people will probably use the buses to Da Nang and then go on a trip to Hoi An. If you are thinking whether to travel by train or bus, it is rather better to travel by train and use a sleeper bed.


How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An?

    • from Da Nang to Hoi An you can travel by bus, minivan, motorbike or taxi.
    • bus companies: Hoi An Express, TheSinh Tourist, Hanh Cafe…
    • travel by bus from Da Nang to Hoi An takes about 1.5 hour
    • one-way bus ticket from Da Nang to Hoi An costs about $5-10/pp
    • you can also travel directly from Da Nang Airport to Hoi An (April Adventure, Bari Ann, Hoi An Express…)
    • Book your bus e-tickets from Da Nang to Hoi An online on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Hoi An by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone and present when boarding the bus in Da Nang or Da Nang Airport, read the all information before you book and buy your bus tickets
    • Book your motorbike in Da Nang or Hoi An with Bikesbooking ➜
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Thu Bon river in Hoi An.

Baolau – search, book, buy tickets online

– a company specializing in train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly for Vietnam (+Cambodia and Laos)
– you can select a seat or berth in the train in Vietnam
– various well-known bus companies (Mai Linh, Hoang Long, TheSinth Tourist, Futabus, Sapa Express, Hung Thanh…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, Pacific Airlines, VietJet Air, Air Asia as well as flights to neighbouring countries
– tickets for the ferries in Vietnam, eg. ferry to Cat Ba, Con Dao to Saigon, ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Phnom Penh
– tickets for various routes in Vietnam, eg. Da Lat to Hanoi, Hue to Ninh Binh, Lao Cai to Hanoi…)
– the price of tickets depends on the official price of transport company
– acceptable online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (I recommend to print a ticket)
– read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

12go.asia – search, book, buy tickets online

– a specialist for train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly in Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shanghai, Beijing to Xian, Shanghai to Suzhou..)
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Samui, Koh Kood, Koh Tao, Koh Lanta
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Phuket
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Sapa on 12go.asia or Baolau (Orient Express, Sapaly…), you must pick it up at the station
– information about 12go.asia read in article about transportation in Vietnam

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Da Nang is the 4th biggest city in Vietnam. 1 millions inhabitants.


FAQ + TIPS – Travel from Hanoi to Da Nang (+ Hoi An):

1. How long does it take to travel from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • Travel by plane from Hanoi to Da Nang takes about 1.5 hour – direct flight.
    • Travel by train by VR from Hanoi to Da Nang takes about 15-17 hours.
    • Travel by sleeper bus from Hanoi to Da Nang takes about 12-16 hours.

2. How to book and buy tickets / flights from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • You can book your tickets+flights from Hanoi to Da Nang on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can also change your travel route, e.g. Hanoi > Hue, Hue > Da Nang…

3. What is the travel distance from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • Travel distance from Hanoi to Da Nang is about 780 km by train/bus and about 700 km by plane.

4. Do you want to book a tour / activity in Da Nang?

    • You can search and book a tour in Da Nang or other destination of Vietnam or other activity with KLOOK.

5. How much does it cost to get from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • Travel by plane – direct flight from Hanoi to Da Nang costs about $50-200/pp.
    • Travel by train from Hanoi to Da Nang costs about $20-85/pp.
    • Travel by sleeper bus from Hanoi to Da Nang costs about $16-33/pp.

6. Where to book a motorbike or bicycle in Da Nang?

    • You can book your motorbike or bicycle in Da Nang or Hoi An online on Bikesbooking.

7. What is the best way of transport from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • The best, fastest and comfortable way of transport from Hanoi to Da Nang is to travel by plane, only about 1.5 hour and sometimes these flights are very cheap. If you want to visit another places in central Vietnam (eg. Dong Hoi, Hue…) you can travel by train, there are sleeper berth cabins.

