How to get from HUE to HOI AN?

How to get from Hue to Hoi An (Da Nang)
How to get from Hue to Hoi An? From Hue to Hoi An you can travel by combination of bus or train.

Bus – Hue to Hoi An 
Train+Bus – Hue to Hoi An 
 Taxi/Car – Hue to Hoi An
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    • Hoi An – this ancient historical city in central Vietnam is very easy accessible from Hue. Travel distance from Hue to Hoi An is about 130 km by land. You can travel by bus/minibus from Hue to Hoi An or you can travel by train to Da Nang. Da Nang is only about 20 km from Hoi An so it is very easy to get there. Da Nang is a very nice beach city, so this place it is also recommended to stop and take a relax for a while. Hoi An Ancient City was written into the Unesco World Heritage List and it is one of the most visited tourist places in central Vietnam. There are 2 most popular options of getting to Hoi An from Hue – by bus or train + bus. There are no flights between Hue and Hoi An, there are only sightseeing flights between Da Nang and Hue. This travel route is also one of the most frequented in central Vietnam.
    • You can book bus/train e-tickets from Hue to Hoi An online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Hue to Hoi An you can travel by bus/van or train+bus (via Da Nang).

    • From Hue to Hoi An you can travel by tourist bus, van, private taxi or train from Da Nang. Travel by bus from Hue to Hoi An takes about 4 hours and travel by train+bus (over Da Nang) takes about 5 hours. Train and bus tickets to Hoi An are cheap. Bus tickets from Hue to Hoi An start already at $6/pp. Train tickets from Hue to Da Nang cost about $3-5/pp. The best and comfortable way is to travel by bus/minibus (cheap and fast) or by private taxi, because trains from Hue arrive to Da Nang, and from Da Nang you have to take another bus to Hoi An, so you will save some time. There are also various buses and minivans between Da Nang and Hoi An and you can also book your private taxi or car from Hue to Hoi An. Travel by taxi is the most fastest way of transport, it takes about 2.5 hours. Book your bus tickets from Hue to Hoi An or train tickets from Hue to Da Nang easily online. From Hoi An you can travel to Mui Ne in southern Vietnam.

How do I get from Hue to Hoi An?


1. BUS / MINIBUS from Hue to Hoi An

    • bus companies to Hoi An: The Sinh Tourist, Hanh Cafe, Hoi An Express, Hue Tourist…
    • comfortable and modern tourist buses, minibuses or vans/minivans
    • one-way bus ticket from Hue to Hoi An costs about $6-11/pp
    • travel by bus/minibus from Hue to Hoi An takes about 3.5-4.5 hours
    • arrive 30-60 minutes to the bus stop before departure and present voucher to board bus
    • if you do not find your bus in exact date, try search again later or try different date
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Hue to Hoi An online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your e-ticket to Hoi An by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present at the ticket counter of the station before boarding the bus
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Bus of Hanh Café from Hue to Hoi An, bus tickets from $5-6 (photo: Baolau)
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Minibus of Hoi An Express from Hue to Hoi An (photo: Baolau)


2. TRAIN+BUS from Hue to Hoi An 


A) TRAIN or BUS from Hue to Da Nang

    • you can travel to Da Nang and visit this beach area
    • you can use train or bus connection between Hue and Da Nang
    • travel by bus or train takes about 2,5-3 hours from Hue
    • there are about 7 trains every day of Vietnam Railways from Hue to Da Nang
    • one-way train ticket costs about 100 000 – 120 000 viet.dongs ($3-5)
    • railway station in Hue – Hue Railway Station (2 Bui Thi Xuan Street)
    • railway station in Da Nang – Da Nang Railway Station (791 Hải Phòng)
    • bus companies: TheSinh Tourist, Hanh Cafe, Hoi An Express
    • one-way bus ticket costs about 150 000 – 200 000 viet.dongs ($5-8)
    • Book and buy train e-tickets from Hue to Da Nang on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your train or bus e-ticket to Da Nang by email, ready to print or carry in your mobile phone or tablet and present when boarding the train or bus in Hue

B) BUS from Da Nang to Hoi An

    • bus companies: TheSinh Tourist, Hanh Cafe, Hoi An Express
    • comfortable and modern buses and vans
    • travel by bus takes about 1,5 hour from Da Nang to Hoi An
    • one-way bus ticket from Da Nang to Hoi An costs about $4.80-8
    • arrive 30-60 minutes to the bus stop before departure and present voucher to board bus
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Da Nang to Hoi An online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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You can travel from Hue to Da Nang by train (photo: Baolau)


3. TAXI / PRIVATE CAR from Hue to Hoi An 

    • you can also travel from Hue to Hoi An by taxi/private car
    • comfortable and modern vehicles, minivans…
    • travel by taxi/private car from Hue to Hoi An costs about $75-95/car
    • travel by taxi/private car from Hue to Hoi An takes about 2-3 hours
    • you can also take a private taxi from Hue Airport to Hoi An
    • Book your taxi/private car from Hue to Hoi An on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

4. From Hue to Hoi An on motorbike 

    • another way how to get from Hue to Hoi An, rent a motorbike and go on your own
    • it is about 130 km by land, it can take about 3-4 hours
    • you will be travel through the stunning Hai Van Pass
    • rent a motorbike costs about $8-15/pp
    • you can search and book motorbike with Bikesbooking icon-external-link-square
    • recommended rentals of motorcycles in Hue: MotorVina or Hue Motorbike Rental

