How to get from HUE to DA LAT?

How to get from Hue to Da Lat
How to travel from Hue to Da Lat? You can travel by bus/train or by plane. You can buy tickets to Hue online.

Bus – Hue to Da Lat 
Train+Bus – Hue to Da Lat
Flight – Hue to Da Lat
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    • Da Lat (Đà Lạt) – located on the Langbiang Plateau in the southern part of the Central Highlands region, the capital city of Lam Dong Province. It was established as a hill resort in the early 20th century by French colonials who were attracted to its cool, spring-like weather, pine-covered hills, evergreen forests, waterfalls, tea plantations and lakes. Many reminders of the city’s colonial period can be found in myriad European style villas and building all around. Da Lat is accesible by bus or plane, or by your own motorbike/car. Da Lat offers a very good climate, if you want to escape from the hot weather at the beach area of Nha Trang, you should definitely try to visit this place. There are 3 options how you can get to Da Lat from Hue in Thua Thien – take a flight, travel by bus or train+bus via Nha Trang. The best and fastest way is to take a direct flight, sometimes it is also a cheap option of transport.
    • Book and buy bus/train e-tickets + flights from Hue to Da Lat on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square

From Hue to Da Lat you can travel by tourist bus, train+bus or plane.

    • Travel distance from Hue to Da Lat is about 750-800 km by land. You can travel by tourist sleeper bus from Hue to Da Lat. But to travel by tourist bus from Hue to Da Lat takes up to 16 hours. It is the most cheapest option – bus ticket from Hue to Da Lat costs about $14-16/pp, but it is not so comfortable option. There are also a few direct flights from Hue to Da Lat (Phu Bai Airport to Lien Khuong Airport), but the flight schedule is limited, about 3-5 flights per week (it can change in the future). Direct flight from Hue to Da Lat takes about 1 hour 15 minutes and it costs about $30-70/pp. There is also a possibility to travel by train of Vietnam Railway from Hue to Nha Trang (about 600 km) and in Nha Trang you can take a direct tourist bus/minivan or private taxi to Da Lat. Travel by train+bus to Da Lat from Hue via Nha Trang can take up to 17-18 hours. Search and book your bus/train tickets or flights from Hue to Da Lat online. From Da Lat you can travel by tourist bus to Phan Thiet/Mui Ne in southern Vietnam or you can travel by bus to Buon Ma Thuot in Dak Lak province.

How do I get from Hue to Da Lat?


1. BUS from Hue to Da Lat

    • there are some tourist sleeper buses from Hue to Da Lat
    • bus companies to Da Lat from Hue: Phuong Trang (Futabus)
    • travel by sleeper bus from Hue to Da Lat takes about 16 hours
    • bus ticket from Hue to Da Lat costs about 340 000 VND ($14-16/pp)
    • arrive 30-60 minutes before departure and present your voucher (e-ticket from e-mail) to board bus
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Hue to Da Lat online on Baolau icon-external-link-square or 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • you will receive your bus e-ticket to Da Lat by email, ready to print or carry in your smart phone/tablet and present at the ticket counter of the station or at the bus before boarding the bus in Hue, book your tickets easily online
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Bus of Futabus – Phuong Trang company in Vietnam, from Hue to Da Lat (photo: Baolau).


2. TRAIN + BUS from Hue to Da Lat


It is a good way if you want to visit Nha Trang. There are various and cheap trains (1st+2nd class sleeper, 2nd class seats), but also buses from Hue to Nha Trang. You can enjoy some beach relax in Nha Trang and then you can take a direct bus or taxi from Nha Trang to Da Lat. There is also possibility to rent a motorbike in Nha Trang and travel on your own, travel distance from Nha Trang to Da Lat is only about 140 km.


A) TRAIN (or bus) from Hue to Nha Trang

    • it takes about 12-13 hours by train from Hue to Nha Trang
    • one-way train ticket costs about $14-35/pp, seats or berths, 1st+2nd class
    • read this article: How to reach Nha Trang from Hue?
    • you will receive your train e-ticket by email, ready to print or carry in your smart phone or tablet and present when boarding the train in Hue Railway Station

B) BUS / MINIVAN from Nha Trang to Da Lat

    • tourist buses to Da Lat: Phuong Trang (Futabus), Hanh Café, TheSinhTourist
    • travel by bus, minivan from Nha Trang to Da Lat takes about 4-5 hours
    • bus ticket from Nha Trang to Da Lat costs about 125 000 – 160 000 VND ($5-7/pp)
    • arrive 30-60 minutes before departure and present voucher/e-ticket to board bus
    • read this article: How to reach Da Lat from Nha Trang?
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Trains in Vietnam, 2nd class seats and 4-berth sleeper cabin (photo: Baolau).


