How to go → HUE to DA NANG? ☀️

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How to get from Hue to Da Nang? From Hue to Da Nang you can travel by tourist bus, train, taxi, car or motorbike.

1. Train – Hue to Da Nang
2. Bus – Hue to Da Nang
3. Taxi – Hue to Da Nang
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From Hue to Da Nang you can travel by train, bus, van or private taxi.

    • The journey from Hue to Da Nang spans approximately 100 kilometers and offers various modes of transportation, including bus, train, or car. Travelers have five transfer options when heading to Da Nang from Hue: train, tourist bus/minivan, private taxi/car, motorbike, or plane. Among these options, train travel stands out as the most economical and popular choice. A train journey from Hue to Da Nang typically lasts between 2.5 to 3 hours, with ticket prices ranging from $3.00 to $8.00 per person, offering both seats and sleeper berths provided by Vietnam Railways. Additionally, another affordable option for reaching Da Nang is via tourist bus, minibus, or minivan.
    • Opting for a bus or minibus journey from Hue to Da Nang offers a convenient travel time of approximately 2 to 3.5 hours, with ticket prices ranging from $6 to $14 per person. These modern and comfortable vehicles provide a swift and enjoyable ride, making your journey pleasant. Alternatively, arranging a private taxi or car transfer from Hue to Da Nang is another option, albeit more costly. Private car or taxi transfers typically take between 1.5 to 3 hours and can cost approximately $35 to $140 per car. Although there are no direct commercial flights connecting these cities, you can explore the option of a private sightseeing flight with Hai Au Aviation, offering a unique travel experience by plane. Once in Da Nang, you can further explore nearby destinations such as Hoi An by bus, taxi, or car. Before your arrival in Da Nang, it may be beneficial to familiarize yourself with the local weather conditions in Da Nang.

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    • For a more adventurous journey, consider riding a motorbike from Hue to Da Nang and experience the scenic Hai Van Pass located near Da Nang. Before embarking on this journey, ensure you have obtained your International Driving Permit (IDP) as it is a requirement in Vietnam, along with possessing proficient driving skills. Da Nang, the largest city and a highly sought-after tourist destination in central Vietnam, offers an array of attractions, stunning beaches, island excursions, the historic town of Hoi An, and various other points of interest.
    • Serving as a pivotal transportation hub for central Vietnam, Da Nang is home to the Da Nang International Airport, one of the prominent airports in the country. To learn more about traveling from Hue to Da Nang, refer to the instructions provided in this article. Additionally, you can conveniently search and book tickets or cars to Da Nang online. Upon reaching Da Nang, you can explore further by traveling to Hoi An or heading south to other destinations in Vietnam, such as Nha Trang or Mui Ne in Phan Thiet.
Transfer Mode – Hue to Da Nang: Travel Time Cost Range
Train 2.5-3 hours $3-8/pp (seats or berths)
Bus/Van or Minibus 3-4 hours $6-14/pp
Taxi / Private Car 1.5-3 hours $35-140/car
Plane (Hai Au Aviation) 45 minutes $140-180/pp

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How do I get from Hue to Da Nang?


1. TRAIN from Hue to Da Nang

A popular low-cost transportation option from Hue to the city of Da Nang in central Vietnam is a train transfer. It is also popular because the railway line goes through the fascinating Hai Van Pass near Da Nang city, which offers fantastic coastal scenery. Regular Vietnam Railways trains run between these cities, as well as more comfortable tourist sleeper trains (e.g. Laman Express, Livitrans Express), which are arranged in regular trains.

However, for this not too long journey, ordinary trains and the use of a comfortable seat are fully sufficient. Regular trains from Hue to Da Nang will therefore offer you seats, which are the cheapest option, and sleepers, which are always the more expensive option.

On the train from Hue to Da Nang, it is a good idea to choose a seat on the left side of the train to see the coastal scenery of Hai Van Pass. Train tickets from Hue to Da Nang cost between $3-10/pp, tourist sleeper trains are more expensive option. Train travel from Hue to Da Nang takes approximately 2.5-3 hours, usually these times are respected, each train has a different travel time.