5. Travel by plane from Hue to Da Nang

    • from April 25 (2019) you can also travel by plane from Hue to Da Nang
    • travel by plane of Seaplane from Hue to Da Nang takes about 40 minutes
    • flight is operated by Hai Au Aviation (Cessna Grand Caravan 208B-EX)
    • travel by plane of Hai Au Aviation from Hue to Da Nang costs about $155/pp
    • airports – Phu Bai Airport in Hue and Da Nang International Airport
    • you can book flight from Hue to Da Nang at Seaplanes.vn
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Hoi An Ancient Town.
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In the streets of Hoi An Ancient Town.
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Tourists in Hoi An Ancient Town.
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Hoi An Ancient Town.
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In the streets of Hoi An Ancient Town.
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Hoi An is a big tourist site in central Vietnam.
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The Hai Van Pass, about 20 km north of Da Nang.


Da Nang
is a modern big city and offers a lot of services for tourists. Hoi An is mainly a small ancient town, but also offers various services for tourists. There are a lot of cheap but also luxury hotels, guesthouses in the town or at the beach area. You can travel through the beautiful Hai Van Pass (20 km north from Da Nang). Da Nang is also an important transport hub of central Vietnam and has the international airport. From Da Nang you can travel by plane to various tourist sites of Vietnam, there are direct flights to the north or south of Vietnam..


FAQ + TIPS – Travel route from Hue to Hoi An:

How to book and buy tickets from Hue to Hoi An (Da Nang)?

    • You can book your tickets from Hue to Hoi An online on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can also search and book another travel route, e.g. Hue > Da Nang, Da Nang > Hoi An…

How long does it take to get from Hue to Hoi An?

    • Travel by train+bus to Hoi An from Hue takes about 5 hours.
    • Travel by tourist bus or minivan to Hoi An from Hue takes about 3.5-4.5 hours.
    • Travel by taxi/private car to Hoi An from Hue takes about 2-3 hours.

What is the travel distance from Hue to Hoi An?

How much does it cost to travel from Hue to Hoi An?

    • Travel by train+bus to Hoi An from Hue costs about $10-13/pp.
    • Travel by tourist bus or minivan to Hoi An from Hue costs about $6-12/pp.
    • Travel by taxi/private car to Hoi An from Hue costs about $75-95/car.

What is the best way of transport from Hue to Hoi An?

    • The best and most comfortable and fastest way of transport from Hue to Hoi An is to travel by direct bus or van, tickets are cheap and buses are comfortable. If you are a experienced motorbike driver, you should think about traveling by motorbike through the Hai Van Pass.

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Hue to Hoi An?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Hue to Hoi An is to travel by bus, the bus tickets start at $6/pp.

Is it possible to travel from Hue to Da Nang by plane?

    • Yes, from April 2019, you can travel by plane from Hue to Da Nang, this plane is operated by Hai Au Aviation (Seaplanes.vn) and one-way flight takes about 40 minutes and costs about $155.

How to get from Da Nang to Hoi An?

    • From Da Nang to Hoi An you can travel by bus or private taxi. Hoi An is only about 20 km from Da Nang and there are various tourist buses between these cities. Check Baolau or 12go.asi and you can book bus tickets to Hoi An online.

Hai Van Pass – What to see and how to move?

    • Hai Van Pass is one of the most impressive place about 20 km from Da Nang. The best way how to explore this place is to travel on motorbike, you can rent a motorbike in Da Nang. Read this article: Hai Van Pass – Travel Guide.

Where to travel from Hoi An?

    • From Hoi An you can travel and continue to southern Vietnam. You can travel by bus/train to Nha Trang and from Nha Trang you can travel by train or plane to Ho Chi Minh City.

Where to travel from Da Nang?

    • From Da Nang you can travel to the south of Vietnam. You can travel by train, bus or plane to Nha Trang. Teoretically you can take a train or flight to the 2nd largest city of Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City.

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

FULL UPDATED BUS SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Bus Schedule - Hue to Hoi An

Departs in Hue

Arrival in Hoi An

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Hanh Cafe

08:30

12:00

Book from $5.00

Hanh Cafe

13:00

16:30

Book from $5.00

The Sinh Tourist

13:00

18:00

Book from $7.00

The Sinh Tourist

08:00

12:00

Book from $7.00

Hue Tourist

08:15

14:55

Book from $13.00

Hue Tourist

15:30

18:50

Book from $9.00

Hoi An Express

08:00

13:45

Book from $10.80

Hoi An Express

15:30

19:00

Book from $10.80


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

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Hue to Da Nang

Departs in Hue

Arrival in Da Nang

Train Ticket

Train SE1 (seat, sleeper)

10:54

13:22

From $4.80

Train SE3 (seat, sleeper)

08:32

11:03

From $4.80

Train SE7 (seat, sleeper)

19:56

22:27

From $3.40

Train SE21 (seat, sleeper)

06:25

09:11

From $3.00

Train SE9 (seat, sleeper)

04:56

07:37

From $3.00

Train SE5 (seat, sleeper)

22:30

01:01

From $3.00

Train NH1 (seat, sleeper)

17:10

19:51

From $3.50

Train SE19 (seat, sleeper)

09:41

12:25

From $3.50

Train SE11 (seat, sleeper)

22:08

01:35

From $4.70

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Hoi An green apple hotel (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Hoi An.
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>La Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels and resorts in Hoi An.

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