Get to Hoi An while travelling in Vietnam
- on Oct 15, 2018       By: LucyH
For the most convenient trip to Hoi An, you can buy airfare to Da Nang and then continue to Hoi An. Flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi or other provinces to Da Nang only takes approximately 1 hour, prices range from 400,000 - 1,600,000 VND ($15-$69) / flight.
From Da Nang, the three most popular ways to Hoi An which are by taxi or bus.
Taxis: It is easy to catch a taxi at Danang airport and only takes 45 - 55 minutes to get to Hoi An. The cost for a taxi trip is 350,000 - 450,000 VND ($15 - $19), depending on the car and the type of car.
City Bus: This is for travellers who want to save or enjoy the trip, you can take bus number 1 (Da Nang bus station - Hoi An bus station) for only 25,000 VND ($1) / turn.
Grab / Uber : Don’t fall for the Grab / Uber offers at the taxi areas. They can be any driver faking to be ones from the suppliers. They will charge you a very high price without giving you any bill. Make sure you use the apps to get a reliable service. It takes around 200.000VND ($9) to get from Da Nang to Hoi An.
Bus 01 from Da Nang airport to Hoi An
Just like traveling by plane,travelling by train, you will stop at Da Nang Railway Station or Tra Kieu Station. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi to Da Nang will take 15 - 20 hours, fare between 230,000 - 2,224,000 VND, depending on the itinerary and type of seats. Check out the train timetable and buy tickets directly >>>Here.
Instead of stopping by Da Nang, you can directly travel to Hoi An by buses from Hanoi or Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).The most popular bus suppliers are Hanh Café, Thien An, The Sinh Tourist, with prices ranging from VND 320,000 - 480,000 ($14 - $21).
From Da Nang, you totally can drive your motorbike to Hoi An to save money. There are two main routes:
Follow Highway 1 to the South, turn to Vinh Dien. In this direction you will visit Champa Cham Tower.
Take the Han river bridge, follow the provincial road Da Nang - Hoi An. This route will be convenient for you to visit Ngu Hanh Son.
Transportation in Hoi An
Hoi An has full of traffic services such as bus, taxi, motorbike taxi (xe om), pedicab (xich lo)
Rent of motorbike from 120,000 to 150,000 VND ($5 - $6.5) / day.
The most interesting way to visit Hoi An is by walking or renting bicycles around the neighborhood to experience the special of this place. The rent for a bike is 30.000VND ( $1.25) / day.