HOW TO TRAVEL FROM HOI AN TO HUE?


28 Feb 2021

Hue and Hoi An are famous tourist destinations in the Central of VietNam. If you are planning to choose these two destinations for this vacation, immediately refer to the following ways to travel from Hoi An to Hue.

Table Contents
  • I - Travel by train 
  • II - Travel by bus 
  • III - Travel by private car 
  • IV - Travel by motorbike 
  • V - Other options that you can consider
  • 1 - Take a taxi
  • 2 - Take a jeep tour 
  • 3 - Travel by by bike
from hoi an to hue
Source: Ky Anh Nguyen

Hoi An city is about 121km far from Hue city center. Thanks to the favorable geographical distance, traveling to Hue from Hoi An is quite convenient with many options of bus, taxi, motorbike, train, private car,...

 

bus from hoi an to hue

Hue Imperial City - Source: Internet

I - Travel by train from Hoi An to Hue 

There is no train station in Hoi An. Therefore the traveling route is: Hoi An → Da Nang train station → Hue train station. 

- Total distance: 140 km 

- Total travel time: 2 hours & 40 mins

- Total estimated cost: (taxi/bus + train ticket) 90,000 - 570,000 VND ($3.8 - 24.5)

Step 1: From Hoi An to Danang train station (30km) 

By taxi

- Travel time: about 45-55 min

- Taxi cost: 350,000 - 450,000 VND/ 4 seater car ( $15.1 - 19.4) 

- Taxi brands in Hoi An: Mai Linh Taxi - 0236.3.56.56.5; Tien Sa Taxi - 0236.3.79.79.79; Han River Taxi - 0236.3.72.72.72

 

train from hoi an to hue

Traveling by train from Hoi An to Hue Vietnam -Source: VnExpress

By bus no.01

- Frequency: 20 mins/trip from 5:30am - 5:50pm

- Pick-up point: Hoi An bus station - Nguyen Tat Thanh street, Cam Pho ward, Hoi An City)

- Drop-off point: No.166 Le Duan street, Hai Chau ward, Danang city - 750m to Danang train station. 

- Bus ticket price: 20,000 VND/person ($0.9)

Step 2:  From Da Nang train station to Hue train station (110km) 

- Travel time: about 2 hours

- Train ticket price: 70,000 - 120,000 VND/person  ($3 - 5.2)

- Departure: Danang train station - no. 791 Hai Phong street, Thanh Khe district, Danang city 

- Arrive: Hue train station - no.2 Bui Thi Xuan street, Hue city 

- Train lines: SE8: 1:10am- 3:50am; SE6: 10:45am - 1:30pm; SE4: 2:20pm - 5pm

- For further information & online-booking:  https://dsvn.vn  

II - Travel by bus from Hoi An to Hue Vietnam

It takes about 4 hours to get to Hue from Hoi An by bus. You can refer to some following bus companies in Hoi An: 

Hanh Cafe limousine

- Ticket price: 100,000 VND/person ($4.3)

- Pick up point: No.12 Nguyen Tat Thanh street, Hoi An city.

- Drop off point: No.28 Chu Van An street, Hue city

- Departure time: 7:45am

- Website: http://hanhcafe.vn

The Sinh tourist limousine

- Ticket price: 130,000 VND/person ($5.6)

- Departure time: 8am and 1:45pm

- Pick up point: No.587 Hai Ba Trung street, Hoi An city

- Contact: +84 28 3838 9597 

Hoang Duc limousine

- Ticket price: 230,000 VND - 260,000 VND//person ($9.9 - 11.2)

- Departure time: 1 trip/every 1 hour from 6am

- Address: Group 14 Xuan Phu Planning Area, Hue City.

- Website: http://hoangduclimousine.com 

III - Travel by private car from Hoi An to Hue

Some contract car service providers in Hoi An for your reference:

Danang By Car

- Pick-up & drop-off: door-to-door service

- Rental price: 1,290,000 VND/way/4-seat car ($55.6) & 1,390,000 VND/way/7-seat car ($60).