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Trains depart from Hue Railway Station and arrive at Da Nang Railway Station (791 Hải Phòng), which is a short distance from the city center (see Vietnam Railway Map). Please arrive at the Hue train station at least 30 minutes before the train departs.

You can search and buy train tickets from Hue to Da Nang easily online even in advance, it is convenient if you want to choose your specific seat position in the train. The train transfer is ideal for all travelers and will offer you an attractive experience in this part of Vietnam.

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From Hue to Da Nang you can travel by train of Vietnam Railways, it is the most cheapest way of transfer (photo: Baolau).


2. BUS / VAN from Hue to Da Nang

Another popular and cheaper transfer option from Hue to Da Nang is to travel by bus or smaller minivan / minibus. On this route there are many different classic buses and a number of different small and comfortable minivans or minibuses by different companies.

Some of the companies you can use for bus transfer are Techbus VN, Hoi An Express, April Adventure, Hoang Duc Limousine, Huong Giang Limousine, Futabus – Phuong Trang, Sapa Discovery Travel, Duc Duong, VietNam Travel Bus, Vietnam Explore Travel, HAV Limousine, iVietnam Travel, Hung Thinh Phat, Full Moon Party Tour and more.

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They will offer buses with sleeping beds, seats or comfortable and fast minivans with seats for groups of travelers. Classic sleeper buses are usually cheaper options, minivans are usually a little more expensive. Bus tickets from Hue to Da Nang cost between $6-14/pp and travel time is approximately 2-3.5 hours, depending on where you want to go from and exactly where you want to go.

Buses and minivans depart from various locations in Hue and also arrive at various locations in Da Nang, you will always see this information when ordering tickets. Be aware that buses in Vietnam may also be delayed when departing and therefore also when arriving in Da Nang.

You can easily find and book tickets to Da Nang online well in advance. Bus transfer is sought after mainly among solo low-cost travelers. But since very modern minivans drive on the route, it is comfortable even for more demanding travelers.

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Bus of Techbus VN and Dong Hanh Limousine from Hue to Da Nang in Vietnam (photo: 12go.asia).


3. TAXI / PRIVATE CAR from Hue to Da Nang

Undoubtedly, the most convenient and fastest transfer option from Hue to Da Nang for you will be a private car/taxi with a driver. This option saves you some time and you can easily choose your departure and arrival point, which is again an advantage. Transfers are also possible between the airports of these cities.

Some of the companies that operate private cars and with driver from Hue to Da Nang are Saigon DMC, April Adventure, Mui Ne Sky Travel, Huracars, Ouros Travel, Viet Technology Travel, Samtour, Cocovip, Ngan Linh Transport, Taxi with VTS, VM Travel, Dichung Taxi and other companies.

On the way to Da Nang, these companies will offer you modern and comfortable smaller classic cars, but also larger SUVs or minivans for groups of people traveling at once. Surely everyone will choose their preferred vehicle. A private car with a driver is of course a more expensive option to transfer from Hue to Da Nang and costs between $35-140/car, smaller cars are cheaper than larger SUVs or minivans.

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Of course, it also depends on where you want to go from and where exactly you want to go, so the prices may vary according to this requirement as well. A private transfer is the fastest option, this way you can avoid any other transfers in the city, etc., the journey time is approx. 1.5-3 hours, depending on your travel route.

You can easily find and book your private car/taxi from Hue to Da Nang online even in advance. Always read all transfer terms and instructions carefully and follow the company’s instructions. A private transfer to Da Nang is mainly suitable for travelers who do not have a limited travel budget and are looking for comfort and convenience during the trip.

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From Hue to Da Nang (or Da Nang Airport) you can also travel by private taxi/car (photo: Ouros Travel, 12go.asia).


