How To Get From Da Nang To Hoi An
Da Nang and Hoi An are the 2 famous cities in Central Vietnam and attract a lot of tourists coming to visit every day. These cities are close to each other, which makes the need of transportation between them are very high. Da Nang has a busy international airport, so most of tourists will stay in Da Nang first, then will find a way to get to Hoi An from Da Nang on the next days. So how to get to Hoi An from Da Nang? Let’s find the answer with us!
1. Where is Da Nang
Da Nang is a city in Central Vietnam. Besides Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh city, Da Nang is the third one in Vietnam that is well-known and attractive for tourists all over the world. It is Vietnam’s fifth largest city and the largest city in Central Vietnam.
Da Nang city is about 100km to the south of Hue city and about 30km to the North of the charming Hoi an ancient town. This makes Da Nang become an ideal place to start the journey to visit Central Vietnam
2. Where is Hoi An
Hoi An is an old town in Quang Nam province. This small town is famous for it’s spectacularly well-preserved old trading port. And it is one of the must destination in Southeast Asia due to its unique beauty, delicious cuisine and rich culture. A trip to Vietnam in general and to Central Vietnam in particular without a visiting to Hoi An will be a miss.
3. How far from Da Nang to Hoi An
The distance from DaNang Airport to HoiAn is 30 km. Depending on the way you choose to transfer, the trip from Da Nang to Hoi An can take from 45 to 90 minutes
4. Best way to get to Hoi An from Da Nang
Because Hoi an is very close to Da Nang, there are many ways to get to Hoi An from Da Nang. Some transport options to choose such as by private car, by bus, grab, taxi, & motorbike, … Depend on your budget, time and hobby, you can choose the suitable one to make your trip more meaningful.
4.1 By Private Car
You can easily take a private car to Hoi An from local travel companies. This is the best way to get to Hoi an from Da nang as the price will be always fixed and very safe. You are also supported at any time by the company to ensure that you get the most suitable car and driver.
Another reason why this is the best option is that there are many types of cars from 4 – 45 seats to choose. This will meet all the customer’s needs and sizes.
This is also the most convenient and the fastest option as you can stop anywhere you like on the way, maybe for taking photos, for a drink or for lunch.
Recomended Best Transport: Da Nang to Hoi An By Private Car
4.2 By Bus
This is a good option for tourists who don’t have much budget. The bus number 1 from Da Nang to Hoi An is a local bus also known as the Yellow Bus. This bus departs every 20 minutes, starting from 5:30AM to 6:00 PM every day. You can easily take it at Da Nang Central Bus station. Price for a bus ticket is about 25.000 vnd/ pax. You don’t need to buy the ticket in advance, just pay when you are on the bus.
However, there will be so many people in the bus, it will be very noisy, hot & uncomfortable. If you don’t like crowd, you shouldn’t choose this option.
4.3 By Taxi
You can take a taxi to get to Hoi An at anywhere in Da nang city. You can choose a 4 seater taxi or a 7 seater taxi depending on the size of your group. The price will be calculated by kms. And it will be from 450.000 vnd for 1 way transfer. You can think about Vina taxi (+84 511 368 6868), Mai Linh taxi (+84 511 352 5252),…. If your group has more than 5 people, choose another better option.
4.4 By Grap
There are 2 types of Grab so that you can choose: Grab Car and Grab Bike. All you have to do is to download the app Grab on your phone and book the car option or motorbike option. You can see where your driver is through the app and the cost of the trip showed on the screen. Normally, the cost is from 5usd for a Grab Bike and from 15usd for a Grab car depending on your location.
4.5 By Limousine Bus
If a local bus is not suitable for you, then you can think about a Limousine Bus with better quality and less people. Price is from 6usd/ ticket for a direct trip. Some Limousine Bus companies you can check are Dong Hanh Bus Company, Cuc Tung Bus Company, HAV Travel, Empire Limousine,…. You can book the tickets directly on their website or book via travel companies.
4.5 By Motorbike
An adventurous way to transfer between these two cities is riding motorbike. You can rent a motorbike easily from your hotel, then ride yourselves to Hoi an and stop at anywhere on the way you want to take photos,.. Price for 1 motorbike for 1 day is also cheap, just about 5-7 usd/motorbike, and you will have to pay for petrol,.. If you cannot ride, it is a big problem with the crowded streets in Vietnam.
5. Which is Tourist Attraction:
If you think that the trip from Da Nang to Hoi An is just a boring trip, you are wrong. If you use private car, taxi or motorbike options, you can totally add some other places to the trip such as Linh Ung pagoda, Marble Mountains and My Khe beach. The private car can stop for you to visit those places without limiting the visit time. Normal price for the whole trip is from 38usd per a sedan. For taxi, it will be more expensive.
Hope that with this article, you will find out the best way to travel from Da nang to Hoi An. Enjoy your trip in Vietnam!