- Website: https://danangbycar.com 

- Hotline: +84 906 574 266

Johnny Travel

- Pick-up point: no.75 Tran Quang Khai street, Hoi An city.

- Pick-up point: your hotel in Hue city center

- Price: 

+ 1,200,000 VND/ one way/ 4-seat car ($52) 

+ 1,400,000 VND/ one way/ 7-seat car ($60)

+ 1,600,000 VND/ one way/ 16-seat car ($69) 

- Website: www.xedihoian.com 

- Hotline: +84 919 57 45 45

IV - Travel by motorbike from Hoi An to Hue 

You can follow one of two routes as below: 

Following Hai Van pass

These are quite dangerous roads. Please be very careful, slow down your speed and pay more attention on bending, out-of-sight roads. It is safer for you to go in the daytime because this road often has robberies.

Going in the direction of the Hai Van tunnel

Here, you have to park your motorbike at the tunnel management office. Then, the bike and you will be transported to the tunnel by truck. The fee to transport the bike is 25,000 - 30,000 VND/ time/ vehicle ($1- 1.3) while that for passengers is 8,000 VND ($0.3).

The road from Hoi An to Hue by motorbike passes through many famous scenic spots such as Hai Van pass, Lang Co Beach,...which are very picturesque and stunning.

 

 from hoi an to hue by motorbike

Traveling by motorbike - Source: Taras Chernus

Motorbike rental shops in Hoi An:

MotorVina

- Address: No.360 Cua Dai street, Cam Chau ward, Hoi An City 

- Price: $15-49/day

- Contact: +84 935 922 866

- Website: https//www.motorvina.com

Anh Khoa motorbike  

- Address: 84 Phan Chu Trinh street, Minh An ward, Hoi An city

- Price: $5 - 28/day

- Attachment: 2 helmets, 1 liter of gas, 2 raincoats, phone holder

- Hotline: 0935439306

- Website: https://hoianit.com

For those who are not confident in driving skill but still want to travel by motorbike, easy rider Hoi An to Hue service, located at no. 109 Le Hong Phong street, Tan An ward, Hoi An city is a perfect option. Here you can find yourself a motor-driver tour guide who surely brings you a safe, amazing, memorable experience .

V - Other options that you can consider

1 - Take a taxi

Traveling by taxi cost: 1,100,000 VND/4-seater car ($47.4). Some taxi brands in Hoi An: 

- Mai Linh Taxi - Tam Ky Quang Nam: 0235 3 83 83 83        

- Dong Ba Taxi: 0234 3 84 84 84        

- Thanh Cong Taxi: 024 6651 4757        

2 - Take a jeep tour Hoi An to Hue

Some recommendations: 

Jeep Danang Company

- Hotline: 0916 516 679

- Website: http://jeepdanang.com 

- Price: 2,900,000 VND/ tour ($125) (for reference only)

HTSAFBEL Co., Ltd

- Hotline:  0947 070 155/ 0962 999 709

- Website: http://lanbiendanang.com

- Price: 1,500,000 VND/ tour ($64)

Truong Sa Travel Trading One Member Co., Ltd

- Hotline: 0905437928 - 0935634128

- Website: https://www.truongsatourist.net/

- Price: 1,250,000 VND/ tour ($54)

3 - Transport from Hoi An to Hue by bike

private car from hoi an to hue

Traveling by bike - Source: Patrick Hendry

Taking a bike tour is a great experience. 

- Itinerary: Hoi An  - Hai Van pass - Lang Co beach - Hue 

- Duration: 1 day

- Stopover point: Lang Co beach 

You can rent bicycles at: 

Hoi An bike tour

- Address: No.30 Ba Trieu street, Cam Pho ward, Hoi An city

- Contact: https://hoianbiketours.com/about-us

- Price: 50,000 VND/day ($2)

Vietnam bike tour

- Address: No.164/22B Ly Thuong Kiet street, Son Phong ward, Hoi An city

- Contact: https://www.vietnambiketours.com/

- Price: 220,000 VND/day ($10)

That is all about how to get from Hoi An to Hue. That information is hoped to be helpful to you on the journey between these 2 nice cities.

 

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