8. What is the cheapest way of transport from Hanoi to Da Nang+Hoi An?

    • The cheapest way of transport from Hanoi to Da Nang and Hoi An is to travel by bus. But think about this way of transport, you do not want to spend about 18-20 hours in bus.

9. Is it possible to travel by luxury tourist train from Hanoi to Da Nang?

    • Yes, it is possible to travel by luxury tourist train – you can choose Laman Express (2-4 berths in cabin), Lotus Train (2-4 berths in cabin), Violette Train or New Livitrans Express. You can book train ticktets for Violette Train, Lotus Train, Laman Express and New Livitrans Express easily online on Baolau. Lotus Train + Laman Express – also 2-berths cabin.

10. Where do you keep your luggage in Hanoi?

    • If you want to keep your luggage in Hanoi you can try Radical Storage service. This service offers a few places in the city center of Hanoi, it is a cheap and your luggage will be safe.

11. Is there a train from Hanoi to Hoi An?

    • No, there is no direct train from Hanoi to Hoi An. You have to travel by train to Da Nang and from Da Nang you can take a bus/van or private taxi (+Grab) to Hoi An ancient town.

12. How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An? Where to book tickets?

    • From Da Nang to Hoi An you can travel by local bus or private taxi. Book bus tickets or taxi easily online.

13. Where to travel from Da Nang or Hoi An?

14. How to get from Da Nang Airport to Hoi An?

15. Does Hoi An have some nice beaches?

    • Yes, also in Hoi An you can find a few nice beaches. There are e.g.: Cua Dai Beach, An Bang Beach or Hidden Beach. You can read this complete travel guide about the beaches in Hoi An.

16 What is the weather in Vietnam and what to expect?

    • Weather in Vietnam varies with a tropical climate featuring distinct wet and dry seasons. In the north, the dry season (October to April) brings cooler temperatures, while the wet season (May to September) is marked by higher humidity and heavy rainfall. Central Vietnam experiences a dry period (January to August) with lower humidity and a wet season (September to December) characterized by increased rainfall. In southern Vietnam, the dry season (December to April) offers warm temperatures, while the wet season (May to November) brings higher humidity and occasional heavy rainfall. For accurate information, check local forecasts.

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🚆 Train from Hanoi to Da Nang – Schedule / Timetable + Train Tickets:

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Train Schedule - Hanoi to Da Nang

Departs in Hanoi

Arrival in Da Nang

Train Ticket

Train SE1 (soft seat, sleeper)

22:00

13:23

From $25.40

Train SE3 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

19:20

11:08

From $25.20

Train SE19 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

19:50

12:12

From $23.50

Train SE7 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

6:10

22:52

From $23.50

Train SE5 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

15:30

08:27

From $25.70

Train TN3 (seat, sleeper)

12:25

05:35

From $27.50

Train TN5 (seat, sleeper)

15:30

09:09

From $27.50

Violette Trains SE1 (sleeper)

22:00

13:22

From $83.50

Violette Trains SE3 (sleeper)

19:20

11:08

From $83.50

Livitrans Express SE3 (sleeper)

19:20

11:08

From $83.50

Laman Express SE1 (sleeper)

22:00

13:22

From $88.50

Lotus Train SE19 (sleeper)

19:50

12:12

From $71.50

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🚆 Train from Da Nang to Hanoi – Schedule / Timetable + Train Tickets:

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Train Schedule - Da Nang to Hanoi

Departs in Da Nang

Arrival in Hanoi

Train Ticket

Train SE2 (soft seat, sleeper)

13:54

05:45

From $25.90

Train SE4 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

12:43

05:25

From $27.20

Train SE20 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

18:05

11:46

From $21.60

Train SE8 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

00:48

19:12

From $23.90

Train SE6 (soft+hard seat, sleeper)

10:08

04:30

From $25.70

Violette Train SE2 (sleeper)

13:54

05:45

From $82.40

Livitrans Express SE4 (sleeper)

12:43

05:25

From $82.40

Lotus Train SE20 (sleeper)

