How to go → PHAN THIET to DA NANG? ☀️

How to get from Phan Thiet to Da Nang
How to travel from Phan Thiet to Da Nang? You can travel to Da Nang by train, tourist bus or bus + flight.

1. Train – Ph.Thiet to Da Nang
2. Bus – Ph.Thiet to Da Nang
3. Private Car to Da Nang
4. Bus + Flight to Da Nang
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From Phan Thiet (Mui Ne) to Da Nang you can travel by train or bus.

    • Da Nang stands as Vietnam’s modern metropolis, ranking as the country’s third-largest city. Drawing travelers year-round with its exceptional services, pristine beaches, and nearby attractions, Da Nang epitomizes a vibrant destination. Traveling from Phan Thiet (Mui Ne) to Da Nang offers various options, including Vietnam Railways trains, tourist buses, or budget-friendly flights departing from Ho Chi Minh City (with bus or train transfers from Phan Thiet to Saigon).
    • Despite the absence of direct flights between Phan Thiet and Da Nang, Da Nang serves as a pivotal transport hub for central Vietnam, offering connections to northern destinations via train, bus, or plane. There are three primary routes to reach Da Nang from Phan Thiet: traveling by Vietnam Railways train, tourist bus, or bus combined with a flight via Saigon. Prior to your arrival in Da Nang, familiarize yourself with the local weather conditions by reading this informative article: Weather in Da Nang.

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    • Traveling by train from Phan Thiet to Da Nang typically takes 14-17 hours. Departing from the Muong Man railway station, located roughly 10 km from Phan Thiet, Vietnam Railways offers a relatively comfortable and straightforward journey to Da Nang, with ticket prices ranging from $22 to $45 per person, depending on the train class. Travelers have the option to book hard or soft seats or a sleeper berth in a cabin.
    • Alternatively, sleeper intercity buses offer another mode of transportation, albeit less comfortable, with a travel time of approximately 20 hours and ticket prices averaging $23 to $30 per person. Opting for the train is advisable to ensure a more comfortable journey. Conveniently, both train and bus tickets from Phan Thiet to Da Nang can be easily booked online. Upon reaching Da Nang, travelers can explore further destinations such as Phong Nha-Ke Bang by bus or train + bus via Dong Hoi, or embark on a scenic train journey to Hanoi.
Transfer Mode – Phan Thiet to Da Nang: Travel Time Cost Range
Tourist Sleeper Bus 20-22 hours $23-30/pp
Train by Vietnam Railways 14-17 hours $22-45/pp
Private Car 14-15 hours $410-540/pp
Bus + Plane (via Saigon) 8-10 hours $45-160/pp

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How do I get from Phan Thiet to Da Nang?


1. TRAIN from Phan Thiet to Da Nang

The most popular and cheap way to get to Da Nang from Phan Thiet is by Vietnam Railways train. But first you need to get to Binh Thuan train station, which is about 12 km from the center of Phan Thiet. The best option is to use a private transfer. Regular trains depart from this train station and offer you seats, which are a cheaper option, or even sleeping beds, which are always more expensive but more comfortable.

Phan Thiet city also has a train station in the city, but from this station there are only trains to Ho Chi Minh City. For this longer route, you should choose sleeping beds because the train journey time from Binh Thuan to Da Nang is approx. 14-17 hours. Each train marked as SE has a different travel time.

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Train tickets from Binh Thuan – Phan Thiet to Da Nang cost between $22-45/pp, seats are the cheapest and sleepers are always more expensive. Trains arrive at Da Nang Railway Station, which is conveniently located a short distance from the city center (see Vietnam Railway Map). You can easily find and buy train tickets from Binh Thuan to Da Nang easily online even in advance.

Regular trains also accept smartphone tickets, so there is no need to print them. However, always read the current information and instructions for the given transfer.

The train journey is ideal for all types of travelers, those looking for comfort can use sleeping beds in 1st class trains and low-cost travelers can use cheaper seats. However, it is a long route, so think about a sleeping bed.

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From Phan Thiet – Binh Thuan to Da Nang you can travel by train of Vietnam Railway (photo: Baolau).


2. BUS from Phan Thiet (Mui Ne) to Da Nang

Another cheaper transfer option from Phan Thiet to Da Nang in central Vietnam is to travel by intercity sleeper bus. Transport by sleeper buses in Vietnam is mainly used for trips to more remote places, but also between main routes. On the other hand, the train is a competitor to the bus transfer, usually the bus journey is less comfortable than the train journey.