3. FLIGHTS from Hue to Da Lat

    • there are also some direct flights from Hue to Da Lat
    • also flights with stopover in Ho Chi Minh City (but it takes much more time)
    • airlines from Hue to Da Lat: JetStar Pacific, Vietnam Airlines
    • direct flight from Hue to Da Lat takes about 1 hour 15 minutes
    • flight from Hue to Da Lat costs about $30-70/pp
    • airport in Hue: Phu Bai Airport, airport in Da Lat: Lien Khuong Airport
    • flights with stopover in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) takes about 5-9 hours
    • if you do not find your flight, try to change your date of departure
    • Search and book your flight from Hue to Da Lat online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
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15 best luxury hotels and boutique resorts in Da Lat.
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Mooka ‘s Home (Backpackers) in Da Lat (photo: agoda). 15 best cheap hostels + guesthouses in Da Lat.

Baolau – search and buy tickets or flights online
– Baolau offers the train, bus, boat tickets, flights mainly for Vietnam (+Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar..)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, VietJet Air, Jetstar, Air Asia + flights to neighbouring countries
– tickets for the ferries in Vietnam, eg. ferry to Phu Quoc, ferry to Cat Ba, ferry to Quan Lan, ferry to Nam Du
– tickets for Malaysia (eg. Kuala Lumpur to Penang, Kuala Lumpur to Malacca, Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands…)
– the price of tickets depends on the official price of transport company
– you can use your online train e-ticket in your smart phone/tablet in Vietnam (Recommend – print a ticket)
– you can select a seat or berth in the train, read also frequently asked questions

12go.asia – search and buy tickets or flights online
– 12go sells the train, bus, ferry tickets, flights mainly for Thailand (also tickets for Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia…)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Beijing to Shanghai, Shenzhen to Guangzhou, Shanghai to Hangzhou..)
– ferry/boat tickets in Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Rong, Koh Samui, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Tao
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Krabi
– you can use your online train e-ticket in your mobile phone in Vietnam (if you buy at 12go > not in Thailand!)
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver your train tickets in Thailand)
– more information about train tickets and trains in Thailand
– if you buy a ticket of private trains in Vietnam to Lao Cai at 12go.asia+Baolau (King Express, Orient…), you must pick it up at the station

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Tuyen Lam lake is being called the most magnificent Lake of Dalat.
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Da Lat offers amazing nature and a good climate.
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Most tours of Dalat will take in tea plantation – one of Dalat’s staple products.


icon-info-circle FAQ + Tips – Travel route from Hue to Da Lat:

How to book and buy tickets/flights from Hue to Da Lat?

    • You can book e-tickets from Hue to Da Lat online on Baolau or 12go.asia.
    • You can change your route, e.g. Hue > Nha Trang, Nha Trang > Da Lat…

How long does it take to get from Hue to Da Lat?

    • Travel by sleeper tourist bus from Hue to Da Lat takes about 16 hours.
    • Travel by train+bus from Hue to Da Lat (via Nha Trang) takes about 17-18 hours.
    • Travel by plane from Hue to Da Lat takes about 1 hour 15 minutes (direct flight).

How much does it cost to travel from Hue to Da Lat?

    • To get by sleeper tourist bus from Hue to Da Lat costs about $14-16/pp.
    • To get by train+bus from Hue to Da Lat (via Nha Trang) costs about $20+/pp.
    • To get by plane from Hue to Da Lat costs about $30-70/pp (direct flight).

What is the travel distance from Hue to Da Lat?

    • Travel distance from Hue to Da Lat is about 750 km by train+bus/bus or about 650 by plane.

What is the best way of transport from Hue to Da Lat?

    • The best and fastest way how to get to Da Lat from Hue is to travel by plane. There are direct flights between these cities and you will save a lot of time, direct flight takes only about 1 hour.

What is the cheapest way of transfer to Da Lat from Hue?

    • The cheapest way how to get to Da Lat from Hue is to travel by tourist sleeper bus, but it takes a lot of time.

Is there a railway from Nha Trang to Da Lat?

    • No, there is no railway between Nha Trang and Da Lat. If you want to travel by train, you have to take a train from Hue to Nha Trang and from Nha Trang to Da Lat you have to travel by tourist bus or van, private minivan, private car or taxi. Nha Trang is about 135 km from Da Lat.

Where to travel from Da Lat?

    • From Da Lat you can take a bus to Phan Thiet (Mui Ne) and continue to travel in southern Vietnam. Or you can travel by tourist bus/plane to Ho Chi Minh City – the most important transport hub in the south.

icon-arrow-circle-right Book your bus, train tickets or flights from Hue to Da Lat + Schedule:

(You can change your departure and arrival, eg. Hue > Nha Trang, Nha Trang > Da Lat…)


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