Hoi An to Hue is one of the most famous routes in Vietnam itinerary. As they are close to each other, it is convenient to visit both. In addition, Hai Van Pass, one of the best natural attractions in Vietnam is on the way from Hoi An to Hue. Therefore, it is necessary to pick the best transportation and have a once in a lifetime experience. If you are still unsure about your choice in transportation, here are the best ways to travel from Hoi An to Hue.
1. Hoi An to Hue by bus
Bus is a convenient way when moving around Vietnam. There are a variety of agents in town offering open bus from Hoi An to Hue. The distance from Hoi An to Hue is 126-130 km. So it lasts about 3-4 hours and costs approximately $9-10. The downside, when traveling by bus, the bus will go to Hai Van tunnel which is the longest tunnel in Southeast Asia. Therefore, you do not have the opportunity to admire the natural beauty of Hai Van Pass which is one of the most beautiful landscapes.
Travel by bus from Hoi An to Hue about $13-16
2. Hoi An to Hue by car/taxi
Taxi is the most expensive way to get from Hoi An to Hue. It also takes about 4-5 hours over Hai Van Pass. The price is between $60 and $90. However, you can feel more comfortable than the other transportation. Besides, you can ask your taxi driver to stop to take photos at Lang Co beach on way or any beautiful place which you want. In Hoi An, there are many Taxi companies for you to choose such as Mai Linh, Tien Sa and Vinasun.
Today, you also can use Uber or Grab application service to call a car for this route. Fee for Uber of Grab taxi service will vary from time to time but usually cheaper than traditional taxi.
Traveling from Hoi An to Hue by taxi is a popular but quite expensive transportation
3. Hoi An to Hue by train
Since there is no train station in Hoi An. You can take a car from Hoi An to Da Nang train station which costs about $20 (around a half hour). Another way, you can get a minibus at 5$/each through a few agencies in town, but the times don’t match well. Then take a train ticket with the cost around $3-5. The train will take you just three hours to get to Hue train station located in 2 Bui Thi Xuan Street. You can go to http://dsvn.vn/ for all train schedules and book tickets.
You can see Lang Co beach when travelling by train from Hoi An to Hue
4. Hoi An to Hue by motorbike
If you want to stop at any place to take photos or to see beautiful landscapes such as Hai Van Pass and Lang Co beach. You can hire a motorbike in Hoi An and make you own ride to Hue. If riding motorbike is suitable to you, you can ask motorbikes from hotels or motorbike rental shops. They will 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. If you want to try, good news is that the route from Hoi An to Hue are among the easiest roads in Vietnam to get around. It is clear lane division, much less crowded, and specially, beautifully scenic and peaceful routes. It will be a wonderful experience for you.
The great experience when riding a motorbike in Hai Van Pass
5. Hoi An to Hue tour
If you don’t know how to ride a motorbike but you want to travel as many as places from Hoi An to Hue, you can join in a tour. First, you can visit Cham Museum where to store items represented for Cham culture. It will not take long as this site is very small. To continue the journey, they can take you through Da Nang to visit Marble Mountain. It is a limestone karst mountain containing a series of caves and religious sites. And then you stop at the famous My Khe Beach with its white sand before travelling over the Hai Van Pass. After that, they bring you to Lang Co Beach. Finally, you pass villages and rice paddies to come to the central of Hue. The tour price is about $12-48/each according to how many customers in a tour, how standard you require and so on.
Hoi An to Hue motorbike tour
If you are travelling with hard suitcases or a large number of bags, bus or taxi is a great choice for you. If you want to travel and discover Hoi An, Da Nang and Hue differently, a motorbike is a good choice. Or if you want to know more information and interesting places, a tour is a perfect option. Now, I’m sure that you can choose the way you want easily to visit from Hoi An to Hue. The recommendation will be you leave Hoi An to visit Hue early in the morning. And then you stay one night in Hue and get back the day after. Wish you a nice trip! Please contact us if you need any assistance.
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