4. Travel by MOTORBIKE from Hue to Da Nang

You can also travel from Hue to Da Nang by motorbike, a motorbike is a popular means of transport among travelers in Vietnam, but it is not suitable for everyone. Traffic in Vietnam can be quite chaotic, especially in the cities, some drivers also do not follow the traffic rules, so you should have some experience before you get on a motorbike.

To drive a motorcycle in Vietnam, you must also have an International Driving Permit with a valid license for the motorcycle you want to rent. There are rental companies in Hue that will even lend you a motorbike, prices usually range from $8-15/1 day. Alternatively, you can search for and book a motorbike in Vietnam via the Bikesbooking platform.

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If you would not like to travel alone, you can also take advantage of motorcycle tours with a guide on a motorcycle. The motorbike ride from Hue to Da Nang is a very interesting scenic coastal ride, you will pass through the Hai Van Pass which attracts a lot of tourists from the area.

The motorbike ride time from Hue to Da Nang may vary depending on your driving ability and also how many stops you will make. But on average, a motorcycle ride can take about 3-4 hours. The advantage of traveling by motorbike is that you can then visit other popular places in Da Nang on your own axis.

It is advisable to ride more slowly on a motorcycle, to follow the regulations and it is also advisable to have protective elements on the body, a helmet is a matter of course and is necessary.

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Traveling by motorbike from Hue to Da Nang is also a very interesting transport option, you will go through the Hai Van Pass.


5. Travel by PLANE from Hue to Da Nang

Do you want to travel from Hue to Da Nang by air? Yes, this option is also possible between these cities and is offered by the private company Hai Au Aviation. This company operates sightseeing flights and/or regular flights between these cities with small Cessna Grand Caravan 208B-EX aircraft.

This aircraft is for a limited number of passengers, it is not a classic large commercial aircraft. A scenic flight over the area between Hue and Da Nang can certainly be a great addition to your trip. Of course, it is good to add that traveling by this plane from Hue to Da Nang is the most expensive transport option.

These private flights are operated from Phu Bai Airport in Hue to Da Nang Airport (see Vietnam Airports Map) and the flight time is approximately 1 hour. If you would like to book this flight, then you have to make a reservation through their official website (https://www.seaplanes.vn). The price of these flights from Hue to Da Nang by Hai Au Aviation is in the range of $140-180 but may change over time, it is best to contact the company directly with your request.

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From Hue to Da Nang, you can also take a private sightseeing flight or just a direct flight with Hai Au Aviation.


FAQ + Travel tips – Travel route from Hue to Da Nang:

1. How to book bus or train tickets, taxi from Hue to Da Nang?

    • You can book bus/train e-tickets from Hue to Da Nang on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜.
    • you can also search another routes, e.g. Hue to Dong Hoi, Da Nang to Hoi An…

2. What is the travel time from Hue to Da Nang?

    • Travel by train of Vietnam Railways from Hue to Da Nang takes about 2.5-3 hours.
    • Travel by bus / van or minibus from Hue to Da Nang takes about 3-4 hours.
    • Travel by taxi / private car from Hue to Da Nang takes about 1.5-3 hours.
    • Travel by plane of Hai Au Aviation from Hue to Da Nang takes about 45 minutes.

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

    • Travel distance from Hue to Da Nang is about 100 km by train or bus/van and private car.

4. How much does it cost to get from Hue to Da Nang?

    • Transfer by train of Vietnam Railways from Hue to Da Nang costs about $3-8/pp (seats or sleeper berths).
    • Transfer by bus/van from Hue to Da Nang costs about $6-14/pp.
    • Transfer by taxi/private car from Hue to Da Nang costs about $35-140/car.
    • Transfer by plane of Hai Au Aviation from Hue to Da Nang costs about $140-180/pp.

5. What you can see if you will be traveling to Da Nang?

    • If you are traveling from Hue to Da Nang, you can see amazing Hai Van Pass. Hai Van Pass is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful mountain and scenic passes in Vietnam.

6. Which side in the train from Hue to Da Nang to book?

    • If you want to see amazing sceneries from the train you have to book some seats on the left side in the train.

