There multiple choice for travelers who travel from Hanoi to Hoi An including bus, private car, train, flight… It is important to choose the best transportation and have a nice experience. If you are still unsure about your choice in transportation, here are the best ways to travel from Hanoi to Hoi An.
Hanoi to Hoi An by bus
Bus is a convenient way for young people who want to travel freely as quite adventure. Bus soft sleeper service will take you to Hoi An directly such as Open bus, Camel Travel. There are a variety of agents in town offering open bus from Hanoi to Hoi An. The distance from Hanoi to Hoi An is about 800 km, so it lasts around 14-20 hours and costs approximately US$20.
You can buy a bus ticket from Hanoi to Hoi An about $20
Hanoi to Hoi An by flight
Because there is no airport in Hoi An, you can buy an air ticket which costs about $40-60 from Hanoi to Da Nang and take a taxi to your hotel in Hoi An. It’s only about 30-45 km from Da Nang to Hoi An. So, the cost may be around $15-25.Or you can take a bus from the Da Nang Airport to Hoi An, the bus stop is near from the airport and every 30 minutes, there’s a bus from Da Nang to Hoi An during the day. Today, there are 3 domestic airlines operating flight from Hanoi to Da Nang including Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific. Vietnam Airline is 4 star standard airline company with higher cost, Vietjet Air and Jetstar Pacific is cheap and common airline.
There are over 20 flights per day from Hanoi to Da Nang and then transfer to Hoi An
Hanoi to Hoi An by train
Since there is no train station in Hoi An, you can catch a train from Ha Noi to Da Nang. By train, you will see spectacular scenery when you wake up in the morning. This should cost you around $20-30 for a soft sleeper. After reaching Da Nang train station, you can get a taxi or other means of transport from Da Nang to Hoi An which costs about $20 (around a half hour) or you can get a minibus at 5$/each through a few agencies in town, but the times don’t match well. You should go to http://dsvn.vn/ for all train schedules.
You can see Lang Co beach when travelling by train from Ha Noi to Da Nang
Ha Noi to Hoi An by motorbike
Traveling by motorbike in Vietnam is an adventurous way to experience. Motorbike in Vietnam is quite cheap and very easy to rent. But using motorbike from Hanoi to Hoi An is a long way and you need prepare many things before departure. You can stop at any place on the way to take photos or to see beautiful landscapes, Vietnam beaches. On another way, you can take a flight from Hanoi to Hue and then hire a motorbike in Hue and make you own ride to Hoi An. To hire a motorbike that suitable to you, you can ask your hotel whether they has bike rental service and ask them to advise you which is the best one. The price is about $9-10 per day. Of course, make you know how to ride a bike and the traffic rules in Vietnam.It will be a great experience for you.
Hanoi to Hoi An by motorbike is interesting travel style
Hanoi to Hoi An itinerary
Ha Noi is the beautiful capital city of Vietnam. There are many places to visit from Hanoi to Hoi An such as Ha Long Bay, Hue and Da Nang. It takes about 7 days to visit all the places as listed above. This is an itinerary for your reference:
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi to Halong Bay
You can go by bus from Hanoi to Halong. It takes you 3-4 hours. In Halong Bay, you can enjoy beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Incense Burner Rock, Dog Rock, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave. And then, you can visit Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. Overnight on boat.
Day 3: Halong Bay to Hanoi
Enjoy the fishermen’s daily life and then return to Ha Noi.
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue
In the morning, you can go from Hanoi to Hue by plane and then transfer to the hotel in Hue. In the afternoon, visit the Imperial City and enjoy Hue Royal Court Music.
Day 5: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An
In the morning, you can visit the Thien Mu pagoda, the tomb of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Then, transfer to Da Nang by train, bus or private car. If you go to Da Nang by private car or motorbike, you can stop at Lang Co beach, Hai Van Pass and Mountain Mable to check in. After arriving to Da Nang, you have to take a taxi, a bus or a private car to Hoi An. And then, you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes here.
Day 6: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hanoi
Have breakfast at hotel and then visit to Ong Pagoda. Afternoon, transfer to Da Nang Airport to take the flight back to Hanoi. Overnight in Ha Noi.
Day 7: Hanoi – Departure
Transfer to Ha Noi Airport for flight back home.
Hanoi to Hoi An tour
If you want to travel as many as places from Hanoi to Hoi An, you can join in a tour. There are many kinds of tours from Hanoi to Hoi An for you to choose. If you haven’t too much time, you can choose a tour which lasts within 3 days, and if you have much time, you can choose a tour in 7 days or more.
Hoi An at night
Now, think carefully and choose the best mean of transportation to help you transfer from Hanoi to Hoi An easily. Wish you a nice trip!
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