18:05

11:46

From $82.40

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🚍 Bus from Hanoi to Da Nang – Schedule / Timetable + Bus Tickets:

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Bus Schedule - Hanoi to Da Nang

Departs in Hanoi

Arrival in Da Nang

Bus Ticket

To Vietnam Travel

15:45

05:45

From $17.00

To Vietnam Travel

17:00

08:00

From $18.00

To Vietnam Travel

18:00

09:00

From $33.00

Techbus VN

16:00

06:00

From $33.00

Techbus VN

17:00

09:00

From $23.00

Techbus VN

18:00

07:20

From $23.00

Duc Duong

16:30

06:30

From $27.00

Duc Duong

17:00

08:00

From $33.00

Duc Duong

18:00

05:45

From $24.00

Duc Duong

19:00

08:30

From $33.00

Full Moon Party Tour

16:50

08:50

From $26.00

Full Moon Party Tour

18:20

10:20

From $35.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

16:55

09:55

From $27.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

17:50

09:20

From $30.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

18:55

11:55

From $27.00

Grouptour

17:00

10:30

From $24.00

Grouptour

17:50

11:20

From $27.00

Sapa Discovery

17:00

07:00

From $33.00

Vietnam Luxury

17:00

08:00

From $36.00

Green Trips

18:00

11:00

From $18.00

Queen Cafe

17:30

11:00

From $17.00

Queen Cafe

18:00

11:00

From $20.00

Futabus

17:30

08:30

From $16.00

Futabus

19:30

13:30

From $16.00


🚍 Bus from Hanoi to Hoi An – Schedule / Timetable + Bus Tickets:

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Bus Schedule - Hanoi to Hoi An

Departs in Hanoi

Arrival in Hoi An

Bus Ticket

Queen Cafe

17:30

12:20

From $19.00

Green Trips

18:00

12:00

From $18.00

Techbus VN

16:15

10:15

From $22.00

Techbus VN

16:30

10:30

From $22.00

Techbus VN

17:00

11:00

From $22.00

Techbus VN

17:30

10:10

From $18.00

Grouptour

17:00

11:20

From $18.00

Grouptour

17:15

11:35

From $24.00

Grouptour

17:50

09:50

From $31.00

Duc Duong Bus

16:15

11:30

From $27.00

Duc Duong Bus

17:30

10:30

From $27.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

16:50

07:20

From $32.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

17:55

12:10

From $28.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

19:00

10:00

From $41.00

To Vietnam Travel

15:45

04:45

From $27.00

To Vietnam Travel

17:00

09:00

From $18.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

16:00

06:00

From $35.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

17:00

08:15

From $40.00

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3 Ways of Transfer from Hanoi to Da Nang:

1. TRAIN from Hanoi to Da Nang
Transport Options Train
Travel Time About 17 hours
Train Types Overnight trains with soft beds
Train Companies Vietnam Railways, Laman Express, Violette Train, Lotus Train, Livitrans Express
Price Range $18-50/pp (hard+soft seat, hard+soft berth), $77-135/pp (luxury trains)
Train Stations Hanoi Railway Station (120 Đường Lê Duẩn), Da Nang Railway Station (791 Hải Phòng)
2. DIRECT FLIGHTS from Hanoi to Da Nang
Transport Options Direct Flights
Travel Time About 1.5 hour
Price Range $50-200/pp
Airlines Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Bamboo Airways, Pacific Airlines, Vietravel Airlines
Airports Flights from Nội Bài Airport (Hanoi) to Đà Nẵng Airport (Da Nang)
3. SLEEPER BUS from Hanoi to Da Nang
Transport Options Sleeper Bus
Travel Time About 12-16 hours
Price Range $16-33/pp
Bus Companies Techbus VN, Phuong Trang (Futabus), Hoang Long, TBus, Grouptour
Additional Information Sleeper bus is the cheapest way to travel from Hanoi to Da Nang and Hoi An.

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