Hoi An is one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam – a small town situated beside Thu Bon river. Hoi An ancient town is quite peaceful at dawn and becomes busy and bustling at night. Hoi An ancient town attracts not only domestic travelers but also foreign tourists. There are a lot of means of transportation for tourists to travel to Hoi An such as aircraft, passenger car, motorcycles and high-quality tourist car. Usually, tourists will travel to Hoi An from Danang. This article will show tourists how to get from Danang to Hoi An to help tourists easily choose means of transportation.
The road from Danang to Hoi An
The distance from Danang to Hoi An (Quang Nam) is about 30 kilometers to the south. To go from Danang to Hoi An has many routes for you to choose. In general, there are four popular routes. For the first route, you take the road of Truong Sa through Vo Nguyen Giap / Lac Long Quan then turn into Hoi An city. For the second route, you go along Vo Chi Cong street and go through Lac Long Quan / Vo Nguyen Giap and then turned into Hoi An city. For the third route, you move a distance of 27 kilometers on the National Highway 1A to the south. When coming to Vinh Dien street, you turn left to reach Huynh Thuc Khang street and enter Hoi An city. For the fourth route, you go along Le Van Hien street, then follow the provincial trunk highway of Danang – Hoi An.
How to get from Danang train station to Hoi An
Until now, Hoi An has never had a railway station. Most visitors have a trip to Hoi An by train will stop at Danang or Tam Ky train station. Da Nang train station is located at No.202 Hai Phong, Tan Chinh ward, Thanh Khe district, Da Nang city. Da Nang train station is one of the biggest train stations of Vietnam Railways. This is also one of the most important stations on the North – South railway. Danang train station provides all the modern comfort and convenience. Moreover, in term of geographical location, it is situated in the city center, which offers great advantages to tourists. From Danang, tourists can take a bus or hire a taxi to move to Hoi An. The bus station is not located in the train station. Therefore, tourists need to move to the bus station to catch the bus to the city. On the other hand, if you want to travel by taxi, you can pick up a taxi at the station, the expense may fluctuate between 100.000 VND and 200.000 VND.
How to get from Danang airport to Hoi An
The distance from Da Nang airport to Hoi An is 31 kilometers. You can move by bus, taxi, motorbike or motorcycle. A taxi ride from Danang airport or the Danang city center to Hoi An costs about 450,000 VND.
The transportation from Danang to Hoi An
Currently, there are three main vehicles to travel from Danang to Hoi An including bus, taxi, tourist car and motorcycle.
Bus from Danang to Hoi An
To promote tourism in Danang and Hoi An, the bus number 1 from Danang to Hoi An was introduced in 2015 with the cheap price of only 25,000 VND. It takes about 70-80 minutes to go from Danang to Hoi An.
The bus route of Danang – Hoi An:
Outward trip: Danang bus station – Ton Duc Thang – Dien Bien Phu – Le Duan – Tran Phu – Trung Nu Vuong – Duy Tan – Nguyen Van Troi bridge – Ngu Hanh Son – Le Van Hien – Hoi An bus station.
Return trip: Hoi An bus station – Le Van Hien – Ngu Hanh Son – Nguyen Van Troi – Bach Dang – Phan Dinh Phung – Yen Bai – Le Duan – Dien Bien Phu – Ton Duc Thang – Danang bus station.
The bus from Danang to Hoi An runs from 5.30 a.m to 6 p.m, every 20 minutes per trip. In addition, you can also stop to visit Marble Mountain for one or two hours and then continue to take the bus to Hoi An.
Taxi from Danang to Hoi An
Taxi is the most convenient means of transportation to move from Danang to Hoi An. It takes about 45 to 55 minutes depending on the road traffic. However, the prices for the taxi from Danang to Hoi An is relatively high, from 350,000 VND to 430,000 VND per turn or 450,000 VND to 550,000 VND for the round trip.
Following are some taxi firms you should consider. Taxi in Danang includes Mai Linh Danang, Song Han, Tien Sa and VinaSun Danang. For taxis in Hoi An, some reliable taxis are Mai Linh Hoi An, Hoi An and Faifo Hoi An.
Tourist car from Danang to Hoi An
If traveling in a group and would like to visit many other travel sites, you can use the service of tourist car rental in Danang. The rental price depends on the type of car. The car with 4 or 5 seats costs 500,000 VND to 600,000 VND per day; from 700,000 VND to one million VND per day for seven-seat car and 1.5 to 1.8 million dong per day for 29 seat car.