But now in Vietnam there are already very modern and comfortable buses with quality services, LCD TVs and a toilet in the vehicle. Hanh Café, Techbus VN or Duc Duong buses run this route between Phan Thiet / Mui Ne and Da Nang. They will offer you mostly classic sleeper buses, some are older and some are very new and modern.

The travel time by bus from Phan Thiet to Da Nang takes longer than the train journey, approximately in the range of 20-22 hours. It is also good to know that buses make additional stops along the way and there may be delays in arrival. Unfortunately, this happens sometimes in Vietnam and you have to take it into account.

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The bus is also a low-cost transportation option, bus tickets to Da Nang from Phan Thiet or Mui Ne cost between $23-30/pp. The prices of these tickets may change over time and are not always fixed. Buses can leave from different places, for example from Phan Thiet city or from some places in Mui Ne, and in Da Nang they also arrive at different places.

Phan Thiet / Mui Ne to Da Nang bus tickets can be easily searched and purchased online even in advance. If you are thinking whether to go by train or bus, it is better to choose the train route, in the end the train may be a faster option.

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From Phan Thiet / Mui Ne to Da Nang you can also travel by sleeper intercity bus (photo: 12go.asia).


3. PRIVATE CAR from Mui Ne to Da Nang

Another possibility to travel from Phan Thiet to Da Nang, but significantly more expensive than traveling by bus or train, is traveling by private car/taxi with a driver. If you were looking for a private car with a driver, this option is also available for you and is offered by Mui Ne Sky Travel on this route between Mui Ne and Da Nang.

This company operates a private transfer from Mui Ne to Da Nang and offers you modern SUV or minivan cars for more people. A minivan can be suitable for those traveling in a group of several people at once. On the other hand, it is good to know that a private transfer will be the most expensive transport option for you to Da Nang from Mui Ne.

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Driving time by private car from Mui Ne to Da Nang is approximately 14-15 hours and the transfer will cost you $410-540/car, depending on the type of car, a minivan is always a more expensive option. The advantage of this transfer is that you can specify your departure and arrival point.

You can choose and book your private car from Mui Ne to Da Nang online well in advance. Always read the current transfer conditions and company instructions carefully, and always follow them exactly as they are stated. A private transfer by car is of course convenient, but due to the higher price, it is not suitable for classic low-cost solo travelers.

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From Mui Ne in Phan Thiet to Da Nang you can also travel by private car/taxi (photo: Mui Ne Sky Travel, 12go.asia).


4. BUS + FLIGHT from Phan Thiet to Da Nang (via Saigon)

If you would like to use an air connection, you can use direct flights, but from Ho Chi Minh City. In the future, the airport in Phan Thiet will also be open, so it is possible that there will be an air connection directly from this city. So this option has 2 steps, the first step is a bus (or train) trip from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City and the second step is a direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang. As a result, this option will save you several hours compared to traveling by train or bus. However, it is good to plan everything in time even with the wait at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon.

So the first step is a transfer by bus or minivan from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City. A number of different companies operate on this route, offering sleeper buses as well as small and more comfortable minivans. These are companies such as Futabus, Kumho Samco, Hanh Café, Duc Duong, Techbus VN, VietNam Travel Bus, Trung Nga, Lien Hung, Grouptour, iHome Transfer.

A bus transfer to Saigon from Phan Thiet takes approximately 2.5-4 hours and tickets range from $7-15/pp. Buses and minivans can depart from various locations in Phan Thiet and the Mui Ne area and arrive at various locations in Saigon, some even go directly to Tan Son Nhat Airport.

You will see all of this information when searching for tickets, so review everything carefully. An alternative option is to take a train from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City, but this train has a more limited schedule, other trains leave from Binh Thuan station. You can find and book bus tickets from Phan Thiet to Ho Chi Minh City online in advance.

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The second step is a direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang. Flights are operated from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Da Nang International Airport (see Vietnam airports map). Both airports are easily accessible from city centers, e.g. by shuttle buses or private cars and taxis.

A direct flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang takes approximately 1.5 hours and prices range from $40-180/pp, depending on the class you choose. The most used are usually Economy flights, which are the cheapest option. Direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang are operated by VietJet Air, Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways, Vietravel Airlines and Hanh Air Systems.

The cheapest flights to Da Nang are usually offered by VietJet Air, which is a low-cost company but with good references. You can easily find and buy tickets to Da Nang online well in advance.

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From Phan Thiet to Da Nang you can also travel by bus + flight via Ho Chi Minh City.