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

    • Yes it is possible to travel to Da Nang by plane of Hai Au Aviation (Seaplane) – Cessna Grand Caravan 208B-EX.

8. What is the cheapest way of transfer from Hue to Da Nang?

    • The cheapest way of transfer from Hue to Da Nang is to travel by train by Vietnam Railways – you can book a soft seat for about $3-5/pp.

9. Which bus companies serve the route from Hue to Da Nang?

    • There are various bus companies to Da Nang from Hue in central Vietnam: Techbus VN, Hoi An Express, April Adventure, Hoang Duc Limousine, Huong Giang Limousine, Dong Hanh Limousine, Futabus.

10. Where to travel from Da Nang / Hoi An? What you should not miss?

    • From Da Nang you can travel to Quy Nhon or Da Lat in southern Vietnam. From Hoi An you can also travel to Saigon via Da Nang, there are direct flights from Da Nang International Airport.

11. How to travel solo in Vietnam?

    • Discover the wonders of solo travel in Vietnam as you explore ancient temples, cruise through scenic landscapes or karst sceneries, hike various national parks and ethnic villages and connect with the warm-hearted locals, creating a personalized journey of cultural immersion and breathtaking experiences.

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Train Schedule - Hue to Da Nang

Departs in Hue

Arrival in Da Nang

Train Ticket

Train SE7 (seat, sleeper)

20:38

23:07

From $3.00

Train SE1 (seat, sleeper)

10:04

12:32

From $3.60

Train SE3 (seat, sleeper)

08:45

11:14

From $3.60

Train SE9 (seat, sleeper)

03:37

06:06

From $4.30

Train SE5 (seat, sleeper)

05:39

08:30

From $4.30

Train SE19 (seat, sleeper)

09:20

11:58

From $8.00

Train HÐ1 (seat, sleeper)

07:35

10:30

From $7.00

Train SE11 (seat, sleeper)

12:39

15:58

From $4.00

Train HÐ3 (seat, sleeper)

14:25

18:00

From $7.00

Livitrans SE1 (sleeper)

10:04

12:32

From $24.80

Violette Train SE1 (sleeper)

10:04

12:32

From $33.90

Violette Train SE3 (sleeper)

08:45

11:14

From $33.90


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Bus Schedule - Hue to Da Nang

Departure in Hue

Arrival in Da Nang

Bus Ticket

Techbus VN

03:15

05:15

From $12.00

Techbus VN

04:15

06:15

From $12.00

Techbus VN

05:00

08:00

From $12.00

Techbus VN

08:00

12:00

From $11.00

Techbus VN

09:45

11:45

From $11.00

Techbus VN

10:45

12:45

From $11.00

Techbus VN

11:45

13:45

From $11.00

Techbus VN

12:45

14:45

From $11.00

Hung Thinh Phat

05:00

07:30

From $9.00

April Adventure

06:50

09:50

From $13.00

April Adventure

12:00

14:10

From $13.00

April Adventure

16:00

18:10

From $13.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

07:25

09:45

From $9.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

08:00

10:20

From $9.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

11:55

14:15

From $9.00

Viet Nam Travel Bus

15:55

18:15

From $9.00

Bari Ann Travel

08:00

10:45

From $13.00

Bari Ann Travel

16:00

18:45

From $13.00

Huong Giang Limousine

09:00

11:00

From $8.00

Huong Giang Limousine

12:00

14:00

From $8.00

Huong Giang Limousine

14:00

16:00

From $8.00

Huong Giang Limousine

17:30

19:30

From $8.00

Dong Hanh Limousine

16:00

18:00

From $9.00

Dong Hanh Limousine

08:00

10:30

From $9.00

Dong Hanh Limousine

12:00

14:30

From $9.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

06:00

08:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

07:00

09:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

08:00

10:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

09:00

11:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

10:00

12:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

11:00

13:30

From $8.00

Sapa Discovery Travel

11:30

14:00

From $8.00

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