FAQ + Tips – Travel from Phan Thiet to Da Nang:

1. How to book and buy tickets from Phan Thiet to Da Nang?

    • You can book train + bus tickets from Phan Thiet to Da Nang on Baolau ➜ or 12go.asia ➜.
    • You can also book another tickets, e.g. Phan Thiet > Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh > Da Nang…

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

    • Travel by tourist bus from Phan Thiet to Da Nang takes about 20-22 hours.
    • Travel by train of Vietnam Railways from Phan Thiet to Da Nang takes about 14-17 hours.
    • Travel by private car from Phan Thiet to Da Nang takes about 14-15 hours.
    • Travel by bus + plane from Phan Thiet to Da Nang (via Saigon) takes about 8-10 hours.

3. How much does it cost to travel from Phan Thiet to Da Nang?

    • Transfer by sleeper bus from Phan Thiet to Da Nang costs about $23-30/pp.
    • Transfer by train of Vietnam Railways from Phan Thiet to Da Nang costs about $22-45/pp.
    • Transfer by private car from Phan Thiet to Da Nang costs about $410-540/pp.
    • Transfer by bus + lane from Phan Thiet to Da Nang (via Saigon) costs about $45-160/pp.

4. What is the travel distance from Phan Thiet to Da Nang?

    • Travel distance from Phan Thiet to Da Nang is about 760 km by train/bus or about 600 by plane from Saigon.

5. Is there a direct flight from Phan Thiet to Da Nang?

    • No, there is no direct fligth to Da Nang from Phan Thiet or Mui Ne. If you want to get by plane to Da Nang, you have to travel by tourist bus or train to Ho Chi Minh City. There are a lot of direct flights to Da Nang from Saigon.

6. Where to go from Da Nang?

    • From Da Nang you can continue to Hue, there a buses and trains between these cities. It takes only about 2.5-3 hours to get there and travel distance is about 100km. From Da Nang you can also travel to northern Vietnam – by train to Hanoi (it is one of the most frequented travel route in Vietnam.)

7. What are the must-visit attractions in Da Nang city?

    • Da Nang offers a variety of attractions. Some popular ones include the Marble Mountains, My Khe Beach, Dragon Bridge, Linh Ung Pagoda, Han Market, and Ba Na Hills. These sites offer a mix of natural beauty, cultural landmarks, and vibrant city life.

8. How do I get to Hoi An from Da Nang?

    • Hoi An is easily accessible from Da Nang. You can take a taxi, private car, or use the local bus service. The journey takes approximately 30-40 minutes by road. Alternatively, you can also hire a motorbike or join a guided tour that includes transportation.

9. Are there any beautiful beaches near Da Nang?

    • Yes, Da Nang is known for its stunning beaches. Besides My Khe Beach in the city itself, you can explore nearby beaches such as Non Nuoc Beach, Lang Co Beach, and An Bang Beach. These beaches offer serene settings, white sand, and clear waters for relaxation and water activities.

10. Can I visit the Golden Bridge in Ba Na Hills as a day trip from Da Nang?

    • Yes, it is possible to visit the Golden Bridge in Ba Na Hills as a day trip from Da Nang. Ba Na Hills is approximately 40 km from the city center. You can book a guided tour or hire a private car to take you to Ba Na Hills, explore the attractions, and visit the famous Golden Bridge.

11. Are there any day trips to explore the nearby countryside from Da Nang?

    • Yes, there are day trips and excursions available to explore the countryside around Da Nang. You can visit places like the Hai Van Pass, Son Tra Peninsula, or the nearby Marble Mountains for a glimpse of the natural beauty and rural landscapes. Guided tours or motorbike rentals are popular options for these excursions.

12. Which beaches can you visit in central Vietnam?

    • Central Vietnam is known for its stunning coastline and beautiful beaches. The best places for visit these beaches are in Cam Ranh coast, Nha Trang area, Quy Nhon or Hue. Read this article: The Best Beaches in Central Vietnam.

13. How to travel solo in Vietnam?

    • Embarking on a solo adventure in Vietnam involves securing the necessary visa, meticulous budgeting for accommodation, meals, and activities, prioritizing health with vaccinations and a well-equipped first aid kit, familiarizing yourself with basic Vietnamese phrases for effective communication, and staying connected through translation apps to navigate the diverse landscapes and vibrant culture seamlessly.

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

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Train Schedule - Binh Thuan to Da Nang

Departs in Binh Thuan

Arrival in Da Nang

Train Ticket

Train SE2

00:04

13:40

From $25.00

Train SE4

22:41

12:42

From $25.00

Train SE8

09:46

00:36

From $20.00

Train SE6

18:46

10:10

From $22.0

Train SE22

14:28

05:55

From $25.00

Train SE12

23:08

15:28

From $23.00

Train SE10

16:08

08:49

From $22.0

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